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Over 40 mainstream brands and 100 million devices will use HarmonyOS in 2021: Huawei

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On December 30, at Huawei Developer Day and HarmonyOS 2.0 (Hongmeng OS 2.0) mobile application developers beta event in Shanghai, Huawei is holding a meeting with its industry partners to develop leading technology and understand the use cases of HarmonyOS as well as its mobile apps.

At the event, Yang Haisong, Vice president of Huawei’s Consumer Busines Software Department said, “Since the release of the HarmonyOS 2.0 mobile beta, a large number of developers have joined the HarmonyOS ecosystem. We’re looking to work with more developers and partners for a win-win scenario.”

According to the information, over 40 mainstream brands and 100 million consumer devices will enter into the HarmonyOS ecosystem in 2021 to experience its full-scenario capabilities.

Huawei also announced its partnership with 120+ home appliance maker companies and over 20 hardware manufacturers to build products based on the HarmonyOS software system in the coming year.

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On December 16, 2020, Huawei released the HarmonyOS 2.0 mobile beta for the developers and industry partners. Simultaneously, the company also began the beta recruitment for Huawei P40, Mate 30, and MatePad Pro devices.

Initial hand-on reveals that the HarmonyOS 2.0 mobile beta user interface is very similar to the EMUI 11 but the core functionalities have been enhanced due to a different kernel. Therefore, the user experience has also been improved compared to Android.

(Via – Ithome)

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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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Travel Service app based on HarmonyOS open for public testing

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Travel Service public testing

Recently, the public testing slots for HarmonyOS powered Travel Service is opened between November 26 to December 5. Interested users can participate in this testing program and download the latest 3.0.6.201 version that comes with a package size of 2.3MB.

Travel Service:

Travel Service FA is a personalized flight and train travel service platform launched by HarmonyOS system Smart Travel. It visually displays flight and train information in the form of cards and supports flights and trains dynamic change reminders as well as covers the functions such as taxi navigation, weather, and alarm reminders.

Travel Service public testing

Prizes:

You can participate in Travel Service public testing and put forward your valuable opinions to win prizes~ Withdraw the incentive measures (expected draw time: 8 December 2021).

  • First prize: 100 yuan Jingdong E-card
  • Second prize: 70 yuan Jingdong E card
  • Third prize: 50 yuan Jingdong E card

Note: The list of winners will be announced at 15:00 on December 8, 2021. 

Award Rules:

  •  Based on a number of valid feedbacks submitted by users. (Valid feedback mainly refers to the functional errors and BUGs of this version)

Task introduction

Download and install

  • Click the “download” button at the bottom of the page to download and install the public test version of the Travel Service.
  • After installation, do not enter the application through the “Open” button at the bottom of this page, return to the lower left or lower right corner of the desktop, and swipe the screen to enter the service center.
  • Search for “travel service” in the search box, the travel service application icon will pop up, long-press the icon to pop up the check box, and select the card mode “add to desktop”.

Add Travel Path:

Click “Start Experience” and agree to the privacy agreement to start the experience:

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  • After receiving the booking text message, the travel service recognizes the text message and automatically adds the itinerary
  • Long press the first level card to pop up the edit box, select the edit entry to manually enter the information to add the plan.

Public test content:

  • Install travel service FA, experience flight/train reservation query, flight/train dynamic change reminder, departure/destination, weather reminder, taxi navigation, UI interface experience.
  • During the test, you can record and take screenshots, and submit questions to the beta form for real-time feedback.

Travel Service public test

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December 2021 HarmonyOS security update for Honor Pad 6 rolling out

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Honor Pad 6 December update

Huawei is about release the December 2021 HarmonyOS security patch details but ahead of this, it began sending this security update for Honor Pad 6, which is impressive. However, Huawei Enjoy 2 Tablet and Honor Pad X6 has already grabbed this security patch.

According to the information, December 2021 update for Honor Pad 6 comes with HarmonyOS version 2.0.0.225, which is upgraded from HM OS base version 2.0.0.210 in China. By exploring the changelog, we have found that it installs the December 2021 security patch and brings optimizations for the display effect of some interfaces.

Furthermore, the Chinese tech maker has recently rolled the EMUI December 2021 security patch details, which will soon be reached the user for improved system security,

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Honor Pad 6 December update

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

Update Notes:

  • Due to version restrictions, please upgrade to version 2.0.0.210 first, otherwise you will not receive the version rollout.
  • This version upgrade will not erase user data, but it is recommended to back up all important data to a PC or cloud before upgrading, and confirm that the backup content is complete and effective.
  • Because some third-party applications may not be compatible with the HarmonyOS operating system, the third-party app may not work normally after the update. It is recommended that you try to update the application to the latest version in the Huawei AppGallery.
  • After the upgrade is completed, the tablet may experience heating, freezing, or slow charging. This is caused by some self-optimization and adaptation actions performed by the system after the upgrade. Please rest assured to use it. It will return to normal after 2-3 days of normal use. It is recommended that you charge for more than 1 hour in idle time. During the charging period, the system will do optimization to ensure that the tablet application is quickly adapted.
  • After the update, there may be changes in your home screen layout, please adjust it manually.
  • This update needs to reserve 10GB of data space. The installation package will be automatically deleted after the update and does not occupy storage space
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New optimization with 2.0.1.175 update rolling out for Huawei Nova 9 series [CN]

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Huawei Nova 9 2.0.1.175 update

Huawei Nova 9 series that consisted of two models – Nova 9 and Nova 9 Pro is getting a new software update, which comes with upgraded HarmonyOS version 2.0.1.175. However, this update is rolling out gradually in the Chinese market.

On the other hand, Huawei Nova 9 global variant that runs on the latest EMUI 12 software system recently grabbed the EMUI 12.0.1.169 version. This update brought optimizations for the camera and added a shortcut icon for Celia Keyboard.

Talking about the new firmware, the Huawei Nova 9 HarmonyOS 2.0.1.175 update includes the optimizations for the camera for better image quality and display interface. Additionally, it improves the WeChat video call experience in some scenarios. [Full Changelog below]

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Huawei Nova 9 series changelog:

  • Camera: Optimize photo effects in low-light environments and improve image quality.
  • Display: Optimize some interface display effects.
  • Call: Optimize WeChat video call experience in some scenarios.

Huawei Nova 9 2.0.1.175 update

Previous information:

In the last update of the Nova 9 series, Huawei added a new short video feature that allows you to shoot short videos with different types of camera enhancement as well as optimization for existing camera modes.

Also, it brought a new home screen theme, audio and display optimizations as well as improvements for horizontal and vertical display rotation in some game-playing situations. (Know more)

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

Things to know:

  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.
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