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October 2021 HarmonyOS security for smartphones detailed

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October 2021 HarmonyOS Security

The anticipation is in the air, Huawei Developer Conference (HDC) 2021 is coming to generate more hype. Therefore, the Chinese tech maker is now moving to unveil the next major version HarmonyOS 3.0 operating system in October 2021. There are a lot of features that have been waiting for us to unravel at the launch event but there’s still plenty of information that is still awaited.

HarmonyOS comes with a number of new features that are powered by distributed capabilities and provides a seamless across-devices user experience. This new operating system for phones comes with a new control panel, home screen, animations, and other important performance-related enhancements over EMUI (Android).

HarmonyOS 3.0 will bring remarkable improvements over HarmonyOS 2.0. A report reveals that the Chinese tech maker will now boost the performance of the system to provide a better user experience for task handling.

Meanwhile, this new operating system continues to make records in terms of the installation that are ramping up day by day. According to the data, around one million smartphone owners have installed HarmonyOS each day.

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Aside from this huge discussion, we now have access to the October 2021 HarmonyOS security details for smartphones and tablets that come with various new fixes in the aspect of system and device performance.

October 2021 HarmonyOS Security

HarmonyOS October 2021 security patch details:

FYI – CVE – CVE, short for Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures, is a list of publicly disclosed computer security flaws. When someone refers to a CVE, they mean a security flaw that’s been assigned a CVE ID number.

The latest security patch brings fixes for 2 medium levels of CVE in the framework. The company has fixed 2 high and 4 medium levels CVEs were found in the kernel. A total of  1 high and 5 medium to low-level system threats.

Furthermore, the October 2021 HarmonyOS 2.0 security patch brings fixes for 3 high and 6 medium levels of CVEs in the HarmonyOS 2.0 application. There are 2 critical and 37 kinds of security threats that medium levels of CVEs.

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If the security patch level of your Huawei phone or tablet is 2021-10-01 or later, all issues described in this update and the HarmonyOS Security Details – September 2021 have been resolved.

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October 2021 security update with 2.0.0.126 released for Huawei Enjoy Tablet 10.1

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Huawei Enjoy Tablet October update

Huawei is sending a new HarmonyOS software update for Enjoy Tablet 10.1 that installs October 2021 security improvements along with other optimizations. This update will surely increase the overall device performance and user experience.

The last update for Enjoy Tablet 10.1 brought Wifi and Bluetooth shortcuts to the control panel, optimizations for the service widget, system stability, and display interface. Talking about changes that come with October 2021 Huawei Enjoy Tablet 10.1 update, it fixes the alarm clock vibration issue, deleted the feedback assistant application, system stability, and security improvements.

The October 2021 HarmonyOS update fixes 2 medium levels of CVEs in the framework, 6 CVEs in the kernel, 6 CVEs in the system, 9 CVEs in the application as well as 37 CVEs were resolved in the third-party libraries.

Huawei Enjoy Tablet October update

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New HarmonyOS Version:

  • Huawei Enjoy Tablet 10.1 inch receiving HarmonyOS version 2.0.0.126 upgraded from 2.0.0.120.

Full Changelog:

  • Alarm: Fix the problem that the alarm clock vibration setting does not take effect
  • App: Delete the original preset feedback assistant application
  • System: Optimized the system stability in some scenarios
  • Security: Incorporate the October 2021 security patch that enhances system security

Huawei Enjoy Tablet October update

Things to know:

  • The update is rolling out in batches so it may take some time/days to reach your device.
  • HarmonyOS version and size may vary.
  • Maintain enough battery and storage on your device.

HOW TO INSTALL:

To download this update manually, go to Settings then System & updates, then open Software update, from here select Check for updates. If an update is available it’ll pop up on your phone and an option of Download and install will appear. Press the option and start to download.

Alternatively, you can also request software updates through the My Huawei app. To do this, open the My Huawei app, tap on the update, then select Check for updates, and then download and install.

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Huawei MediaPad M5 series grabbing 2.0.0.125 software update

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Huawei MediaPad M5 2.0.0.125

Huawei has started to roll out HarmonyOS 2.0.0.125 version update for MediaPad M5 series tablets. This latest update brings fixes for alarm clock features, removes the feedback assistant app, as well as optimizes the system stability.

