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Huawei Watch GT 2, GT 2e, GT 2 Pro: Top Shortcuts



If you are talking about the primary function of a watch – it’s definitely showing you the time. But just in the case of a smartwatch, the important function is notifications, you will have quick access to them.

Similar to smartphones, it allows you to read a message or checking out a Facebook notification, play-music, even make and reject a call. Most importantly, you don’t need to unlock your phone or give a glance at it for performing these functions.

You are amicable to the mobile environment of Huawei phones including swiping down the status bar to access shortcuts. But are you aware that a similar design is available on Huawei watches as well?

If not, here are some of the most commonly used features you can access on your smartwatch:


Find your phone using the watch:

Those days are over when you forgot where you have placed your smartphone, searching for it while wasting your precious time. Now, you got the Huawei smartwatch, with its phone-finding feature your phone is not far away from you.

You can easily reach your phone via the instant drop-down menu available on the smartwatch. For this, you just have to follow the procedure mentioned below –

  • Swipe down on the watch home screen to open the shortcut menu.
  • Tap on the Find my phone option.
  • Your phone starts vibrating and plays a tone indication its location. (even when your phone is muted)
  • After you got your phone just tap the icon on your watch to stop the vibration.

Note – Only when your phone remains connected to your smartwatch, you are able to perform this function.

Set an alarm on your wrist:

Have you ever think about any watch alarm? When you need to wake up without disturbing everyone around you via a silent vibration-based alarm clock this is the best option you can apply. You can easily take advantage of it with just a few settings tweaks, just –

  • Swipe down on the home screen to open the shortcut menu
  • Tap on the Alarm option and follow the onscreen instructions to activate an alarm

Keeping your watch dry and clean:

If your main goal is to improve on fitness, lose weight and build muscles look no further. Swimming is one of the best low-impact and relaxing exercises for all-around well-being and fitness.


You are truly missing out if you haven’t tried swim fitness tracker in Huawei smartwatch for tracking your stroke performance, recovery scores, heart rate, and oxygen levels.

Although smartwatches come with the water-resistance, it’s important to dry them properly after each swimming session. Luckily, Huawei watches are good enough in drying themselves, all you need to do is, follow the procedure –

  • Swipe down on the home screen
  • Select the Drain option from the shortcuts menu.
  • Your watch is ready to drain itself via vibrating and playing a beep tone.
  • Follow the upcoming instruction and shake the watch, to help wring the water.

Note- Huawei watches are not suitable for deep-water activities such as snorkeling, hot showers, hot springs, saunas, steam rooms, diving, water skiing, or other activities that involve high-pressure and/or fast-flowing water.

Keep it mute:

Everyone needs quality for themselves, if you don’t want to be distracted from digital notifications and messages, for certain activities such as conference, movie watching, study, and most importantly- online exams, you can enable Do not disturb mode on your smartwatch.

It will prevent your watch from vibrating for incoming calls or messages, or from turning on its screen. You just have to follow the steps written below –

  • Swipe down on the smartwatch home screen.
  • Tap the Do not disturb option in the shortcut menu. (a warning message will pop-up)
  • Enable the Do not disturb mode.
  • For disabling the mode, simply touch the icon.

As for the remaining two options, they are- Setting and Screen on. It will help to go navigate the smartwatch setting screen and keep the screen on for five minutes respectively.

(Source – Huawei)

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How to download and install Samsung One UI 4 (Android 12) beta



Samsung One UI 4 Beta

Samsung One UI 4 is based on Android 12, and there are a bunch of new features that come with this new software. However, One UI 4 is currently only available to download under the beta mode, and here you’ll learn how to download and install One UI 4 beta on your Samsung device.

Before we begin, you should know something about the beta program as well as the beta testing process. Samsung One UI Beta program is a software testing activity that allows you to enter and test the features of unreleased Android software and provide your feedback to the company to enhance its features.

To be mentioned, One UI beta build is developed for testing purposes and may include bugs, issues, and inaccurate or perform unexpected tasks on your One UI 4 beta-powered device. So, you should think twice before you want to enroll with the One UI 4 beta program.

The beta program develops the software experience throughout a timeline and brings a few features that remain under development during the course of beta testing (until stable rollout).


Now, let’s dive into the download and install Samsung One UI 4 beta

How to sign up:

First, you need a Samsung account, if you don’t have one, create it and follow the instructions given below.

  1. Open Samsung Members app
  2. Login to your Samsung account
  3. Select “Notice
  4. Tap on the beta banner
  5. Tap enroll to submit your beta application


  • Before you begin to install the One UI 4 beta you should back up your data. You can use the Samsung Smart Switch PC version. Due to the nature of the beta software, it may cause any data loss.

download samsung one ui 4 beta

How to Download and Install:

You must complete this enrollment process to move on to the download and installation process. Thereafter, follow the steps given below.

