Huawei’s self-developed operating system HarmonyOS aka Hongmeng OS is build to support different platforms in the Huawei device ecosystem and recently, a senior executive from the company has put some light on what’s coming next for the HarmonyOS.
Huawei Chairman, Liang Hua said, Huawei will introduce a strategy on HarmonyOS on November 20, in an interview with CNBC at the East Tech West conference in the Nansha district of Guangzhou, China.
“You mentioned Harmony OS. Let’s say on November 20, two days from now, we will release our strategy, so I hope you will be able to tune in,” said Liang.
In a previous interview, Vincent Pang, Huawei’s senior vice president, told that Huawei will decide whether it will have to move forward with bringing the HarmonyOS to its smartphones in the next 6 to 9 months due to the US restrictions on using Google services.
Launched in August, HarmonyOS was first used in the Honor/Huawei Vision TV series and will be used in Smartwatches, In-vehicle systems, and Smart speakers. This OS is also planned to be expanded for more platforms.
October 2022 HarmonyOS devices – Monthly and Quarterly [List]
October is on! and Huawei has released October 2022 HarmonyOS security patch details for its devices. Simultaneously, Huawei has also announced the list of eligible devices that will receive HarmonyOS security updates in October 2022.
As per the information, the HarmonyOS October 2022 software update will roll out for the following monthly and quarterly list of devices that consists of the Mate series, P series, Nova series, tablets, and other Huawei models.
Noticeably, October 2022 HarmonyOS security program brings fixes in the crucial sections of the system to protect the device from unwanted threats and make it more reliable to use. In the meantime, the patch will strengthen data privacy and optimize the performance of the devices.
As always, the Chinese tech maker will begin the distribution of the October 2022 patch with its high-end flagship devices. So, here is the track of Huawei devices including smartphones and tablets that will get the update in the coming time.
Huawei HarmonyOS October 2022 Devices:
- Huawei Mate 40E Pro
- Huawei Mate 40E
- Huawei Mate 40E 4G
- Huawei Mate 40
- Huawei Mate 40 Pro
- Huawei Mate 40 Pro 4G
- Huawei Mate 40 Pro+
- Huawei Mate 40 RS Porsche Design
- Huawei Mate X2
- Huawei Mate X2 4G
- Huawei Mate 30E Pro 5G
- Huawei Mate Xs
- Huawei P50 Pocket
- Huawei P50
- Huawei P50 Pro
- Huawei P50E
- Huawei P40
- Huawei P40 4G
- Huawei P40 Pro
- Huawei P40 Pro+
- Huawei Mate 30 Pro
- Huawei Mate 30 Pro 5G
- Huawei Mate 30
- Huawei Mate 30 5G
- Huawei Mate 30 RS Porsche Design
- Huawei Mate X
- Huawei Mate 20 X (5G)
- Huawei Nova 10
- Huawei Nova 10 Pro
- Huawei Nova 9
- Huawei Nova 9 SE
- Huawei Nova 9 Pro
- Huawei Nova 8 5G
- Huawei Nova 8 4G
- Huawei Nova 8 Pro 5G
- Huawei Nova 8 Pro 4G
- Huawei Nova 8 SE 4G
- Huawei Nova 8 SE 5G
- Huawei Nova 8 SE Youth
- Huawei Nova 7 5G
- Huawei Nova 7 Pro 5G
- Huawei Nova 7 SE 5G
- Huawei Nova 7 SE 5G Lohas Edition
- Huawei Nova 7 SE 5G Youth
- Huawei Enjoy 50
- Huawei Enjoy 20e
- Huawei MatePad Pro 12.6
- Huawei MatePad Pro 5G 12.6
- Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8 (2021)
- Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8
- Huawei MatePad Pro 5G 10.8
- Huawei MatePad 11
- Huawei MatePad 10.8
- Huawei MatePad 5G 10.4
- Huawei MatePad 10.4
- Huawei MatePad T 10.1
- Huawei MatePad T 9.7
- Huawei MatePad Paper 10.3
- Honor MediaPad V6
- Honor MediaPad 6 10.1
- Honor MediaPad X6
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- Huawei Kids Learning Smart Screen
Huawei HarmonyOS October 2022 security patch details out
We are in the first week of October and Huawei has just released the latest October 2022 security patch details for the devices running on the HarmonyOS operating system. On the other hand, the Chinese tech giant has also published October 2022 EMUI security details for global devices. Check the details here.
Huawei releases monthly security maintenance patches so as to keep its devices in tip-top condition. System security is very crucial for any device as it brings fixes for several vulnerabilities found in the latest software versions. Most importantly, the security patches protect the device against threats.
The October 2022 patch includes various fixes to resolve the bugs and issues in the system. Alongside this, the company will soon release the software update with the newest security patch starting from its flagship devices to its mid-range smartphones.
