Honor Band 5 receiving a new update with fixes for Music Playback and others
Honor Band 5 is the first Honor fitness tracker band to introduce the SpO2 feature, used to test your blood oxygen level. The company later updated this band with the Remote Music Playback feature to control music playback directly from your wrist.
Following these updates, Honor Band 5 users now receiving a new software upgrade. That comes with important optimizations such as fixes for music playback controls, fixes display issues and more.
The full details linked below.
CHANGELOG and Version:
The update optimizes the user experience.
- Fixes some compatibility issues for controlling music playback on some phone models.
- Fixes some display issues.
- Fixes an issue where the band wouldn’t vibrate in some scenarios when Bluetooth became disconnected.
The update version is 220.127.116.11 and comes with a small package size of 0.90 MB.
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- Upgrade time is about 20 minutes.
- Make sure your battery is above 20% before starting the update.
- Make sure that the Bluetooth connection is maintained during the upgrade process.
How to update:
- Connect the Huawei Band 5 to your phone using the Huawei Health app
- Open the Huawei Health app, touch Devices
- Touch the device name
- Choose Firmware update, then follow the onscreen instructions to update your band if there are any new updates.
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EMUI 18.104.22.168 rolling for Huawei Mate 50 Pro
Huawei is rolling out EMUI 22.214.171.124 for the Huawei Mate 50 Pro smartphone in the global market. This update is packed with lots of new features, optimizations, and improvements for this flagship phone.
According to the information, EMUI 126.96.36.199 for Huawei Mate 50 Pro comes with new network improvements for certain situations. It has improvements in camera quality.
There are also new optimizations made for the audio quality of calls and games. On the flip side, the app has its own improvements for a better user experience.
Furthermore, Huawei has arranged new system stability optimizations that provide a performance boost for your smartphone.
According to the inputs, this upgrade integrates February 2023 security patch for the phone.
This is a big changelog for the Huawei Mate 50 Pro and the company is sending this to improve the phone’s performance in various scenarios. Also, if you have a Mate 50 Pro device, we suggest you get this version right away as soon as it appears.
The Mate 50 Pro is the first phone among all of the Huawei smartphones to get EMUI 13 but actually, it comes pre-installed. Since its launch, old phone users are waiting for a new major upgrade.
Recently, Huawei opened the beta program for a few flagships – P50 Pro, P50 Pocket, and Mate Xs 2 foldable phone. You should know that the latest EMUI 13 beta activity has limited slots and it’s available only for a region.
This new Huawei Mate 50 Pro update was released last week for global consumers and rolling out in batches. If your Mate 50 Pro has not received this firmware, make sure you get it via System settings.
(source – Huaweiblog)
Huawei P40 Lite February 2023 EMUI update reaches Europe
Huawei P40 lite is getting a new software update in Europe, which brings the latest security patches released in the month of February 2023. However, the phone users are also waiting for EMUI 13 roadmap to confirm their eligibility for the next major software update.
Huaweiblog reports that Huawei P40 Lite users are getting the February 2023 security update in Europe with build version 188.8.131.528 and the OTA package size of 254 megabytes.
This is a staged rollout, and all of the P40 Lite users will get it gradually. Below you can check the complete changelog of this software release.
List of Changes
This update improves system security with security patches.
- Integrates security patches released in February 2023 for improved system security.
For more information on the security of Huawei’s EMUI system updates, visit the Huawei official website.
Notes on the update:
- Your personal data will not be deleted by the update. However, we recommend that you back up important data before updating.
- Charge your phone sufficiently.
- The update package will be automatically deleted after the update is complete.
Huawei P30 series gets March 2023 update in China
Huawei P30 series is testing HarmonyOS 3 in China and the phone lineup is now receiving the March 2023 beta update to improve the test user experience.
According to the information, Huawei is sending this new firmware for the Huawei P30 series with March 2023 system optimization update. These models are receiving the new firmware push.
- P30 (ELE-AL00)
- P30 (ELE-TL00)
- P30 Pro (VOG-AL00)
- P30 Pro (VOG-AL10)
- P30 Pro (VOG-TL00)
These Huawei P30 devices are getting HarmonyOS 3 beta version 184.108.40.206 with a firmware size of 145 megabytes and it is rolling out in batches.
Huawei P30 series started its HarmonyOS 3 journey in December last year. It is still surprising for us that the company is still sending new software upgrades for the golden flagship.
After HarmonyOS 3, Huawei P30 and P30 Pro smartphones have been reinvented with new user interfaces, better features, and user experience. The key essential benefits of the new HarmonyOS version over its predecessor are big.
On the other hand, the company will conclude this beta test for smartphones and roll out a stable HarmonyOS 3 software update. Meanwhile in the global market, only Huawei P30 and P30 Pro are running EMUI 12, which kind of equivalent to HarmonyOS 2. But we could expect a better update this year with EMUI 13 if it appears.
This latest software update for the Huawei P30 series comes only after HarmonyOS 220.127.116.11. Therefore, it’s required for the beta testers to upgrade first to this version. You have the option to enable the customer user experience improvement program to provide feedback and help developers to improve the HarmonyOS 3 operating system.
Although, the update won’t erase your personal data but it’s suggested that you back any important files ahead of the installation. Since it’s a beta build, HarmonyOS 3 comes with various bugs and software compatibility. Hence, you should upgrade all of your system apps to the latest version via AppGallery.
Following the upgrade to the latest software version, your phone may generate heat, lag, and slow charging. This is caused by self-optimizations and adaptation actions, which will settle down within a few days of the rollout.