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HarmonyOS 4 Beta unveiled for Huawei Watches

Huawei has initiated the HarmonyOS 4 Beta program, specifically targeting the Watch 3 series and encompassing the Standard, Pro, and Pro New models.

HarmonyOS 4 beta adoptation begins

The beta program, which commenced on January 2, 2024, offers a limited window until January 9 for people to join. This exclusive opportunity allows users to experience the new features ahead of the general public release. They will also have the chance provide feedback to the company on any issues they encounter.

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The actual registration is pretty straightforward. Through the My Huawei App, users can easily sign up for the beta program. It’s essential to have sufficient storage and a minimum battery level of 45% to ensure a smooth installation process. To participate, one must ensure their device operates on the baseline version, a prerequisite for this advanced software journey.

Which Harmony watches will get HarmonyOS 4?

In terms of compatibility, the beta program currently limited to the Watch 3 series. But a broader rollout is planned for early 2024, encompassing a wide range of Huawei watches.

The full list of Huawei timepiec4s that will eventually run on HarmonyOS 4 consists of:

  • Huawei Watch Ultimate Design
  • Huawei Watch Ultimate
  • Huawei Watch 3
  • Huawei Watch 3 Pro
  • Huawei Watch 3 Pro New
  • Huawei Watch Buds
  • Huawei Watch GT 3
  • Huawei Watch GT 3 Porsche Design
  • Huawei Watch GT 3 Pro
  • Huawei Watch GT 2022
  • Huawei Watch GT 3 Pro Collector’s Edition
  • Huawei Watch GT Runner
  • Huawei Watch GT Cyber

Notably, the Huawei Watch 4 and Huawei Watch GT 4 are already equipped with this latest OS version.

The HarmonyOS 4 Beta brings with it a suite of enhancements. Notably, the software upgrade introduces a new live window feature, dynamic lock screen animations, and innovative 3D gaming watch faces. These additions promise to elevate the user experience, offering a blend of functionality and aesthetic appeal. Moreover, the update includes significant improvements and optimizations, fine-tuning the overall performance of the wearables.

More broadly, the software enhances the interconnectivity between devices, offering a more seamless and integrated user experience. The OS also promises improved battery life and faster performance, making these watches more efficient and user-friendly. Additionally, the new OS version includes enhanced health and fitness tracking features, providing users with more accurate and comprehensive data to support their wellness journeys.


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Marko Maslakovic

Marko founded Gadgets & Wearables in 2014, having worked for more than 15 years in the City of London’s financial district. Since then, he has led the company’s charge to become a leading information source on health and fitness gadgets and wearables.

2 thoughts on “HarmonyOS 4 Beta unveiled for Huawei Watches

  • When will the watch gt3 receive harmony os4?
    Thanks a lot in advnace

    • Huawei says “Early 2024”. No actual date set yet.


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