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Huawei expanding new Petal app software upgrade package for Nova 5T in more countries

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Huawei Nova 5T categorized under the popular smartphones of Huawei and has a huge amount of shipped units across the world. The main focus of the Nova 5T that makes it make a star was the best hardware and software offerings at affordable prices.

Due to its vastness, Huawei always keeps the Nova 5T smartphone in priority and release major as well as minor software updates. In the recent past, the company concluded the EMUI 11 major rollout for this smartphone in different markets.

After EMUI 11, now the Nova 5T user’s interest shifted over the HarmonyOS and they are eagerly waiting to get their hands on the latest operating system. But, the global users have to wait a little more than Chinese users maybe till 2022.

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Apart from this, Huawei has recently delivered a new software update for Nova 5T to some users. This update brought a number of popular apps to the system with a large update size.

So, Huawei fans do you really want to know about the apps? According to the information, the update package added download shortcuts for apps including Petal Search, Petal Maps, Reader, Member Center, Game Center, and SkyTone services to the system.

Recently, some Nova 5T smartphone users from different markets have reached and informed that they have started getting this app update package on their devices.

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It means that Huawei has started expanding the major app update outside of the limited market. However, currently, it is in the early stage of expansion so it may take some time to cover all Nova 5T devices.

About apps and services that are rolling out with this software update:

Petal Search: Huawei Petal Search is a solution for smartphones that provides services all-in-one search app including search bar with voice search, visual search feature, news feeds, and more.

Petal Maps: Petal Maps offers map browsing, map searching, navigation, and air gestures. Also, it not only lets you get your current location, browse the map, search for places, and add your favorites, but displays real-time traffic conditions, events, and more.

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Readers: Huawei Reader allows the creation of a digital reading platform to give users a richer reading experience.

Members Center: Member center is the membership app for Huawei smartphone users that provides info, activities, rewards, Huawei’s latest updates, and more in a single platform.

Gamer Center: GameCenter is a platform to bring mobile gaming communities together through high-quality content and rewards as well as help gamers to interact better with each other and get the most out of the games they play.

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SkyTone Service: SkyTone app allows you to use access mobile internet without the need for a SIM card when you travel in other countries or regions. To get this SIM-free service, users need to follow some steps and log in with Huawei ID.

Thanks to the tipsters – Bineth and Jony Raj

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New Petal apps with system stability improvements for Nova 5T rolling out with the latest software update

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Huawei Nova 7 5G receiving June 2021 security update [Global]

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Huawei Nova 7 5G

Huawei Nova 7 5G quad-camera smartphone running on EMUI 11 starts receiving June 2021 security patch in the global market for improves system security.

To be mentioned, Huawei has not delivered this security update for Nova 7 Chinese variants yet. On the other hand, this series of smartphones has successfully tested the HarmonyOS 2.0 in the beta phase and begun to upgrade over the stable HM OS version.

However, there is no information available regarding HarmonyOS 2.0 for global users. The HarmonyOS 2.0 launch in the global market is still awaited.

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Huawei Nova 7 SE

EMUI Version:

With the latest update, Huawei has pushed the upgraded EMUI 11 version 11.0.0.158 from EMUI 11.0.0.157 (C185E5R1P3) with an update size of 234MB.

By exploring the changelog, we have found that aside from the installation of a new security patch, this firmware update doesn’t bring improvements to the system.

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Huawei Nova 7 5G June 2021 update

Thanks to the tipster: Mohamed

Important Points:

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

New EMUI 11 Changelog:

Security: Integrates the Android security patch released in June 2021.

June 2021 security patch details: This security update fixes different levels of exploits and issues including  2 critical, and 13 high levels of CVEs for improved system security.

