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Huawei FreeBuds 4i getting new charging improvements with latest firmware update [global]

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Early in May, Huawei has released a new firmware version for Huawei FreeBuds 4i for the global users that brought health reminders using voice broadcast and experience improvements in the calling feature that enhance the user’s experience.

Recently, the company has expanded this same changelog for Huawei FreeBuds 4i users in the Chinese market. After installing this update, it optimizations the user’s hearing experience and improves the performance of the overall device.

In the same month, Huawei has begun sending new software update for these TWS earbuds that brings new improvements and optimizations for the system that levels up the user’s experience.

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After installing this update, users can feel the increment battery level of the charging case and able to health reminders with audio broadcasts as well as device searching to get connected faster.

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Check the more information related to the new version and changelog below. 

 

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New Version:

Huawei FreeBuds 4i users can check this update with version 1.9.0.172 with an update size of 1.30 MB.

Update log:

  • The battery level of the charging case has been optimized
  • Added health reminders with audio broadcasts have been added
  • Search experience has been improved

Note:

  • As this update is deployed gradually, it may take some time to arrive on your device.
  • Maintain battery at least 30% in both devices.
  • Always put earbuds into the charging case and keep the case open(during update).
  • Pair earbuds with your phone again before charging and updating.

HOW TO UPDATE:

  1. Open the AI Life app.
  2. Make sure the earphones have been connected to your phone and earphones are placed inside the charging case, leave the charging case open, then select the corresponding card for your earphones to access the device’s home screen.
  3. Touch Check for updates.
  4. If an update is available, touch UPDATE.
  5. Wait until the update is complete.
  6. After the update is complete, close the charging case and wait for 10 minutes for the case to be automatically updated.

(Source: Huaweiailesi)

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HarmonyOS Update

Battery improvement patch released for Huawei Mate 40 series (HM OS 2)

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Huawei Mate 40 series with HarmonyOS 2.0 (HM OS 2) operating system receiving a software patch. According to the information, this new patch brings optimizations battery performance.

Over a few weeks ago, Huawei released the stable HarmonyOS 2.0 version for all the Huawei Mate 40 series smartphones launched in China. After upgrading, the Mate 40 users can experience an advanced user interface and new features offered by HM OS 2.

Also, the HarmonyOS features include several new functionalities such super device to control multiple devices from a super device, a smart folder for app categorization and management, and much more.

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Huawei HarmonyOS

 

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Battery Improvement:

Huawei is continuously improving the HarmonyOS 2 powered devices and sending important patches for battery and power management. The company is sending these battery improvements with new OTA updates.

By exploring the latest HarmonyOS 2 patch changelog, we have found that Huawei optimizes the system power consumption in some scenarios to extend the battery life. Additionally, the patch also improves the system stability to increase device performance.

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To be mentioned, so far the company has identified several such issues such as WiFi connectivity, face unlock, and more, which were already fixed in the beta phase.

HarmonyOS 2 battery improvement patch Huawei Mate 40

New HarmonyOS 2.0 version:

Huawei Mate 40 lineup smartphone users can up their device software version to HarmonyOS 2.0 version 2.0.0.138 (C00E13R6P2patch01) with an update size of 31.29MB.

Things to keep in mind:

  • This update will not erase your data.
  • We recommend you take a backup of your important data.
  • Use a stable connection to download the update package.
  • Maintain enough storage and battery in your device.

Special thanks to the tipster: Stephane

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All Huawei Mate 40 series (CN) users can now upgrade over HarmonyOS 2

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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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Huawei P Smart S users began collecting June 2021 security update

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Huawei P Smart S triple camera smartphone with a long-lasting battery starts receiving a new software update. This update mainly installs the security patch released in June 2021 for better system security.

With the latest firmware update, Huawei has kicked off the upgraded EMUI 10.1 version 10.1.0.186 (C432E2R5P1). On the other hand, it brings the update package with 115MB size.

In the last update, the company has brought quick download icons for some popular apps, optimizations for system stability, and the search experience as well as security of the system.

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According to the information, this software update doesn’t contain any additional changes besides security improvement. More information related to the changelog and update steps as mentioned below.

Huawei P Smart S June 2021 security update

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Huawei P Smart S update detail

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.

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Key points for users before Update:

  • The device must have a better battery backup to install this update that is a minimum of 50%.
  • It’s compulsory to check your storage availability(Internal/External SDcard) to download the latest update as per the size required
  • A strong WiFi/mobile data connection is required for a buffer-free download of the package.

HOW TO INSTALL:

To download this update manually, go to Settings then System & updates, then open Software update, from here select Check for updates. If an update is available it’ll pop up on your phone and an option of Download and install will appear. Press the option and start to download.

Alternatively, you can also request software updates through the Support app. To do this, open the Support app, go to the Service tab on the bottom bar, tap on the update, then select Check for updates and then download and install.

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(Source: Huaweiailesi)

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Earthquake Warning feature for Huawei phones to get new functionalities

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