Huawei P40 Pro/Mate 30 gets HarmonyOS update

Huawei has been releasing the HarmonyOS for its smartphones including very old models. Its flagship models were the earliest to get this update. Thus, it is now releasing upgrades of the HarmonyOS 2 for its flagships. The company recently released the HarmonyOS for the Huawei P50 Pro. Now, there are reports that the Huawei P40 Pro / Mate 30 series are getting the HarmonyOS update. Since this is a minor update, it only addresses a few issues. This update fixes the multi-window application issue as well as problems with the icon bar. It also fixes a bug that prevents some icons in the control center from displaying.


Smart Multi-window

  • Fixes the bug that prevents some application icons in the smart multi-window application bar from responding when clicked


  • Incorporates security patches to enhance the security of the mobile phone system

Huawei officially stated that HarmonyOS is a new generation of smart terminal operating systems that provides a unified language for intelligence and interconnection. It also simplifies the collaboration of different devices. Furthermore, this system brings a simple, smooth, continuous, safe, and reliable full-scene interactive experience. Huawei has previously announced that “hundreds” of devices such as Huawei mobile phones and tablets will successively launch HarmonyOS 2 upgrades. As of now, over 90 Huawei and Honor models already have this update. In terms of units, over 90 million units currently have the HarmonyOS 2 update.

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Huawei HarmonyOS adaptation progress

The Huawei P50 flagship smartphone is the first device to come with this update out of the box. The Chinese manufacturer officially released the HarmonyOS 2 for smartphones and other devices on June 2. However, within the first three months of its release, it is already a sensation.

In the first week, by June 9, we already had over 10 million HarmonyOS users. In two weeks, this operating system had over 18 million users. After a month of upgrade, HarmonyOS had over 25 million users. Before the end of July, this figure increased to over 40 million. In less than two months, as of early August, this operating system had over 50 million users. A new report shows that HarmonyOS 2 now has over 70 million users. It is obvious that this system will have well over 100 million users before the end of this year. This upgrade is Huawei’s largest system update in its history.

As of now, over 56 very old models from Huawei and Honor are already getting this update. Most of these devices wouldn’t have gotten any more major EMUI updates. According to Huawei, over 300 million devices (200 million Huawei devices and 100 million third-party devices) will have this update this year.

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