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Here are the latest HarmonyOS features, gesture, widget and more

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Latest HarmonyOS Features

HarmonyOS 2 was initially released on June 2, and that day Huawei officially began to install this new operating system in its flagship devices through the beta program.

In the following weeks, the HarmonyOS maker expanded the beta testing for more Huawei smartphones including the Huawei Mate 20 and P30 series.

However, HarmonyOS is still a development product and its developers will surely be ready to make any change requires to improve the overall user experience.

Therefore, the user feedback collected during the beta testing and from general consumers is crucial and very important. Related to HarmonyOS, the company has released the latest HarmonyOS features update for the users and it comes with a bunch of new software changes and a few new additions.

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According to the information, the Huawei P40 was the first recipient of this major software change that later approached very quickly to more devices including Mate 40, Mate 30, and more.

Let’s explore these latest HarmonyOS features. Check details below

First comes the control panel gestures, the new control panel already has major advantages over any other quick settings panel but the company has added a new gesture feature to ease the processor for some of its task handling.

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Users can now swipe left or right side while the control panel is opened and jump directly to the notification center, from there, users can swipe left or right to jump back to the control panel.

With this new gesture feature, users will achieve direct access to both Control Panel and Notification Center altogether.

HarmonyOS Control panel Swipe gestures

Multi-mode camera:

The new multi-camera mode is powered by the distributed capability of the HarmonyOS, that’s deeply built into its kernel.

Specifically, the new multi-camera mode allows users to take pictures from different angles. All users have to do, is to connect their device with the same wireless network and take pictures from different platforms.

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New Service Center Widget:

The Service Center comes has its own importance in the HarmonyOS software and enhances the user experience with its Atomic service widgets.

Yet the new update brings another widget that enables a new service widget into the service center. This widget allows you to view the files of other connected devices using the Super Device feature.

HarmonyOS Service Widgets

App Assistant:

App Assistant is tagged along with the new drop-down status bar in the game.

Security Improvements:

Huawei’s latest piece of software update improves the system security of HarmonyOS devices and installs the latest security patches.

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More Features coming?

The answer is Yes, but it depends on how much useful feedback Huawei receives and proceeds with.

HarmonyOS:

HarmonyOS is a micro-kernel-based software that is designed to work seamlessly among different Huawei devices. Third-party mobile makers can also adopt this operating system due to its open-source capabilities.

HarmonyOS 2 comes with a new Control Panel, Control Center, App Guard, and a brand new user interface that eases touch interactions. Furthermore, the new distributed feature such as Super Device brings power to control multiple connected devices using a single super device.

This year, Huawei has planned to rollout HarmonyOS for over 300 million devices, which includes all types of consumer products as well as services.

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Most of Deng Li's smartphones are from the Huawei ecosystem and his first Huawei phone was Ascend Mate 2 (4G). As a tech enthusiast, he keeps exploring new technologies and inspects them closely. Apart from the technology world, he takes care of his garden.

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Huawei begins Watch 3/Pro series WeChat watch version testing

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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.

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The company has officially initiated the testing of the WeChat edition for the Watch 3 series in the form of the HarmonyOS 3.0.0.130 (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 3.0.0.130 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.

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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.

Update Notes:

  • 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.

Huawei Watch 3 WeChat version

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2 new chipboards launched for Huawei OpenHarmony

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Recently, 2 new development chipboards were launched for the open-source Huawei HarmonyOS operating system –OpenHarmony. This launch will further improve the community backbone, and the OpenHarmony chip/development board platform has been further enriched.

So far there are 20 chips/development boards have been integrated into the OpenHarmony backbone, and the OpenHarmony ecosystem continues to grow.

The integration into the backbone means that more community developers and partners can build, improve and enrich various functions around the chip, and build more development versions covering different solution scenarios and categories.

For developers, it can greatly reduce the development threshold of OpenHarmony, which is convenient to develop at a lower cost and experience more of the latest features of OpenHarmony.

