Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Android 11One UI 3.1

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 at Verizon gets Android 11-based One UI 3.1 update

Samsung released a major software update to the Galaxy Tab S6 back in March 2021. At the same time, this tablet had upgraded to the Android 11 operating system alongside One UI 3.1 features. Now, the company is expanding this firmware to more countries as it’s now rolling out in the United States.

According to the information, Verizon started upgrading its locked Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 tablets to the Android 11-based One UI 3.1 in the US. This update carries firmware version: T867VVRU4CUD3, and comes with various new features, system optimizations, and more.

The official changelog of this release shows that the Galaxy Tab S6 users getting the latest Android OS 11, with new features including Control Panel, Bubbles, Categorized Notifications, and One UI 3.1. Besides, the April 2021 Android security patch is also included in this update.

On the other hand, One UI 3.1 brings a set of new features such as Eye Comfort Shield, Samsung Free, Object Eraser, Private Share, Buds Auto-Switching, ability to remove the location data of image before sharing, minor UI tweaks, and better system performance, which are not mentioned in the Verizon’s update log.

Android OS 11 Update

Android OS 11 offers some of the newest ways to control your privacy, customize your phone, and get things done. It’s Android, just the way you want it.

  • Control Panel

The Device and Media controls provide quick access to your connected devices. Control your media playback easily from the notification panel.

  • Bubbles

With Android 11, you can pin conversations so they always appear on top of other apps and screens. Bubbles keep the conversation going—while you stay focused on whatever else you’re doing. Access the chat anytime or anywhere.

  • One UI 3.1

The new One UI 3.1 improves user interaction for Quick Panel, Toolbars, Notifications, Settings, and more.

  • Privacy Controls

One-time permissions – Give one-time permissions to apps that need your mic, camera or location. The next time the app needs access, it must ask for permission again.

Permissions auto‑reset – If you haven’t used an app in a while, you may not want to allow it to keep accessing your data. Android will reset permissions for your unused apps. You can always turn permissions back on.

How to check for updates manually?

Check for the latest update manually by heading to your device’s Settings, then click on Software updates, and finally hit on Download and install.


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James Lee Taylor
James is the lead content creator on Sammy Fans and mostly works on Samsung's firmware section. His first phone was the Samsung Galaxy S4 and continue to get new S series devices. Most of the time, James tries to learn about new technologies and gadgets but he also sneaks a bit of free time to nearby rivers and nature.

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