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Huawei Watch GT 2e gets SpO2 feature update, Watch GT also gets fixes

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On March 26, Huawei announced its latest flagship smartphone – Huawei P40 series. Alongside this lineup, Huawei also introduced a new smartwatch – Huawei Watch GT 2e, which is the first watch to come SpO2 feature. Following its launch, the watch now receiving this via an OTA update.

In addition, Huawei Watch GT also receiving a new software update with fixes for previously found bugs and improves the system.

Update information linked below:

Huawei Watch GT 2e:

  • Introduces a feature for adding workouts on the watch.
  • Adds features for measuring SpO2.

This update for Huawei Watch GT 2e comes with software version 1.0.1.20 and weighs over 50.09 MB.

SpO2 feature that allows users to track their blood oxygen saturation levels for their health and fitness. SpO2, also known as blood oxygen saturation, is a measure of the amount of oxygen-carrying hemoglobin relative to the total hemoglobin in the blood.

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Huawei Watch GT:

  • Fixes some known issues.

The latest update for Huawei Watch GT comes with software version 1.0.11.20 and an update package size of 2.84MB.

Recently, the Huawei Watch GT 2 has also upgraded with the SpO2 feature. The Watch GT 2 42mm received a new menstrual cycle tracking.

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

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.

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.

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HarmonyOS Update

New Super Device feature sent for Huawei Nova 8 SE and Nova 7 SE [HM OS 2]

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Huawei Nova 8 SE

Following the stable release, Huawei has now begun sending a new HarmonyOS 2.0 update for all users of Huawei Nova 8 SE and Nova 7 SE Vitality Edition. To be mentioned, these smartphone users that are still running on EMUI 11 can also install this update.

According to the information, this HarmonyOS 2.0 latest update is rolling out released via OTA. It brings Super Device features that added support for FreeBuds 4 and Control Center to control multiple devices.

To be mentioned, last month, Huawei has released the stable version of the HarmonyOS 2.0 system for smartphones belong to Nova 6, 7, and 8 series. The new OS offers brand-new features for user convenience and an interesting user interface.

Huawei Nova SE users are ready to know, what are new changes and features rolling with the latest update. So, don’t worry we have collected all the information for you, which is mentioned below.

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Huawei Nova 7 series

HarmonyOS 2.0 software update details:

New Version:

Huawei has pushed the latest update for Nova 8 SE and Nova 7 SE Vitality Edition with HarmonyOS 2.0 version 2.0.0.146 upgraded from 2.0.0.145. On the other hand, these smartphone users working with EMUI 11 version 10.1.1.153 can also upgrade their devices to HarmonyOS version 2.0.0.146.

Changelog:

  • Super Device: The control center has added a number of device control options that allow you to control multiple devices. Also, it brings support for FreeBuds 4, high and low the smartphone sounds seamlessly flow to the headset.

Huawei Nova 8 SE HM OS

Important notes:

  • This update will not erase your data.
  • We recommend you take a backup of your important data.
  • Use a stable connection to download the update package.
  • Maintain enough storage and battery in your device.

HarmonyOS 2.0 features:

Huawei HarmonyOS 2.0 features are mainly designed to make user’s life easier in every aspect from the user interface to control multiple devices from one. The features include a new Home Screen, Service Widgets, Smart Folder, App Guard, and more.

For more understanding, check the lined video:

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Huawei expanding display and system update for Watch 3 series

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Huawei Watch 3 Series

Huawei Watch 3 series pre-installed with HarmonyOS 2.0 starts receiving a new firmware update in China. However, this latest update has already reached users in the global market.

According to the information, Huawei has now begun expanding the display, connection, and system stability improvements for Huawei Watch 3 and Watch 3 Pro smartwatches to level up the operating experience.

Huawei Watch and Watch 3 Pro:

Launched on June 2, Huawei has brought the new design with the Watch 3 series in order to provide more comfort while wearing. In addition, this is the first smartwatch lineup pre-packed with the new HarmonyOS to support the new distributed technology features.

Moreover, its system is built to provide a faster and smoother touch screen experience as well as bring a number of new watch face and themes, pre-installed AppGallery, and more.

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Read more: Huawei Watch 3 and Watch 3 Pro launched, the first HarmonyOS powered smartwatches with new health features

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New Software improvements:

With the new software update, Huawei offers optimizations for system features that can surely enhance the user experience as well device performance. The latest changes include optimizations for the display of certain user interfaces, pairing, and connection as well as system stability in certain scenarios.

Update Notes:

  • Currently, this is rolling in the global market.
  • The watch needs to have at least a 20% battery.
  • Make sure the connection is stable during the update.
  • Try again if the update fails.

New Version details:

Huawei has pushed the upgraded HarmonyOS 2.0 version 2.0.0.170 from 2.0.0.155 for Huawei Watch 3 and Watch 3 Pro Chinese variants.

Changelog:

  • Optimizes the display of certain user interfaces.
  • Optimizes the pairing and connection.
  • Optimizes the system stability in certain situations.

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
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to update your watch if there are any new updates

Also, check:

Display and Connection update released for Huawei Watch 3 series [Global]

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Huawei P40 series (EMUI 11) getting June 2021 security update [Global]

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Huawei P40 series

Huawei P40 series global units began receiving a new software update that brings June 2021 security patch. These security improvements are already being rolled out for several eligible Huawei devices running EMUI software.

As usual, it’s a staged rollout, so may take time to cover each and every device. Still, you can check it out on your P40 devices and match the latest EMUI 11 version from 11.0.0.193 (C636E5R4P3).

Adapting models:

  • Huawei P40
  • Huawei P40 Pro
  • Huawei P40 Pro+

As the changelog suggests, there aren’t any major changes or features that come in the software package. Instead, the OTA update only includes the security improvements. Despite just being a normal security patch, the update size notably reaches 280MB.

According to Huawei, the June 2021 security patch fixes different levels of exploits and issues including 2 critical levels and 13 high levels of CVEs. It further enhances the user’s experience and brings stability to the device. Check the full download instructions below.

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Huawei P40 June 2021 security update

(Thanks to the tipster – Tamil G)

Things to remember:

  • Maintain enough battery and storage before installing the update.
  • Take a backup of your important data beforehand to avoid any kind of 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.

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HarmonyOS status for P40 series [Global]

Being the topmost flagship series, the Huawei P40 received the HarmonyOS 2 beta update in the first batch of the rollout right after its announcement. However, the HM OS is currently limited to China.

The global users on the other hand are still waiting for their turn to test this new operating system. However, Huawei hasn’t yet announced any upgrade plan for users outside Chinese ground.

How to check for updates:

Download update via Settings

  • Open Settings >> System & Updates >> 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

If you want to check more updates, then do visit our software update section.

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