HOW TO UPDATE:

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Download via Settings:

  • Open Settings
  • Click on the System & Updates
  • Open Software update
  • Tap on Check for updates option
  • If an update is available, click on Download and install
  • After installation Reboot the device

Download via Support app:

  • Open the Support app on your device
  • Go to the Service tab
  • Click on the update button
  • Tap on Check for update option
  • If an update is available, click on Download and install
  • After installation Reboot the device

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HarmonyOS 2 stable update announced for Huawei Nova 6, Nova 7 and Nova 8 smartphones

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EMUI 11 vs HarmonyOS 2: Changes in the Quick Settings

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EMUI 11 vs HarmonyOS 2

Huawei EMUI 11 has the most dynamic quick settings panel in the entire EMUI series. EMUI 11 comes with new subtle UI elements such as notification panel icon toggle or switches. Once a user taps on the icon, the user sees feedback as a live animation.

The live status in the EMUI 11 software system creates a more interactive user experience and is appreciated by the consumers.

However, HarmonyOS 2 comes with a brand new control panel that is a combination of different features including:

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  • Shortcut switches
  • Super device
  • New layout
  • New Widgets

So, an EMUI 11 vs HarmonyOS 2 makes quite a sense. Therefore, it’s time to take look at the EMUI 11 vs HarmonyOS 2 quick settings panel comparison.

EMUI 11: Quick Settings

Starting with the former, users of EMUI 11 phones requires to swipe down from the top to reveal the quick settings panel.

The panel first reveals the notification center, by further expanding you’ll see the full quick setting section with quick access switches. Users can also add or remove the quick access switches with the edit option.

EMUI 11 Quick Settings Panel

HarmonyOS 2: Control Panel and Notification Center

HarmonyOS 2 comes has different sections to access – the control panel and the notification center.

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First, let’s move towards the notification center, which you can open by swiping down from the top left corner of the display. Here you can see all of your active notifications.

Users will have to swipe down from the top right corner of the display to access the control panel. Once opened, users will find out three different sections consisting of:

  1. Media controller
  2. WiFi and Bluetooth Management
  3. Shortcut switches
  4. Super Device
  5. Smart Devices management

The Control panel also allows you to manage your Control Panel with different options such as layout of shortcut switches and more.

Also, the translucent background provides increase the aesthetics of the entire Control panel as compared to EMUI 11.

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HarmonyOS 2 Control panel

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Huawei Mate 20 Lite software update brings new apps and security patch

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A new Huawei Mate 20 Lite update is rolling out for global users, which brings a fresh set of apps as well as security improvements for the device to keep it secure from unknown access.

To be mentioned, this update is quite important for the device owners because it installs new mobile applications to optimizes the user experience.

According to the changelog, the Huawei Mate 20 Lite adds quick download shortcuts for some popular apps including Petal Search, Books, Petal Maps, Game Center, Member Center, and Link Now.

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Furthermore, the app package includes May 2021 security patches that fix 3 critical, 10 high, and 4 medium levels security threats.

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Huawei Mate 20 Lite update screenshot:

Huawei Mate 20 Lite May 2021 update

(Image source: Huaweiblog)

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New EMUI version:

The Huawei Mate 20 Lite smartphone owners can upgrade their devices to EMUI 10.0 version 10.0.0.285 (C432E12R1P1) with an update size of 441MB.

Changelog:

  • Apps: Added quick download shortcuts for the following apps: Petal Search, Books, Petal Maps, GameCenter Member Center, and Link Now.
  • Security: Integrates the Android security patch released in May 2021.

Update Note:

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

HOW TO UPDATE:

Download via Settings:

  • Open Settings
  • Click on the System & Updates
  • Open Software update
  • Tap on Check for updates option
  • If an update is available, click on Download and install
  • After installation Reboot the device

Download via Support app:

  • Open the Support app on your device
  • Go to the Service tab
  • Click on the updated button
  • Tap on Check for update option
  • If an update is available, click on Download and install
  • After installation Reboot the device

(Source: Huaweiblog)

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Chinese variants of Huawei Mate 20 series getting stable HarmonyOS 2

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