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Huawei P30 and P30 Pro receiving first HarmonyOS 2 closed beta, a new operating system

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Just after the one week of first phase device recruitment for HarmonyOS 2.0 beta, Huawei has opened the new slots for 11 devices in the second phase. Post enrollment, the company has now started releasing the first HarmonyOS 2 closed beta build for the Huawei P30 series, a previous-gen flagship.

At the moment, the Huawei P30 lineup registered beta testers are able to test the new HarmonyOS features. Following the final testing, all of the P30 smartphone users will be able to get their hands on the new HM OS and as well as its new capabilities.

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Moreover, the HarmonyOS 2.0 beta is currently available for Chinese variants only. However, the company also has plans for global users, which are yet to disclose. So don’t worry and keep patience.

It’s time to check more information about the first HarmonyOS 2 closed beta rollout for the Huawei P30 devices.

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Adapted Huawei P30 series models:

  • Huawei P30 – ELE-AL00/ELE-TL00
  • Huawei Pro Pro – VOG-AL00/VOG-AL10/VOG-TL00

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In the coming days, Huawei will roll out several HarmonyOS 2 betas in order to prepare for a stable rollout on a large scale.

So, Huawei P30 users are you curious to know what the first HarmonyOS 2 beta update brings for you?

Well, it comes with a bunch of new features and there is the new user interface including the brand new home screen, control panel, service center, HarmonyOS font, smoother sharing, smart home connection, better security, and much more.

Let’s explore the changelog in details:

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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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MeeTime: Added support for multi-party calls. Now, both Huawei mobile phones and tablets can freely access audio and video calls

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.

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.

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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.

We also recommend you to watch the video below and check the HarmonyOS 2 features through the graphical narration.

Also, check:

HarmonyOS (HongMeng OS): Everything you need to know

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These nine Huawei devices begin HarmonyOS beta testing

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Huawei HarmonyOS beta Nine Devices

Today, Huawei announced the HarmonyOS 2.0 beta recruitment starts for nine Huawei and Honor devices. This beta batch includes the company’s tablets and a smartphone. Now, the devices will be soon getting the beta builds followed by the stable updates.

According to the information, a total of 2000 users of each tablet (overall 18,000 users) can register themselves for this activity. In addition, these beta devices will be the first to experience the HrmonyOS 2.0 performance on their respective models.

Furthermore, the recruitment will be closed by the 5th November 2021 at 10:00. Users, who want to shift from EMUI to HarmonyOS can register before the announced timeline. Thereafter, the company will send HarmonyOS 2.0 beta build for the respect registered beta testers.

As of now, you can check the Huawei device list announced for this batch of HarmonyOS beta recruitment.

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Huawei HarmonyOS beta Nine Devices:

  1. MediaPad M5 Youth Edition (8-inch variant)
  2. MediaPad M5 Youth Edition (10.1-inch variant)
  3. Enjoy Tablet 2
  4. Enjoy Tablet (10.1-inch variant)
  5. Honor Tablet 6 (10.1-inch variant)
  6. Honor Tablet 5 (8-inch variant)
  7. Honor Tablet 5 (10.1-inch variant)
  8. Honor Tablet X6
  9. Nova 8 SE Vitality Edition

Huawei HarmonyOS beta recruitment

The users are suggested to also sign up for the pollen club with the latest version to be updated with this process and interact with other companions. Besides, they can register through Pollen Club, open the app then go to recommendations and check for the internal beta registration. Here, fulfill all the required data and you have successfully registered.

HarmonyOS Update Rollout:

Speaking of the HarmonyOS update rollout, it’s only available for the Chinese variants whereas the company is still silent about its global availability. However, it has crossed the 120 million milestones in the native market with constantly growing numbers.

Now, the company has increased its aim from 100 million to 300 million for this year. It might be possible that after completing 300 million upgrades, the company will turn to global users.

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Huawei HarmonyOS 2.0 public beta begins for these 9 phones

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Huawei has accelerated the HarmonyOS upgrade process in the home ground for devices including smartphones, tablets, and smart accessories. The company is bringing more devices on this track, letting the users experience the power of distributive HarmonyOS features ahead of the official release.

Now, it’s time for new Huawei and Honor devices from the Enjoy and Youth series to experience the flagship smartphone operating system under unlimited testing slots. Recently, HarmonyOS 2 public beta was announced 9 Huawei and Honor phones Huawei Enjoy 20 5G and other devices including – Enjoy 10, Maimang 8, and Honor smartphones.

Below you can check all of the 9 Huawei and Honor phones that are participating in the latest HarmonyOS public beta activity in the month of October 2021. These phones will soon move towards a stable release.