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For enterprises in the industry, it greatly reduces the OpenHarmony development cost of chip adaptation. Hence, developers can quickly and cost-effectively create their own products, and more flexibly adapt to various terminals, jointly promoting the digital and intelligent transformation of the industry. 2 chipboards openharmony

It is reported that the 2 development chipboards of OpenHarmony are the KHDVK-3566B development board launched by Shenzhen Kaihong Digital Industry Development Co., Ltd. Digital Industry Development Co., Ltd. (referred to as “Kaihong Zhigu Company”) is a Niobe U4 development board based on ESP32 series chips.

Shenzhen Kaihong KHDVK-3566B is a smart screen development board based on OpenHarmony embedded KaihongOS, using ROCKCHIP RK3566 Cortex-A55 quad-core processor, with quad-core performance, high-energy drive, rich interfaces, and other features, the software has flexible tailoring, safety, and reliability.

The characteristics of resource sharing and seamless circulation are suitable for tablet computers, face-scanning cash registers, home appliance display screens, industrial robots, medical testing equipment, advertising machines, digital signage, teaching all-in-one machines, and other equipment, and are widely used in smart finance and smart industry. , smart education, smart energy, smart consumption, and other fields.

The Niobe U4 development board of Kaihong Zhigu Company is based on the ESP32-U4WDH chip. The chip is small in size, fast in speed, and powerful in function. It is a chip specially designed for the Internet of Things, with ultra-high RF performance and stability, versatility and reliability, as well as ultra-low power consumption, can meet different power consumption requirements, suitable for smart homes, smart education, and other applications scenarios.

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The complete SDK provided by Kaihong Zhigu company and a large number of application examples blessing In this way, developers can quickly and easily carry out secondary development.

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Huawei Nova 5/5i Pro/5z gets new system optimization update

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Huawe Nova 5 optiimization updTE

The Huawei optimization updates are just like a ‘dessert over dinner for the smartphone. As the company released optimization updates nearby the monthly security patches. However, Huawei Nova 5, Nova 5i Pro, and Nova 5z smartphones recently receives the HarmonyOS 2 system optimization update.

Besides, here is a twist these Nova 5 devices have yet not received the September 2022 security update, but we can take desserts anytime. Just freely update Nova 5 and another two models over the new version to taste the recipe that Huawei prepared for you in the changelog.

Below you can check the changelog of the new system optimization update and another version of the Huawei Nova 5 devices:

Huawe Nova 5 optiimization updTE

Huawei Nova 5:

  • Changelog:
    • HarmonyOS 2 version optimizes system stability
  • Version number:
    • HarmonyOS 2.0.0.268  to HarmonyOS 2.0.0.270 new version
  •  Models number
    • Huawei nova 5 SEA-AL00

[Software update] nova 5 2.0.0.270 release notes (optimized system stability)

Huawei Nova 5i Pro:

  • Changelog:
    • HarmonyOS 2 version optimizes system stability
  • Version number:
    • HarmonyOS 2.0.0.268  to HarmonyOS 2.0.0.270 new version
  •  Models number
    • Huawei nova 5 SPN-AL00

Huawei Nova 5 system optimization

Huawei Nova 5z:

  • Changelog:
    • HarmonyOS 2 version optimizes system stability
  • Version number:
    • HarmonyOS 2.0.0.268  to HarmonyOS 2.0.0.270 new version
  •  Models number
    • Huawei nova 5 SPN-AL00

\Huawei Nova 5 system optimization

How to download:

Go to Settings, pick System & updates, open Software update, and then choose to Check for updates to manually download this update. Your phone will display an alert if an update is available along with the option to download and install it.

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Through the Support app:

To accomplish this, launch the Support app, click the Service tab from the bottom bar, tap on the update, choose to check for updates, then download and install.

Huawei September 2022 security update:

Well, the HarmonyOS 2 September 2022 security update for the devices is still awaited, it also brings improves the security of the Huawei Nova 5i Pro, Nova 5z, and Nova 5 smartphone for a better user experience.

However, the company will release the patch in the coming days, till you have to satisfied with this latest optimization update for your Huawei Nova 5 smartphone.

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