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Here’s the meaning of HarmonyOS logo, boot animation, the big O and blue horizontal line

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On June 2, Huawei unveiled its latest operating system – HarmonyOS for the consumers that will decide Huawei’s faith in the consumer business with a whole new software ecosystem and services.

According to the information, HarmonyOS has new features that enable cross-device experience as well as capabilities that allows user to control different devices using one super device, which hasn’t seen before.

For now, HM OS is rolling out for various Huawei flagship devices including Huawei Mate 40, Mate 30, P40, and MatePad Pro devices. The company is also expanding the HarmonyOS presence in other Huawei devices including Huawei P30, Mate 30, Huawei Nova 8, Nova 7, Nova 6, Nova 5, Huawei P30 as well as other smartphones.

To be mentioned, Huawei has aimed to install HarmonyOS in over 300 million devices and next year, the Chinese tech giant is looking to cover over 1 billion devices with the operating system.

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Huawei also aimed big with this operating system and wants to expand its reach among every third-party smartphone maker. Therefore, Huawei donated all of the HarmonyOS source code to OpenAtom Foundation, so that every other company or organization can access and customize, according to their preference.

Huawei’s ambition with HarmonyOS is quite clear and the company’s aim to reach the new height doesn’t need an introduction either.

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Aside from this, today, we brought you an interesting piece of news that will give you more insight and what HarmonyOS symbolizes as well as what’s meaning behind that new logo along with animation.

To understand the meaning of the HarmonyOS logo and animation, you must have to understand the word Hongmeng OS which is the Chinese name of the HarmonyOS

Meaning of Hongmeng:

The history of HarmonyOS starts with the Chinese word “Hongmeng”, which means the “primordial chaos or the world before creation” it also means, “beginning after chaos”. This is the name of the project when it was first mentioned in the development phase.

Meaning of the O and Underline Dash:

Regarding this, the HarmonyOS UX developer came forward and gave some useful clarification on the HarmonyOS name and its boot animation.

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According to the designer, the Chinese character “Dan” first appeared in ancient oracle, and the original appearance of Dan is derived from the sunrise on the horizon. So, Huawei made the O of HarmonyOS to reflect the sunrise and the same behavior as the Dan, or should we say it, Dawn (in English).

Going back to the Chinese ancient mythology, the appearance of the HarmonyOS logo, tell the meaning of the first opening between heaven and earth, and the departure of darkness, with the arrival of light.

Horizontal Line:

The horizontal line below the ‘O’ painted dark blue because the blue horizontal line symbolizes the deep blue in the universe, and is also the spatial color of the entire HarmonyOS. Furthermore, HarmonyOS also carries the meaning of everything in the universe.

Although Huawei has decided to go with the HarmonyOS trademark (in English) but it incorporates the connotation of Chinese style, which is a perfect combination of Chinese and foreign ideologies.

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This combination also symbolizes a community with a shared future for mankind, insisting on international cooperation and persisting in making outstanding contributions to human society.

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 Nova 8 June 2022 Update optimizes system security

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Huawei Nova 8 June 2022 Update

Finally, the classic Huawei Nova 8 smartphone has started receiving the June 2022 security patch with a new software update. The latest build lands on the HarmonyOS ground with version 2.0.0.263, upgraded from the 2.0.0.235 system.

Apart from an updated security patch, the June 2022 HarmonyOS update also brings some new optimization for Huawei Nova 8 handsets. Consequently, the update mainly targets and improves the protection capabilities of the system security.

Alongside, the update optimizes the system quality of the device in some scenarios. Thus, making the core mechanism coherent and reliable for smartphone users. On the flip side, users will find efficient performance after upgrading the device to the new firmware.

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Software Info:

  • Compatible Model: Huawei Nova 8 (ANG-AN00)
  • Latest Version: HarmonyOS 2.0.0.263
Changelog:

Optimizations:

  • Optimizes and improves system security protection capability
  • Optimizes the system quality of some scenarios

Security Patch:

  • Incorporates the June 2022 security patch to enhance the security of the mobile phone system.

Huawei Nova 8 June 2022 update

Huawei has pushed off the update for Huawei Nova 8 smartphone owners via OTA. Hence, it will take some days to cover all the eligible units of the device. In the meantime, users can sneak into the update section to check the available updates.

