With the help of participants in the One UI Beta program, Samsung is currently busy developing the One UI 4.0 software system based on Android 12. So far, Galaxy S21 series users have received two One UI 4 Beta versions in the select regions.
The One UI 4.0 beta version comes with a large number of features in which the RAM Plus and Material You are the noticeable ones as they take the user experience to the next level.
As per the recent reports, the next One UI 4 beta may release next week. Furthermore, the company has also confirmed that the stable Android 12 update will be rolling out for the Galaxy smartphones later this year. However, here, we are discussing how to transfer data from old phones in One UI 4.0.
To Transfer data from an old device
When switching to Galaxy, you don’t have to say goodbye to your old stuff. The data and content you were using before – your photos, videos, contacts, calendar events, notes, and device settings – get to stay with you on your new Galaxy.
What is Smart Switch?
Smart Switch can transfer data from many different devices, allowing everyone to seamlessly upgrade to Galaxy. Use Smart Switch to transfer contacts, photos, music, videos, messages, notes, calendars, and more from your old device. Smart Switch can transfer your data via USB cable, Wi-Fi, or computer.
- From Settings
- Tap Accounts and backup
- Bring data from old devices.
- Follow the prompts and select the content to transfer.
Switch from Android to Galaxy
Simply run the app for a step-by-step guided transfer that’s thorough and secure.
Step 1: Connect
- Use a wireless connection or USB cable to link your device to wherever your old data is stored.
Step 2: Select
- In the app, choose which content, preferences, and data you want to keep. Leave behind what you don’t.
Step 3: Transfer
- Start the transfer and let Smart Switch do the work for you. Your Galaxy will be ready to go in no time.
Switch from iPhone/iPad to Galaxy
You can move photos, videos, contacts, calendar events, notes, and more from your iPhone or iPad to Galaxy. You can even bring your data from iCloud.
Step 1: Connect
- Connect your new Galaxy phone to your old device with a cable.
- To transfer data, confirm your new Galaxy as a trusted device. When the “Trust This Computer?” alert appears on your iPhone or iPad, tap “Trust”
Step 2: Select
- Choose the data you want to bring over from your old device and then tap “Import”.
Step 3: Import
- Start the import and let Smart Switch do the work for you. Your Galaxy will be ready to go in no time.
More ways to move your data
- Transfer wirelessly
- Connect with a USB cable
- Backup and Restore from external storage
- Backup and Restore from PC or Mac
Here’s how to switch your Galaxy buds between your phone and tablet
If you own a pair of Galaxy Buds, you might want to use them with both your phone and tablet. But how do you switch between the two devices without having to manually disconnect and reconnect them? Don’t worry, you can do that as Samsung offers a function for Galaxy devices named “Auto switch to other devices”.
The Auto switch to other devices function allows your Galaxy Buds to automatically connect to the phone or tablet you’re using when you start a call or play media. This way, you don’t have to worry about missing a call or pausing your music when you switch devices. You can enjoy seamless audio across your Samsung devices.
To use this feature, you need to sign in to the same Samsung account on both your phone and tablet. This feature may vary depending on your device, so make sure you have the latest software update on both devices. You also need to enable Bluetooth on both devices and pair your Galaxy Buds with them.
To enable the auto switch feature, follow these steps:
- Tap on Earbuds settings.
- Tap on the Auto switch to other devices option
- Toggle on the switch, next to the devices you want to use with the auto switch.
That’s it! Now you can enjoy using your Galaxy Buds with both your phone and tablet without any issue. You can also disable the auto switch feature anytime by following the same steps and toggling off the switch.
Here’s how to add transitional effects on lock screen of your Samsung device
Samsung offers a bundle of features for lock screen customization on your Galaxy smartphone. In addition to the wallpaper, you can now add transition effects for lock screen wallpapers, all thanks to the Samsung Wonderland Good Lock module.
The new update of Samsung Wonderland added a new type of wallpaper that includes captivating transition effects when the user turns on the screen. It allows users to customize their experience by setting different wallpapers with transitions.
How to add transitional effects on the lock screen?
To apply the transition effect lock screen wallpaper, you just need to follow a few steps given below.
- Open Samsusng Wonderland app.
- Tap on the “Create your different lock screen effect” option.
- Select any one transitional wallpaper for the lock screen. You can also select it from the Gallery app.
- Now tap on the Set as Wallpaper option and it is done.
However, you can customize the transition effects type, Speed, thickness, Brightness, and Grayscale of the lock screen, just need to tap on the Edit option ahead of Set as wallpaper.
Here’s how to use Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 ‘Water Lock Mode’
Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 offers a remarkable feature named Water Lock Mode. It prevents unintended interactions while submerged in water. This feature is a valuable addition, ensuring seamless functionality and peace of mind while wearing the Galaxy Watch 4 in the water.
There are two simple methods to activate Water Lock Mode on the Galaxy Watch 4. The first involves a quick swipe down to access the Quick Settings Panel, followed by tapping the Water Mode icon.
Alternatively, users can enable this mode through the device’s Settings menu by selecting “Advanced Features” and toggling on the “Water Lock” option. Once enabled, Water Lock Mode renders the touchscreen inactive, shielding the watch from accidental touches underwater.
To deactivate Water Lock Mode, users can press and hold the home key. The watch emits sounds to expel water from the speaker, while a gentle shake eliminates any moisture from the pressure sensor.