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

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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:

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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.

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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 –

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  • 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 test your stress level with Huawei Watch 3 and Watch 3 Pro

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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.

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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

Note:

  • 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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Huawei Watch 3 Tip: How to enable Ultra Long Battery Life feature

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This month, Huawei has debuted the brand new smartwatch series – Huawei Watch 3, which is mainly designed to provide the whole new user’s experience over its predecessor. Additionally, to make user’s everyday life more convenient.

The Watch 3 series consisted of two models, Watch 3 and Watch 3 Pro. Also, these were the first model that comes pre-installed with HarmonyOS 2.0 operating system.

The pandemic makes the users more health-conscious, so Huawei added more advanced health monitoring features that can surely attract the users towards them. The features are skin temperature detection with the new high-precision temperature sensor, handwashing, fall detection, and more.

Now, users are surely thinking that these smartwatches definitely consume more battery because of the amout of consumption these features do with continuous health monitoring.

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But Huawei doesn’t want the battey capacity to become a hurdle in the user experience. Therefore, the Watch 3 lineup equips the ultra-long battery life mode along with smart mode in the Watch 3 series for long-duration battery support.

Huawei Watch 3 can stay up to 3 days on smart mode, while 14 days in the ultra-long battery-saving model. On the other hand, Watch 3 Pro runs up to five days on smart mode and provides up to 21 days of long life in ultra-long battery life mode.

What happened after enabling Ultra-long Battery Life:

After enabling this feature, only some features will actively work but the mobile network, WLAN, and Assistant will be disabled because they take more power to run in the background.

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below you can check the instructions on how to you can enable the Ultra long battery life mode on Huawei Watch 3 lineup.

How to enable Ultra-long Battery Life mode:

  • Press the up button of the watch to open app-list
  • Go to Settings
  • Tap on Battery
  • Swipe up the screen
  • Enable Ultra-long Battery Life mode

How to disable Ultra-long Battery Life mode:

  • Swipe down the watch home screen
  • Tap Exit Ultra Power
  • Follow the instructions that appeared on the screen to exit the ultra battery mode
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Huawei Watch 3 and Watch 3 Pro: Fall Detection Feature

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Huawei Watch 3 series comes in two variants – Huawei Watch 3 and Watch 3 Pro. These new smartwatches come with a powerful HarmonyOS 2 operating system as well as a new user interface.

The Watch 3 Series doesn’t rely too much on smartphones and provides most of the features natively. The Watch 3 comes with various new additions including the e-SIM services, pre-installed AppGallery, data privacy, and more.

Nowadays smartwatches are mainly becoming popular because of health monitoring and fitness features. In terms of health and fitness, the Watch 3 series equips with systems such as fall detection, SOS alert, heart rate, SpO2, skin temperature detection, 100 workout modes, and more.

In this article, we are talking specifically about the Fall Detection Emergency SOS alert, its use case, its importance, and how to enable them.

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Emergency SOS:

With Emergency SOS, you can quickly and easily call for help and alert your emergency contacts. But the watch will start functioning for emergency service only when the Fall detection feature is enabled.

To stay away from false alarms, emergency contacts are given priority for SOS emergency calls. Users of this feature are required to add a contact manually, if not added.

Note:

  • The Watch owner can only request help by sending a help message only when the watch is connected to the Health app.
  • These help messages are not supported on iOS phones.

How to enable automatical SOS requests:

  • Open the Watch menu
  • Go to Settings
  • Click on Security and Privacy
  • Tap on SOS
  • Enable Fall detection

What happens after the watch detects a fall:

  • If the emergency is available, then the system will automatically call the first emergency contact and send an SMS message containing your current location to all emergency contacts.
  • If no emergency contact has been set, then you have to select one from the public emergency call numbers displayed on the screen.

How to enable SOS requests manually:

  • Press the Up button five times consecutively to send an SOS request.

More information:

  • If the fall detection is disabled, your watch will not make emergency calls after it detects a serious fall. Then, users can request SOS emergency requests by pressing the up button five times.
  • If the watch is connected to the phone via Bluetooth, you can make calls on the phone.
  • If the phone is not connected, you can only make calls and send SMS messages after enabling the eSIM service on your watch.
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