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[Update: GPS Fix] Huawei Watch GT 2e is receiving October 2021 update

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Huawei Watch GT 2e October 2021 Update

Update: GPS Fix

Huawei Watch GT 2e smartwatch has recently received an important stability update, and it’s revealed that this update also fixes some important GPS issues. According to the information, the latest Watch GT 2e update comes with a 1.0.8.16 firmware version.

Huaweiblog reveals that the smartwatch was unable to find a GPS signal anymore, or took an extremely long time until a signal is found, which was then not very stable. This Huawei Watch GT 2e GPS bug is now fixed with the latest software rollout.

 

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October 14, 2021: Rollout Started

Huawei has been updating its devices to provide new features and enable software enhancements in the system. Related to this, the Huawei Watch GT 2e is now receiving the October 2021 software update that comes with system stability improvements.

In terms of details, this new firmware update comes with new system optimizations that improve the overall performance and provides you with a better smart wearable performance.

The Huawei Watch GT 2e October 2021 update comes with firmware version 1.0.8.16 upgrading from 1.0.8.12 and 1.0.8.10. However, the changelog doesn’t seem to offer more than the mentioned changes.

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The Watch GT 2e follows the same path but has a different approach towards the consumers. It comes with a stylish finishing coupled with sports and a rugged look. This watch is suitable for all scenarios, use cases and provides optimum performance from indoor to outdoor, the Watch GT 2 won’t disappoint its consumers.

Huawei Watch GT 2e October 2021 Update

Important Notes:

  1. For a better user experience, you are advised to update the Huawei Health app to the latest version in the app store first.
  2. Keep Bluetooth connected during the update. If the update fails, try again.
  3. Updating the wearable device may take some time. Please wait for the progress bar on the device to complete. The device will automatically restart after the update is complete.
  4. If you encounter any issues when using the device, please call the Huawei customer service hotline or visit a Huawei customer service center for assistance.

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 is any new updates. If any update is available, it’s recommended to download the firmware and install it as soon as possible. Do note that this update is rolling out gradually, so it may take some time reach every device.

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Huawei P20 update in China brings new optimizations for call and display

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The initiator of camera-centric Huawei smartphones – Huawei P20 receiving new calls and display optimization with the new update in China. It has fixed some basic problems causing the slower performance in the device. However, they will be resolved after installing this update.

The succeeder of the Huawei P10 series has hyped with HarmonyOS in the home ground, giving an extensive users experience. On the other hand, global users are being compensated with regular security patches and timely features. Yet, they are hoping for the HM OS ventures for this smartphone introduced in 2018.

As per the information, Huawei has kicked off the latest HarmonyOS 2.0.0.195 version update for the P20 users in China. It’ll shift the previous 10.0.0.188 version to the latest 2.0.0.195 after installing the new system improvements. However, the company has pushed this update in a staged manner, so no worries if hasn’t reached your device.

As for now, users can check the full update log for this Huawei phone-

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Changelog:

  • Call: Fix the problem of screen brightness delay during incoming calls in some scenes
  • Bluetooth: Fix the problem of abnormal Bluetooth connected devices in some scenes
  • Display: Optimize unlock animation Optimize the display effect of part of the game interface

Below you can check the Huawei P20 update changelog released in China-

Huawei P20 update China

Update Notes:

Download the update latest via smartphone Settings. To do this, open system settings, and then visit System & updates. Thereafter, the users will have to click on “Check for updates” followed by the corresponding update check. If an update is available, you can click “Download and Install”. Also, don’t forget to restart your device once the process is complete.

Remembrance:

You must remember to keep a backup of your important data to prevent any kind of data loss during the update. Furthermore, keep an adequate level of battery backup on your phone to prevent battery outage during the installation. Once started, it may take some time to process the update and install it on the device. Until then, wait patiently and try not to disturb the installation process.

About Huawei P20:

Huawei P20 series initially debuted in 2018 containing two- standard and pro models. The smartphone equips AI-powered photography features. We can also say, it started the era of camera-like photography in Huawei phones. Besides, the P20 Pro was the first triple camera smartphone across the globe. The models were pre-installs the EMUI 8.1 and Kirin 970 chip. Later, it received two major upgrades till EMUI 10 (Android 10).

