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Huawei HarmonyOS aims to capture 16 percent of the operating system market share ASAP

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Huawei is set to hold HarmonyOS Connect event on May 18, through which, the Chinese tech giant will brief its industry partners and personnel about the HarmonyOS and its advantages upon the adaptation.

Also, Huawei will collaborate with different industry leaders and developers to join, create and grow the HarmonyOS application ecosystem.

That’s not it because has some big plans with HarmonyOS and the company will not be going to go slow on the expansion of HarmonyOS on different device platforms.

According to the latest news coming from the Chinese media, Huawei aims to capture over 16% of the overall operating system market as soon as possible and it’s eager to do so.

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The company says that for an ecosystem, especially for an underlying platform such as operating systems, software usage, and market share are the most core factors for its survival and decide its success in the industry.

On the other hand, it took 5 or even 7 years for other operating systems to reach this magnitude, while the goal of the HarmonyOS is even more challenging.

Yang Haisong, Vice President of Huawei’s consumer business AI and full-scenario business department, said in an interview: “It will take one year to complete the road that others have taken in five years.”

The official further stated that the development of the HarmonyOS will achieve a win-win situation through the intelligent hardware and developer ecosystem innovation.

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Wang ChengluHuawei Consumer BG Software Engineering Dept President and AI and All-scenario Intelligence Business Unit Director, confirmed that general smartphone users will be ready to test HarmonyOS mobile beta by the end of this month and phones will be able to upgrade with HarmonyOS from early June.

Wang also announced that Huawei aims to install HarmonyOS in 300 million devices in 2021, and the company has secured 200 million marks only for smartphones, while the rest of the number will be covered by tablets, smartwatches, IoT devices, smart home appliances, and other third-party smart device made by Huawei partners.

Other than, Huawei’s own smartphones and smart devices, other smartphone makers may also join the HarmonyOS ecosystem and install this software on their own phones but we’ll have to wait to get more information on this matter.

Meanwhile, Chinese smart home appliance makers have already started to launch products with HarmonyOS and this collaboration and partnership are likely to increase even further in the coming months.

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Yep! Huawei MatePad 11 users get HarmonyOS 3 beta 3 with September 2022 patch

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Huawei recently released the HarmonyOS 3 beta 3 update for the Huawei MatePad 11 with a September 2022 security patch. The ability to protect any beta version with a monthly security patch guard is truly a wonderful step from Huawei.

Meanwhile, the third beta of HarmonyOS 3 will not bring any additional features, but it brings optimization for the ongoing function that performance lagging and latency issues in your MatePad 11.

Notably, the new version of HarmonyOS 3 for the Huawei MatePad 11 is updated over the current HarmonyOS 3.0.0.116/118 built version.

Version number:

  • HarmonyOS 3.0.0.126

Adapted model:

  • Huawei MatePad 11 WiFi version (DBY-W09) users are compatible grab this new HarmonyOS 3 beta version.

 

Huawei MatePad 11 HarmonyOS 3 beta 1

HarmonyOS 3 beta 3 for MatePad 11 detailed changelog:

It optimizes the Smart multi-window feature experience: How this feature works

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  • This feature enables you to carry out unique gestures that improve device performance. Its ability to swipe and drag, access to floating windows, rapid reduction and maximization choices, and more.

Optimize the application task card cleaning function

  • It helps to clean the function when your device is overloaded and subsequently starts to lag. However, if your device running memory storage space is insufficient, the app may freeze while being used by Huawei MatePad 11.

Optimize the system stability of some scenario

  • The system layer security upkeep promises that the operating system functions properly and supports stable services on your tablet.

Incorporate the September 2022 security patch to enhance system security

  • Well, the September 2022 security patch update for the devices brings a number of bugs and vulnerability fixes, to let the users give a better performance.

Huawe MatePad 11 HarmonyOS 3 beta 3

Update Notes:

Huawei MatePad 11 users should note that the update will not erase your data, but it’s recommended to take a backup of all the essentials. Alongside this, due to their third-party status, some apps may not operate as intended following the upgrade. Do not panic, simply update those programs to the most recent version.

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New Huawei Watch GT 3 Pro update adds Running Ability Index support

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Huawei Watch GT 3 Pro running index

Huawei has sat down on its ‘update distribution’ chair and has turned its face towards wearable devices. Currently, the company has started rolling out a new firmware for the Huawei Watch GT 3 Pro that brings Running Ability Index support for your indoor running activities.

What is this new feature? Consequently, the Running Ability Index (RAI) is a comprehensive function that reflects the endurance and efficiency of a runner. It is an estimation of your maximal oxygen uptake in running activities.

Eventually, now you would be able to track your aim and watch how effective is your training. Besides, you will also get help in improving your maximal aerobic running performance. And let me tell you, a runner with a higher RAI performs much better in competition than usual runners.

Hence, if you are an athlete, or keen interested in running workouts, then the Running Ability Index in your Huawei Watch GT 3 Pro is the right option for you.

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The information reveals that the update is making its way to users with HarmonyOS 2.1.0.413 version. Alongside, it gains a package size of 21.05MB. Thus, users need to make a little space in their smartwatch to fit this new firmware suitably.

Apart from the Running Ability Index, the update also carries certain optimizes that enhance the overall user experience. You can inspect the changelog in a better way, below.

Huawei Watch GT 3 Pro running index

Changelog:

  • New Software Version: 2.1.0.413
  • Update Size: 21.05MB

New Addition:

  • Adds Running Ability Index Support for Indoor Running

Optimizations:

  • Improves system stability in some scenarios
  • Optimizes the overall user experience

So, give your mini handy gadget a fresh and stable system with the latest arrived update. For installation, you can take the help of the Huawei Health App. Just open the application and tap on the Devices option. Select your respective watch name and follow the on-screen prompts.

But make sure, that your watch and smartphone are in adequate Bluetooth range. Further, do not forget to charge your GT 3 Pro up to 35 percent of the battery level.

Huawei Watch GT 3 Pro running index

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HarmonyOS 3 Large Folders Sizes: 3×1, 1×3, 3×6, 3×3

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Large Folders is an innovation that your phone actually needs and HarmonyOS is the first mobile OS to bring it. However, HarmonyOS 3 further improves this feature with brand new customizations and took it two steps ahead.

You see, HarmonyOS 2 allowed you to create large folders but HarmonyOS 3 lets you play with different sizes. How many sizes you can choose from?

Note: Large Folders sizes depend on the app count. Hence, you will require enough app icons to support row and column extensions.

Large Folders sizes:

First comes the default one, it has 3 rows and 3 column layout. Once maximized, the screen enables these sizes automatically for your use cases. Afterward, you can tap and hold the folder’s edges to extend its size into the following forms.

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harmonyos large folders sizes

3 rows × 1 column

1 row × 3 column

3 rows × 6 column

HarmonyOS 2 large folders have been the most useful creation by far but with HarmonyOS 3 it has become more creative and intuitive with various sizes.

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How to create a large folder:

Large folders allow you to organize your home screen apps inside a traditional app group with a variety of new functionalities.

All you need to do is to tap and hold any folder and select ‘Enlarge’ to change the size of that folder. You can touch any app within a large folder to open the app directly from the home screen, without having to enter the folder first.

To view more apps within a large folder, touch the stacked icon in the lower right corner of the folder.

HarmonyOS 3 has various features but this one has its own reputation. Even if companies such as Realme and other Chinese phone makers are copying the large folders, they cannot do it better than Huawei.

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