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New system optimizations rolling out for Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro via OTA update

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Previously, Huawei released a firmware update for Watch GT 2 Pro that brought improvements for the system stability and added a new pin lock feature to provide more security.

Now, a similar optimizations update is expanding for Watch GT 2 Pro for more users, which optimizes the system stability that enhances the overall device performance and users’ experience.

Know more: New Pin Lock feature for Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro rolling out with new update

According to the previous changelog, new water draining feature is added to this smartwatch that permits the users to eject excess water, which enters in watch while swimming or you’re in the water.

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Alongside this, Huawei is also sending a new firmware update for the wristband, Huawei Band B6. This update added a new software update detection system and brings optimizations for the Health app, calling experience, as well as the elliptical exercise mode for further improvements.

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Points to keep in mind:

  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.
  3. Make sure the Bluetooth connection is stable during the update. Try again if the update fails.

Firmware update details:

For Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro:

New version: Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro getting 10.1.3.42 upgraded from 10.1.3.40 with an update size of 76.24MB

Changelog: Optimizes system stability

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For Huawei Band B6:

New version: Huawei Band B6 receiving 1.0.4.8 upgraded from 1.0.2.16

Changelog:

  • Added the function of detecting the new version of the wristband
  • Optimized the prompt of not connected to the sports Health App for a long time
  • Optimized the calling experience
  • Improves the elliptical exercise mode

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.

Thanks to the tipster: Majid

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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.

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Celia Voice Assistant and Petal Apps update rolling out for Huawei Nova 3i [Updated]

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Update: September 17, 2021

According to the tipster, the latest Huawei Nova 3i update also has new features, including the Huawei Apps folder to the home screen so you can stay up to date with trending apps. The update adds quick download shortcuts for the following apps:

  1. Petal Search
  2. Books
  3. Petal Maps
  4. GameCenter
  5. Member Center
  6. Celia Keyboard

You’ll just need to tap on the corresponding icons to download the apps.

In addition to your existing apps, the update adds AI Voice (Celia Voice Assistant). You can use AI Voice to interact with Huawei devices (such as smartphones and tablets) hands-free.

Countries and Regions Where AI Voice Can Be Used:

Currently, you can communicate with AI Voice in English, French, and Spanish in the UK, France, Spain, Chile, Mexico, and Colombia.

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Original Story: September 13, 2021:

After months of wait, Huawei is finally rolling out a new software update for the Nova 3i smartphones. This release has new security patches that improve system security to safeguard your phone’s data.

According to the changelog, the Huawei Nova 3i is getting May 2021 security patch with EMUI version 9.1.1.333 and an update package size of 425 megabytes. However, there are no additions have been found in the changelog so far.

For your information, the Huawei Nova 3i May 2021 update is currently rolling out in limited markets and will expand further gradually. However, you can check for this software via visiting the system Settings’ update section.

Still, there are a few things that you should keep in mind before upgrading to the latest Huawei Nova 3i May 2021 update. First, keep sufficient space in your phone’s storage, keep your phone’s battery level adequate, be patient because the installation procedure may take some time.

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Huawei nova 3i May 2021 update

HarmonyOS:

Huawei Nova 3i is eligible to run HarmonyOS 2.0 operating system. However, the company has only announced the beta program for Nova 3 and the test run will begin later this month. Meanwhile, there’s no information available on the Huawei Nova 3i HarmonyOS 2.0 beta activity at the moment.

Specs:

Similar to the Nova 3, the Nova 3i comes with dual rear and dual selfie cameras. Both of this camera setup comes with powerful features and includes AI modes for better photography options.

The phone supports 128GB of internal storage, it has a 6.3-inch display, featuring 4GB of RAM, is powered by a Kirin 710 processor, has a 3340 mAh battery.

Last update:

Huawei Nova 3i received its last software update in December 2020, at that time, the phone received November 2020 security update. However, the phone was left behind without any incremental software releases.

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Thanks to the tipster – Ahmed Ashraf

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Huawei P30 Lite July 2021 security patch rolling out with .491 update

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Huawei P30 Lite July 2021 security patch is now rolling out for the users. This new software update has a new security patch. However, there are no other changes that have been spotted in the software build.

According to the Huaweiblog, the EMUI 10.0.0.491 software update for the Huawei P30 Lite is rolling out in Europe. Therefore, it may take some time to reach out to every P30 lite owner in the region as well as in the global market.

Huawei P30 Lite July 2021 security patch comes with several fixes for the threats and vulnerabilities that could half your personal data. Therefore, we recommend you install this upgrade as soon as it appears.

If you want to update the latest Huawei P30 Lite July 2021 security, visit system settings, go to Software & updates, tap on Check for updates and then download updates.

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However, it’s recommended that you keep sufficient storage before upgrading to the latest EMUI version. Keep an adequate amount of battery levels on your phone and connected to the internet while downloading the update package.

Huawei P30 lite comes with a triple camera system that helps you take amazing photos. The has a Kirin 710F processor and runs EMUI 8.1 out of the box. Since its unveiling, the phone has received two major software updates – EMUI 9 and EMUI 10. However, the phone didn’t receive EMUI 11.

On the other hand, the phone in China is eligible for the HarmonyOS 2.0 operating system. Still, there’s no confirmation about its global major upgrade, which is highly awaited by the consumers.

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SMS Reply and major HarmonyOS features for Huawei Watch 3 rolling out

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It seems amazing because Huawei Watch 3 series is now receiving a new software update and it brings a massive number of improvements for the HarmonyOS features. The changelog of this update reveals that the latest HarmonyOS 2 system update for Huawei Watch 3 series comes with firmware version 2.0.0.188 and a package size of 239 MB.

Let’s take a look at the latest HarmonyOS Huawei Watch 3 series feature update. The update comes with an SMS reply, adjustment to the always on display hand raise feature, and added new handwashing detection feature.

Furthermore, Huawei Watch 3 series update has the ability to try watch face for 5 minutes free of charge. The charging dial UI is turned on by default and installs support for more formats of mobile phone local music importing features into the watch. Moreover, the display user interface is now optimized to provide a new user experience for the Watch 3 series.

These are surely some of the improvements that are now being seeded to the Huawei Watch 3 series with the latest software update and bring a lot of new functionalities.

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Huawei Watch 3 HarmonyOS features

Added:

  • Support SMS reply.
  • When the Always on Display is turned on, you can choose to raise your wrist to brighten the screen to display the main dial or off-screen dial.
  • Added handwashing detection function (open path: Settings> Accessibility> Handwashing)
  • The paid watchface can be tried for 5 minutes free of charge.
  • When charging, the charging dial UI is turned on by default (press the crown to close).
  • Support more formats of mobile phone local music importing into the watch.

Optimization:

  • Optimize the content display of the contact interface.

Huawei Watch 3 series:

Huawei’s first HarmonyOS powered smartwatch – Watch 3 and Watch 3 Pro comes with brand new features and a stylish design. This duo supports the Super Device ecosystem powered by the latest distributed capabilities.

Huawei Watch 3

Additionally, the Watch 3 series has eSIM cellular calling, all-day health management, and 5-day battery life, sports tracking, online music, third-party AppGallery support. and more.

You can control Huawei Watch 3 using the high-response touch-sensitive screen, side button, and fully rotatable crown, offset for easy access. Rotate the crown for easy scrolling through on-display features and volume settings.

How to update Huawei Watch 3

  • First, connect your watch to your smartphone using the Huawei Health app
  • Now open the application > tap Devices > choose Firmware update.
  • And then follow the on-screen instructions.
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