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HarmonyOS 4 closed beta software rolling out for the first phase of 36 smartphones and tablet devices



HarmonyOS 4 closed beta phase 1

On August 4th, Huawei announced recruitment for closed HarmonyOS 4 beta testing in China. Now, the company is rolling out this closed beta HarmonyOS 4 build for 36 of its listed smartphones and tablet devices.

Unfortunately, HarmonyOS 4 is limited to the Chinese models but the adaptation rate is pretty high. The closed beta test is different from the public beta because it has limited testing slots. And, the rollout takes time to dispatch for selected devices.

The latest software build is the aftermath of the beta recruitment from the past week and it’s finally expanding among the registered users.  According to the changelog, Huawei is distributing HarmonyOS 4 closed beta for below mentioned 36 devices with version On the other hand, the first phase of public beta devices received HarmonyOS

Also, check – How to sign up for HarmonyOS 4 beta [Step by Step]

  1. Huawei Mate 40E
  2. Huawei Mate 40E 4G
  3. Huawei P40
  4. Huawei P40 4G
  5. Huawei P40 Pro
  6. Huawei P40 Pro+
  7. Huawei Mate Xs
  8. Huawei Mate 30
  9. Huawei Mate 30 5G
  10. Huawei Mate 30 Pro
  11. Huawei Mate 30 Pro 5G
  12. Huawei Mate 30 RS Porsche Design
  13. Huawei Mate 30E Pro 5G
  14. Huawei Nova 10
  15. Huawei Nova 10 Pro
  16. Huawei Nova 9
  17. Huawei Nova 9 Pro
  18. Huawei Nova 8
  19. Huawei Nova 8 Pro
  20. Huawei Nova 8 Pro 4G
  21. Huawei Nova 7 5G
  22. Huawei Nova 7 Pro 5G
  23. Huawei Nova 6
  24. Huawei Nova 6 5G
  25. Huawei Nova 10 SE
  26. Huawei Nova 10 Vitality Edition
  27. Huawei Nova 10
  28. Huawei Nova 9 SE
  29. Huawei Enjoy 60X
  30. Huawei Enjoy 60 Pro
  31. Huawei Enjoy 50 Pro
  32. Huawei MatePad Pro 11
  33. Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8 2021
  34. Huawei MatePad Air
  35. Huawei MatePad 11 2023
  36. Huawei MatePad 11

Below you can check all of the latest changes rolling out with the HarmonyOS 4 closed beta.

Personal theme:

Brand-new personalized themes, providing rich theme templates and stylized layout design. For example, the theme of the protagonist of art supports one-click cutout, and can freely shape the image of the “user” with the background of artistic texture. It also supports icon color selection, is easy to play with the personalized home screen

Interactive theme:

  • Interesting mood theme, rich and vivid Emoji expression system combined with mood, creating exclusive mood wallpaper, the expression “Little Soybean” on the wallpaper has a soft pressure-sensitive visual dynamic effect, making the desktop and lock screen full of fun.
  • Panoramic weather theme, real-time perception of weather changes, vividly presenting the real world’s cloudy, sunny, rainy, and snowy on the screen, combined with gravity sensing, it will also vividly display the different visual effects of the weather under looking down, looking up, and looking up, bringing an immersive experience Interactive Experience.

Live window:

Immediately grasp the latest progress of the task, from turning off the screen, and locking the screen to unlocking and presenting it in a timely manner. It is resident in the upper left corner of the desktop, which is intuitive and convenient. Click to expand more information.

Notification Center:

The notification messages are clustered and partitioned, sorted reasonably according to importance, and the notifications of the same application are aggregated into dynamic cards, folded, and presented, the information structure is more refreshing, and the priority is clear at a glance.

Super Transit Station:

Break down the barriers of applications, identify text and pictures by pressing with two fingers, long press and select them, and quickly drag them into the super transfer station for temporary storage, preview, and batch sharing, making content collection and cross-terminal sharing more efficient and convenient.

Ark Engine:

The Ark engine has been fully evolved to bring you a silky smooth experience.

Application Control Center:

The card-based design is more visible and convenient, proactively controls risky applications, restricts access to sensitive permissions, hides real user data, restricts the use of system capabilities, and creates a pure application operating environment.

Application Tracking Management:

The privacy center supports application tracking activities to be refined to specific applications, and you can turn off the tracking ability of specified applications.

Children’s Remote Guardian:

Through the family sharing function of the HUAWEI ID, you can view the location of multiple devices of your child, and pay attention to the safety of your child in real-time. Finely control the duration of device use, and support multiple parents to jointly protect children’s health and use the device.

Elderly Care:

Optimize the enlarged display effect, add the harassment interception setting function, support the third-party application care mode to open the linkage, and provide the elders with a simpler and safer computer environment

Amy is our firmware and software specialist, she keeps her eagle eyes open for new software rollouts, beta programs, and other software related activities as well as new smartphone launch.