Huawei has started to rollout October 2021 update for P40 series devices. This update brings a bunch of new features including cross-device task center for the Huawei P40 consumers running the HarmonyOS operating system in China.
The Huawei P40 series October 2021 update package comes with the HarmonyOS version 220.127.116.11 and you must have to download an OTA package of over 1GB. Thereafter you can enjoy the latest features of this software upgrade.
This latest software version comes with new improvements for the service center, adds cross-device task manager, Celia keyboard, as well as improvement for the system stability to provide a seamless user experience across all of the devices.
Please note that this update is rolling out in batches and will be received gradually by the Huawei P40 series owners in China. On the other hand, the global P40 models are still running EMUI 11.
Huawei P40 series adapted models:
- P40 4G – ANA-AL00
- P40 5G – ANA-AN00
- P40 5G – ANA-TN00
- P40 Pro 5G – ELS-AN00
- P40 Pro 5G – ELS-TN00
- P40 Pro+ 5G – ELS-AN10
Huawei P40 HarmonyOS 18.104.22.168 update changelog:
In the service center (swipe up from the edge of the left or bottom right corner of the screen to enter), a scene-based service combination is added on the “Discovery” tab. When added to the desktop, it can automatically adapt to a Service Widget and get similar services with one click.
Added cross-device task center feature. In the task center (you can enter from the bottom of the screen by swiping for a short pause), you can view and use the historical tasks of the same WLAN network and Huawei ID device (requires support for the task center), and transfer tasks to each other, etc. Management operations.
Added a Service widget for portrait clustering (up-slide gallery application icon, can be added to the desktop), you can rotate the photos of the selected person, click on the avatar to change the person, click on the photo to jump to the clustering album of the person.
Added a quick download icon for Celia Keyboard application (click to download and use), Celia smart keyboard can bring you a simple and safe input experience
Optimize AI voice feature, wake up more sensitively
Care for the elders, optimize basic experiences such as touch and volume, and add desktop icon magnification function. Optimize system power consumption in some scenarios.