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Huawei Mate 20 Pro update brings improvements to the Face Unlock and in-display fingerprint scanner

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Huawei Mate 20 Pro tips and tricks

Huawei is now rolling out a new EMUI 9-based software update for the Mate 20 Pro, which includes several improvements to Face Unlock and other features on the phone.

As per the change-log, the update improves the speed of the fingerprint scanner and the performance of the 3D Face Unlock in different scenarios.

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Apart from these two improvements, Huawei has also improved the location accuracy and navigation performance on Google Maps. The update also installs the November Android Security patch on the phone. Finally, a bug related to Google Messenger not showing notifications, has been fixed.

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Huawei P20 and P20 Pro users now getting EMUI 9.0 update

The new EMUI 9.0 build for the Mate 20 Pro carries the version number LYE-L29 9.0.0.146 (C432).The update weighs about 552MB in size and is available as an over-the-air update. It is being rolled out in stages, which means that it could take a while for all users to receive the update.

If you haven’t received the update yet, you can check for it manually. Simply launch the Settings app and then head over to System > System Update. We recommend that you download the update over Wi-Fi and keep your phone fully charged while installing it.



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Most of Deng Li's smartphones are from the Huawei ecosystem and his first Huawei phone was Ascend Mate 2 (4G). As a tech enthusiast, he keeps exploring new technologies and inspects them closely. Apart from the technology world, he takes care of his garden.

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New Rope Skipping mode coming for Huawei Watch Fit with new update

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The Huawei Watch Fit series, which comes pre-installed with 96 exercises modes is getting a new rope skipping mode with the latest update. It’ll help the users in keeping track of their skipping counts without wasting a single breath on them.

To be mention, the recently launched Huawei Watch Fit New series has been compensated with the same feature last week. Now, it’s rolled out for the older series in the mainland. Huawei will gradually expand the new feature for global users soon.

According to the information, Huawei has initiated the 1.0.6.2 firmware that contains an update package size of 18.26MB. Speaking of the update log, it has added the rope skipping mode for the Huawei Watch Fit lineup and optimizes the system’s stability in addition.

Huawei Watch Fit Rope Skipping

How to Activate Rope Skipping Mode:

After installing the 1.0.6.2 version update, the users can find this new feature in the exercise interface. You just have to swipe up and down, then you can see this sipping count feature. You just have to set your goals and only focus on your skipping strategy, posture, and breathing. No need to divert your focus on the count, as you completes your goal, your smartwatch will automatically notify you.

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Watch Fit Rope Skipping

 

How to Download New Update:

You need to connect your smart and smartphone and then open the Huawei Health App. Afterward, tap on the Device option and then select your device name (Huawei Watch Fit). Now, you have to select the latest firmware and follow the further procedure. You can repeat the same steps to install other updates as well.

Besides, there are some points you need to remember while installing this update-

  • Keep battery more than 20% of battery level in your smartphone and smartwatch
  • Make sure a stable connection between both devices
  • Don’t disturb the installation process in between
  • Use the latest version on Huawei Health App

(Souce: Ithome)

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[Update: GPS Fix] Huawei Watch GT 2e is receiving October 2021 update

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Huawei Watch GT 2e October 2021 Update

Update: GPS Fix

Huawei Watch GT 2e smartwatch has recently received an important stability update, and it’s revealed that this update also fixes some important GPS issues. According to the information, the latest Watch GT 2e update comes with a 1.0.8.16 firmware version.

Huaweiblog reveals that the smartwatch was unable to find a GPS signal anymore, or took an extremely long time until a signal is found, which was then not very stable. This Huawei Watch GT 2e GPS bug is now fixed with the latest software rollout.

 

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October 14, 2021: Rollout Started

Huawei has been updating its devices to provide new features and enable software enhancements in the system. Related to this, the Huawei Watch GT 2e is now receiving the October 2021 software update that comes with system stability improvements.

In terms of details, this new firmware update comes with new system optimizations that improve the overall performance and provides you with a better smart wearable performance.

The Huawei Watch GT 2e October 2021 update comes with firmware version 1.0.8.16 upgrading from 1.0.8.12 and 1.0.8.10. However, the changelog doesn’t seem to offer more than the mentioned changes.

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The Watch GT 2e follows the same path but has a different approach towards the consumers. It comes with a stylish finishing coupled with sports and a rugged look. This watch is suitable for all scenarios, use cases and provides optimum performance from indoor to outdoor, the Watch GT 2 won’t disappoint its consumers.

Huawei Watch GT 2e October 2021 Update

Important Notes:

  1. For a better user experience, you are advised to update the Huawei Health app to the latest version in the app store first.
  2. Keep Bluetooth connected during the update. If the update fails, try again.
  3. Updating the wearable device may take some time. Please wait for the progress bar on the device to complete. The device will automatically restart after the update is complete.
  4. If you encounter any issues when using the device, please call the Huawei customer service hotline or visit a Huawei customer service center for assistance.

HOW TO UPDATE:

Connect the watch to your phone using the Huawei Health app, open the app, touch Devices, touch the device name, choose Firmware update, then follow the onscreen instructions to update your watch if there is any new updates. If any update is available, it’s recommended to download the firmware and install it as soon as possible. Do note that this update is rolling out gradually, so it may take some time reach every device.

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Huawei Mate 20 Pro HarmonyOS portrait service widget feature rolling out

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Huawei is rolling out a new software update for the Mate 20 Pro that brings an important HarmonyOS portrait gallery service widget feature. This is an addition to other ingredients of the latest software rollout for the Mate 20 device in China.

The changelog is identical to the software rollout that became visible for the Huawei Mate 40 series, very recently in China. Therefore, the same update is now being sent to these three years old flagship.

According to the information, the Huawei Mate 20 Pro portrait service widget feature update comes with HarmonyOS version 2.0.0.207 along with an update package size of 0.97GB. This is quite a big package because there’s a lot more to explore.

The latest portrait service widget allows you to rotate photos (in gallery view), swipe to change them to change the on-screen image, or click on the photo to open the app for a large view of selection.

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The new software update for the Huawei Mate 20 Pro has a better service center, a new cross-device task manager, adds Celia keyboard as well as system stability and AI Celia voice assistant improvement.

This update is currently expanding in batches for the Huawei Mate 20 series models running HarmonyOS 2.0 in China. Therefore, the Chinese tech maker is now wondering to improve the device with the latest enhancements as possible.

The latest software rollout is only available for the Chinese consumers of the Huawei Mate 20 Pro, while the global users still run EMUI 11 software system and waiting eagerly for the next major upgrade.

Huawei Mate 20 Pro Portrait HarmonyOS service widget

How to Update

If you have the Huawei Mate 20 or Mate 20 Pro with the HarmonyOS operating system, you can check for the update via the following instructions.

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Go to the settings section. To do this, open Settings > Software & updates > updates, Check for updates, and if available, download and install. Your phone will restart and begin the installation process.

Before you begin, it’s recommended that you charge your smartphone sufficiently so it won’t run out of power during the update procedure. Also, keep a backup of your important data, so you won’t lose a nick of your important memories. Furthermore, the downloaded update package will be deleted automatically once the installation finishes.

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