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Old Flagship, New OS: Huawei P20 and Mate 10 getting HarmonyOS Control Panel features



Huawei Mate 10 and P20 Pro

Huawei P20, Mate 10 series along with Mate RS Porsche Design phones have begun receiving a new HarmonyOS 2 software update in China. This update adds new HarmonyOS Control Panel features and improvements for system security.

The new HarmonyOS update for Mate 10, P20, and Mate RS Porsche Design can be identified with the HarmonyOS 2.0 version In order to download this update, the users of the following devices need to be updated with the latest version which is HarmonyOS

To be mentioned, the new firmware is currently rolling out in batches and may take time to fully expand to all the eligible devices in China. Below are all the adapting models.

Adapting models:

  • Huawei Mate 10
  • Huawei Mate 10 Pro
  • Huawei Mate 10 Porsche Design
  • Huawei P20
  • Huawei P20 Pro
  • Huawei Mate RS Porsche Design

Mate 20 HarmonyOS update

What’s New:

The new Huawei P20 and Mate 10 HarmonyOS update brings for the aforementioned devices. Based on the user’s feedback over the control panel and notification center convenience. The company has made a new change to the UI to make it more interactive.


HarmonyOS 2 Control Panel

The users can now easily switch between the notifications and the control panel with the help of a left or right swipe on the top part. Furthermore, there are some performance enhancements for a better users experience.

In addition, Huawei P20 and Mate 10 device users getting new security patches, which further improves the overall system security to protect the device from any kind of external threats.

To be mentioned, this software update will arrive via OTA for the users running the latest HarmonyOS version in China. On the other hand, the confirmation about the HarmonyOS 2 rollout for the global P20 and Mate 10 is yet to come.

Huawei P20 Mate 10 image

Before you update:

  • Make sure your device is not root.
  • Maintain enough battery and storage on your device.
  • This update won’t erase your personal data, but we recommend you to take a necessary backup, just in case.
  • Follow the update instructions carefully.

HarmonyOS 2.0:

Huawei’s self-developed OS, the HarmonyOS 2.0 comes with a bunch of innovative and production UI and features. It includes a brand new home screen, service widgets, control panel, HarmonyOS 2.0 fonts, super device, and more. You can check all these features in detail here.

Note: HarmonyOS 2.0 is currently rolling out in China, the company is yet to make an announcement for its availability in the international market.


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Huawei Mate 10 Pro: 

Huawei Mate 10 Pro is the company’s one of the oldest flagship smartphones with a bunch of premium offerings. This device has a slight change over the standard variant – Mate 10, which has the fingerprint scanner on the front, whereas the pro model equips it on the back.

The Mate 10 Pro comes with a 5.99 OLED display with 1260 x 1080 (FHD+) resolutions. It is powered by the Kirin 970 processor, which is paired with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage.

In terms of software, this device comes pre-installed with the Android 8 based EMUI 8.0. It equips a 20MP+12MP dual rear camera setup and a single 8MP selfie camera. Mate 10 Pro packs a 4000mAh battery and the other features include a USB Type-C port, 3.5mm jack, and more.

Huawei Mate 10

Huawei P20 Pro: 

The Huawei P20 Pro was among the highly popular smartphone launched in March 2018. It sports a 5.84-inch FHD+ display with 2280 x 1080 pixel resolutions. It is powered with a HiSilicon’s Octa-core processor.


It embeds a triple rear camera setup with 12MP+20MP+2MP and on the front, it has a 24MP selfie camera inside a small notch. The device packs a 3500mAh battery with USB Type-C input.

Furthermore, the P20 Pro comes pre-packed with the Android 8 based EMUI 8.0 software. It comes in 4GB/6GB RAM and 64GB/128GB storage options. Sof security purposes, the smartphone has a fingerprint scanner on the front panel.

huawei p20

Huawei started selling second phones including Huawei P30 and Mate 30

The interested users in China can now purchase a second-hand Huawei phone at the company’s official e-commerce website. These phones include a number of cost-effective products launched by Huawei-certified partners.

The quality and reliability of these devices are genuine as the company claims to have strict quality and function testing to ensure the product features and performance. These products are listed in two different aspects as 99 percent and 90 percent.


The smartphones come with an official warranty of one year along with seven days of return service. The users can also get a one-time discount on preparing at the authorized service center of the company. Read more

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.

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Huawei Mate 50 series gets new features update for camera, 3D avatar and more



Mate 50 update

Huawei is pushing a new software update for Mate 50 series that brings fresh improvements for the camera, brings new 3D avatar features, and system performance improvement.

Huawei Mate 50 series is the most recent and sole smartphone to launch with the HarmonyOS 3 operating system. And the company now has pushed off the second HarmonyOS 3 optimization update for the Huawei Mate 50 on the count.

The new Huawei Mate 50 series update clearly mentions the enhancements for Senior mode, optimizations for the camera, and shooting effects. Meanwhile, the user experience is better with 3D emojis.

