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Huawei Watch GT 2 started receiving December 2020 update

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Huawei has begun sending the December 2020 firmware update for Huawei Watch GT 2 users. This update mainly brings optimization for some known issues for a better user experience. Previously, the watch received the November update that comes with improvement for system stability and fixes some issues.

Huawei Watch GT 2 equips wearable chip Kirin A1, integrates with a high-quality 3D glass face, comes with a professional sports trainer that tracks your workout with a precise positing system, serves you a day as well as night for up to 2 weeks and more.

Update information.

What’s New:

  • Fixed some known problems

Version:

  • Huawei Watch GT 2 receiving new version 1.0.10.12 with an update size 20 MB.

 

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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:

  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.

Note:

  • EMUI version and size may vary depending on the country/region.
  • The update is rolling out in batches so it may take some time/days to reach your device.

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HarmonyOS

These 14 popular Huawei flagship models getting HarmonyOS 2.0.0.209

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14 Huawei models HarmonyOS 2.0.0.209

Huawei has initiated the HarmonyOS 2.0.0.209 version update for 14 of its popular flagship models coming from the Huawei P30 and Mate 20 series. These phones are running HarmonyOS in China and currently receiving continuous software support in order to provide a better user experience.

According to the changelog, the latest update for the 14 Huawei models comes with major HarmonyOS features that have been first installed on top recent smartphones – Mate 40, P40, and Mate 30 series. However, now the company is seeding these to all of the available HarmonyOS devices.

Check the adapted models below as well as the full feature changelog. One thing to note is that the Huawei Mate 20 X 5G model getting a removal of 5G switch access from the control panel’s quick settings options However, the latest development has already been made on the request of a new Chinese telecom policy. Read more about that here.

On the other hand, Huawei has released the first developer preview of the HarmonyOS 3 that will be available for the developers. However, the developer beta testing will start in the first quarter of 2022.

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14 Huawei models HarmonyOS 2.0.0.209

Adapted Models:

  1. Mate 20 – HMA-AL00
  2. Mate 20 – HMA-TL00
  3. Mate 20 Pro – LYA-AL00
  4. Mate 20 Pro – LYA-AL10
  5. Mate 20 Pro – LYA -TL00
  6. Mate 20 RS Porsche Design – LYA-AL00P
  7. Mate 20 X 4G – EVR-AL00
  8. Mate 20 X 4G – EVR-TL00
  9. Mate 20 X 5G – EVR-AN00
  10. P30 – ELE-AL00
  11. P30 – ELE-TL00
  12. P30 Pro – VOG-AL00
  13. P30 Pro – VOG-AL10
  14. P30 Pro – VOG-TL00

Huawei P30 Pro HarmonyOS 2.0.0.209

Changelog for this software rollout:

Service Center: Adds Service combos to the Discover tab in Service Center (which you can access by swiping up from the bottom corner edges of the screen), allowing you to add service combos to the home screen to use scenario-specific widgets.

Task Center: Adds the multi-device task management feature to Task Center, allowing you to view, manage, and transfer previous tasks from other devices that support Task Center, are connected to the same Wi-Fi network and are logged in to the same HUAWEI ID. You can access Task Center by swiping up from the bottom of the screen and holding it.

Service Widgets: Adds the people album service widget (you can add it to your home screen by swiping up on the Gallery app icon) which loops photos of the person you select. Touch the avatar in the top corner to switch to another person, or touch a photo to open the album of the selected person.

Input methods: Adds a shortcut icon that you can touch to download and use Celia Keyboard directly.

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AI Voice: Optimizes the Al Voice feature.

System: Improves the user experience with basic operations, including touch and volume control, and adds support for enlarging home screen icons. Optimizes the system power consumption in certain scenarios. Removes the 5G shortcut switch (5G can be enabled in Settings > Mobile network > Mobile data).

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Major software features update rolling out for Huawei Watch 3

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Huawei Watch 3 major software update rollout

Wow, Huawei has now released a new software update for the Huawei Watch 3 series that brings major features. This update comes a month after the last rollout that also had a very big changelog lots of new features for this HarmonyOS powered smartwatch.

This new major software features update for the Huawei Watch 3 comes with HarmonyOS 2.0 version 2.0.0.198. The entire firmware package comes under the size of 258 megabytes that you can download via OTA on your smartphone.

Most interestingly, this update makes the users happy due to the plenty of big addition to the changelog including the new sleep mode that helps to greatly minimize the disturbance while sleeping. The update adds a real-time data sync option for other smart devices in the Huawei device ecosystem.

This update also installs new keyboard input for watch music search and Celia voice assistant is getting new featured commands for different types of works.

