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Huawei Nova 5i and 4e receiving new multi-window feature [HarmonyOS]

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Huawei is rolling out a new HM OS 2 software update for Nova 5i and Nova 4e smartphones bringing a new Smart multi-window feature. Moreover, it also optimizes some of the existing functionalities. The Nova 4e devices have just begun the HarmonyOS 2 closed beta testing.

After installing the latest HarmonyOS 2.0 version 2.0.0.165 on Nova 4e and Nova 5i, the users will be able to use the multi-window feature for applications. By using this, you can instantly reply to the messages, while playing games or watching videos.

Furthermore, the new firmware optimizes the display interface of the control panel. And it also improves the experience of the drop-down status bar, when you swipe it down while playing games.

To be mentioned, this software update is rolling out in batches and will gradually cover all the devices in China. You can check the complete changelog and the update instructions below.

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Nova 5i HarmonyOS update

Changelog:

Adds Smart multi-window

  • Swipe in from both sides of the screen and then pause > call out the side application bar > long press, and drag the application to instantly open the split-screen.
  • Click on the application to open the floating window, and when watching videos or playing games, you can reply instantly through the floating window Message, you can also quickly minimize the window and hide it to the floating ball.

Control panel

  • Optimize the interface display of the control panel.

Game Assistant

  • Optimize the operation experience of the drop-down status bar in the game scene.

Things to remember

  • Make sure your device is not root
  • Take a backup of your important data
  • Maintain enough battery and storage on your device
  • It’s a staged rollout and may take time to reach your device

Huawei to soon release a new HM OS update:

Soon, a new Huawei HarmonyOS 2.0 version 2.0.0.166 will rollout for devices. This update will further optimize the currency version and brings stability to the devices.

The update will begin rolling out this week, starting with the Huawei Mate 40 series. The previous update carried some major changes including new features, optimizations, and bug fixes.

Huawei Nova 5i 

Huawei Nova 5i comes with a 5.84-inch IPS LCD display with 1080 x 2310 resolution. The smartphone is powered by the Kirin 710 12nm processor. It is paired with 4GB RAM and 128GB of memory.

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The device packs a 4000 mAh battery and runs on the Android 9 based EMUI 9.1 OS. The Nova 5i equips a triple rear camera setup with a 24MP+16MP+2MP lens. On the front, it has a 16MP selfie camera.

Huawei Nova 4e

Huawei Nova 4e sports a 6.15-inch display with 2340 x 1080 pixel resolution. The device packs a 3340mAh battery along with a triple rear camera of 24MP+16MP+2MP. In the front, it has an 8MP selfie camera.

In terms of software, the Nova 4e comes pre-packed with EMUI 9.0 based on Android 9. It equips a Kirin 710 SoC with 4GB RAM and internal storage of 128GB.

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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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September 2021 update rolling out for these 7 Huawei devices

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Huawei 7 devices September 2021 update

We’re now in October and Huawei is preparing to unveil a number of new smart products this month. However, the software rollout continues as usual. In the latest episode, the Chinese tech maker is seeding the September 2021 security update for 7 Huawei devices that are running its latest operating system.

According to the information, Huawei is rolling out September 2021 security update for 7 Huawei devices including – Enjoy 20 Plus 5G, Maimang 8, Enjoy 9S, Enjoy Z 5G, Enjoy 20 Pro, and Maimang 9 5G, and the Huawei P40 5G.

To be mentioned, these 8 devices run HarmonyOS 2.0 operating system. Some of the models are still under beta testing and a few of them just participated in the closed testing environment.

Let’s check the rollout details and changelog below.

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Huawei 7 devices September 2021 update

September 2021 Update Eligible Models:

  1. Enjoy 20 Plus 5G – (FRL-AN00a/TN00)
  2. Maimang 8 – (POT-AL00)
  3. Enjoy 9S – (POT-Tl00a)
  4. Enjoy Z 5G – (DVC-AN00)
  5. Enjoy 20 Pro 5G – (DVC-AN20/TN20)
  6. Maimang 9 5G – (TNN-AN00)
  7. P40 5G – (ANA-AN00/TN00)

Time dive into Changes:

Huawei Enjoy 20 Plus 5G, Enjoy 20 Pro, Enjoy Z 5G, and Maimang 9 5G receiving HarmonyOS 2.0 version 2.0.0.205. This software build brings a new size adjustment feature for home screen icons and users can access it via Settings, Home screen and wallpaper, Home screen settings, and then open icon size option to access.

This update also brings a new security patch released in the month of September 2021 for an improved system and ensures that your phone runs safe and secure.

On the other hand, Huawei Maimang 8 and Enjoy 9S getting new software with HarmonyOS 2.0 version 2.0.0.187. This update brings important improvements for the system stability to improve the overall user experience and performance.

