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Major HarmonyOS features update starts to rollout for Huawei flagships



harmonyos major features update

Last month we reported that Huawei will send a new HarmonyOS 2 version for the consumers. Now, Huawei has finally started the rollout of this major HarmonyOS 2 software update for flagship devices along with the latest features.

So without further ado, let’s dive into this update.

According to the changelog, the update brings a new multi-camera mode that allows users to capture images via different connected devices using shared network access such as WiFi. This feature uses the distributed capability of HarmonyOS to allow the execution of multi-device photo capture.

Second, comes the Control Panel, users can now quickly access the notification center by simply swiping left or right. This would ease the process and allow users to switch back and forth without losing any of these.

The Service Center also got a new file center feature, which can generate widgets and add them to the home screen, which makes it easier to view files on the go. Huawei optimized the app assistant feature with a new drop-down status bar in game mode.

To be mentioned the major HarmonyOS features update also improves system security to provide better protection against security issues.

Major Update:

These features are surely amazing and will further extend the user experience of the consumers. However, this update is currently rolling out for the Huawei P40 series in China, which already received the stable version. Also, it’ll expand for more devices, as the rollout progress.

According to the information, this update for the Huawei P40 series is currently released with HarmonyOS 2 version – and a download package size of 1.26GB.

The exact changelog is mentioned below.

Major HarmonyOS features update changelog:


The camera mode is newly added. During the shooting process, you can choose a HarmonyOS 2 mobile phone or tablet (multi-camera mode supported) in the same WLAN network as the lens to shoot wonderful images from multiple angles, and remotely take pictures.

Fix the problem that the camera watermark cannot be automatically rotated in some situations.

Service Center:

Added a new file center function, which can generate a widget and add it to the desktop, making it easier to view files. You can also view files of other devices in the Super Device (currently only mobile phones) across devices

Control Panel:

The Control panel and notification center can be quickly switched by swiping left and right

Optimize the interface display of the control center

Application Assistant:

Optimize the operation experience of the drop-down status bar in the game scenarios


Incorporate security patches to enhance mobile phone system security


Major HarmonyOS features update

Global Status:

HarmonyOS 2 rollout currently remained enclosed inside China and there are no official confirmations that have been made about the global rollout.

Most of Deng Li's smartphones are from the Huawei ecosystem and his first Huawei phone was Ascend Mate 2 (4G). As a tech enthusiast, he keeps exploring new technologies and inspects them closely. Apart from the technology world, he takes care of his garden.