Following the June 2nd launch, Huawei has begun the mass beta testing of HarmonyOS 2 in China. While the global users looking eagerly at this new operating system, the company also moved ahead with the upgrade plan for the Chinese models of the devices.
According to the upgrade plan, Huawei will upgrade over 100 Huawei and Honor phones with HarmonyOS 2. However, ahead of the final rollout these devices will be tested for software for compatibility and bug fixes.
Once it was speculated that HarmonyOS 2 will only be adopted by the smartphones with EMUI 11 software system but at the launch event, the company shocked everyone with the new upgrade roadmap, which not only consists of recently launched devices but also the models that reach up until the year 2016.
In the first batch of the HarmonyOS 2 public beta testing, Huawei chooses 18 devices that will receive the stable upgrade first hand. Simultaneously, the new device joined this testing program under closed beta testing.
As of now, almost all phones with EMUI 11 have joined the beta testing program and now, EMUI 10.1 devices are joining the HarmonyOS 2.0 beta adaptation process. For your information, Huawei Nova 5, Nova 5i Pro, and Nova 5z run EMUI 10.1 and they’ve become the first smartphones to inducted in the closed HarmonyOS beta testing.
However, it’s just a beginning as Huawei will gradually move towards other smartphones from the roadmap and began to upgrade them with HarmonyOS 2 operating system.
EMUI 10.1 was first launched with the Huawei P40 series in 2020 and it comes with the following features:
- All New Themes
- Huawei Share
- Sound Booster
- New Vibrant AOD
- Multi-screen Collaboration
- Cast + Wireless Projection
- Multi-Device Control Panel
- Huawei Privacy Protection
5 year old Huawei mid-ranger gets new EMUI features
Huawei is rolling out new software updates for one of its 5 year old mid-ranger with a number of new features. It’s good to see those old smartphones are not completely cut off from new optimizations and Huawei is still sending new tweaks.
The 5 year mid-ranger that we’re talking about is the Huawei Enjoy 7s. And it runs EMUI 9.1. Alongside, Huawei is sharing a new software update for another veteran, Huawei Enjoy 8 Plus, also known as Huawei Y9 2018.
These two phones are well received by Huawei consumers and now getting new add-ons. According to the changelog, Huawei is sending EMUI 22.214.171.124 (from EMUI 126.96.36.199) for the following models:
- Enjoy 7S FIG-AL00
- Enjoy 7S FIG-AL10
- Enjoy 7S FIG-TL00
- Enjoy 7S FIG-TL10
On the other hand, Huawei Enjoy 8 Plus getting EMUI 188.8.131.52 (from EMUI 184.108.40.206) for the below-mentioned models:
- Enjoy 8 Plus FLA-AL10
- Enjoy 8 Plus FLA-AL20
- Enjoy 8 Plus FLA-TL10
What does it bring?
The changelog reveals that there are new changes in the application section such as the new Petal Light Tour app. Users will have to tap on the app icon to download the app on their smartphones.
You should know that the app download will begin only if you tap the app icon. Furthermore, this two Huawei mid-ranger are getting their EMUI security features improved with a February 2022 security patch.
Previously, Huawei Enjoy 9e received a similar update for a better user experience. However, we cannot configure whether the same firmware is planned to rollout for the global variants.
If it happens, then do inform us via Screenshot@huaweicentral.com. Until then check the full changelog mentioned below and keep an eye on your phone’s firmware section.
Added a quick download icon for the Petal Light Tour app, click it to download and use it directly.
integrates February 2022 security patches to enhance system security Information about the security content of Huawei software updates.
Huawei P30 Lite November 2022 update rolling out
Huawei is rolling out the November 2022 software update for the P30 lite smartphone in the global market. On the other hand, the company is sending this software update to improve the phone’s security aspect.
For now, the update has been spotted in the European region but may soon reach other markets. It’s come to know that the Huawei P30 Lite November 2022 software update has EMUI version 220.127.116.11 and a package size of over 250 megabytes.
You should know that this software is rolling out in batches. So, we suggest you keep on looking in the software update section.
The changelog doesn’t include any other improvements for the smartphone than the security patch. However, P30 lite users are anticipating EMUI 13 but Huawei has not revealed rollout dates for past devices.
Hence, the phone currently, runs EMUI 12 with a number of new features as well as the user interface. However, the P30 lite was stuck on EMUI 10.0 previously. Therefore, it’ll be interesting to see if this phone could get new major upgrades.
If you want to check for new firmware, make sure to open Settings menu > then all you have to do is to scroll down and tap on System & updates > from here tap on Software updates and then tap CHECK FOR UPDATES button on the bottom side of the screen.
The phone will take a few minutes to connect to the server and check for the latest available firmware. If it fails, then do check the firmware via the My Huawei app.
Huawei P30 lite sports a 6.15-inch display with FHD+ resolution, the phone is powered by Kirin 710 chipset. It has a 24MP triple rear camera system and there’s a large 32MP selfie camera.
The phone is packed with a 3340 mAh battery that could recharge with an 18W fast charger.
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Huawei releases December 2022 EMUI patch details
Huawei has released December 2022 EMUI security patch details for global smartphones. This update will soon start to rollout for the eligible models on top of new OTA software. Huawei is currently rolling out November 2022 security patch for flagship and mid-range devices. These phones will soon promote to a new firmware version.
Meanwhile, Huawei smartphone users are waiting for a new major software update. However, Huawei has not revealed any details about EMUI 13 or its rollout. As December could bring news about EMUI 13 that is much awaited.
Huawei releases these software updates in quarterly and monthly time spans. And aims to improve the phone’s stability, features, and performance on EMUI 12.0.1, EMUI 12.0.0, and EMUI 11.0.1.
According to the patch details, Huawei December 2022 EMUI patch fixes 17 high-level CVEs, 2 medium CVEs, and no new CVEs found in the low-level. On the other hand, the patches also apply fixes for several other issues found in the last build version.
Currently, we’ve not spotted December 2022 security patch rollout. However, you should grab this rollout as soon as it appears on your Huawei smartphone.
Below you can check all of the bugs and viruses fixed in the latest EMUI security bulletin.
CVE stands for Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures.
- CVE-2022-20414, CVE-2022-20441, CVE-2022-20445, CVE-2022-20446, CVE-2022-20448, CVE-2022-20450, CVE-2022-20451, CVE-2022-20453, CVE-2022-20454, CVE-2022-20462, CVE-2022-20463, CVE-2022-20465, CVE-2022-2209, CVE-2022-25724, CVE-2022-25743, CVE-2021-1050, CVE-2022-25741
- CVE-2022-20280, CVE-2022-20338
Already included in previous updates: CVE-2022-25748, CVE-2022-20394, CVE-2021-39673, CVE-2022-20410, CVE-2022-20351, CVE-2022-26472, CVE-2022-22078.
You can check for the latest software update, open Settings > tap on System & updates and then tap on Software updates and tap on CHECK FOR UPDATES. Afterward, the phone will check for the latest firmware rollout. However, it may take some time to release software updates for specific devices.
Hence, we suggest you also request new firmware via the My Huawei app and navigate to the Updates section.