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New update for Honor Band 5 fixes SpO2, Music Player and Notification issues, download now



After last month’s update, Honor Band 5 users had been facing numerous issues with core features such as SpO2, Music Player widgets, notifications, and more. These issues occurred on almost every Band 5 devices.

By taking note of these issues, Honor has now released a new software update for the Honor Band 5. This update fixes these issues and more.

We recommend these users to download the latest version to get the latest fixes.

Full update detailed below.




  1. Fixes some known issues.

This update comes with firmware version and comes with a package size of 3.49 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.


  1. Connect the Huawei Band 5 to your phone using the Huawei Health app
  2. Open the Huawei Health app, touch Devices
  3. Touch the device name
  4. Choose Firmware update, then follow the onscreen instructions to update your band if there are any new updates.

Thanks to the tipster – Ethan

Amy is our firmware and software specialist, she keeps her eagle eyes open for new software rollouts, beta programs, and other software related activities as well as new smartphone launch.


EMUI update for Honor Play 3e installs improvements



honor play 3e

Huawei is rolling out an EMUI update for the Honor Play 3e smartphone that comes with a number of new optimizations for a better user experience.

For your information, Honor Play 3e was launched in 2019 and it’s a handy device that is packed with a 5.71-inch screen with a hole punch design, a 3020mAh battery, a single rear 13MP camera, and a 5MP selfie camera.

Despite the fact that the phone is still running EMUI 9.1 and the company keeps on sending new software updates for the Honor Play 3e, which is quite impressive.

Honor Play 3e with model KSA-AL10  is getting a new software update with EMUI to build version, upgrading from EMUI The changelog reveals that the phone is getting a new Petal Light Tour app as well as new network optimizations as well as system stability improvements for Honor Play 3e.


Honor Play 3e

To be mentioned, this is not the only old smartphone to get these new improvements as there are other EMUI 9.1 devices incorporated with such ability.

Below you can check the changelog:


  • Added a quick download icon for the Petal Light Tour app, click it to download and use it directly. Note: If the “Automatically update apps” in the app market is set to “On” or “Only under Wi-Fi”, it will be updated according to the network.


  • Network conditions automatically download applications, no need to click)


  • Optimize system stability in some scenarios.

Below you can check the update notes:

  • Make sure you phone is not rooted. You can upgrade to EMUI via OTA.
  • This update is rolling out in batches and users who have not received it yet, please wait patiently.
  • This update will not delete your data, but it is still recommended that you back up all important data to the PC or the cloud (please do not back up to the internal storage space of the phone) before the upgrade, and confirm that the backup content is complete and valid.
  • After the upgrade, the system will perform self-optimization, which may cause the phone to generate some heat, fast power consumption, freezing, or slow charging. It will return to normal after 2-3 days. It is recommended to charge the phone with the screen off for over 2 hours after the upgrade is complete (it is best to charge it overnight with the screen off), and then restart the phone to ensure that the mobile phone application is quickly adapted.
  • After the update is complete, the system will restart, please wait patiently for about five minutes.
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Huawei FreeBuds SE gets new Bluetooth improvements



Huawei FreeBuds SE Bluetooth improvements

Huawei is rolling out a new software update for the FreeBuds SE earbuds in the global market, as this new firmware comes with Bluetooth improvements for a better connectivity experience.

According to the information, Huawei FreeBuds SE is getting a new firmware version, and an update package size of 0.99 megabytes. Huawei seeds this software to improve the connectivity experience between the phone and the earbuds, so you get interrupted from music listening.

Improved Bluetooth connection stability.

It was August 2022, when this pair of Huawei FreeBuds SE received its last software update including system stability and Bluetooth connectivity improvements.


It’s recommended for Huawei FreeBuds SE earbuds users download the latest firmware with important Bluetooth optimizations. To do so, visit the AI Life app and then select FreeBuds SE and check for the latest firmware. Note that the update package transfer may take some time.

Huawei FreeBuds SE:

This set of earbuds comes with a lightweight and semi-in-ear design that fits perfectly in your ear and reduces pressure on the ear canal. It has three different sizes of silicon ear tips.

FreeBuds SE provides a long-lasting battery that could stand up to 6 hours on a single charge and up to 24 hours with the charging box.

Huawei FreeBuds Se comes with smart features and gesture support such as double tap, and swipe for easy interaction.


Huawei FreeBuds SE Bluetooth improvements

(via – Huaweiailes)

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Huawei MatePad 10.4 tablet gets December 2022 patch



huawei matepad 10.4 2022

Huawei is rolling out a new software update for the MatePad 10.4 tablet that comes with HarmonyOS version and brings December 2022 security patch for a better device.

According to the information, Huawei MatePad 10.4 is getting the December 2022 software upgrade for model number BAH4-W39 in China. However, the global models may also get a new firmware version soon.

Also, the Huawei MatePad 10.4 is also a part of the HarmonyOS 3 upgrade schedule. However, it’s not yet included in the beta activity.

huawei matepad 10.4 2022

Below you can check the update notes of this software rollout.


1. Make sure your device is not rooted Otherwise you won’t receive a new software build. Also, you have to upgrade to the latest software version.

2. The version is released in batches. In order to meet fast upgrades, you can check the latest software update via the System settings option. Or visit the My Huawei app to request a new version.

3. This software update won’t erase your phone’s data but it is still recommended that you back up important files to prevent any unwanted data loss.

4. We suggest you charge up the battery level for an uninterrupted installation experience.


5. After the upgrade procedure, the device will self-optimize the performance, which may cause heat increment, fast power consumption, or slow charging, which will settle within a few days after installation.

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