  • Open Settings
  • Software update
  • Download and install

For you to remember, the One UI Beta Program is expanding gradually to One UI Beta Program participants.

ONe UI 4 beta

How to downgrade:

You can also downgrade from your Beta program and get back to the previous One UI version. To download, you need to withdraw your beta testing application via Settings > One UI Beta Program status > Withdraw menu.


Now, you need to remove the beta software from the testing device. In this regard, you need to rollback to the previous release version by the Smart Switch PC version app on your computer. The rollback reset the device and removes data generated during beta testing.

How to feedback:

As mentioned above, One UI beta testers have the ability to provide their valuable feedback and enable the possibility of further improvements in the software system.

You can submit your feedback via the Samsung Members app on your smartphone. Follow the guidance below to file your feedback:

  1. Open Samsung Members app
  2. Select Beta feedback
  3. Send feedback

Note: To ensure relevant log information is included in the error report, submit the report within 3 minutes of encountering the bug or error, and do not terminate (swipe away) the Samsung Members application until you are notified that the report has been sent. This can take up to 5 minutes.

On the other hand, to provide UI or UX-related feedback, select Beta community and then Suggestions.


How about the official version:

Users will be able to download the One UI 4.0 official version once the testing finishes.

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How to set video as a watch face in Huawei Watch 3 series



Huawei Watch 3 Face

Huawei Watch 3 will allows setting your own animated Watch face with a duration of 5 – 10 seconds. Have you ever thought about doing so but couldn’t identify how to?  No worries, in this article I’ll give to the details producer so you can set a video that inspires you most.

Apart from being fun, video watch faces can also be used to keep yourselves motivated all time. You can choose from different videos, adjust the video part accordingly to what you want to look at, and set it as the watch face on the Huawei Watch 3.

Below you can check the step by step by guide to set a video as a watch face.

  • Open the Huawei Health App on your smartphone
  • Now tap of Devices in (option available at the bottom bar)
  • Select the smartwatch- Huawei Watch 3
  • Afterward, click on the More option
  • Head to the “Mine” section, here you’ll see the video in the edits
  • From here you can choose one of your favorite videos and trim and edit it
  • Once the trimmed video is saved on your smartphone, it’ll successfully apply to your Huawei Watch 3 watchface

Huawei Watch 3 Face

In addtition, this latest watch also offers about 30 pre-installed faces that perfectly go with your daily style for various occasions. Adding to this, you can also find over 1000 designs on the Huawei Watch Face Store on the Health App to give a little renovation to your style.


Hope you have learned the procedure, which is really easy. Be unique with this flagship Huawei smartwatch and keep all your favorite moments with you. Stay connected for more tips. 🙂

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How to test your stress level with Huawei Watch 3 and Watch 3 Pro



Huawei Watch 3 Pro

We are living in an uncertain and stressful time that that’s why we need constant monitoring of our stress levels and entire lifestyle. Stress is something we all encounter, whether it’s particular situations in our lives or just a hectic day at work.

But, it can leave an impact on our health and lives, which is why stress detection, guided breathing, and mindfulness are all becoming key features.

With the advancement of technology, now the big wearable manufacture brands like Huawei, Apple, Fitbit, and more offering stress monitoring features with them.

Tracking your stress level gives you a better understanding of the strain and stress you’re putting on your body that could impact future workout sessions.


Here’s are the steps that you can follow on your Huawei smartwatch to test the stress level and view the stress data:

How to measure  your stress level:

Stress level on a one-off basis:

  • Open Huawei Health App
  • Tap on the Stress card
  • Tap on Stress Test to start
  • Follow the on-screen functions to calibrate your stress level

Stress level on a periodic basis:

  • Open Huawei Health App
  • Tap on the Health monitoring
  • Enable Automatic Stress Test
  • Follow the on-screen functions to calibrate your stress level


  • Wearable your watch correctly and keep it still to enable Huawei Watch 3 stress level feature.
  • The Watch will not test your stress level while you are doing a workout or moving your writs too frequently.
  • The accuracy of the stress test may be affected if the user has just taken caffeine, nicotine, alcohol, and other drugs.
  • It may also be affected when the user suffers from heart disease or asthma is exercising or wears the watch incorrectly.

How to use Huawei Watch 3 stress level feature

Using Huawei Watch:

  • Open the In-app list on your watch by pressing up-button
  • Tap on the Stress option
  • Touch it to view the graph indicating changes to your stress level and including
    the stress bar chart, your stress level, and your stress interval.

Using Huawei Health App:

  • Open Huawei Health App
  • Tap on the Stress card to view your latest stress level and your daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly stress curve and corresponding advice.
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