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Huawei Hongmeng OS will install on a large scale of smart home appliances from Midea Group

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Last November, Midea Group, one of the most popular Chinese appliance company launched the first smart home product that pre-equipped with Huawei operating system, Hongmeng OS (HarmonyOS).

According to the latest information, both Midea Group and Huawei have decided to take their collaboration to a big scale and planned to launch new smart home products this year. This cooperation between the two firms will be enhanced throughout 2021.

Media Group said that it will work with Huawei to break the limitation of hardware capabilities of a single device and launch new smart devices under the Internet of Everything scenarios.

With the combination of Midea devices and Huawei Hongmeng OS, the partnership will bring more devices based on a seamless cross-device interconnection ecosystem.

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Midea group equipped with HarmonyOS offers a new range of intelligent home appliances including:

  1. Smart stoves
  2. Range hoods
  3. Dishwashers
  4. Water heaters
  5. Water purifiers

All of these devices can be easily accessed and controlled using a single smartphone such as Huawei Mate 40, bringing a new user experience for the consumers.

Distributed HarmonyOS:

HarmonyOS build upon the foundation of distributed technology that enables the software to establish cross-device connections and provide a seamless user experience. In 2021, Huawei aimed to install HarmonyOS in over 300-400 million devices, these include various smart products such as smartphones, in-car systems, IoT devices as well as home appliances.

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HDC 2021 HarmonyOS service widget launched with different cards

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Huawei Developer Conference (HDC 2021) will happen on October 22, 2021, in China. The event is awaited by the Huawei consumers and business partners around the globe as the Chinese tech maker is set to reveal a number of different software technologies and initiate a discussion among developers to provide an open and safe software development procedure.

Ahead of that, the Chinese tech maker has introduced something interesting for the people who are anticipated for the HDC 2021 event. Huawei has now launched the new HDC 2021 service widget for HarmonyOS powered devices, which is a nice move by the company.

The HDC 2021 service widgets allow you to see different cards regarding the schedule, attendees, tech labs, developer sessions, and more. Each information regarding the HDC 2021 is now listed on their respective HarmonyOS service widget card system.

For your information, these widgets are available to check-in three sizes and could be added on the home screen to get fasted updates on the latest solutions from the company.

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HDC 2021 HarmonyOS service widgets

HDC 2021:

HDC 2021 is one of the most anticipated events from Huawei, as it will bring us the latest insights on the HarmonyOS operating system as well as EMUI. The company will greet us with the latest developments that have been made with the there will also be different types of help available for the developer community.

However, we’re expecting that Huawei will unpack something more for the global consumers as they are also waiting for any hints from the company regarding their future in terms of software updates.

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When will HarmonyOS rollout for my global Huawei phone [Tracker]

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On June 2, 2021, Huawei launched its new mobile operating system – HarmonyOS 2 (HM OS 2, Hongmeng OS 2). Following the announcement, Huawei began Harmony 2 testing on Huawei devices in China and also announced a major rollout roadmap for over 100 Huawei devices.

HarmonyOS 2:

HarmonyOS 2 is a new micro-kernel-based operating system that is designed and developed by Huawei and later announced as open source. In terms of working terminology, distributed capabilities of HarmonyOS 2 provide a simple one-step solution to control all of your connected devices.

Editor’s Pick: HarmonyOS Features: Control Panel, Super Device, Service Center, App Gestures, Task Center, Widgets and more

The UI/UX of HarmonyOS 2 is user-friendly and installs UI changes including app snippets, new control panel, notification center, gestures, shortcuts, better app management, and many other important features.

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Rollout HarmonyOS global Status:

Currently, Huawei has rolled out the HarmonyOS 2 update for a number of Huawei and Honor devices. These include flagship models – Huawei Mate 40, P40, Mate 30, MatePad Pro, and more.

That’s not it because the previous flagship including Huawei P30, Mate 20, P20, and Mate 10 also joined the HM OS 2 beta testing program. Aside from Mate 10 and P20, the other devices have started receiving stable HarmonyOS 2 in China.

When will HarmonyOS rollout for my global Huawei device?

That’s the question that every Huawei smartphone user in the market outside of China asking for and no one wants to hear anything else.

So, we’re dedicating this article to the current status and the progress that has appeared on the global rollout of HarmonyOS and what Huawei is actually doing on this matter.

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HarmonyOS Expected global rollout date:

We are expecting that Huawei may start HarmonyOS rollout for the global Huawei devices by December 2021. However, the rollout schedule could be more clear with the launch of the Huawei P50 series on July 29 but we don’t have any confirmation.

Which devices first?

Huawei has completed the stable rollout of HarmonyOS 2 for Huawei P40, Mate 40, Mate 30, MatePad Pro devices in China. On the other hand, Huawei is moving fast to conclude the testing for other devices.

This brings us to the answer to our question, the above-mentioned flagship devices will be the first in the testing wagon. followed by the rest as it happened for the Chinese models.

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HarmonyOS Feature: App Guard – System Security

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App Guard

HarmonyOS comes with lots of new features including the latest App Guard, system security. This new addition allows you to safeguard your smartphone from unknown security threats from any apps that could harm your smartphone.

According to the information, apps on AppGallery are verified as safe, having passed rigorous security checks. Once the App Guard is enabled, the system will recommend that you download apps through Huawei AppGallery, whenever is possible, to protect your device and data from risky apps.

If you have this app enabled, you’ll get a warning regarding the app that you are proceeding to install.

How to enable HarmonyOS App Guard:

AppGuard is enabled by default but you can check it up from the system settings.

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  • Open Settings
  • System & updates
  • App Guard
  • Disable

Swipe down from the upper-right edge of the screen to display Control Panel, touch, select Edit switches, drag App Guard to the shortcut switches panel, and enable the feature.

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When installing apps from sources other than Huawei AppGallery:

If the app is available in Huawei AppGallery, follow the onscreen instructions to install it via Huawei AppGallery or touch Install anyway to proceed to install it from the current source.

If the app is not available in AppGallery, you are not advised to install it. If you trust the app, you can follow the onscreen instructions to touch Install anyway and enter your password to complete the installation. If the system detects that the app involves uncontrollable risks, you will not be allowed to install the app.

App Guard:

App Guard is a system feature intended to ensure the security of apps and services. After App Guard is
enabled, you will be advised to download apps via Huawei AppGallery if possible, as all apps have
to undergo the following four-layer precautions before being released in AppGallery:

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  • Malicious behavior detection: To detect viruses, Trojan horses, worms, malicious fee deductions, and malicious data consumption.
  • Security vulnerability scanning: To ensure component security, password input security, and command execution security.
  • Privacy leakage check: To prevent authorization of unnecessary data access, personal data leakage, and lack of a privacy statement.
  • Manual real-name authentication: To ensure security by performing the test on a real device with a real person in real scenarios.
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