Huawei has started to send the latest HarmonyOS 2.0 beta update for Honor 9X series smartphones in China. This update didn’t bring any security patch instead of users are getting system optimizations and a bug fix with this for the HarmonyOS software system.
As per the changelog, Honor 9X and 9X Pro users grabbing HarmonyOS version 22.214.171.124 along with an update package size of about 206 MB in China. However, there is no hope in sight for the global models yet.
However, the smartphone maker hasn’t forgotten to send regular security patches for the modes in both markets. For now, let’s take a look at the details of the new update starting with the models that are eligible to receive this new rollout.
- Honor 9X HLK-AL00
- Honor 9X HLK-AL00a
- Honor 9X PRO HLK-AL10
- Display: Optimize the display effect in some widgets in the control panel
- System: Optimize the system stability of some scenes
- Bug Fixes: Fix the problem that the screenshots of some scenes are displayed abnormally
Update Version: This update will shift the latest smartphone version 126.96.36.199 to the latest 188.8.131.52 update version.
Below you can see the changelog image
At present, this update is only rolling out for the first batch of users who had previously registered for the beta activity. As per the info, about 2000 users are getting this update first, which will gradually expand for other users after a while.
Furthermore, there are two ways to download this new update first from smartphone settings and second from the My Huawei app after signing up for the beta activity. Following successful application approval, you’ll need to download the update via the instructions given below.
Now you have to open Software Updates and then click on the Check for Updates. Afterward, you’ll see the latest update if it’s available for your device. Click on Download and Install and once the process is complete, restart the device for better optimizations.
Things to Remember:
As always, this new update won’t delete any important data but an advance backup is recommended. Furthermore, users have to also make sure enough battery and storage during the update to prevent any failure. In addition, use a strong internet connection and don’t disturb the update process.
Huawei P50 is getting HarmonyOS 184.108.40.206 upgrade
The standard Huawei P50 is now receiving HarmonyOS 220.127.116.11 software update in China. This update primarily optimizes system stability to make the flagship run smother and execute tasks on time. Huawei P50 users are recommended to install this software update as soon as it arrives.
This is another software update that Huawei is rolling out to improve this flagship device and deliver better to the consumers. However, the phone is only available for the Chinese market and Huawei P50 Pro has already on sale in the overseas market.
Coming to the details, Huawei P50 HarmonyOS 18.104.22.168 software update could be downloaded by visiting Settings > System & updates > then tap on the Software update section, followed by the check for updates button. From here let the phone check for the available firmware version and fetch them down for you.
Be mentioned, Huawei P50 Pro in the global market comes with EMUI 12 software, which on the other hand, runs solely on HarmonyOS in China. According to previous details, Huawei P50 series phones could be the first ones to test HarmonyOS 3.0, when it comes out.
Talking about the standard Huawei P50, the phone features a flat panel display, and a powerful camera system consisting of two large circles to house the cameras. While the design of the phone remains intriguing in all aspects. The P50 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset but only with 4G connectivity.
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Huawei FreeBuds Pro is testing HarmonyOS 2.0
It’s reported that one of the most popular smart audio devices – Huawei FreeBuds Pro is now testing HarmonyOS 2.0 operating system. A screenshot coming from a Chinese consumer shows a FreeBuds Pro firmware upgrade with the HarmonyOS build version.
According to the screenshot, version 22.214.171.1246 is under testing with beta features and the update only has an OTA size of 2.89MB. The update has a big changelog. However, the Huawei support representative has a different angle on this matter, the representative is unaware of this firmware version and reveals that the latest Huawei FreeBuds Pro software version is 126.96.36.1996.
Huawei Audio Service Widget:
After opening the Control Panel, you’ll find the audio control center, which will help you to quickly switch between multiple devices with one tap.
The latest feature is supported by the following devices:
- FreeBuds 4
- FreeBuds 4E
- FreeBuds Pro
- FreeBuds Lipstick
- FreeBuds Studio
- Smart Glasses
Here’s how to update your FreeBuds Pro:
Connet your FreeBuds Pro devices to a HarmonyOS powered by, then open Huawei AppGallery, then tap on My, and then on Update management. From here tap on Audio Manager and Smart Life App. Tap on an update to update the application.
To update the latest Audio service on your phone’s home screen visit Settings > Bluetooth Settings and then tap on Audio Services, followed by Add to Home Screen option.
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HarmonyOS 3.0 will come for global Huawei smartphones?
Huawei has its fully-owned operating system – HarmonyOS, which offers a bunch of new features in comparison to the EMUI software. The operating system was designed to work across different platforms including an extra edge of functionality in smartphone devices. In the current scenario, the Chinese tech maker is pursuing the HarmonyOS 2.0 version and continuously enhancing it by releasing new software update versions.
Now, Huawei is planning to reveal the next version of the HarmonyOS operating system – HarmonyOS 3.0. This new version will surely come up with some advanced features for smartphones, tablets, smartwatches, and other adapted platforms. However, it was also reported that the upcoming Mate 50 series could arrive with a pre-installed HarmonyOS 3.0.
At Huawei Developer Conference (HDC), the Chinese tech maker announced HarmonyOS 3.0. Although, the tech firm has not revealed any specific details on the user interface but we’re aware that Huawei has focused on the performance part this time and wants to rollout this software version on most of the devices.
Currently, Huawei has not announced the rollout of HarmonyOS 3.0 or its testing but the developer preview roadmap of this software suggests that it could come somewhere in July. Still, a confirmation is awaited.
Huawei HarmonyOS 3.0 for global users:
Meanwhile, many consumers of Huawei devices asked us, whether Huawei is planning to launch HarmonyOS 3.0 for the global Huawei smartphone owners? To answer that, we should look at some facts that have appeared previously on the ground.
Huawei currently treats HarmonyOS 2.0 as the Chinese consumer-based operating system, especially for smartphones. The company has told us in a statement that it has no plans to roll this out to global smartphone users and continues to push EMUI as the lead smartphone software.
Meanwhile, Huawei consumers are taking on EMUI 12 as their prime operating system and receiving it via OTA software update. Looking at the fact that HarmonyOS 2.0 is not coming to the global market, Huawei has made some changes in the core EMUI user interface and brought it much closer to its Chinese counterpart.
However, confirmation is still awaited on whether HarmonyOS 3.0 will come for global consumers.
So what do you think, HarmonyOS 3.0 will come for the global consumers? Let us know via the poll below.
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