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Poll: Received One UI 2.5/Android 10 for your Samsung Galaxy Note 9?



In 2018, Samsung introduced the Galaxy Note 9 along with powerful hardware and software capabilities. This S-pen powered smartphone was also awarded as the ‘Best Phone of the year’ by Consumer Reports.

The Galaxy Note 9 comes pre-installed Samsung Experience 9.5 based on Android 8 Oreo. According to the Samsung update policy, the Galaxy Note 9 has already received two major Android upgrades. This device is no longer eligible to get any other major upgrades including the upcoming Android 11 based One UI 3.0.

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Talking of major updates, Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is receiving the One UI 2.5 update and new system security. The One UI update for Samsung brings many new features and enhancements to the Galaxy devices including new Wi-Fi quality measurement that will now show speed as Very Fast, Fast, Normal, or Slow.

It now supports the Bitmoji stickers to be displayed on the Always-on Display screen, there are enhancements in the Samsung Keyboard with a new feature added to keyboard search that allows you to search Youtube.

Furthermore, it improves the quality and stability of the camera for an enhanced shooting experience, a new feature has been added the message that allows users to send SOS location-sharing message every 30 minutes for 24 hours.

The One UI 2.5 was initially rolled out for the Galaxy Note 9 devices in Germany and later on expanded to other regions as well. Have your Galaxy Note 9 smartphone has got this update? Let us know in the polls given below.

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Swipe Gestures or Buttons: Which one do you prefer on Samsung device?



Samsung Navigation Bar

If we buy a new smartphone, we have to navigate to use it. Although navigating the smartphone is very easy, yet we can make it more comfortable. How? So it is based on you in which way makes you feel comfortable using your Samsung smartphone, perhaps with gestures or buttons.

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In earlier times, the Korean tech giant used to offer only buttons for One UI devices, but with the advancement of time and technology, the gesture feature also started coming in Galaxy smartphones and the company is currently working on improving it.

Samsung offers both gestures and buttons in its Galaxy devices for navigation. Some people like gestures very much, while some people like buttons. You can use whatever you like. If you also have a Samsung Galaxy smartphone, then you can tell through the poll given below whether you use Gestures or buttons on your smartphone. Which one is more comfortable?


If we talk about the button then it is very easy to use them for running Samsung smartphones as their layout is very simple, and normal users can understand it easily. By the way, many people like the button more, because by using the buttons, we can avoid opening any feature with the wrong touch of the screen.

Samsung Gestures Buttons


Obviously, the Gestures feature is awesome. This makes our smartphones easier to use, all you need to know about them. However, Samsung offers two types of gestures for navigating your Galaxy smartphone.

Swipe from bottom

By swiping up from each area of the bottom of your phone to go back, go to the Home screen, or view apps.

 Swipe from sides and bottom

This allows you to navigate your smartphone with swipe sides and bottom. You can swipe inward, left/ right, and hold on to open recent, go back, home screen, and more. You can also customize them by using the Good Lock module One Hand Operation +.

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Do you find One UI 4.1 RAM Plus useful for your Samsung device?



Samsung One UI RAM Plus

Developed by Samsung, the RAM Plus feature allows Galaxy devices to occupy a specific amount of internal storage to use as virtual RAM. The very first variant of this feature introduced a fixed 4GB of virtual RAM, while Samsung further enhanced it with the release of One UI 4.1.

Samsung is offering the customizable version of RAM Plus function to several Galaxy devices with the One UI 4.1 software update. However, all the Galaxy consumers are not so excited about its arrival and say it is an unuseful feature/function.

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Do you find Samsung One UI 4.1 RAM Plus useful?

Per the Galaxy users’ feedback, there are no changes in apps performance whether the RAM Plus feature is enabled or not. While the company claims to improve the performance of the system and third-party apps with virtual RAM, users deny the claim apparently.

If we go with the collective responses for RAM Plus, a thing is common the Galaxy owners are not so satisfied with the usability of this feature. Samsung, on the other hand, promises to improve the applications’ performance when the RAM Plus feature is “ON” on the Galaxy devices running One UI 4.

What do you think about it? Do you find the One UI 4.1 RAM Plus feature really useful for your Samsung device, let us know in the comments below. Also, don’t forget to participate in our Twitter poll embedded below.

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Share your Galaxy S21’s battery life experience with One UI 4 Beta 2!



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Back in August 2021, Samsung announced the Android 12-based One UI 4 Beta program in South Korea. Later on, the company has expanded the Beta activity to the US and German market, followed by released the first One UI 4 Beta update for the Galaxy S21 series in these three markets.

Going further, the Korean tech giant rolled out the One UI 4 Beta 2 a few days ago, which comes with plenty of new features such as RAM Plus and Material You theming system as well as improvements and optimizations over the first One UI 4 Beta release.

Initially started with the South Korean market, Samsung’s Android 12-based One UI 4 Beta program is currently available in 5 countries including the US, South Korea, Germany, India and UK. Unlike the first three markets, the consumers from the latter two markets have received just a single Beta update.

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Last year, Samsung started the Android 11-based One UI 3 Beta program for the Galaxy S20 series in October 2020. However, the devices had received the stable Android 11 update in December last year after getting around a dozen Beta builds (in Germany).

As we are expecting the stable Android 12 update from Samsung for at least the Galaxy S21 series, share your experiences with your phone’s battery life after upgrading the One UI 4 Beta 2. Feel free to share your thoughts with us in the comments section, also, you can share details if you facing any issue with the phone.

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