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Huawei Mate 20 Lite September 2021 security patch out for global users [EMUI]

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Huawei Mate 20 Lite

Global users are receiving the September 2021 security patch on the Huawei Mate 20 Lite smartphone. The update has only brought the bug fixes mentioned in the security bulletins released for September this year. Speaking of which, Huawei didn’t release any update after June 2021 security patch for this device in overseas markets.

Debuted in 2018, Huawei Mate 20 Lite comes pre-installed with EMUI 8 operating system. Later, the company sends two major updates for this base smartphone and it’s currently running on EMUI 10. Although, it didn’t receive the EMUI 11, still counts as an important device of the company. Thus, it timely gest new features, bug fixes, and system optimizations.

As reported by HuaweiBlog, the September 2021 security patch contains the EMUI 10.0.0.290 version for Huawei Mate 20 Lite users. However, the changelog doesn’t seem to contain much due to its smaller update size. There are no additional features or major modification come with the security note. You can check the details below:

Changelog Details:

  • Update Version: EMUI 10.0.0.290 (C432E12R1P1)
  • Update Size: 116 MB
  • Changelog: This update integrates security patches released in September 2021 for improved system security.

EMUI September 2021 security patch

(Image from HuaweiBlog)

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How to Download:

Huawei Mate 20 Lite users can download the latest EMUI September 2021 security patch from the smartphone’s setting. Still, there are many things a user needs to consider before installing the update.

A battery level of more than 20% is required, so your device won’t be worn out during the procedure. At the same, users also need to ensure adequate storage in the system and stable network connection.

However, the update size is rather small, so you can also make the download with personal mobile data easily. Also remember, not to disturb the process or use the smartphone in between the installation. Below you can check the downloading steps-

  • Open your smartphone and go to Settings
  • Now tap on the System & updates
  • Then open Software Update
  • From here select Check for updates
  • If an update is available, it’ll pop up on your phone
  • Click on Download and install
  • Wait for the process to complete, and Restart your device
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Huawei Watch Fit users receiving rope skipping feature in global markets

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Huawei Watch Fit

Huawei Watch Fit global users start receiving the brand new rope skipping feature to be more focused on the workout sessions. Besides counting the skipping numbers, this new feature also lets a user observe their jumping movements and provide proper guidance with the help of the Huawei Health App.

The rope skipping mode was first introduced on the Huawei Watch Fit New variants launched in the last month. Afterward, the Chinese variants of the previous series received this feature to enjoy the winter exercises with s more fun.

According to HuaweiBlog, the company starts sending 1.0.6.2 version update that has added a new rope skipping feature in the Huawei Watch Fit global variants. Comes with an installation size of 18.26MB, this firmware is currently rolling out in Europe and will gradually expand in the other regions.

It’s really impressive that the company just took a week only to send the October firmware for all variants of Watch Fit covering the mainland as well as overseas markets. Speaking of the changelog, alongside this rope skipping feature, it only optimizes the system to maintain the flawless operation in the wearable. Overall the update log is the same for all variants.

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Changelog:

New: This update adds jumping rope to the training, provides data such as the number of jumps per unit, the number of jumps per sequence, heart rate, and calories burned.

System: Optimizes the system stability in certain scenarios.

Below you can check the Huawei Watch Fit update log that brings the rope skipping feature for the global users-

Huawei Watch Fit global rope skipping feature

(Image from HuaweiBlog)

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Update Instructions:

To download this update connect the watch to your phone through the Huawei Health app. Open the app, touch Devices, tap on your device name. After this, you can see the latest update, tap on it, then follow the onscreen instructions to update your watch if there are any new updates.

However, it’s recommended to keep the battery level above 20 percent and ensure sufficient storage before you proceed to upgrade. In addition, the connection between the smartwatch and the corresponding connected device must be maintained, or if the smartwatch is disconnected, you’ll need to restart the process.

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