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Huawei P20 Pro and Mate 20 Pro now support Netflix HD and HDR content and Widevine L1

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Huawei P20 Pro and Mate 20 Pro comes with support for HDR and Full HD, but both were not able to stream HD videos from online streaming services as both the phones lacked support for Widevine L1 certification.

Huawei is now adding support for Google’s Widevine DRM to the P20 Pro and the Mate 20 Pro, which allows the devices to play HD and HDR content on Netflix.

Huawei Nova 3 and Honor 10 getting a new EMUI 9 update with Bone ID feature and more



Before the implementation of Widevine users could only watch content in a maximum of 540p since it only had Widevine L3. Now the phones have the latest version of Widevine, which is Widevine L1.

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The new update for the smartphones also brings gesture-based navigation which is very useful in a full-screen smartphone; second-generation GPU Turbo technology that boosts the phone’s performance; and redesigned settings menu among other things.



How to update to Android 9.0 Pie/EMUI 9.0

The latest software update for the P20 Pro and Mate 20 Pro is EMUI 9,0 which is based on Android 9 Pie OS.

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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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December 2021 security update rolling out for Huawei Mate 10 series [CN]

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Huawei Mate 10 December update

Huawei has begun releasing the latest December 2021 HarmonyOS security update for Huawei Mate 10 series smartphones. This update fixes several new bugs and vulnerabilities found in the latest software build and provides better system security.

According to the information, Huawei Mate 10 series December 2021 update upgrade the device HarmonyOS version 2.0.0.215 to new HarmonyOS version 2.0.0.216. It’s really impressive that the Chinese tech maker sending continuous updates for its old flagships.

Huawei Mate 10 series models:

  • Huawei Mate 10 ALP-AL00
  • Huawei Mate 10 ALP-TL00
  • Huawei Mate 10 BLA-AL00
  • Huawei Mate 10 Pro BLA-AL00
  • Huawei Mate 10 Pro BLA-AL00

Huawei Mate 10 December update

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Before you upgrade:

  1. We recommend you take a backup of your important data.
  2. Use a stable connection to download the update package.
  3. Do not forcefully turn off the phone, once the installation is started.

HOW TO INSTALL:

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.

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.

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About Huawei Mate 10:

Launched in 2017, Huawei Mate 10 smartphone sports a 5.99 inch IPS display with 2560 x 1440p resolution, expands 150.5 x 77.8 x 8.2 mm, weighs 186g, powered by Kirin 970 processor with Mali-G72 MP12 GPU, 4000mAh battery, 4GB RAM, 64GB internal storage.

Huawei Mate 10 comes pre-installed with EMUI 8.0 based on Android 8.0 and has a 20MP dual camera with dual-LED flash as well as an 8MP front camera. This phone supports Nano SIM Card, WiFi, GPS, NFC, HSPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE+ and more.

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Huawei P20 Lite October 2021 update now rolling out in Europe

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Huawei P20 Lite

Huawei has started expanding October 2021 security update for the P20 Lite smartphone in Europe. The latest software update comes with EMUI 9.1 version 9.1.0.397 and a package size of 231 megabytes. However, you might have to wait a bit until the rollout progress further.

Below you can check the instructions to download this software update on your Huawei P20 Lite smartphone.

To manually download this update via mobile Settings– open Settings > click on the System > open Software update > tap on Check for updates option > (if an update is available) click on Download and install > after installation, restart the device.

Huawei P20 Lite:

Launched in March 2018, Huawei P20 Lite comes with a 5.84-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080×2280 pixels, powered by a Kirin 659 processor, 4GB of RAM, 64GB internal storage, 3000mAh battery with fast charging support.

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In terms of software, this phone was initially unveiled with EMUI 8.0 based on Android 8.0. Huawei P20 Lite on the rear packs a 16-megapixel camera and has phase detection autofocus. It sports a 24-megapixel camera on the front for selfies.

Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS, Bluetooth v4.20, NFC, USB Type-C, FM radio, 3G, 4G and more.

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(via – Huaweiblog)

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December 2021 firmware update released for Huawei Watch 3 Pro (Global)

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Huawei Watch 3 Pro December update

Huawei has started rolling out December 2021 HarmonyOS firmware update for Huawei Watch 3 Pro global users. This latest update comes with a bunch of new features including sleep mode, data sync, and much more.

According to information, December 2021 update for Huawei Watch 3 Pro comes with upgraded HarmonyOS version 2.0.0.197, which is a follow-up of version 2.0.0.188. Users, if you found this update, we recommend you download and install it ASAP.

Talking about the changes, it brings a new sleep mode that mutes all ringtones except alarm and reduces the possibility of disturbance while you are sleeping. It added data syncs after successful connections between watch, phone, and sports equipment.

Also, it allows searching your favorite songs via entering the words in the music and supports switching between audio output devices on the music playback screen. As well as it permits you to receive and reply to message from third-party apps.

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Additionally, this update optimizes the screen activation when you lift up the wrist in do not disturb mode and system stability in certain scenarios. To be mentioned, the company has also released this major feature update for Huawei Watch 3 series launched in China.

Huawei Watch 3 Pro December update

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Huawei Watch 3 Pro Changelog:

  • Adds sleep mode, which mutes all ringtones except alarm
  • Syncs data after the successful connection between the watch, phone, and sports equipment
  • Allows you to enter words in music to search for songs
  • Support switching between audio output devices on the music playback screen.
  • Allows you to receive and reply to messages from some third-party apps in the notifications panel of the watch
  • Activates the screen when you raise your wrist in do not disturb mode
  • Optimizes the system stability in certain situations

Points to know:

  • Do not disconnect the Bluetooth connection during the update. 
  •  If the update fails, try again.
  • It may take a while to update the wearable. 
  • Wait until the progress indicator on the device indicates the end of the process.
  • If you have problems using the device, call the Huawei customer service line or visit a Huawei customer service center.

Update Steps:

To update your Huawei Watch 3 Pro firmware, please head towards your phone with the Huawei Health app. Find your connected device inside the app, tap on the device, select your Watch name and proceed toward the update section. Follow the on-screen instructions.

(Via – Huaweiblog)

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