Huawei sending a new software update for the over-ear headphones – FreeBuds Studio that comes with firmware version 18.104.22.168 and adds HarmonyOS Super Device support. The latest addition will allow you to connect and control the FreeBuds Studio with HarmonyOS devices and control their key features directly via a connected device.
Huawei FreeBuds Studio 22.214.171.124 Update changelog:
- Audio connection center (need to be used with AI Life App 126.96.36.1996 and above, not supported by iOS at the moment)
- HarmonyOS Super Device (functional background configuration in batches is expected to be completed by the end of November. Headset firmware versions below 162 will affect the experience of the Super Device)
According to the information, this software rollout is likely to cover all of the FreeBuds Studio devices in China by December 5th and the background configuration update may completely expand by the end of November.
Here’s how you can check for updates:
- Open the AI Life App and enter the main interface of Smart Life.
- Make sure that the headset phone/tablet is connected, select the corresponding headset card, and enter the main interface of the headset device.
- Click Firmware Update to enter the check update interface.
Before you begin, make sure that you update your AI life app to the latest version.
- Open the AI Life App
- Tap on the three dots on the top right corner
- Check for updates
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Huawei Mate 50 Pro adds face mask recognition feature
Huawei Mate 50 series has been continuously receiving new features with new software updates. Recently, Huawei has added face mask support for the Mate 50 Pro via a new firmware rollout.
HarmonyOS 188.8.131.52 software version has been rolling out for the Mate 50 Pro users that brings face mask recognition support.
According to the description of this feature, face recognition works accurately when the face is not covered by anything. While wearing a mask, the feature will allow the device to unlock the phone with eye scanning. You just need to look at the Huawei Mate 50 Pro screen to enable the face mask recognition process.
The feature is available in settings and if the user is opt-in to the feature, you just have to tap the slider and give your consent.
Due to the pandemic, most peoples wear masks mostly in outdoor conditions. In that case, they may require the phone’s feature to make a payment or for other use cases. Hence, the phone’s support for facial authentication could get denied but with a such new feature, you won’t have to remove the mask.
Apple has already installed face mask support for face id in all of its iPhone devices since last year.
This version of HarmonyOS 3.0 brings optimizations for system stability in certain situations to improve the phone’s inner performance for a better user experience.
Yesterday, we noted HarmonyOS 184.108.40.206, which improved camera shooting effects, adds support for 3D avatar, and also brings system senior mode for the users.
Huawei Mate 50 Pro comes with a wide front notch that resembles the Mate 20 Pro. However, the notch contains various sensors face facial security purposes.
The front module includes a laser sensor, ToF 3D depth camera, 13MP selfie camera with ultra-wide angle capability, proximity sensor, light sensor, and flood illuminator. these all combine a powerful face id system that is secured and reliable.
Huawei Nova 7i welcomes September 2022 security update
Yes, the latest software update is here to improve the security aspects of the Huawei Nova 7i with the latest security patches released in September 2022. For your information, Huawei has scheduled a staged rollout for this smartphone and if you own one, we suggest you keep your patience and set an eye on the firmware updates section.
Huawei Nova 7i was launched with EMUI 10.1 and not received EMUI 11, instead, the company installed EMUI 12 directly for the smartphone users. The surprise was quite amusing as it has improved the overall performance of this device with lots of new features.
If you haven’t already, then we recommend you get the latest EMUI major version no your Nova 7i to enhance its capabilities. EMUI 12 has a lot to offer and there are a lot of functionalities that have been introduced and weren’t there with EMUI 11.
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How to download the September 2022 update on your Huawei Nova 7i?
You just need to head towards Settings, from here tap on System & updates, now you can click on the Software updates, and then tap on CHECK FOR UPDATES. Afterward, the system will check for the latest available firmware and fetch it out, once it’s available.
If this doesn’t work out, you can jump to the My Huawei app, and check its software updates section for further investigations. The rest of the instructions are as mentioned above.
We also want to remind you of some precautions to conduct a successful installation.
This update will not erase your personal data, but it’s recommended for you to back up any important data before updating. The update package will be deleted automatically after the update is installed.
This update improves system security with security patches.
Integrates security patches released in September 2022 for improved system security.
Huawei sends another Watch 3 Pro update in the global market [September 2022]
There are a lot of updates that have been rolled out this month for the Huawei Watch 3 and Watch GT 3 series. In the latest edition, Huawei released another update for the Watch 3 Pro for global users in the month of September.
According to Huaweiblog, Huawei is sending the second September 2022 update for Watch 3 Pro with new optimizations for location speed and accuracy of outdoor training routes. It’s quite helpful and required optimization for the Watch 3 Pro.
For your information, Huawei Watch 3 and Watch 3 Pro are the first smartwatches to come with HarmonyOS 2 operating system. With the unveiling of HarmonyOS 3 in July, the company has started testing these watches with the latest operating system version.
As for now, the global version of the watch currently runs HarmonyOS 2.1 and may soon be available with HarmonyOS 3.
This update optimizes the location speed and accuracy of outdoor training routes for specific scenarios.
- Optimizes location speed and accuracy of outdoor training routes for specific scenarios.
Huawei Watch 3 Pro users can download this software by the Huawei Health app, from here select the smartwatch, and navigate toward the firmware update section. Once downloaded, the update package will take some time to install on your smartwatch, as it’ll restart the smartwatch upon successful installation.
Before you begin, we suggest you sufficiently charge your smartwatch and keep it connected to the network.