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Huawei improves P40 lineup smartphones system security with March software update

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EMUI 11 is Huawei’s latest custom OS to date, which comes with various new capabilities to meet consumer’s needs. Every Huawei device holder wants to install this major update to experience advanced features.

As of now, the Huawei P40 lineup updated on the stable EMUI 11 software from EMUI 10.1 across the globe. For information, the P40 smartphones were the first to test the EMUI 11 beta build along with the Mate 30 and MatePad Pro devices in the Chinese market as well as the global market.

Earlier this month, Huawei pushed a security update for the P40 and P40 Pr0 users that brought the January 2021 security patch for the improvement of the system security.

Now, Huawei has begun sending another security update in the same month for the P40 devices in home ground, which will further expand in the global market. According to the changelog, this build brings the security patch released in February 2021 that enhances the security of the mobile phone system.

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About phone: Huawei P40 series is the high-end flagship smartphone lineup launched the last year with pre-installed EMUI 10.1. It is one of the most popular Huawei lineups, offers an amazing hardware system.

Version details: The P40, P40 Pro, and P40 Pro+ users can identify this update with EMUI 11 version 11.0.0.172/173 from EMUI 11.0.0.170.

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  • 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.

CHANGELOG:

Security: Integrates Android security patches released in February 2021 for improved system security.

February 2021 Security Patch Details: This February 2021 security patch fixes different levels of exploits and issues within Huawei smartphones including 2 critical, 26 high, and 77 medium levels of CVEs.

Check the how-to update steps below.

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 update button
  • Tap on Check for update option
  • If an update is available, click on Download and install
  • After installation Reboot the device

(Via – huaweiupdate)

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October 2021 Huawei Watch GT 2 update rolling out

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Aside from the HarmonyOS test activity, Huawei didn’t forget its other devices to send regular updates. Now, Huawei Watch GT 2 42mm variant begins to grab system stability optimization with the October 2021 update.

This is the company’s most popular series in both – native as well as overseas markets. It’ll be not surprising if this wearable is upgraded on the HarmonyOS system. Related to this, the company started recruiting new beta testers for Watch GT 2 46mm smartwatch a month ago. However, the features were only complementing and rest of the details are yet to come.

Meanwhile, Huawei is improving the system’s performance of the accessories. Prior to this, Huawei Watch GT 2e has grabbed the October 2021 update for maintaining a steady performance in the system.

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Huawei Watch GT 2 October 2021 Update Details:

The October 2021 update will upgrade the Huawei Watch GT 2 version from 1.0.13.10/1.0.13.1 2 to the latest 1.0.13.1 8 versions. Speaking of the update logs, it has brought system stability optimizations for some scenarios.

However, it’s rolling out in batches and may take 3 to 7 days to cover respective models. Until then, users are recommended to wait patiently. Although the changelog is simple, it needs to be downloaded as soon it appears on the smartwatch.

Update Notes:

Users can download this update through Huawei Health App. Just open the application and tap on the devices option and select “Huawei  Watch GT 2” there. Afterward, you have to select the latest update and follow the further procedure to install this firmware.

On the other hand, there are few things that users need to keep remember while installing this update. First, make sure to keep the smartphone and smartwatch in an adequate BT range and maintain more than 20% of battery level in the wearable.

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Huawei P10 and Mate 9 HarmonyOS 2.0 patch brings fingerprint fixes

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Huawei P10 and Mate 9 users in China are currently testing HarmonyOS operating system under the beta activity. The phone series will soon receive a stable HarmonyOS upgrade but before that the phone is now receiving a new patch that brings an important fix.

According to the changelog, the Huawei P10 and Mate 9 patch has a size of 82.55MB but it doesn’t have a version number. The update fixes issues with fingerprint login on some third-party apps. It also fixes some problems in display and optimizes calling as well as communication.

HarmonyOS 2.0:

Earlier this month, the Huawei P10 series comes along with the Mate 9 series began receiving HarmonyOS 2.0 beta, and installed a bunch of new features for this smartphone. However, this new update is not available for global consumers.

The current beta testing will be conducted until a stable release and will be sent for various devices.

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HarmonyOS First Beta Feature:

  • HarmonyOS Home screen: Slide up the application icon with a horizontal line at the bottom to generate a universal card. The size of the card can be large or small. Drag to change the position and change the personalized desktop
  • Control Center: Slide down from the top left of the screen to the notification center to view notifications message. slipped into the top of the screen from the right side control center convenient shortcut switch
  • Slide: services may enter the service center from the lower left corner or lower right edge of the screen, the convergence of various types of universal card tap to direct service
  • Large folder: Long press the desktop to store the application folder can be displayed as a large folder, the applications in the large folder can be directly accessed by clicking the application icon, which is more convenient to use
  • HarmonyOS font: Supports stepless font weight changes, which can be adjusted by the slider Font size and thickness, with a comfortable viewing experience to satisfy your reading habits. Smart life in the whole scene
  • Unlimited: New message chat function, support for sending encrypted messages, dynamic expressions, dragging to play voice messages, and multiple pictures to send Added screen sharing function. Share screen during video calls. Not only can you share screen information, you can also graffiti freely on the screen, and share information while chatting.
  • AI Voice: Adjust the way to turn on Smart Voice. Press the power button for 1 second to bring up Wisdom Voice

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Huawei Nova 9 is receiving HarmonyOS 2.0.1 software update

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HarmonyOS 2.0.1 Update

Huawei Nova 9 series is receiving a new software update that comes with a number of new HarmonyOS features because it’s a direct upgrade over HarmonyOS 2.0.1. After the launch, the phone is marketed with HarmonyOS 2.0.1 version but remained under HarmonyOS 2.0.0.

Launched on September 23, the Nova 9 lineup represents a powerful camera system and beautiful design. Both of these combine a fresh and better smartphone that rivals all. On the other hand, the phone doesn’t come with 5G connectivity.

The HarmonyOS 2.0.1 update for the Huawei Nova 9 series comes with version 2.0.1.152 and adds interesting features including “short video”. This new feature allows you to shoot short videos with different types of camera enhancement as well as optimization for existing camera modes.

There’s also a new home screen theme added to the phones that consist of always-on display, lock screen animations, home screen style, all connecting together. Furthermore, you’ll find that the audio is now optimized to provide a better calling experience.

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That’s not it, the HarmonyOS 2.0.1 for Huawei Nova 9 comes with display optimizations that enhance the overall viewing quality. The changelog doesn’t end there, there are improvements for horizontal and vertical display rotation in some game-playing situations. Worrying about the system stability? Don’t because this update enhances the entire smartphone.

This phone series was expected to come with HarmonyOS 2.1 but the company didn’t mention this rollout during the launch event nor it was listed online. Thereafter, the Chinese tech giant is sending the HarmonyOS 2.0.1 for the eligible model.

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Huawei Nova 9 series:

Huawei Nova 9 series consist of two models – Nova 9 and Nova 9 Pro. The Nova 9 Pro consist of two front cameras, 50 MP RYYV super sensing quad cameras, it’s also the first model to equip 100W super-fast charging and a new color design that shines in every light.

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The Nova 9 series has a 75-degree arc-like overflow display and 120Hz refresh rate and 300Hz touch sampling for fast touch interactions.

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