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However, it is important to follow some instructions before installing the new update. Ensure to have a complete backup of the device. Further, have ample storage space and battery level for conducting the installation process.

Huawei Nova 8 June 2022 Update

How to install the latest firmware?

There are two ways that you can use to download the latest software updates:

Via Settings:

  • Go to the Settings menu
  • Tap on System & Updates
  • Select Software Updates
  • Choose the Check for Updates option
  • Download and Install

Via My Huawei App:

  • Open My Huawei App on your smartphone
  • Visit the Updates section
  • Follow the on-screen prompts carefully

Furthermore, after the installation and restart, we suggest you let the system adapt to the new firmware. Thus, making your device run smoothly on further commands.

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HarmonyOS multi-window feature rolling out for Huawei MatePad SE

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Huawei MatePad SE May 2022 update

Recently, Huawei launched the budget-friendly device MatePad SE for its consumers, and now the device is receiving its first software update with the May 2022 security patch. Alongside, the update has some new tweaks for the users that will bring more ease in accomplishing day-to-day tasks.

Huawei MatePad SE packs the latest HarmonyOS 2.0 interface. Hence, it already has a bunch of customizations for the users. Besides, the unique layout with a 10.1-inch FHD display and 7.0 sound effect, gives a perfect framework to the device.

Coming back to the topic, Huawei MatePad SE May 2022 update lands on the HarmonyOS interface with version 2.0.0.111, upgraded from 2.0.0.103. Further, the update is accessible to the device carrying the model number AGS3K-W20.

The latest HarmonyOS update brings the May 2022 security patch. Apart from the security improvements, the update adds the smart multi-window feature. As a result, users will find a bunch of new tugs and gestures with a better security system.

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Huawei MatePad SE May 2022 update

What is the Smart Multi-Window feature?

As the name reflects, the feature lets you work on multiple windows on one screen. Moreover, it lets you perform special gestures that make device performance more efficient. For instance, swipe and drag options, access to floating windows, quick minimize and maximize functions, and more.

Full Changelog:

New: Smart Multi-Window 

  • Swipe inward from both sides of the screen to pause
  • Call out function for the side application bar
  • Long press and drag the application to open the split-screen immediately
  • New gestures that allow the opening of a floating window with just one click on the application
  • Now users can reply to instant messages through the floating window while watching videos or playing games
  • Addition of a feature to quickly minimize the window and hide it in the floating wall

Security Patch

  • Incorporates the May 2022 security patch that enhances the system security and increases the stability of the device

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Huawei June 2022 update brings security improvements for Enjoy 20 5G phones

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Huawei Enjoy 20 June 2022 update

Huawei’s latest smartphones have already received the June 2022 security patch, so the company is now turning its attention to the entry-level models. Currently, the 5G variant Huawei Enjoy 20 is getting the June 2022 security update.

The June 2022 HarmonyOS update is rolling out in the home market for the respective device users. It has a firmware number 2.0.0.235 which is upgraded from the previous HarmonyOS build. Hence, to install the update, users must have their devices running on the 2.0.0.234 version.

Software receiving models

The following models are eligible to grab the fresh HarmonyOS update:

  • Huawei Enjoy 20 5G (WKG-AN00)
  • Huawei Enjoy 20 5G (WKG-TN00)

So Huawei Enjoy 20 users! Do you know what new fixes arrive with the June 2022 security patch?

Huawei fixes a bunch of CVEs including video framework, system section, fingerprint sensor modules, and design defects with the latest June 2022 security patch. On the other hand, the firmware also fixes third-party library exploits, found in the last version.

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Huawei Enjoy 20 June 2022 update

Thus, we suggest users install the update as soon as it appears on the notifications through the OTA medium. Apart from waiting for OTA, users can download the software through the Settings menu of the smartphone.

Before you upgrade, we recommend checking the battery level as well as the storage space of the device. Besides, users must take a backup of all the important files to another device.

Since the update might have a huge package, users must conduct the installation process under a stable Wi-Fi connection. Users may experience overheating or freezing of the device after the upgrade, this happens due to self-optimization and is completely normal.

Huawei Enjoy 20 June 2022 Update Changelog:

  • Version updates from 2.0.0.234 to 2.0.0.235
  • Security: Installs a new security patch released in June 2022 that enhances the system’s stability.

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