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Huawei P20 and Mate 10 receiving HarmonyOS 2 beta with brand new UI and features

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HarmonyOS 2 beta testing is moving at full speed and Huawei wants to cover as much as devices possible under the HarmonyOS umbrella. To complete these efforts, Huawei has now extended the HarmonyOS testing to more of its old flagship – the Huawei P20 and Mate 10 series.

In the latest edition, these two old flagship devices are receiving their first closed beta rollout with a full pack of changes and it’s quite mesmerizing for the consumers. To be mentioned, another old smartphone – Huawei Nova 4 is also tagged with the same rollout.

According to the information, the following models from Huawei P20, Mate 10, and Nova 4 series are receiving HarmonyOS 2 closed beta no-log version.

Following the HarmonyOS 2 closed beta rollout for the log version, this rollout was scheduled for later last month but delayed due to unspecified reasons.

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Huawei P20 series

  • Huawei P20 (EML-AL00)
  • Huawei P20 (EML-TL00)
  • Huawei P20 Pro (CLT-AL00, CLT-AL01, CLT-AL00)
  • Huawei P20 Pro (CLT-TL00, CLT-TL01)

Huawei Mate 10 series:

  • Huawei Mate 10 (ALP-AL00)
  • Huawei Mate 10 (ALP-TL00)
  • Huawei Mate 10 Porsche Design (BLA-AL00)
  • Huawei Mate 10 Pro (BLA-AL00)
  • Huawei Mate 10 Pro (BLA-TL00)

Huawei Nova 4:

  • Huawei Nova 4 (VCE-AL00)
  • Huawei Nova 4 (VCE-TL00)

HarmonyOS 2 rollout versions:

Huawei P20 and Mate 10 series devices with base EMUI 10 version 10.0.0.188 can upgrade HarmonyOS 2 closed beta version 2.0.0.138. On the other hand, Huawei Nova 4 receiving HarmonyOS 2.0.0.138 upgrading from EMUI 10.0.0.171. All of these packages weigh around 5GB, which is hefty.

However, the HarmonyOS 2.0 beta program is currently limited to China and has yet to confirm the rollout dates for the global users.

Limited testers:

To be mentioned, this rollout is limited to the first batch of 2000 testers for closed beta testing.

Huawei Mate 10 HarmonyOS 2 update screenshot

What does it bring?

HarmonyOS 2 closed beta for the above-mentioned devices brings a new EMUI software user experience that reflects in every part of the UI.

Furthermore, the new HM OS has a bunch of new features such as a brand new home screen, service widgets, a new control panel, super device, collaborative security, and more.

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Features such as Super Device reflect the true power of this OS, which allows users to connect and control different devices using a single device. Check the full changelog below.

Things to remember:

  • Mention all your details correctly while registering for beta, else you might not get it.
  • Keep your device updated with the latest EMUI version mentioned above.
  • This update won’t erase your data, while it is recommended to take a backup, just in case.
  • After installing the update, some of the third-party applications might not work.
  • Maintain enough battery on your device (at least 10GB), before installing the package.

Huawei Mate 10 HarmonyOS home screen

HarmonyOS 2 Changelog for Huawei P20, Mate 10, and Nova 4 devices:

Home-screen: Swiping up on the app icon generates a service widget, which can be resized dragged to a new location, or added to your custom home screen.

Control Panel: Swiping down from the upper-right edge of the screen takes you to Control Panel. Device Control access has been added to the shortcut switches panel so that you can control all of your devices with the same ease as navigating on your phone.

Service Center: If you swipe up from the lower left or lower right corner on the screen, the system will lead to the Service Center. This is the place, where all of your collected service widgets are stored and ready to offer access to your desired services.

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Smart Folder: HarmonyOS adds support for app categorization and management. By pressing down on a standard folder displays a large folder, which offers direct access to desired apps.

HarmoynOS Fonts: HarmonyOS brings support for step-free font Weight adjustments and adjusts the size of the font itself.

Smart Home: Offers nimble, intelligent operations on household appliances, such as quickly accessing the phone’s network from the devices, controlling screenless devices, installation-free apps, and direct service access, which can be accessed by tapping your phone against the selected household appliance, or bringing your phone into the proximity to the appliance.

Smart Office: Under this label, HarmonyOS brings you the capability to transfer files on cross-device platforms without requiring a data cable with the power of Huawei Share, which increases the file transfer speed and provides faster and secure file sharing between Huawei smartphones, computers, and tablets.

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Seamless Performance: All operations, including touches and swipes, are smoother and more natural, with images and videos loading more quickly as well.

Task manager: Support task status saving infrequently used apps, meaning that even after you’ve switched to another app, you can pick up a previous task right from where you had left off.