The following below-mentioned features are optimized through the update:

  • This update enhances the function of the Senior mode for more convent and safe use of the phone
  • The performance of some game scenes and the camera shooting effect are optimized to improve the user experience
  • In the account center, you can also create an exclusive 3D avatar for yourself, which can be used as an avatar or the screen-off display.

How senior mode works:

The Senior mode name itself reflects that helpful for older people. However, the font size on the device increases when a user activates the Elderly mode. With the text size increased, someone with poor vision would be able to read the words on the screen.

Mate 50 update

In short, the application icons and the text font behave similarly in elderly mode, they enlarge and become more streamlined for users’ convenience.

Back to the update, this new HarmonyOS 3 optimization update for the Huawei Mate 50 can be identified through the build (C00E130R5P4). To experience all these enhancements just lift 848 MB of your data to download and install it.

Mate 50 update HarmonyOS 3

What was Huawei Mate 50 first update bring:

The very first update for the Huawei Mate 50 brings compatibility for the FreeBuds 2. However, the HD spatial audio FreeBuds Pro 2 earphones will eventually be compatible with the Huawei Mate 50.

As a result, Mate 50 consumers will receive a massive assortment of unexpected components and numerous new upgrades to their innovative smart device.

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New Huawei P50 Pocket update optimizes background task handling feature



Huawei P50 Pocket HarmonyOS 3 BETA

New Huawei HarmonyOS 3 beta version and September 2022 security update both were awaited to-release for the Huawei P50 Pocket users, and Huawei smartly handles the situation by dispatching them together with a single update.

Yes! Huawei recently rollout the fourth beta version of HarmonyOS 3 for the uniquely designed P50 Pocket along with a new feature for better background task handling.

The new HarmonyOS 3 version for the Huawei P50 Pocket doesn’t bring any new features, but it optimizes the background task handling for smartphone smooth working, which can be degraded by excessive storage and junk files.

Huawei Task window clearing function: These features help your handset free from junk and other unusual stuff that bother your handset to run wisely. Through this update, the company optimizes the background task window handling feature to let you explore your smartphone free from junk and more.


Compatible model:

  • Huawei P50 Pocket (BAL-AL00)
  • Huawei P50 Pocket (BAL-AL80)

【Software Update】P50 Pocket HarmonyOS 3 Version Release Notes

If your Huawei P50 Pocket runs over the HarmonyOS baseline, then you are smartphone is eligible to receive the HarmonyOS fourth beta build version.



  • Optimize the application task window clearing function


  • Ingrate September 2022 security patch to enhance system security

Huawei P50 Pocket HarmonyOS 3 BETA

September 2022 security patch for Huawei P50 Pocket:

With this two-in-one update for the Huawei P50 Pocket users, a question arises that this recent update with September 2022 patch is released for the HarmonyOS 3 tester. But what about the non beta testers?

Well, those who are not beta testers then they will receive a separate September 2022 security update based on the HarmonyOS 2 version. However, the aim to release the September 2022 security update along with the HarmonyOS 3 beta is just to protect the system of your device from bugs.


Non-beta tester of the Huawei P50 Pocket should wait a while to experience the September 2022 security patch. Just stay tuned with us for the latest info about the upcoming update.

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Huawei Nova 5i receives September 2022 optimization update



Huawei Nova 5i September 2022 update

Huawei is currently working to make HarmonyOS 3 beta compatible, to release its stable version soon for users. Here’s a kindness pop-up for the Huawei Nova 5i users as the company recently released an optimization update for the same.

It’s worthless to mention that Huawei always taking care of all of its models all around the world, no matter how old devices it is. Well, the Huawei Nova 5i smartphone is also one the famous and loveable among users.

But, it seems a little unfair for the Huawei Nova 5i users that they get the optimization update instead of the ongoing September 2022 security patch update. Alongside, there no indication for HarmonyOS 3 for the Huawei Nova 5i so far.

We have to wait a while to see the next step of the company, as there were only 2 batches of devices released to get the HarmonyOS 3 beta update. Huawei Nova 5i users should for the upcoming batches to know whether they receive it or not.


Huawei Nova 5i September 2022 update

Huawei Nova 5i September 2022 update:

Well back to the title, the latest update for the Huawei Nova 5i make the device more compatible and stable for the users. It also improves the overall functionality of the system.

As per the info, Huawei bringing this new September 2022 optimization update on the surface of the HarmonyOS. The Chinese users can identify this update with the software version However, upgrading the device to a new version has a baseline of

Compatible models:

  • Huawei Nova 5i (GLK-AL00)
  • Huawei Nova 5i (GLK-TL00)

[Software update] nova 5i release notes (optimized system stability)

How to update:

We advise you to continue checking for updates on your phone by going to Settings > tapping on System & updates > choosing Software updates > and then following the on-screen directions to get the most recent software build for your Huawei Nova 5i phone.

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