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Huawei OpenHarmony 3.2 Beta 1 released, check what’s new 

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Surprisingly, Huawei took one step ahead with its Open source HarmonyOS software. The Huawei OpenHarmony 3.2 Beta 1 version has been now officially released. This Beta version has a lot of highlights with basic enhancements.

In addition, Huawei OpenHarmony 3.2 Beta 1 achieved the following capabilities

Enhanced basic capabilities of lightweight systems

  • The lightweight LiteOS system and Linux system IPC are unified, and the inter-process communication capabilities are built and improved, including distributed inter-process communication, providing local and distributed inter-process communication capabilities for distributed services and apps.

Enhancement of basic capabilities of standard systems

  • Added support for compiling and building for Arm 64-bit system versions.
  • Graphics support secure screenshots and secure screen recording; support for embedding display capabilities in other application interfaces.
  • The window supports the ability to quickly switch the desktop and restore the application window, wake the screen from the window, keep the screen always on / adjust the screen brightness of the window, and secure the layer.
  • The Ark VM supports multi-instance debugging, as well as conditional breakpoints and watch expression capabilities.
  • Multi-mode input supports remote control, mouse, keyboard input device hot-plug monitoring capability.
  • Securely supports OpenHarmony’s cross-device same-account mutual trust authentication capability.

Enhanced distributed capabilities of standard systems

  • System service management supports group verification mechanism capability.

Standard System Application Framework Capability Enhancement

  • ArkUI supports the AbilityComponent component to embed the application interface (Ability) as a control in other applications to display; enhance the ability of column and sidebar components, and support the ability to automatically hide by dragging and dropping.
  • Package management supports the installation, uninstallation, and query of sandbox applications, and the unpacking tool supports Stage model capabilities.
  • Meta-capability support Stage model supports Worker mechanism, and DFX capabilities such as ANR and application main thread stuck detection are added.

Enhanced application capabilities of standard systems

  • The gallery supports basic dynamic effects, supports image editing and saving capabilities, and provides OEM custom development capabilities

The OpenHarmony 3.2 Beta 1 most notable support is for collecting and structure for the Arm 64-bit system version. Moreover, it supports secure screenshots and recording, and also sustains embedding display capabilities in other Huawei apps.

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Moreover, the OpenHarmony 3.2 Beta 1 performs overall achievement for the system. Also, it enhances the basic capabilities of the system application.

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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.

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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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