One UI 2.5

Samsung One UI 2.5 adds plenty of new features for Galaxy A50s

Samsung is sending a major update for the Galaxy A50s smartphones that can be identified with the build version A507FNXXU5CTK4. This latest firmware installs the One UI 2.5 update for the devices along with the November 2020 security patch that brings security improvements for a better user experience.

The One UI 2.5 update for the Galaxy smartphones adds new functionalities to the existing features. The WiFi is now more optimized and also includes a new function that will show the quality of the internet as VERY FAST, FAST, NORMAL, or SLOW.

The Always-on display on the device now gets support for Bitmoji Stickers. There are several new features added to Samsung Keyboard which now allows users to search YouTube and will also support a split keyboard in the landscape mode.

Read more: Samsung One UI 3.0/Android 11: Official Roadmap and Eligible Devices [Updated]

Furthermore, the messages also have some new functionalities added that allows the users to send SOS location messages every 30 minutes for 24 hours. In addition, the camera optimizations also enhance the Pro Video feature.

To check for the updates on you Galaxy devices manually then:

  • Scroll down the notification panel and tap on the Settings icon
  • Choose the Software Updates option
  • Then tap on Download and install

What about One UI 3.0/Android 11 update:

Samsung is currently working on the stable version of its Android 11 based One UI 3.0 that the company may release in the coming days. This update will be initially rolled out for the flagship devices and then further expanded to the other mid-range and budget smartphones.

Looking at Samsung’s update policy, the users of Galaxy A50s will surely get to experience the features of One UI 3.0 but the actual time of release is not confirmed. Although, we expect that the company may release the One UI 3.0 update for Galaxy A50s devices by April 2020.

Gavin Mathos – Tipster, Galaxy A50s India

One UI 2.5 changelog for Galaxy A50s devices:

  • Wi-Fi
    – If quality information on nearby Wi-Fi routers can be
    measured, this information will appear as Very Fast,
    Fast, Normal, or Slow.
    * This feature can be turned on or off in “Network
    Quality Information Display” settings.
    – When attempting to access a Wi-Fi router with a
    password, a newly added feature now allows the
    user to request the password of the Wi-Fi router from
    someone nearby who is saved in their contact list and
    has already connected to that router.
    * The “Request Password” button will appear on the
    Wi-Fi password input screen when you can request a
    password.
  • Always On Display
    – Bitmoji Stickers are supported on Always On Display.
    (Clock style)
  • Samsung keyboard
    – A new feature has been added to the keyboard
    search feature that allows the user to search YouTube.
    – Split Keyboard is supported on Landscape mode.
    The search function of the “Manage Input
    Languages” screen in the Keyboard Settings page has
    been newly updated to make it easy to find keyboard
    input languages that the user wishes to add or delete.
  • Camera
    – The Pro Video feature has been enhanced.
  • Messages
    – A feature has been added that allows the user to
    call a person who is saved as a pre-configured SOS
    message contact
    – A feature has been added that allows the user to
    send SOS location-sharing messages every 30 minutes
    for 24 hours.
  • A software update can include, but is not limited to:
    – Device stability improvements, bug fixes.
    – New and / or enhanced features.
    – Further improvements to performance.
    To get the best from your device, please keep your
    device up to date and regularly check for software
    updates.


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