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September update for Huawei Watch GT 2 bring new settings features, fixes issues, and improves system stability

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Huawei just released a new smartwatch model of the Huawei Watch GT 2 family, Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro, that’ll soon be available for the global consumers. In the meantime, exiting users of Huawei Watch GT 2 begin to receive new software that brings some new features, optimization, and fixes in the settings.

The September 2020 update for Huawei Watch GT 2 introduces a new feature for setting, provides more workout data for elliptical and power workouts. This update also adds support for new languages, fixes some issues, and improves system stability for better performance.

Update information linked below:

Huawei Watch GT 2 September Update Changelog:

  1. Introduce a new feature for setting and quickly accessing your favorite features.
  2. Provides more professional workout data for Elliptical and Power workouts.
  3. Adds supports for Lithuanian, Latvian, and Estonian.
  4. Optimizations: Improves system stability.
  5. Optimizations: Fixes some known issues.

The September 2020 software update for Huawei Watch GT 2 comes with firmware version 1.0.9.38 and an update package size of 20.69MB.

Note: The update is rolling out in batches so it may take some time/days to reach out to your wearables.

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A few things to know before the update:

  1. The update progress in the app is just for transferring the update package, it still needs to be installed on the watch for the update to complete.
  2. The watch needs to have at least 20% battery to update.

How to update Huawei Watch GT 2:

Connect the watch to your phone using the Huawei Health app, open the app, touch Devices, touch the device name, choose Firmware update, then follow the onscreen instructions to update your watch if there are any new updates.

Thanks to the tipster – Jenojen

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.

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Huawei expanding display and system update for Watch 3 series

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Huawei Watch 3 Series

Huawei Watch 3 series pre-installed with HarmonyOS 2.0 starts receiving a new firmware update in China. However, this latest update has already reached users in the global market.

According to the information, Huawei has now begun expanding the display, connection, and system stability improvements for Huawei Watch 3 and Watch 3 Pro smartwatches to level up the operating experience.

Huawei Watch and Watch 3 Pro:

Launched on June 2, Huawei has brought the new design with the Watch 3 series in order to provide more comfort while wearing. In addition, this is the first smartwatch lineup pre-packed with the new HarmonyOS to support the new distributed technology features.

Moreover, its system is built to provide a faster and smoother touch screen experience as well as bring a number of new watch face and themes, pre-installed AppGallery, and more.

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Read more: Huawei Watch 3 and Watch 3 Pro launched, the first HarmonyOS powered smartwatches with new health features

Huawei Watch 3

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New Software improvements:

With the new software update, Huawei offers optimizations for system features that can surely enhance the user experience as well device performance. The latest changes include optimizations for the display of certain user interfaces, pairing, and connection as well as system stability in certain scenarios.

Update Notes:

  • Currently, this is rolling in the global market.
  • The watch needs to have at least a 20% battery.
  • Make sure the connection is stable during the update.
  • Try again if the update fails.

New Version details:

Huawei has pushed the upgraded HarmonyOS 2.0 version 2.0.0.170 from 2.0.0.155 for Huawei Watch 3 and Watch 3 Pro Chinese variants.

Changelog:

  • Optimizes the display of certain user interfaces.
  • Optimizes the pairing and connection.
  • Optimizes the system stability in certain situations.

How to update:

  • Connect the watch to your phone using the Huawei Health app
  • Open the App
  • Touch Devices
  • Touch the Device name
  • Choose Firmware update
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to update your watch if there are any new updates

Also, check:

Display and Connection update released for Huawei Watch 3 series [Global]

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Huawei P40 series (EMUI 11) getting June 2021 security update [Global]

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Huawei P40 series

Huawei P40 series global units began receiving a new software update that brings June 2021 security patch. These security improvements are already being rolled out for several eligible Huawei devices running EMUI software.

As usual, it’s a staged rollout, so may take time to cover each and every device. Still, you can check it out on your P40 devices and match the latest EMUI 11 version from 11.0.0.193 (C636E5R4P3).

Adapting models:

  • Huawei P40
  • Huawei P40 Pro
  • Huawei P40 Pro+

As the changelog suggests, there aren’t any major changes or features that come in the software package. Instead, the OTA update only includes the security improvements. Despite just being a normal security patch, the update size notably reaches 280MB.

According to Huawei, the June 2021 security patch fixes different levels of exploits and issues including 2 critical levels and 13 high levels of CVEs. It further enhances the user’s experience and brings stability to the device. Check the full download instructions below.

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Huawei P40 June 2021 security update

(Thanks to the tipster – Tamil G)

Things to remember:

  • Maintain enough battery and storage before installing the update.
  • Take a backup of your important data beforehand to avoid any kind of data loss.
  • The EMUI version and the size of the update may vary.
  • As a staged rollout, it may take time to reach your device.

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HarmonyOS status for P40 series [Global]

Being the topmost flagship series, the Huawei P40 received the HarmonyOS 2 beta update in the first batch of the rollout right after its announcement. However, the HM OS is currently limited to China.

The global users on the other hand are still waiting for their turn to test this new operating system. However, Huawei hasn’t yet announced any upgrade plan for users outside Chinese ground.

How to check for updates:

Download update via Settings

  • Open Settings >> System & Updates >> Software updates
  • Then tap on Check for updates option
  • If found any update, click Download and install
  • After installing reboot the device

Download update via Support app

  • Open Support app >> navigate to Service tab >> click Update
  • Tap on Check for update option >> if found, click Download and install
  • After installing reboot the device

If you want to check more updates, then do visit our software update section.

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Bluetooth and system optimizations rolling out for Huawei FreeBuds 4i

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Huawei FreeBuds 4i

Huawei FreeBuds 4i with 3D bionic design is one of Huawei’s popular audio wearables in the global market. To increase the user experience, the company is releasing a new Huawei FreeBuds 4i update.

The FreeBuds 4i is a true wireless stereo earphone, which provides an easy pairing solution to other devices using Bluetooth connectivity. For better performance, the connection between the two devices should be stable and strong.

Huawei FreeBuds 4i

With the latest update, Huawei is sending a new build for FreeBuds 4i that integrates the optimization for Bluetooth connections and system stability to increase the overall user experience.

According to the information, Huawei FreeBuds 4i’s new firmware update comes with the latest software version 1.9.0.182 from 1.9.0.176 with an update size of 1.35MB.

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Huawei FreeBuds 4i update screenshot

Huawei FreeBuds 4i previous information:

In the midst of last month, Huawei delivered an update for Huawei FreeBuds 4i users in the global market. It added the AI life application support for iOS users. To be mentioned, this feature was also rolled for the FreeBuds 4i Chinese variant earlier.

Update Notes:

  • As this update is deployed gradually, it may take some time to arrive on your device.
  • Maintain battery at least 30% in both devices.
  • Always put earbuds into the charging case and keep the case open(during update).
  • Pair earbuds with your phone again before charging and updating.

HOW TO UPDATE:

  1. Open the AI Life app.
  2. Make sure the earphones have been connected to your phone and earphones are placed inside the charging case, leave the charging case open, then select the corresponding card for your earphones to access the device’s home screen.
  3. Touch Check for updates.
  4. If an update is available, touch UPDATE.
  5. Wait until the update is complete.
  6. After the update is complete, close the charging case and wait for 10 minutes for the case to be automatically updated.

(Source: Huaweiailesi)

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Huawei FreeBuds 4i new update released, brings AI Life app support for iOS users

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