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Samsung Galaxy A12 receives new s/w update, two months after Android 11 (One UI 3.1)



Samsung Galaxy A12 Update

Samsung Galaxy A12 smartphone begun collecting a new software update two months after shifting to Android 11-based One UI 3.1 version. The latest update focuses on fixing the issues that appeared after the major Android switch.

According to the changelog, the new s/w update for the Galaxy A12 brings improvements to the phone’s Wi-Fi connectivity and stability. At the same time, it also nourishes the overall device, system functions, and stock applications stability for a better user experience.


  • Wi-Fi connectivity and stability have been improved.
  • Overall stability of functions improved.

Identified via PDA version number: A125FXXU1BUFA/A125MUBU1BUF9, the new Galaxy A12 update making its way to Indian, German, and Brazillian markets. However, it installs the older security patch released in May 2021 for enhanced user privacy.

Galaxy A12 Android 11 One UI 3.1

Back in February 2021, Samsung unveiled the Galaxy A12 smartphone at a budget pricing globally. It ships with the Android 10-based One UI Core 2.5 out of the box. Just after three months of its market debut, the company released the first major software update in the form of Android 11 for this budget device.

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With the Android 11, Samsung also delivered major UI changes and a collection of new features such as Private Share, better multitasking, re-imagined user interface, revamped lock screen/home screen/app drawer/recents menu, Eye Comfort Sheild, improved network connectivity as well as privacy and more.

Galaxy A12 s/w support, better than OnePlus 6

Just like the OnePlus 6 flagship, the Galaxy A12 budget phone is eligible for two major Android OS upgrades, which makes it a great deal instead of wasting money purchasing Chinese phones that are still waiting for the second/last Android switch.

Coming back, Samsung is rolling out the new Galaxy A12 s/w update gradually so it may take a bit longer to be available for every unit internationally. If you live in India, Brazil, or Germany, then check for updates manually by opening device Settings >> Software updates >> Download and install.

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James is the lead content creator on Sammy Fans and mostly works on Samsung's firmware section. His first phone was the Galaxy S4 and continues 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.


Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 receiving September 2023 update in the US



Samsung Z Fold 2 September 2023 update

Samsung is expanding the September 2023 security update for unlocked Galaxy Z Fold 2 smartphone users in the US. The update improves system security and stability by fixing over 60 flaws to make your device more secure and reliable.

September 2023 security update for Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 smartphone in the US comes with One UI build version F916U1UES4KWH9. This update is already rolled out for Galaxy Z Fold 2 users in Europe.

If you using a Galaxy Z Fold 2 and live in the US, then you can install the update manually with a handful of simple steps. Firstly, visit your Galaxy device’s System Settings, once done, scroll down and tap the Software update tab, followed by the Download and install button. If you have received the update on your device then install it now to get error free experience.

Once you have installed the update, you will not be able to download the old software because of updates to the security policy. Before you start installing, make sure to fully charge your smartphone.

Samsung Z Fold 2 September 2023 update

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Samsung Galaxy M32 gets a major update in September 2023 [1.1GB]



Samsung Galaxy M32 New update

Samsung Galaxy M32 smartphone is getting a big size update, which installs the latest Android patch released in August 2023 to improve system security. At the moment, the update is rolling out in Brazil and the company will expand it soon.

Major August 2023 security update for Samsung Galaxy M32 smartphone arrives with One UI build version M325FVXXU8DWH3 and a massive installation package size of 1194.42MB.

Although no new changes or features are mentioned in the changelog except for security and stability improvements but the package size of this update is big, so it is expected to bring new features.

Moreover, it updates several stock apps to the latest version such as Samsung Adds-ons, Kids, Notes, Internet, Members, Calculator, and Voice Recorder.

You can install and download the firmware through your smartphone’s Settings >> Software Update >> Download and Install. If you have received the update, then follow the on-screen instructions to install the latest update.

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5 One UI 5.1.1 enhancements now available for Samsung Galaxy A51, Galaxy A71



Samsung Galaxy A71 A51 One UI 5.1.1 update

Samsung has started releasing One UI 5.1.1 update for Galaxy A51 5G and Galaxy A71 5G smartphones. The update is rolling out on the Verizon network in the US. The latest update installs the August 2023 security patch to improve system security and stability.

One UI 5.1.1 update for Samsung Galaxy A51 5G and Galaxy A71 5G update brings new features and enhancements to Gallery, Samsung Health, Hotspot, Device Care, and Quick Share.

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  • Galaxy A71 5G – A716VSQU8GWH2
  • Galaxy A51 5G – A516VSQU8GWH2

Samsung Galaxy A71 A51 One UI 5.1.1 update


This software update provides One UI 5.1.1, with enhancements to Gallery, Samsung Health, and Hotspot. For more information, open the Tips app > “What’s new in One UI 5”. The latest Android security patch is also included in this update.


  • Added more date/time styles for watermarks.
  • Copy/paste effects.
  • Remaster picture: Added Focus view to highlight individuals.

Samsung Health

  • When paired with Galaxy Watch, Samsung Health now provides upgraded sleep management, including Sleep Score Factors, Sleep Consistency and Sleep Animal Symbols. You can also access Sleep Coaching from your Galaxy Watch to track your progress and stay motivated throughout the day.

Quick Share

  • Added Private Sharing to set time limits and prevent recipients from resharing files.
  • Added Share to contacts to quickly find your contacts and share files.

Device Care

  • Enhanced memory management.
  • Added option to clear app cache.
  • Added Memory resident apps option for managing processes.

Mobile Hotspot

  • Added dashboard for hotspot mobile data usage.
  • Added data limits and time limits for managing hotspot usage.
  • Added one-time password to provide temporary access to hotspot.
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