Huawei September 2021 update

Huawei P40:

Among these, Huawei is also sending a new software version – 2.0.0.206 for the HarmonyOS powered P40 5G devices. The rollout is conducted under the beta mode and brings a number of new features. The changelog shows to include a new task center feature, a cross-device task management function.

In the task center (swipe from the bottom of the screen for a short pause to enter), you can view and use the historical tasks of the same WiFi network and Huawei ID device (requires support for the task center).

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This update also adds a new Celia Keyboard app, as well as optimizes the touch as well volume adjustment feature in the accessibility section. Furthermore, this update optimizes the system stability for power consumption in some situations, which could save an extra amount of battery for the device users.

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Honor 30 and V30 series getting .168 update with new HarmonyOS features

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Honor 30 Pro Plus

HarmonyOS 2.0 version 2.0.0.168 rolling out for Honor 30 and Honor V30 series phones upgrading from 2.0.0.165. This firmware has new features and a number of better software improvements for various aspects of the software system.

According to the changelog, the latest .168 update for Honor 30 Pro, 30 Pro+, Honor V30, and V30 Pro smartphones comes with a new multi-camera mode that allows you to shoot photographs from different devices using various perspectives.

The update also improves the camera by fixes a certain watermark issue, there are fixes for control panel icons’ abnormal appearance. Furthermore, the .168 update package brings September 2021 security patches for the Honor 30 and V30 series devices.

HarmonyOS 2.0 version .168 eligible devices:

  • Honor V30 (OXF-AN00)
  • Honor V30 Pro (OXF-AN10)
  • Honor 30 Pro (EBG-AN00)
  • Honor 30 Pro (EBG-TN00)
  • Honor 30 Pro+ (EBG-AN10)

HarmonyOS 2.0.0.168 changelog:

  • Camera: Added multi-camera mode. During shooting, you can choose a HarmonyOS 2 mobile phone or tablet (with multi-camera mode required) in the same WLAN network as the lens to take wonderful pictures from multiple angles and realize remote control.
  • Camera: Fix the problem that the camera watermark cannot be automatically rotated in some situations.
  • Display: Fix the problem that some icons in the control panel are not displayed
  • Security: Integrates the September 2021 security patch to enhance the security of the mobile phone system.

Honor 30 168 update

How to update:

To download this update manually, go to Settings then System & updates, then open Software update, from here select Check for updates. If an update is available it’ll pop up on your phone and an option of Download and install will appear. Press the option and start to download.

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Alternatively, you can also request software updates through the My Huawei app. To do this, open the My Huawei app, tap on the update, then select Check for updates, and then download and install.

However, there are a few things that you need to know before you proceed towards the update procedure. First, it’s recommended that you need to keep sufficient storage, keep an optimum battery level. Please wait while the update installs.

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Home screen icon size customization feature rolling out for Huawei P40 (CN)

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Huawei P40 series stands as one of the first devices that participated in the HarmonyOS 2.0 developer beta activity since December last year. These phones have received consecutive beta upgrades before HarmonyOS 2.0 stable update. On the other hand, their global siblings are still running EMUI 11 and awaiting their term to upgrade with the next major software rollout.

As for now, the Huawei P40 series getting a new software update in China. This Huawei 40 series update comes with HarmonyOS 2.0 version 2.0.0.205 and is currently initiated for the Huawei P40 5G model. Later on, it’ll expand to other P40 series devices.

Huawei P40 Icon Customization Update:

As per the changelog, the latest Huawei P40 series update installs a new Home Screen icon size customization feature. This feature will allow you to customize the size of the icons of the screen according to your preference from various aspects.

The latest Huawei P40 home screen icon size customization option could be found in Settings > Home Screen and Wallpaper > Home Screen settings > Icon Size. This update also adds a new mail app designed for the HarmonyOS service widgets feature.

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huawei p40 icon Customization Update

Multi-window bug fixes:

Previously, Huawei P40, P40 Pro, and P40 Pro Plus arranged a new software that fixed multi-window mode, there were some problems with no sound. The update also improves system security.

How to update:

The latest Huawei P40 series can be checked via Settings >> System & updates >> Update >> Check for updates >> Download and install.  However, you must note that the Huawei P40 series device must not be rooted, it has sufficient battery and do not force shut down your phone while the update installs.

Huawei P40 series:

Launched in 2020, the Huawei P40 series comes in three models – P40, P40 Pro, and P40 Pro Plus. The Pro and Pro Plus models have the world’s first quad curved edge display and are powered by Kirin 990 5G chipset. These phones have an excellent camera system that goes up to Penta camera setup.

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