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Huawei Watch Tip: How to measure SpO2 Blood Oxygen Level

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With the evolution in smart wearables, Huawei is continuing to bring new technologies in its smartwatches as well as new features including the SpO2 Blood oxygen level measurement.

The SpO2 feature allows users to detect the blood oxygen levels in their blood and understand how their body is adapting and adjusting to their workouts, sleep cycle, and environmental changes.

In the past, Huawei rolled out SpO2 feature OTA updates for the Huawei Watch series and launched new devices pre-installed with this feature.

What is SpO2:

SpO2 is the percentage of hemoglobin (HbO2) in your blood that contains oxygen and indicates how much oxygen is present in the blood.

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Blood Oxygen, which increases during workouts or other activities, is necessary to supply the energy your muscles need to perform the task. The higher the oxygen content in the blood, the better metabolism that humans will have.

Generally, the reading of blood oxygen saturation level in any individual should be anywhere between 90 percent – 100 percent. If the SpO2 reading persists below 90%, it is advisable to review and seek fitness/ medical advice.

So how you can use the SpO2 feature on your own Huawei Watch? Well, it’s very simple, below you can check how to measure the SpO2 via the instructions below.

Things to know:

  • To use the feature, update your wearable device and Huawei Health to the latest version.
  • To ensure the accuracy of the SpO2 measurement, wear the watch properly and ensure the strap is fastened. Ensure that the watch body is in direct contact with your skin.
  • If you are not wearing your watch or wearing it incorrectly, an error message will be displayed. Please read the onscreen instructions for how to wear it correctly and touch Retry to perform the measurement again.

How to measure SpO2:

  • Wear your watch correctly and keep your arm still.
  • From the home screen, press the Up button, swipe on the screen, and touch SpO2.
  • Keep your body still during the SpO2 measurement.

Automatic SpO2 measurement:

  • Automatic SpO2 measurement is only supported on the Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro, Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro ECG, and Huawei Watch GT 2 PORSCHE DESIGN.
  • Open Huawei Heath, touch Devices, and then your device name, go to Health monitoring > Automatic SpO2 measurement and enable Automatic
  • SpO2 measurement. The device automatically measures and records your SpO2 when it detects that you are still.
  • Touch Low SpO2 alert to set the bottom limit of your SpO2 for you to receive an alert when you are not asleep.

Some more things to know:

  • The measurement will be interrupted if you swipe right on the watch screen, start a workout with the Huawei Health app, or receive a notification for an incoming call or alarm.
  • A SpO2 measurement will take around 1 minute. Data provided is for reference only and not for medical use. If you feel uncomfortable, consult a doctor for assistance.
  • During the measurement, the watch will also sync your heart rate data.
  • Your watch will measure your SpO2 on its own during the workout session after you have enabled a Mountain hike. Swipe on the screen to view your SpO2 data during the workout.
  • Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro, Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro ECG, Huawei Watch GT 2 PORSCHE DESIGN: Your watch will measure your SpO2 on its own during the workout session after you have enabled Skiing, Snowboarding, or Cross-country skiing. Swipe on the screen to view your SpO2 data.
  • This feature is not supported for users in Japan, Korea, and Taiwan (China).
  • This measurement may also be affected by some external factors such as low ambient temperatures, arm movements, or tattoos on your arm.

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How to download and install Samsung One UI 4 (Android 12) beta

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Samsung One UI 4 Beta

Samsung One UI 4 is based on Android 12, and there are a bunch of new features that come with this new software. However, One UI 4 is currently only available to download under the beta mode, and here you’ll learn how to download and install One UI 4 beta on your Samsung device.

Before we begin, you should know something about the beta program as well as the beta testing process. Samsung One UI Beta program is a software testing activity that allows you to enter and test the features of unreleased Android software and provide your feedback to the company to enhance its features.

To be mentioned, One UI beta build is developed for testing purposes and may include bugs, issues, and inaccurate or perform unexpected tasks on your One UI 4 beta-powered device. So, you should think twice before you want to enroll with the One UI 4 beta program.

The beta program develops the software experience throughout a timeline and brings a few features that remain under development during the course of beta testing (until stable rollout).

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Now, let’s dive into the download and install Samsung One UI 4 beta

How to sign up:

First, you need a Samsung account, if you don’t have one, create it and follow the instructions given below.

  1. Open Samsung Members app
  2. Login to your Samsung account
  3. Select “Notice
  4. Tap on the beta banner
  5. Tap enroll to submit your beta application

Note:

  • Before you begin to install the One UI 4 beta you should back up your data. You can use the Samsung Smart Switch PC version. Due to the nature of the beta software, it may cause any data loss.

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How to Download and Install:

You must complete this enrollment process to move on to the download and installation process. Thereafter, follow the steps given below.

  • Open Settings
  • Software update
  • Download and install

For you to remember, the One UI Beta Program is expanding gradually to One UI Beta Program participants.

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How to downgrade:

You can also downgrade from your Beta program and get back to the previous One UI version. To download, you need to withdraw your beta testing application via Settings > One UI Beta Program status > Withdraw menu.

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Now, you need to remove the beta software from the testing device. In this regard, you need to rollback to the previous release version by the Smart Switch PC version app on your computer. The rollback reset the device and removes data generated during beta testing.

How to feedback:

As mentioned above, One UI beta testers have the ability to provide their valuable feedback and enable the possibility of further improvements in the software system.

You can submit your feedback via the Samsung Members app on your smartphone. Follow the guidance below to file your feedback:

  1. Open Samsung Members app
  2. Select Beta feedback
  3. Send feedback

Note: To ensure relevant log information is included in the error report, submit the report within 3 minutes of encountering the bug or error, and do not terminate (swipe away) the Samsung Members application until you are notified that the report has been sent. This can take up to 5 minutes.

On the other hand, to provide UI or UX-related feedback, select Beta community and then Suggestions.

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How about the official version:

Users will be able to download the One UI 4.0 official version once the testing finishes.

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How to set video as a watch face in Huawei Watch 3 series

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Huawei Watch 3 Face

Huawei Watch 3 will allows setting your own animated Watch face with a duration of 5 – 10 seconds. Have you ever thought about doing so but couldn’t identify how to?  No worries, in this article I’ll give to the details producer so you can set a video that inspires you most.

Apart from being fun, video watch faces can also be used to keep yourselves motivated all time. You can choose from different videos, adjust the video part accordingly to what you want to look at, and set it as the watch face on the Huawei Watch 3.

Below you can check the step by step by guide to set a video as a watch face.

  • Open the Huawei Health App on your smartphone
  • Now tap of Devices in (option available at the bottom bar)
  • Select the smartwatch- Huawei Watch 3
  • Afterward, click on the More option
  • Head to the “Mine” section, here you’ll see the video in the edits
  • From here you can choose one of your favorite videos and trim and edit it
  • Once the trimmed video is saved on your smartphone, it’ll successfully apply to your Huawei Watch 3 watchface

Huawei Watch 3 Face

In addtition, this latest watch also offers about 30 pre-installed faces that perfectly go with your daily style for various occasions. Adding to this, you can also find over 1000 designs on the Huawei Watch Face Store on the Health App to give a little renovation to your style.

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Hope you have learned the procedure, which is really easy. Be unique with this flagship Huawei smartwatch and keep all your favorite moments with you. Stay connected for more tips. 🙂

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How to test your stress level with Huawei Watch 3 and Watch 3 Pro

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Huawei Watch 3 Pro

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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