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Huawei Mate 40 Series getting January 2022 HarmonyOS update

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Huawei Mate 40 January 2022 update

Huawei has just released the January 2022 HarmonyOS software update for the flagship Huawei Mate 40 series. According to the information, this update enhances the overall security of smartphones by installing the January 2022 security patch.

The January 2022 software update for the Huawei Mate 40 series is rolling out with the HarmonyOS firmware version 2.0.0.222, which is upgraded from 2.0.0.218/219/220. Below, you can check the list of Huawei Mate 40 smartphones receiving a new update.

Huawei Mate 40 series models:

  • Huawei Mate 40
  • Huawei Mate 40 Pro
  • Huawei Mate 40 Pro+
  • Huawei Mate 40 RS Porsche Design

Aside from this, the stable EMUI 12 software update has started making its way to flagship smartphones belonging to Mate 40, Mate 30, and P40 series in the global market. Meanwhile, the users running on HarmonyOS 2.0 are waiting for the launch of the next major version – HarmonyOS 3.0.

To be mentioned, this update is rolling out in batches so it may take some reach you. So, keep your eager eye on the software update section. However, you can also check updates manually by following the easy steps mentioned below in the article.

Huawei Mate 40 January 2022 update

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HarmonyOS 3.0:

The development of the next version – HarmonyOS 3.0 is currently underway. However, the Chinese tech maker already launched the HarmonyOS 3.0 developer preview for the upcoming HarmonyOS 3.0

Preview information reveals that Huawei could begin the HarmonyOS 3.0 beta testing in April 2022 followed by a stable release in July 2022. Prior to this, the company will release the developer preview 2. More interesting, the global users could also get a chance to upgrade over HarmonyOS 3.0 in near future.

How to update step by step:

To update manually, visit the Settings > System & updates, followed by the Software updates then tapping on CHECK FOR UPDATES and let the phone check for the latest update rollout.

If a software update appears on your smartphone, press DOWNLOAD AND INSTALL, then wait while the update installs on your smartphone. Meanwhile, you can take some precautions such as maintaining battery and storage as well as using a stable data connection.

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New Widgets feature coming with HarmonyOS 3.0

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HarmonyOS 3.0 is the next version of the HarmonyOS operating system that will drive more features into Huawei devices. Speaking of which, there’s news that HarmonyOS 3.0 OS will come with a new and improved widgets system and customization feature.

According to a new leak coming from a Weibo tipster, Huawei will focus further on the privacy and protection of the user’s data. On the other hand, HarmonyOS 3.0 will improve the widgets feature along with bringing new customizations.

A screenshot from the tipster shows a widget that will help you manage all of your essential permissions right from your home screen. On the other hand, it’ll also keep you updated with the number of each type of permission that you have granted so far including camera, microphone, location, internal storage, and more.

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harmonyos 3.0 widgets feature

HarmonyOS Widgets:

Widgets are an essential part of the HarmonyOS operating system and were introduced first in HarmonyOS 2.0. This feature is based on atomic services and shows you information right on your home screen coming from the system or from any installed mobile application that supports widgets features.

The simplicity of widgets allows you to create a shortcut to an application including a set of ‘key’ features, which enables direct interaction with that corresponding app without opening the app entirely.

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The navigation is clear and easy to use, as you can select the size of each supported widget individually. This feature makes it lightweight and productive on the HarmonyOS device’s home screen.

HarmonyOS Service Widgets

Status Bar:

A recent report reveals that the company is working on new improvements for the status bar of HarmonyOS 3.0. According to the report, there is some shuffling made between the icons that include the position of each icon that now sits on either the left or right of the display.

Talking further on this matter, these improvements are being made to utilize the overall workflow and combine them for maximum productivity while interacting with HarmonyOS 3.0.

harmonyos 3.0 status bar icons

HarmonyOS 3.0 is underway in developer beta testing and Huawei is working to arrange wide public beta testing as the launch nears potentially this month. We’ll keep you posted with further updates, stay tuned.

