Update (Dec 31): After releasing a major update to the Watch GT 2 smartwatch, Huawei has now turned to the GT 2e model. At the end of this year, the GT 2e users have finally received third-party app support. It was first launched in China as a Beta version, and now more users in other countries can use it. With the firmware, users can download third-party apps like AutoNavi from AppGallery. Apart from it, the smartwatch gets sunrise & sunset modes in outdoor activities. Further, to secure your data you can set your PIN to the lock screen. There are some new workout and health features that have been added to Health app.
It has also improved the Cycle Calendar feature and added support to the Always-on Display during workouts. Finally, it has improved system performance and stability to get a better experience. The firmware version 18.104.22.168 is now available to download in all the major countries.
Update (Dec 23): In the new month, Huawei has launched major features for Watch GT 2 watch variants. It gets a PIN lock function to secure the device and new exercise modes to perform daily activities. It has also added a new health feature for the smartwatch and installed Petal Maps. The new firmware further improves many existing features and fixes minor bugs. You can identify the new version by 22.214.171.124 for the 46mm variant, and firmware version 126.96.36.199 for the 42mm variant. This major update has been released in all the major countries, though it will take to reach you.
Update (Dec 02): The first firmware update is now heading to the Watch GT Runner smartwatch. Huawei has launched this smartwatch for fitness enthusiastic users with professional sport features. With the firmware, users will see improvements to the existing functions with better optimizations. The Watch GT Runner with HarmonyOS software receives a 188.8.131.52 update. It is currently available in the home country, and the global model will get in the near future. The smartwatch also goes on sale in most European countries.
Update (Nov 30): Following the footprints of Watch GT 2, GT 2 Pro & GT 3, the last year’s Watch GT 2e smartwatch is receiving third-party app support. For the Huawei Watch lineup, it is major breakthrough and clears the way to developers to make some apps & watch faces. Users can download the apps from AppGallary or the pairing app. The firmware version 184.108.40.206SP1 is in beta and rolling out in China. The stable software for the GT 2e and the other models will be launching soon in the other regions. Make sure to check the Huawei Health app for pending software updates.
Update (Nov 25): The new Huawei Watch GT 3 smartwatch is witnessing its first firmware update in major countries. It is a HarmonyOS 220.127.116.11 software version and brings a heavy installation package size of 280MB. It includes the ability to reply with custom SMS, so you can add them as per your daily requirements. Further, it brings a pack of app icons, and healthy living features to stay in good mood. Finally, it has an optimized Watch GT 3 with more stability and security. As per a report, the firmware has been spotted in major markets, and soon reach to you.
Update (Nov 19): In the latest 18.104.22.168 beta update, Huawei has introduced third-party app support for the Watch GT 2 smartwatch. After, Watch GT 2 Pro, GT 3 & Huawei Watch 3 series, it is another wearable to get new app support. The developers can now build quality apps for the watch, and users can download it from the Huawei Health app. The firmware is in beta and released in China. After hitting to the stable mode, the update will release in other regions.
Update (Oct 18): The original Watch GT 2 is upgrading to the latest version to increase its performance. The Watch GT 2e, GT 2 Pro, Watch Fit New wearables have recently got small versions. Now in the new turn, the second-gen Watch GT 2 receives a 22.214.171.124 software version. As per the changelog shared by Huawei Community, the watch will see optimizes in system stability and security. It will be rolling out for all the users in the next 3 to 7 working days. To get it, wait patiently.
Update (Oct 17): Huawei has released a major software update for its newest HarmonyOS-powered Huawei Watch 3 & Watch 3 Pro smartwatches. It brings a quick SMS reply, hand wash detection, paid watch faces trial for five minutes, and Petal Maps app for the watches. It also optimizes other existing apps for a better users experience. You can install the new 126.96.36.199 firmware version for the Watch 3 series in Europe & China.
Update (Oct 14): In the series of October firmware updates, Huawei has released new software for Watch GT 2e. The latest version brings optimization code for the wearable to enhance the overall quality. The changelog doesn’t mention anything, though you should search for any changes. The new version is 188.8.131.52, and currently rolling out in major regions. To install new firmware, open the Huawei Health app, and check for new updates.
Update (Oct 9): The latest Huawei smart tracker, Watch Fit NEW has received its first firmware version in the home country. According to the changelog mentioned on the Huawei Community page, it gets skipping rope mode. In this mode, users will get a number of skipping ropes, consecutive jumps, heart rate & burned calories. It further claimed to fix minor issues to enhance the performance of Watch Fit NEW. The new version 184.108.40.206 upgraded from 220.127.116.11 has been assigned to the new activity tracker.
Update (Sept 23): This month Huawei has dispatched many software updates for its Watch GT series. After the beta version for GT 2, it has released a new 18.104.22.168 firmware version for Watch GT 2 Pro. The new version brings improved system stability and reliability to the smartwatch. The software is available to download in all the major countries. To install it, head to the Huawei Health app, and check for the fresh software update.
Previous Update: The Huawei Watch GT 2 is receiving one of the major firmware updates of this year. The company has rolled out a fresh software update for the GT series smartwatch, and you can identify it by the firmware number 22.214.171.124. The latest version brings advanced lock screen function and enhancement to the female cycle feature. In the outdoor mode, users can now keep the always-on display on, so they don’t have to wake up the screen every time.
In the lock screen function, it has added a new PIN lock option that needs to be unlocked whenever you start the watch. It gives extra security to the Huawei Watch GT 2 smartwatch. In the outdoor activities, sunrise and sunset modes have been added. It is early to tell how they work in daily workouts. Huawei further allows sharing third-party data & connections with Huawei phones and other medical-related equipment. The changelog also mentions improved menstrual cycle function on the smartwatch.
The new update is not available for everyone. It is a beta update and is only available in China for reserved seats. In the beta, Huawei has allowed 1800 members, and it might open for more people in near future.