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Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro getting new firmware update, brings weather forecast and more

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Huawei has released a new firmware update for Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro. This update comes with new features, which are a 24-hour weather forecast and you can customize the sequence of workout.

The previous Watch GT 2 Pro update brings a new 24 hour SP02 monitoring, supports for new languages, and optimizations for pool length settings as well as weather display.

Read more: Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro gets Moonphase Collection variant, comes with types of ‘time based’ watch faces

Update log and Version details:

The Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro receiving a new version 10.1.3.28 with an update size of 214 MB.

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New features:

  • Adds support for displaying the 24-hour weather forecast.
  • Adds support for customizing the sequence of workouts.

Note: The update is rolling out in batches so it may take some time/days to reach out to your wearables.

HOW TO UPDATE:

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.

A few things to know before the update:

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  1. The update progress in the app is just for transferring the update package, it still needs to be installed on the watch for the update to complete.
  2. The watch needs to have at least 20% battery to update.
  3. Make sure the Bluetooth connection is stable during the update. Try again if the update fails.

(Via)

Also, check:

Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro launched with wireless charging and luxury design

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Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8 getting June 2021 security update with new apps [Global]

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Along with the HarmonyOS 2.0 in its home country, Huawei is also delivering regular software improvements for its eligible devices running EMUI. Adding to this, the Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8 is now getting a new security update that improves the overall security system of this tablet.

This firmware, in addition to security improvements, the update also brings new apps shortcuts for additional Huawei apps that will provide new services and optimize the overall user experience.

The new app update consists of Petal Search, Books, Petal Maps, GameCenter Member Center, and Link Now. To be mentioned, the same app treatment is also being provided to other smartphones.

The latest software for Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8 has EMUI 11.0 version 11.0.0.210 (C432E3R1P6). Combined with all of those apps and security patches, the udpate requires around 676MB of your data to download.

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Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8 June 2021 update

(image source – Huaweiblog)

Huawei’s June 2021 security update resolves different levels of issues and exploits including 2 critical levels and 13 high levels of CVEs. It further enhances the user’s experience and brings stability to the device.

Things to remember 

  • Maintain enough battery and storage before installing the update.
  • Take a backup of your important data to avoid data loss.
  • The EMUI version and the size of the update may vary.
  • As a staged rollout, it may take time to reach your device.

Send us tips on the contacts mentioned below:

  • Screenshots@huaweicentral.com
  • Tips@huaweicentral.com
  • Message us on Twitter

How to check for updates

Download via Settings:

  • Open Settings and click on System & Updates, then open Software update.
  • Tap on Check for updates option, if an update appears then click Download and install.
  • After installation reboot the device.

Download via Support app:

  • Open the Support app, then navigate to the Service tab and click on the Update button.
  • Now tap on Check for update option, if found any then click Download and install.
  • After the installation completes, reboot the device.

(Source – Huawei blog)

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Huawei P10 Lite receiving a new software update with added apps

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Huawei is rolling out a new software update for its Huawei P10 Lite phone, the Chinese variant of Huawei P10 Lite. This firmware brings newly added applications and optimizes the smart search function alongside improving the overall system security.

The P10 Lite was launched in 2017, the smartphone comes equipped with a 5.2-inch display, Kirin 658, 3000mAh battery, and more. From the software side this phone packs with EMUI 5.1 based on Android 7. Later, the company upgrades its software version up to EMUI 8.

The new firmware is identified as EMUI 8.0 version 8.0.0.361 from EMUI 8.0.0.359. As usual, it’s a staged rollout and may take time to cover each and every device. It brings optimizations for the smart search function alongside January 2021 security patch.

Things to note, that this rollout is currently limited to Chinese models and may take time to expand among global consumers.

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Moreover, there are some newly added applications including Education Center, Link Now, and a few more that are a part of this firmware version and ready to increase the user experience. Furthermore, the update carries security patches released in January 2021.

Things to remember before moving to upgrade

  • Make sure your smartphone is not rooted.
  • Take a backup of your important data, just in case.
  • Maintain enough battery on your device.
  • It’s a staged rollout and may take time to arrive on your device.

Huawei releasing software updates for the old devices, to make them ready for HarmonyOS?

Recently, we have covered a new software update for a 5-year-old Huawei P9 device. The latest P9 rollout got the same new features mentioned above with added tweaks.

Huawei has promised to upgrade its oldest possible devices with the HarmonyOS operating system.  The upgrade roadmap consists of over 100 models, yet it doesn’t include P10 Lite or P9 devices but we’ll have to wait until Huawei confirms these devices under the HarmonyOS rollout plan.

Huawei P10 lite

How to check for update

Download update via Settings

  • Open Settings > System > Software updates
  • Then tap on Check for updates option
  • If found any update, click Download and install
  • After installing reboot the device

Download update via Support app

  • Open Support app > navigate to Service tab > click Update
  • Tap on Check for update option > if found, click Download and install
  • After installing reboot the device
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Huawei Y6P receiving June 2021 security improves with new update

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After the rollout for several Huawei devices, the June 2021 security patch reached the Huawei Y6P users. As usual, this update just brings security improvements, other than adding any new features.

Huawei Y6P features a 6.3-inch display, a triple rear camera, MediaTek processor, and much more. The main highlight of this phone is its massive 5000mAh battery along with fast charging.

To be mentioned, the latest software update for the Nova 5T has EMUI 10.1 version 10.1.0245 (C636E4R3P1) with a download size of 98.83MB. However, the update size and EMUI version may vary in different markets and regions.

According to Huawei, the June 2021 security update brings fixes for different levels of exploits including 2 critical and 13 high levels of CVEs for improved system security and device stability.

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Aside from the security patch, the update doesn’t reveal much of the information about any other changes made to the smartphone’s software system.

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Send us tips on the contacts mentioned below:

  • Screenshots@huaweicentral.com
  • Tips@huaweicentral.com
  • Message us on Twitter

Things to remember: 

  • Take a backup of your important files to avoid data loss.
  • Use a stable connection to download the update.
  • It’s a staged rollout and may take time to reach your device.
  • Make sure to maintain enough battery and storage before installing updates.

How to check for Huawei Y6P updates?

Via Settings

  • Go to Settings
  • Click System & Updates
  • Software update
  • Tap on Check for updates option
  • If an update is available, then click Download and install
  • After installing, reboot the device

Via Support app

  • Open Support app
  • Go to the Service tab
  • Click on the Update button
  • Tap Check for an update
  • Download and install, if found
  • After installation, reboot the device

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