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Huawei Watch Fit receiving new features and improvements through January 2021 update

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Last year, Huawei launched the Watch Fit for global users, and at the end of December 2020, the company revealed this Watch Fit on home ground. It offers a 1.64-inch AMOLED screen in a square shape with 2.5D curved glass, 180mAh battery, 12 fitness courses, 96 sports modes, health monitoring feature, and more.

Recently, Huawei kicked off the first firmware update for the Watch Fit Chinese variant. This update brought new features and improvements that enhance the user experience.

Now, Huawei has begun sending the latest update for Huawei Watch Fit that offers new periodically measuring your SpO2, viewing data about your environment, optimizations for system stability, display, and more. [Full changelog below]

Aside from this, On January 15, 2021, Huawei has disclosed a New Year Edition of Watch Fit in China. It features red silicon straps, customizable watch faces that look stunning and the rest of the features are the same as the existing Watch Fit.

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Related: Here’s the New Year Edition of Huawei Watch Fit in a stylish red theme

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New Build Version: Huawei Watch Fit getting new firmware version 1.0.3.20 with an update size of 27.80MB.

Check the changelog mentioned below.

What’s New in this update:

System:

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  • Added support for periodically measuring your SpO2 level.
  • A feature was introduced to manually split working exercises outdoors.
  • Added support for viewing data about your environment including the moon phase.
  • The ability to detect new updates has been added to the clock.

Optimizations:

  • The algorithm has been optimized to determine the activity density.
  • System stability has been improved.
  • The display of some screens has been improved.

Note:

  • The update is rolling out in batches so it may take some time/days to reach out to your wearables.
  • Currently, this update is rolling out in Europe.

HOW TO UPDATE HUAWEI WATCH FIT:

Connect the watch to your phone using the Huawei Health app, open the app, touch Devices, touch the device name, choose Firmware update, then follow the onscreen instructions to update your watch if there are any new updates.

Things to know before the update:

  1. The watch needs to have at least 20% battery to update.
  2. The update will take around 20 minutes. The actual time it takes varies depending on the phone model. Wait for a few minutes after the update has been fully transferred to the watch to make sure it is completely installed.
  3. Make sure that the Bluetooth connection is stable during the update. Try again if the update fails.
  4. For Android users, make sure to download the latest version of Huawei Health from AppGallery first.
  5. For iOS users, download the latest version of Huawei Health from the App Store.

(Via – HuaweiAiliesi)

Amy is our firmware and software specialist, she keeps her eagle eyes open for new software rollouts, beta programs, and other software related activities as well as new smartphone launch.

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Huawei Nova 7i is the latest one to upgrade with November 2022 EMUI update

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Huawei Nova 7i is the latest smartphone to upgrade with November 2022 EMUI software update. However, we’ve not noted any major changes in the changelog. Therefore, it only contains November 2022 EMUI update to improve the security of the Huawei Nova 7i smartphone.

Still, we’re waiting for a major installation that may come next year as EMUI 13 but there’s no clue of its release for the time being. Meanwhile, we suggest you grab this rollout as soon as it appears on your Huawei Nova 7i device.

To be mentioned, Huawei Nova 7i’s latest firmware brings the EMUI version 12.0.0.257 and a package size of 250 megabytes. You can grab this new software update via Settings or via the My Huawei app.

Changelog:

This update integrates Security patches released in November 2022 for improved system security. For more information, please visit the official Huawei website.

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Thanks to the tipster – Pillar Man

Huawei Nova 7i November 2022 update

Update Notes:

  1. This update will not erase your personal data but it’s recommended that you back up any important file before the update procedure.
  2. If you face any issues during installation, please contact Huawei customer services.
  3. The update package will be deleted right after the installation.
  4. Make sure to maintain sufficient space on your phone to store the downloaded OTA package.

To be mentioned, Huawei is releasing this software update in batches and it may take some time to reach your Nova 7i model.

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Huawei Watch GT 3 SE gets new watch faces with December 2022 update

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Huawei is sending a new December 2022 update for the new Watch GT 3 SE smartwatch in the global market. On the other hand, it brings a number of new features for smartwatch users that you may be interested to explore.

According to the information, Huawei Watch GT 3 SE is getting December 2022 update that is tagged with HarmonyOS 3.0.0.55 version. There’s also an OTA package size of 388 megabytes.

In terms of features, Huawei has a new customizable watch faces feature in the Watch GT 3 SE that allows you to match your outfit. It also adds a quick reply feature for social media and video calling apps.

The update also optimizes the smartwatch to provide a better user experience.

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Below you can check the complete changelog for this update.

Changelog:

  • More personalized watch faces have been added with this update, including customizable watch faces

[Updates]

  • Style watch faces added. Take a photo of your outfit and your phone to see watch faces that match the style and colors of your outfit.
  • Allowed quick response to VK and Skype IMs via watch when connected to an Android or EMUI phone.

[Optimizations]

  • Running Ability index support for indoor running.

To download this software update, open the Huawei Health app, select your smartwatch and scroll down to check for the latest firmware.

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Huawei Nova 5T finally gets November 2022 EMUI update

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Huawei Nova 5T November 2022 update

After waiting for two months, Huawei is finally rolling out a new software update for the Nova 5T smartphone that comes with November 2022 EMUI security patch.

According to the information coming from our tipster, Huawei Nova 5T is receiving the long-awaited November 2022 EMUI security update with EMUI 12 version 12.0.0.165. The package size of this update is 262 megabytes size.

To be mentioned, we’ve been speculating this firmware since last month and it’s now out for the device. However, it doesn’t bring any major changes in terms of features or optimizations.

On the other hand, we’re also anticipating EMUI 13 but still, there’s no news about its release for Huawei smartphones. Meanwhile, Huawei Nova 5T is one of the devices that could receive this major software but it’s not confirmed for the time being.

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Huawei Nova 5T November 2022 update

An interesting fact about this rollout you should remember is that the November 2022 update is out in batches for Huawei Nova 5T smartphone owners. However, you can check for the new software update via the following software update.

Get this new build version via Settings > System & updates > tap on Software updates and check for the new firmware once it’s fetched for your smartphone. Don’t ignore that you are suggested to make a backup of important data to refrain from unwanted data loss.

Also, the traces of the OTA update will be removed as the firmware completes the installation.

Huawei Nova 5T was launched with EMUI 9.0 and upgraded to EMUI 12. From the hardware side, this phone will get you a 6.26-inch display with 16.7 million colors, FHD+ resolution (2340 x 1080 pixels), 97% screen-to-body ratio.

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The phone is powered by Kirin 980 octa-core chipset along with Mali-G76 GPU for better graphics performance.

The phone sips power from a 3750 mAh battery that could recharge with a 22.5W supercharger. Other than that, the phone has a stylish design that looks dazzling at all lights.

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