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Honor Play smartphone receiving software update



Honor Play update

Huawei has started delivering a new HarmonyOS update for the Honor Play smartphone that comes with the latest version However, the Honor Play users running on base HM OS version or EMUI can upgrade over this update.

The Honor Play update changelog reveals that it brings optimizations for system stability, alarm vibration setting, dial interface display, and deleted the feedback assistant application from the system.

In addition to this, this update also installs the HarmonyOS security patch released in October 2021 that defend the smartphone against different levels of exploits and issue. Check the full changelog below.

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Honor Play update

Full Changelog:

For users upgrading from HarmonyOS to HarmonyOS

  • Information: Optimized the experience of using information
  • System: Optimized the stability of the whole device
  • System: Deleted the original preset feedback assistant application
  • Display: Fixed the problem of abnormal display of dial interface in some scenarios
  • Alarm clock: Repaired alarm clock vibration and the setting does not take effect
  • Security: Installs the October 2021 security patch to enhance the security of the mobile phone system

Honor Play update

For users upgrading from EMUI to HarmonyOS

Home-screen: Swiping up on the app icon generates a service widget, which can be resized dragged to a new location, or added to your custom home screen.

Control Panel: Swiping down from the upper-right edge of the screen takes you to Control Panel. Device Control access has been added to the shortcut switches panel so that you can control all of your devices with the same ease as navigating on your phone.

Service Center: If you swipe up from the lower left or lower right corner on the screen, the system will lead to the Service Center. This is the place, where all of your collected service widgets are stored and ready to offer access to your desired services.

Smart Folder: HarmonyOS adds support for app categorization and management. By pressing down on a standard folder displays a large folder, which offers direct access to desired apps.

HarmoynOS Fonts: HarmonyOS brings support for step-free font Weight adjustments and adjusts the size of the font itself.

MeeTime: Added support for multi-party calls. Now, both Huawei mobile phones and tablets can freely access audio and video calls

App Guard: The App Guard mode is enabled by default, to ensure that all apps subject deep scans for malicious behavior, security vulnerabilities, privacy risks, and other related behaviors while being installed


  • The update is rolling out in batches so it may take some time/days to reach your device.
  • HarmonyOS version and size may vary.
  • Maintain enough battery and storage on your device.


Via Settings:

  • Settings
  • System & updates
  • Software update
  • Download and install

Via My Huawei App:

  • My Huawei app
  • Update
  • Download and install

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.