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Oniro Operating System launched, based on Huawei HarmonyOS



Oniro HarmonyOS

HarmonyOS is designed and developed by Huawei and later contributed to OpenAtom Foundation, an open-source code management organization. Last month, OpenAtom and Eclipse Foundation has announced a new partnership and on October 26, both of these partners launched Oniro operating system.

OpenHarmony is a multi-kernel OS that was developed by Huawei and contributed to the OpenAtom Foundation last year. Oniro operating system is designed on the basis of open-source along with a motive of transparent, vendor-neutral, and independent software for the era of IoT. Eclipse Foundation promises that Oniro will also deliver additional specifications to help drive the global adoption of the HarmonyOS.

Oniro has made its debut as a global version of OpenHarmony and it’ll be available for various platforms including:

  • Mobile
  • IoT
  • Machine economy
  • Edge
  • Others

Oniro HarmonyOS

A benchmark for OpenHarmony – HarmonyOS:


This new operating system will enable and strengthen the use of HarmonyOS in the global market. The developer community will deliver an independent, but compatible implementation of the OpenHarmony specifications, tailored for the global market.

That’s not it, Oniro will also open support for apps that will run smoothly on the OpenHarmony operating system, which means, all of the HarmonyOS adaptions will be able to run Oniro applications.

“This interoperability will allow the Oniro community to create a global ecosystem and marketplace for applications and services that can be used across both operating systems, anywhere in the world,” said Eclipse.

Founding Members:

Oniro is a new start for HarmonyOS and it is supported by various tech giants from the industry including telecom giant, Huawei, Arm software experts Linaro, and industrial IoT specialists Seco. This number of partners is likely to expand further in the future.


Oniro OS founding partner


“We have been working hard with Linaro, Seco, Array, NOITechPark, Synesthesia to prepare Oniro’s initial code contribution and public cloud CI/CD infrastructure, and it is so exciting to see everything moving under the expert governance of the Eclipse Foundation,” said Davide Ricci, Director of the Huawei’s Consumer Business Group European Open Source Technology Center. “Under the Eclipse Foundation, the project will have its greatest chance at onboarding new contributing members and bringing real products on the shelves of consumer electronics stores around the world. We reckon Oniro is not a sprint, rather a marathon, and we are thrilled and committed to this world-changing journey.”


“Over the past year, Linaro has worked closely with Huawei and other Oniro members on preparing the OS foundations of Oniro, leveraging the work Linaro is already doing on open source projects such as MCUboot, the Yocto project, Trusted Substrate and multiple RTOSs,” said Andrea Gallo, VP of Business Development. “Formalizing the governance of this project through the Eclipse Foundation is the natural next step in delivering a truly vendor-neutral and independent operating system.”


“Oniro will be the future of the open source OS, it will mark a new trend for its deeply innovative nature and defining it only as an operating system would be extremely reductive. In fact, it focuses on the end-user with an incredible user-experience, but it is also oriented to the content creators and OEMs at the same time, bringing to all of them certainty, choice and convenience,” said Gianluca Venere, Chief Innovation Officer, SECO. “It is born for device collaboration at the edge, to be hardware architecture independent, to create a swarm intelligence, and to enable ambient computing. For more than 40 years SECO has been designing and manufacturing innovative products and services for OEMs and we strongly believe that Oniro is a game changer in supporting our customers to the digital transformation.”


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.


October 2021 security update with released for Huawei Enjoy Tablet 10.1



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 upgraded from

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.


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 software update



Huawei MediaPad M5

Huawei has started to roll out HarmonyOS 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, which is upgraded from base version 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

Huawei MediaPad M5 series update:

  • 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.


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



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


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.


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.


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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