Security:

App Guard: The App Guard mode is enabled by default, to ensure that all apps subject deep scans for malicious behavior, security vulnerabilities, privacy risks, and other related behaviors while being installed. This prevents risky apps from being installed while helping safeguard the secure running environment of the entire system.

Certifications: The TEE OS security kernel has obtained the CC EAL5+ certification, indicating the highest security level for a global commercial operating system kernel. The HarmonyOS operating system has obtained CC EAL4+ security certification, China’s highest security certification.

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Collaborative Security: Add a mobile – Computer collaborative authentication feature and allows you to unlock your phone by entering the phone’s screen unlock password on your Huawei computer when your phone and computer are connected via multi-screen collaboration.

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.

HarmonyOS Update

HarmonyOS 3 beta is now live for Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8 inch

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The successor of Huawei HarmonyOS debuted in the market with many remarkable features that astounded a number of users that already experiencing its beta version, and now the Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8-inch 2021 users can install the HarmonyOS 3 beta version.

Yes! the Chinese tech giant has recently released the HarmonyOS 3.0 beta version for the Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8 tablet on the home ground. However, this latest version provides further zero-cost experience upgrades for the users.

Notably, the Huawei Mate Xs 2 (PAL-AL00), and Mate Xs 2 collection edition (PAL-AL00) adapted models are eligible to upgrade over the new normal HarmonyOS 3 beta.

Do note your device’s current version should be HarmonyOS 2.0.1.139 to further upgrade over HarmonyOS 3.0.0.104 build version.

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Huawei MatePad 10.8 inch HarmonyOS 3 BETA

HarmonyOS first batch rollout:

Huawei has successfully finished the first batch rollout for the HarmonyOS 3 beta 2 version, which is known through the 3.0.0.104 version. But here is an interesting thing, we noticed the second batch rollout for the devices, which include the Huawei MatePad Pro began collection of the second beta 2 build (3.0.0.104), which is actually the second beta version for the first batch devices.

If you first look, you might also be confused but the second batch devices receive the first beta update based on the second beta version. This means the MatePad Pro 10.8-inch users currently getting the first beta update.

Below you can check the changelog for the device:

New Interaction:

  • Stackable: you can view cards by swiping up and down, or by pulling down and then swiping left to delete, you can also drag to change the order of the cards or add them to the desktop.
  • Combinable: You can combine cards of different sizes and application shortcuts into one. Cards and combined cards can be resized, and you can apply combined templates with a single click.
  • Smart folder: There are additional sizes and styles available, and you can change the size by long-pressing the folder. You can always find the right one, no matter how much or how little you apply. Storage options, as well as more efficient use of desktop space
  • Smart desktop layout: Kneading the desktop intelligently layouts the desktop, you can categorize applications and cards by color and function, and one-click selection generates a personalized desktop automatically.
  • Xiaoyi: Xiaoyi recommends continuous wisdom upgrading and can dynamically recommend services or applications based on time, scene, location, and usage habits, among other things, providing you with a time-saving and convenient experience.

Full-scene smart life:

  • Super terminal: Hyperterminal has been fully expanded to support more device types, various devices can be flexibly combined, interconnected, and coordinated, and devices with different Huawei IDs can also be quickly interconnected, allowing the benefits of each device to be freely invoked.
  • Broadcast control center: Support for connecting two pairs of Bluetooth headphones at the same time has been added, for one song, two people can enjoy and listen to the beauty together, in addition, a multi-device broadcast control function has been added, which can conveniently control the music playback of nearby speakers through the mobile phone’s broadcast control center.

Performance and power consumption:

  • Superframe game engine: The superframe game engine has been improved further, and energy consumption has been reduced by intelligently scheduling CPU and memory resources.

Privacy and security:

  • Privacy center: Provides you with access to all application permissions in the General dashboard, as well as proactive privacy protection suggestions for potential risks You are aware that for all visits
  • Security Center: You can check the security status of the current device or other devices with the same Huawei ID at any time, proactively assisting you in identifying problems and providing protection The device is said to be safer and more reliable.

Accessible:

  • Visual Aid: Image description and text recognition functions have been added, which can report the characteristics and positions of people or objects recognized in the scene, the text content recognized in the reading environment, describing people appearing in the camera lens, and so on.
  • Hearing Aid: Supports quick connection with hearing aids, You can quickly discover nearby hearing aid devices through Bluetooth and easily pair and connect. Added vocal enhancement function, which optimizes the sound by enhancing the clarity of the human voice in the environment, calls, and media to make the sound heard more clearly.

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HarmonyOS 3 beta released for Huawei P50E users

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Huawei P50E smartphone

Just a week ago, Huawei unveil a hint list – the second batch of devices for the HarmonyOS 3 beta version, if you were turned with us then you are definitely aware of the fact that Huawei enlisted the Huawei P50E smartphone users to be a HarmonyOS 3 beta tester.