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Furthermore, you can now choose to play music via a Bluetooth headset or watch. Wait! There’s more on this rollout, the update added optimization to the watch’s system including do not disturb mode, and helps you to get the most out of this watch by improving the system stability.

One thing you should know that this update is currently released in China and may expand for the global users just like the last version.

You can check the complete changelog linked below followed by the updates notes:

Huawei Watch 3 HarmonyOS 2.0.0.198 update changelog:

Huawei Watch 3 Major Software update

What’s New:

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  • Added sleep mode. It can be entered in the shortcut menu. After the sleep mode is turned on, the calls and notifications will be muted and the screen will not turn on when the wrist is raised (except for the alarm clock). At the same time, the dial enters the simplified mode, which can make the battery life longer.
  • After the mobile phone is connected to the watch and sports equipment at the same time, the data linkage between the watch and the sports equipment can be realized (iOS phones do not support it).
  • In sports scenarios, it can be linked with Huawei smart screen, and the heart rate, calories, and other data monitored by the watch can be synchronized to the smart screen display in real-time (only Huawei smart screen X series, V series, S series are supported, and the smart screen needs to be upgraded to 2.0. 0.5XX and above, iOS phones do not support).
  • Added keyboard input in watch music search.
  • The voice assistant adds features such as guessing riddles, playing idiom solitaire, checking travel restrictions, finding mobile phones, and invoking remote control to take pictures.
  • Click the “More Settings” (four dots) button on the watch music playback interface, and you can freely choose to play via Bluetooth headset or watch.

Optimization:

  • In the Do Not Disturb mode, support the screen to turn on when you raise your wrist and solve the problem that the screen does not turn on when you turn on Do Not Disturb when you raise your wrist.
  • Optimize system stability in some situations.

How to update your Huawei Watch 3:

  • After configuring the WiFi for the watch, tap the upper button on the watch, and select Settings> System and Update> Software Update from the options.
  • Click Check for updates and follow the prompts to complete the watch software version update.

Update Notes:

  • Please keep the power of the device greater than 45% before the upgrade installation
  • Please ensure that the WLAN is connected during the upgrade process
  • 1. In order to get a better user experience, please go to the Huawei App Market to update the “Sports and Health” app to the latest version.
    2. Please keep the network connection during the update process, if the update fails, please try again.
    3. The update process of the wearable device may be longer, please wait patiently for the progress bar on the device side to complete, the device will automatically restart after the system is updated
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New system apps and improvements rolling out for the Huawei Mate 30 Pro [Global]

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Huawei Mate 30 Pro

Huawei is now rolling out a new software update for the Huawei Mate 30 Pro smartphone in the global market with new apps. The company is sending this software update with a firmware version EMUI 11.0.0.202, the OTA package size is 1.26GB.

The Huawei Mate 30 Pro global update consists of new system apps including quick download shortcuts for the following apps: Books, Petal Maps, GameCenter, Member Center, Link Now, and Celia Keyboard.

According to Huaweiblog, the latest Huawei Mate 30 Pro update consists of system stability for improved user experience. Aside from these improvements, the Mate 30 Pro doesn’t reflect any additions in the changelog.

To be mentioned, the software update is currently at the initial stage and will expand to more devices in the coming days or weeks.

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Huawei Mate 30 Pro New Apps Update changelog:

System:

Improves system stability in certain scenarios.

Apps:

Adds the Huawei apps folder to the home screen to keep you up to date on popular apps.
Adds quick download shortcuts for the following apps: Books, Petal Maps, GameCenter, Member Center, Link Now, and Celia Keyboard.

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The apps can be downloaded by tapping the shortcuts. (Note: If the setting for Auto-update of apps in AppGallery is set to On or Wi-Fi only, app updates will be downloaded and installed automatically when the network connection is good.)

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The latest Huawei Mate 30 Pro update won’t delete your personal data, yet, an advance backup is recommended before updating the device for the worst-case. Furthermore, ensure enough memory storage, battery backup, and a strong internet connection before installing this update. However, if you still meet any problem during the update can seek help from the Huawei customer service center.

Huawei Mate 30 Pro New apps update

(image source – Huaweiblog)

How to Download the update:

There are two ways for downloading this update- first with a mobile setting and the second with the Support App. I have mentioned both you can download anyone you are more comfortable with.

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Download Via Settings:

  • Open smartpnoe Settings
  • Select System
  • Now click on Software update
  • Then Check for updates
  • If available, click Download and install
  • Now you can Restart your device

Download via Support app

  • Open Support app on your smartphone
  • Go to the Service tab
  • Now select Update
  • Click on Check for Updates
  • If available, then tap Download and install
  • Now you can Restart your device
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