9 HarmonyOS Public beta phones:

  1. Huawei Enjoy 20 5G
  2. Huawei Enjoy 10
  3. Huawei Enjoy 9S
  4. Huawei Maimang 8
  5. Honor 8X
  6. Honor 20i
  7. Honor Play 3
  8. Honor 10 Youth Edition
  9. Honor 20 Youth Edition

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All the devices are getting the HarmonyOS 2.0 public beta version 2.0.0.195 with the system and display optimization. However, the Huawei Enjoy 20 5G is upgrading on the public beta 2.0.0.190 version of the brand new HarmonyOS. Alongside the full array of HarmonyOS features, this update has also installed the system optimizations to keep a steady operational flow.

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HarmonyOS 2.0 Features and Rollout:

HarmonyOS is a new generation open-source operating system that has distributive features that can collaborate with other devices to establish a cross-platform connection. In addition, it installs more enhance features including a new home screen, HarmonyOS fonts, service widgets, control panel, and Super Device, and more.

This system software is being hyped by the company since its official launch in June this year. Following the launch, the Chinese phone maker began sending this new mobile os for the top flagship lineup, then mid-range devices, and tablets as well as devices of its former brand Honor. Yet, the global users are in a waiting line with no further information at the moment.

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In the meantime, an interesting topic has popped up in the name of HarmonyOS 3.0. However, there is much information available on this matter but the company may unveil this new operating system version at Huawei Developer Conference (HDC) 2021 on 24th October. There may be a possibility that Huawei may also share information regarding the EMUI 12 for global consumers.

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25 Huawei devices are receiving stable HarmonyOS update

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Following months of trials, 25 Huawei devices are receiving stable HarmonyOS 2.0 updates. These 25 devices aren’t just smartphones but also includes a smart screen (smart TVs) as well as models from both Huawei and Honor brand. The below-listed devices are now eligible to upgrade over the HarmonyOS and enjoy its latest features.

To be noted, these phones have been running the EMUI software system before upgrading over the HarmonyOS. This new OS installs various new features and user interface that provides a seamless user experience for the consumers. Also, both EMUI and existing HarmonyOS testers can now install this major upgrade.

25 Huawei devices with stable HarmonyOS update:

  1. P20
  2. P20 Pro
  3. Mate 10
  4. Mate 10 Pro
  5. Mate 10 Porsche Design
  6. Mate RS Porsche Design
  7. nova 4
  8. Enjoy 10S
  9. Enjoy 10 Plus
  10. Honor 9X
  11. Honor 9X Pro
  12. Honor 20S
  13. Honor Play 4T Pro
  14. Honor 10
  15. Honor V10
  16. Huawei Smart Screen S 55 inches
  17. Huawei Smart Screen S 65 inches
  18. Huawei Smart Screen S 75 inches
  19. Huawei Smart Screen S Pro 65 inches
  20. Huawei Smart Screen S Pro 75 inches
  21. Huawei Smart Screen V55i
  22. Huawei Smart Screen V65i
  23. Huawei Smart Screen V65 Premium Edition
  24. Huawei Smart Screen V65 2021 model
  25. Huawei Smart Screen V75 2021 model

Huawei stable 25 HarmonyOS devices

This software rollout is currently limited to Chinese consumers and is now available to download via both My Huawei and the software update section. However, it’s now available for global consumers. Below you can check more information about the rollout.

Update Changelog: Beta testers

[Fixes]

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  • Call: Fix the problem of the screen delay in the incoming call scene
  • Bluetooth: Fix the problem of the abnormal Bluetooth connection device in some scenarios

[Optimization]

  • Optimize the unlocking animation with the display effect of some game interfaces

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The update is rolling out in batches so users who didn’t get this update yet can wait for a few days. Furthermore, this firmware can be download through system settings and the My Huawei App. Open the 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.

Things to Rember:

  • Install the update as soon it reaches your device.
  • Don’t disturb the update installation process and use a strong WiFi or personal internet network.
  • Don’t forget to restart your device once the installation process is complete.
  • The user data will be safe during the update process but an advance backup is recommended.

Changelog for stable users:

On June 2, Huawei announced the brand new mobile operating system for smartphone devices that comes with a new user interface and features that enhance the user experience for the consumer. At the event, Huawei unveiled a roadmap to send HarmonyOS 2.0 on mobile devices and includes over 100 Huawei models consisting of both phones and tablets.

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The company so far has started HarmonyOS 2.0 for almost all of the listed eligible Huawei phones and moving rapidly to conclude the HarmonyOS 2.0 testing in China. However, this OS is yet to reach the global market and there’s no confirmation when it’ll actually make its way to the consumers.

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