According to the information, Huawei MediaPad M5 lineup models getting HarmonyOS version 2.0.0.125, which is upgraded from base version 2.0.0.121. You can check the list of Huawei MediaPad M5 tablet models below:

  • Huawei MediaPad M5 10.8 inch (CMR-W09)
  • Huawei MediaPad M5 10.8 inch (CMR-AL09)
  • Huawei MediaPad M5 8.4 inch (SHT-W09)
  • Huawei MediaPad M5 8.4 inch (SHT-AL09)

A few days ago, Huawei has delivered a HarmonyOS update for MediaPad M5 series that brought new features to control panel and optimizations for service widget, display and system stability. So, Huawei MediaPad M5 series user, if this latest HarmonyOS 2.0 update found on your tablet, download and install it as soon as possible.

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Huawei MediaPad M5 2.0.0.125

Huawei MediaPad M5 series 2.0.0.125 update:

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  • Alarm clock: Fix the problem that the alarm clock vibration setting does not take effect
  • App: Delete the original preset feedback assistant application
  • System: Optimize the system stability of some scearios

Before you upgrade:

  1. We recommend you take a backup of your important data.
  2. Use a stable connection to download the update package.
  3. Do not forcefully turn off the phone, once the installation is started.

HOW TO UPDATE:

Download via Settings:

  • Open Settings
  • Click on the System & Updates
  • Open Software update
  • Tap on Check for updates option
  • If an update is available, click on Download and install
  • After installation Reboot the device

Download via My Huawei app:

  • Open the My Huawei app on your device
  • Go to the Update
  • Follow the on-screen instructions

Huawei MediaPad M5 10.8 inch specs:

  • Display: 10.8 inch
  • Processor: Kirin 960s
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Storage: 32/64/128GB
  • Rear Camera: 13MP
  • Selfie Camera: 8MP
  • Battery: 7500mAh
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HarmonyOS global launch to happen in 2022: Report

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HarmonyOS Global 2022

HarmonyOS operating system is an invention that is running wild in China. As of December 2, 2021, Huawei has installed this mobile OS on 141 smartphones, tablets, and smart screen devices. However, there’s more information that has just appeared for the global smartphones that are waiting for HarmonyOS, as it could happen in 2022.

Recently Romanian daily newspaper – Adevarul has published an interview with Derek Yu, President of Huawei CB for Central and Eastern Europe, Northern Canada & Turkey said that Huawei could launch HarmonyOS for global users in 2022.

Yu also mentioned the current version of HarmonyOS has been introduced mainly for China and already has gained over 100 million users. The software provides a satisfying user experience and users who switched from Android to HarmonyOS experienced by 10% increase in overall performance.

HarmonyOS Global 2022

HarmonyOS:

Launched at Huawei Developer Conference 2019 (HDC 19), HarmonyOS 2.0 is a multi-kernel operating system designed and developed by Huawei. This operating system comes with cross-platform capabilities that help it to connect different platforms together seamlessly and perform various actions. Initially, the OS only supported smart TVs and their features were quite limited.

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HarmonyOS 2.0:

However, the biggest surprise came in the form of HarmonyOS 2.0 that was launched in late 2020. The company introduced this version with expanded platform support and brings an extended range of features powered by distributed technology.

Still, the launch of HarmonyOS 2.0 for smartphones in June this year has raised eyebrows, as it adopts over 100 Huawei devices that range way too old in terms of hardware and specs. As of November, there are over 150 million users who are currently enjoying this software prowess in China.

3.0:

Moving on, at HDC 2021, Huawei has introduced HarmonyOS 3.0 developer preview for the developers. However, the first preview beta will be tested in the first quarter of 2022. Thereafter, the Chinese tech maker will conduct public beta testings for this software and bring them to the consumers via the different testing programs.

However, it is also possible that Huawei could bring the HarmonyOS 3 version iteration for the global Huawei smartphone owners in 2022 but it’s yet to be confirmed officially.

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