Along with, the Hauwei P50E smartphone, some Huawei Mate Xs, MatePad, and Smart screen devices are included in the second batch to receive the HarmonyOS 3 beta version.

While talking about the Huawei P50E, the smartphone model is a cost-effective device, built to acknowledge the Huawei P50 series feature in this midrange version. And this new major HarmonyOS version will lead users to experience a redesigned performance.

A new pink variation of the Huawei P50E color was recently added, giving it a better appearance from the exterior, and HarmonyOS 3 will aid in software attractiveness. Users can know the update via HarmonyOS 3.0.0.103 build version.

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If your device is running over the HarmonyOS 2.0.1.150 version, then it’s time to update your Huawei P50E (ABR-AL60) smartphone over the new phase of innovation.

Huawei P50E smartphone

Changelog:

New Interaction:

  • Stackable: you can view cards by swiping up and down, or by pulling down and then swiping left to delete, you can also drag to change the order of the cards or add them to the desktop.
  • Combinable: You can combine cards of different sizes and application shortcuts into one. Cards and combined cards can be resized, and you can apply combined templates with a single click.
  • Smart folder: There are additional sizes and styles available, and you can change the size by long-pressing the folder. You can always find the right one, no matter how much or how little you apply. Storage options, as well as more efficient use of desktop space
  • Smart desktop layout: Kneading the desktop intelligently layouts the desktop, you can categorize applications and cards by color and function, and one-click selection generates a personalized desktop automatically.
  • Xiaoyi: Xiaoyi recommends continuous wisdom upgrading and can dynamically recommend services or applications based on time, scene, location, and usage habits, among other things, providing you with a time-saving and convenient experience.

Full-scene smart life:

  • Super terminal: Hyperterminal has been fully expanded to support more device types, various devices can be flexibly combined, interconnected, and coordinated, and devices with different Huawei IDs can also be quickly interconnected, allowing the benefits of each device to be freely invoked.
  • Broadcast control center: Support for connecting two pairs of Bluetooth headphones at the same time has been added, for one song, two people can enjoy and listen to the beauty together, in addition, a multi-device broadcast control function has been added, which can conveniently control the music playback of nearby speakers through the mobile phone’s broadcast control center.

Performance and power consumption:

  • Superframe game engine: The superframe game engine has been improved further, and energy consumption has been reduced by intelligently scheduling CPU and memory resources.

Privacy and security:

  • Privacy center: Provides you with access to all application permissions in the General dashboard, as well as proactive privacy protection suggestions for potential risks You are aware that for all visits
  • Security Center: You can check the security status of the current device or other devices with the same Huawei ID at any time, proactively assisting you in identifying problems and providing protection The device is said to be safer and more reliable.

Accessible:

  • Visual Aid: Image description and text recognition functions have been added, which can report the characteristics and positions of people or objects recognized in the scene, the text content recognized in the reading environment, describing people appearing in the camera lens, and so on.
  • Hearing Aid: Supports quick connection with hearing aids, You can quickly discover nearby hearing aid devices through Bluetooth and easily pair and connect. Added vocal enhancement function, which optimizes the sound by enhancing the clarity of the human voice in the environment, calls, and media to make the sound heard more clearly.

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Huawei MatePad Paper August 2022 update optimizes e-ink display text clarity

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Huawei MatePad Paper optimization update

The super-light Huawei MatePad Paper tablet getting the second HarmonyOS update in August 2022 to give powerful support to do most of your online tasks or can control how often the e-ink display redraws or force it to refresh more immensely.

In particular, the recent August 2022 update for the Huawei MatePad Paper optimizes the overall system stability to improve the user experience of some scenarios of notes.

The HarmonyOS recent update also optimizes the two most important factors that heavily bother your experience, text clarity, and default brightness of different light modes. Both the feature are optimized properly to give you flawless working.

Additionally, the company added a new noticeable feature that gives high-end security assurance to the Huawei MatePad Paper tablet users. Although, it added a new virus scanning engine to enhance system security.

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Huawei MatePad Paper optimization update

Below you can check which adoptable model receives the HarmonyOS 2.1.0.156 build version.

  • Huawei MatePad Paper HMW-W09

Who can grab this recent update:

Check if your Huawei MatePad Paper tablet running over the HarmonyOS 2.1.0. 152 and 2.1.0.143 build version, then the update is all yours. You can download and install it as soon as possible it reaches you.

Huawei MatePad Paper:

Huawei takes the lead by introducing its first e-ink display tablet. To keep the paper-like experience, the company should target the smart office sector, particularly the creative industry.

Huawei MatePad Paper was in the spotlight at the time of launch as it houses the unique e-ink display that gives you writing on paper experience in a real life. There is no backlight in such devices, so the content on the display is identical to what is seen on printed paper.

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