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[Expanding] Improvement for wear detection and device compatibility for Huawei FreeBuds 3i rolling with new software update

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November 20, 2020: India

Huawei FreeBuds 3i firmware update is now expanding in India with version 1.9.1.161 upgrading from version 1.9.1.155 with an update size of 1.10MB.

September 24, 2020: UK

Huawei started to send a new software update for wireless earbuds, FreeBuds 3i, which installs improvements for wear detection sensitivity and improves compatibility with other devices.

Previously, Huawei FreeBuds 3 users also received a new update with improvements for Bluetooth stability, optimizations for the system, and playback quality.

Huawei FreeBuds 3i

CHANGELOG:

What’s New:

  • Improves the sensitivity of wear detection
  • improves the compatibility with other devices

Huawei FreeBuds 3i getting the latest update with firmware version 1.9.1.161 upgrading from version 1.9.1.155.

Note: This update is rolling out in batches, so it may take some time/days to reach your FreeBuds 3i

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  • Screenshots@huaweicentral.com
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HOW TO UPDATE FREEBUDS 3i:

  1. Open the AI Life app.
  2. Make sure the earphones have been connected to your phone and earphones are placed inside the charging case, leave the charging case open, then select the corresponding card for your earphones to access the device home screen.
  3. Touch Check for updates.
  4. If an update is available, touch UPDATE.
  5. Wait until the update is complete.
  6. After the update is complete, close the charging case and wait for 10 minutes for the case to be automatically updated.

Note:

  1. Please ensure that the battery levels of both the earbuds and the charging case are higher than 30% before updating.
  2. Put both earbuds into the charging case, keep the case open and press and hold the button on the charging case for more than 10 seconds until the inner indicator light flashes red. Then pair the earbuds with your phone again before charging and updating.
  3. Before updating, please put both earbuds into the charging case and keep the case open until the update is complete.

Thanks to the tipster – Tom

Amy is our firmware and software specialist, she keeps her eagle eyes open for new software rollouts, beta programs, and other software related activities as well as new smartphone launch.

EMUI

5 year old Huawei mid-ranger gets new EMUI features

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Huawei is rolling out new software updates for one of its 5 year old mid-ranger with a number of new features. It’s good to see those old smartphones are not completely cut off from new optimizations and Huawei is still sending new tweaks.

The 5 year mid-ranger that we’re talking about is the Huawei Enjoy 7s. And it runs EMUI 9.1. Alongside, Huawei is sharing a new software update for another veteran, Huawei Enjoy 8 Plus, also known as Huawei Y9 2018.

These two phones are well received by Huawei consumers and now getting new add-ons. According to the changelog, Huawei is sending EMUI 9.1.0.148 (from EMUI 9.1.0.145) for the following models:

  • Enjoy 7S FIG-AL00
  • Enjoy 7S FIG-AL10
  • Enjoy 7S FIG-TL00
  • Enjoy 7S FIG-TL10

On the other hand, Huawei Enjoy 8 Plus getting EMUI 9.1.0.151 (from EMUI 9.1.0.143) for the below-mentioned models:

  • Enjoy 8 Plus FLA-AL10
  • Enjoy 8 Plus FLA-AL20
  • Enjoy 8 Plus FLA-TL10

What does it bring?

The changelog reveals that there are new changes in the application section such as the new Petal Light Tour app. Users will have to tap on the app icon to download the app on their smartphones.

You should know that the app download will begin only if you tap the app icon. Furthermore, this two Huawei mid-ranger are getting their EMUI security features improved with a February 2022 security patch.

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Previously, Huawei Enjoy 9e received a similar update for a better user experience. However, we cannot configure whether the same firmware is planned to rollout for the global variants.

If it happens, then do inform us via Screenshot@huaweicentral.com. Until then check the full changelog mentioned below and keep an eye on your phone’s firmware section.

Apps:

Added a quick download icon for the Petal Light Tour app, click it to download and use it directly.

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Safety:

integrates February 2022 security patches to enhance system security Information about the security content of Huawei software updates.

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Huawei P30 Lite November 2022 update rolling out

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Huawei is rolling out the November 2022 software update for the P30 lite smartphone in the global market. On the other hand, the company is sending this software update to improve the phone’s security aspect.

For now, the update has been spotted in the European region but may soon reach other markets. It’s come to know that the Huawei P30 Lite November 2022 software update has EMUI version 12.0.0.251 and a package size of over 250 megabytes.

You should know that this software is rolling out in batches. So, we suggest you keep on looking in the software update section.

The changelog doesn’t include any other improvements for the smartphone than the security patch. However, P30 lite users are anticipating EMUI 13 but Huawei has not revealed rollout dates for past devices.

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Hence, the phone currently, runs EMUI 12 with a number of new features as well as the user interface. However, the P30 lite was stuck on EMUI 10.0 previously. Therefore, it’ll be interesting to see if this phone could get new major upgrades.

If you want to check for new firmware, make sure to open Settings menu > then all you have to do is to scroll down and tap on System & updates > from here tap on Software updates and then tap CHECK FOR UPDATES button on the bottom side of the screen.

The phone will take a few minutes to connect to the server and check for the latest available firmware. If it fails, then do check the firmware via the My Huawei app.

Huawei P30 lite sports a 6.15-inch display with FHD+ resolution, the phone is powered by Kirin 710 chipset. It has a 24MP triple rear camera system and there’s a large 32MP selfie camera.

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The phone is packed with a 3340 mAh battery that could recharge with an 18W fast charger.

Below you can check participate in the poll and spark a conversation on your Huawei P30 lite software update status.

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Huawei Enjoy 50 receives HarmonyOS 2.0.0.198

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Huawei has started to rollout HarmonyOS 2.0.0.198 to Enjoy 50 smartphone in China that comes with new improvements.

According to the changelog, HarmonyOS 2.0.0.198 update for Huawei Enjoy 50 is fetching new system stability improvements along with better performance. Yet, users first have to download HarmonyOS 2.0.0.196 to upgrade to the latest version.

Recently, Huawei also sent EMUI 9.1.0.301 for Enjoy 9e with a number of new additions. The upgrade is released during the rollout for Enjoy 50.

Huawei Enjoy 50:

In June, Huawei Enjoy 50 launched with a 6.75-inch screen size, 16.7 million colors, TFT LCD type, and HD+ resolution (1600 x 720 pixels). The phone measures 168.3mm in length, 77.7mm in width, 8.98mm in thickness, and 199 grams in weight. There are three colors to choose from – Crystal Blue, Pearl White, and Midnight Black.

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It brings dual rear camera system consisting of a 13-megapixel main camera (f/1.8 aperture) and a 2MP depth-of-field camera (f/2.4 aperture). The rear camera has modes of Normal photo, portrait photo, professional mode, and panorama mode.

Update Notes:

The latest software update for Huawei Enjoy 50 is expanding in batches and may take some to cover all of the available models. We suggest you make a backup of important files, to prevent unnecessary data loss.

Also, make sure your smartphone is not rooted and updated to the latest HarmonyOS firmware.

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