Meanwhile, there are some improvements and system optimizations underway to expand for different models in China. Furthermore, HarmonyOS 3 beta testing is also expanding in phases.
October 2022 Huawei HarmonyOS Security Patch Details:
The security patch from the Kernel section fixes a total of 12 vulnerabilities. It fixes one CVE from the critical level, three CVEs from the high level, and 8 CVEs from the medium level.
- Critical level – CVE-2022-38986
- High level – CVE-2022-41578, CVE-2022-41582, CVE-2022-39002.
- Medium level – CVE-2022-38984, CVE-2022-38998, CVE-2022-39011, CVE-2022-41584, CVE-2022-41585, CVE-2022-41576, CVE-2022-41577, CVE-2022-41583
The latest patch rectifies 3 CVEs from the high level and 16 CVEs from the medium level. However, these vulnerabilities could cause errors in the device and may result in the phone lock being cracked.
- Critical – None
- High – CVE-2022-38983, CVE-2022-41589, CVE-2022-38982
- Medium – CVE-2021-46839, CVE-2021-46840, CVE-2022-41580, CVE-2022-41581, CVE-2022-41586, CVE-2022-41588, CVE-2022-41603, CVE-2022-41592, CVE-2022-41593, CVE-2022-41594, CVE-2022-41595, CVE-2022-41597, CVE-2022-41598, CVE-2022-41600, CVE-2022-41601, CVE-2022-41602.
The September 2022 HarmonyOS patch includes 1 high-level CVE and three medium-level CVEs. These issues relate to the facial recognition module of the device and may affect data confidentiality.
- Critical – None
- High – CVE-2022-38980
- Medium – CVE-2022-38977, CVE-2022-38981, CVE-2022-38985
The freshly released security patch from the third-party library section resolves 1 critical, 12 high, and 15 severities from the medium level of the system.
- Critical – CVE-2021-30339
- High – CVE-2022-20393, CVE-2022-20395, CVE-2022-22822, CVE-2022-23852, CVE-2022-23990, CVE-2022-25314, CVE-2022-25704, CVE-2022-25706, CVE-2022-22095, CVE-2022-25656, CVE-2022-25670, CVE-2022-20260
- Medium – CVE-2022-28388, CVE-2022-20254, CVE-2022-20308, CVE-2022-20325, CVE-2022-20331, CVE-2022-20361, CVE-2022-20082, CVE-2021-35133, CVE-2022-20081, CVE-2021-35083, CVE-2022-22086, CVE-2021-30281, CVE-2021-30349, CVE-2021-39815, CVE-2022-20122.
Huawei begins Watch 3/Pro series WeChat watch version testing
After the GT 3 series, it’s time for Huawei Watch 3/Pro devices to jump into the internal testings of the WeChat watch version. The company has started stretching the official roots of WeChat for all eligible smart wearables.
A few days ago, the company has rolled out a beta version of HarmonyOS 3.0 for the Watch 3 Pro devices with WeChat features. However, the difference was, the firmware existed for only Pro variants with a limited number of users.
On the flip side, we have also reported that after the GT 3 series, Huawei will turn its face to the very efficient – Watch 3 series with the internal testing procedures. Looks like the time has arrived when the Huawei Watch 3 series users will also be able to fetch the WeChat version.
WeChat – in recent times, we have mentioned this term frequently. Well, it is an instant messaging application that allows users to share texts and media content with their contacts. So far, the company has only initiated the intended features of WeChat to its devices. However, now it’s time to catch the official version.
The company has officially initiated the testing of the WeChat edition for the Watch 3 series in the form of the HarmonyOS 184.108.40.206 (C00E130R1P130log) build. Further, the firmware carries a huge package size of 256MB.
As quoted, this firmware mainly focuses on the WeChat watch version addition for the respective devices. As a result, users will find more responsive communication features on the wrist after installing the latest software build.
HarmonyOS 220.127.116.11 Update Changelog
The changelog reads the presence of the WeChat watch version. To access the features, scan the watch’s WeChat QR code using the smartphone WeChat application. After scanning, the screen will display the message “Watch WeChat logged in”.
Alternatively, now you will be able to easily operate and view WeChat messages. Besides, you can quickly react to or reply to the received texts. You can also opt for voice replies as per convenience. Further, you can check WeChat message reminders, pictures, emoji expressions, and much more.
Apart from that, the WeChat version will allow you to utilize the WeChat Pay application. Consequently, you can carry out multiple transactions and payment options without even using your handset.
- Ensure that you use HarmonyOS 2 or Android 9.0 and above interface in your smartphone.
- Update the Huawei Health and WeChat application to their latest versions.
- The update procedure may take time. Do not panic and wait patiently for the completion of the update.
- If you encounter any problems during use, please visit the My Huawei app or contact with Huawei Customer service center.