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June 2022 HarmonyOS update for Huawei Mate Xs and Mate X out [CN]

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Huawei Mate Xs June 2022 update

Huawei has begun rolling out the latest June 2022 security update for the first generation Huawei Mate Xs and Mate X foldable smartphones. The firmware keenly works on improving the overall performance and increasing the stability of the device.

A few days ago, Huawei has pushed off the June 2022 security update for Mate Xs global consumers. Now the company is giving a chance to the respective device consumers residing in the home market to install an updated security patch.

As per the information, the new HarmonyOS firmware is approaching the users with version 2.0.0.247. Hence, the Mate Xs and Mate X users must have the base version 2.0.0.241 and 2.0.0.230 respectively.

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Apart from the presence of the new security patch, the changelog doesn’t highlight any specific additions to the system. However, users will find better improvements to the fingerprint module, video framework, and other kernel fixes in this update.

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Moreover, the firmware fixes third-party library vulnerabilities that usually result in lagging of the device. Hence, to ensure a smooth and responsive system, the corresponding smartphone owners must download the new patch.

To know more about the patch: Huawei HarmonyOS 2.0 June 2022 security patch details

Huawei Mate Xs June 2022 update

How to update?

The update is hovering in the region in batches, and will shortly arrive on the smartphones. In the meantime, users can check into the update sections and My Huawei application, to download the software manually.

Download the update through Settings:

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  • Go to the Settings
  • Tap on System & Updates
  • Select the Software Updates
  • Choose the Check for Updates option
  • Hit the Download & Install button for the available update

Download the update through My Huawei App:

  • Open the My Huawei App
  • Visit the Updates tab
  • Click on the Install option

Before you upgrade, make sure that you must have ample storage space and battery in your device. Besides, we suggest you take a backup of the essential files beforehand.

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Huawei Mate 30 series receiving HarmonyOS 2.0.0.263 update

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Huawei Mate 30 HarmonyOS update

Huawei is rolling out a new HarmonyOS software update for the Mate 30 series which includes the classic Mate 30, Mate 30 Pro, Mate 30 RS Porsche Design, and Mate 30E Pro 5G smartphones. This new update showcases the build version as 2.0.0.263 and carries a software package of 534 Megabytes.

Unlike other updates, the Huawei Mate 30 series HarmonyOS update does not integrate any new patch to its surface. However, there are some significant changes that you will notice after installing the latest firmware on the respective smartphones.

As the changelog reads, the new update mainly targets the stability and the security of the system. It enhances the internal protection of the device against minor bugs and exploits. Besides, it brings new improvements to the stability of the system, making it more firm and responsive to the user.

Huawei Mate 30 HarmonyOS update

HarmonyOS Update Changelog:

  • Security: Enhances system protection
  • System: Improves system stability in certain situations

Currently, the update is expanding gradually among the corresponding device users. Hence, there might be some delay to cover all the eligible units. However, users can lean on manual methods to update their devices instantly, which is described, below.

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Previous Updates

A few days ago, Huawei has released the June 2022 security patch for the Mate 30 Pro smartphones running on EMUI 12 interface. With fixes to several high and medium levels of vulnerabilities, the June 2022 patch provides better functioning to the device.

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Apart from the new updates, Huawei will soon unveil some new software such as HarmonyOS 3.0 and EMUI 13 in the market. Hence, the respective handset owners are looking forward to tasting a new experience in the future.

Moving back to the latest HarmonyOS update, you can check the adapting models for the new firmware, below.

  • Mate 30 (4G) TAS-AL00
  • Mate 30 (4G)  TAS-TL00
  • Mate 30 (5G) TAS-AN00
  • Mate 30 Pro (4G) LIO-AL00
  • Mate 30 Pro (4G ) ) LIO-TL00
  • Mate 30 Pro (5G) LIO-AN00
  • Mate 30 RS Porsche Design LIO-AN00P
  • Mate 30EPro 5G LIO-AN00m

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