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Samsung SmartThings receive Android 12 One UI 4 support with new update

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Samsung’s latest software system One UI 4 based on Android 12 comes with a lot of new features and customization options such as a redesigned user interface with revamped icons and Material You. It also improves all of the stock apps, adds more lock screen widgets, quick settings toggles to turn off the camera and mic access, and more.

According to the information, the company has now begun to release a new update for Samsung SmartThings. To be mentioned, this update brings support for (Andriod 12) One UI 4 to improve stability and performance for a better experience.

Apart from this, no other features have been noticed through the update. To identify this latest update of Samsung SmartThings (One UI 4) you can check the version number mentioned below.

Updated version:

  • Version: 11.0.00.16
  • Package size: 1.77 MB

Samsung SmartThings

Read more: One UI 4.1 Eligible Devices: Next Samsung Android 12 update after One UI 4.0

What is Samsung SmartThings?

SmartThings allows you to control, automate, and monitor your home environment through a mobile device to fit your specific needs. You can use the app to connect multiple devices at once or one device at a time. Check the status of your devices by looking at the dashboard.

Key features:

  • Remotely control and check the status of devices registered through a Wi-Fi AP.
  • Group multiple devices into a Mode and control them simultaneously.
  • Configure your device settings, including the time and operating conditions, and operate them automatically.
  • Invite others to a location where devices are registered to enable shared control.
  • The notification feature allows you to receive status information about your device.

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WhatsApp introduces transfer ownership and media viewing features for community groups

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WhatsApp new community feature

WhatsApp is working on new features to enhance its community group chat functionality. The feature for better Media organization is currently in development and spotted in the WhatsApp beta version 2.24.11.20 for Android.

The new feature will allow users to view all media, such as photos and videos, shared within their community groups. It will improve the organization of shared content and make it easier for users to find specific media items.

For community moderators, this new feature will be mainly useful. It will provide a quick way to overview all shared media to ensure that content aligns with the community’s standards.

Inactive members will also find it beneficial, as it allows them to stay updated by accessing shared media without having to scroll through numerous messages.

Whatsapp community features

In addition to this media feature, WhatsApp is also developing a ‘transfer ownership’ function, which was noted in the previous beta update. This will give community admins the ability to hand over their admin duties to another member.

Whatsapp community features

These features will improve the user experience, especially for those who engage in community group chats. More information about these features will be provided as they become available.

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Samsung Music app brings Touch and Hold support to Galaxy Buds

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Samsung Music touch and hold support

Samsung is enhancing the music listening experience for Galaxy smartphone users with the latest update to its Music app. The new version 16.2.36.2 of the Samsung Music app introduces the Galaxy Buds Touch and Hold Support.

This new function of the Samsung Music app allows users to control their music playback seamlessly using touch and hold gestures on their Galaxy Buds. It aims to provide a more intuitive and hands-free experience.

Moreover, the update also fixes some issues to ensure a smoother and more stable performance for all its users. Aside from this, the update does not include any new features or changes.

Users can install the update via Galaxy Store >> Menu option >> Updates. Also, they can download it directly from the third-party app source link mentioned here.

Samsung Music offers robust music playback and a superior interface to Galaxy devices. It supports multiple audio formats like MP3, AAC, and FLAC, although availability may differ by device.

The app organizes songs by various categories for easy management and features a simple user interface. Additionally, it integrates Spotify playlist recommendations within the Spotify tab. Samsung advises installing the latest version of the Music app to enjoy new features on your Galaxy devices.

Samsung Music touch and hold support

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WhatsApp working on ‘AI Profile Photos’ feature for enhanced privacy

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WhatsApp new community feature

WhatsApp is developing a new feature called AI profile photos to enhance profile images. This new feature has been spotted with the WhatsApp latest beta update (version 2.24.11.17) available on the Google Play Store.

With this new feature, WhatsApp users will be able to create unique and personalized profile photos using AI. Instead of sharing real photos, users can describe the kind of image they want. The AI then creates a custom profile photo based on that description.

Through this feature, WhatsApp aims to enhance privacy by allowing users to avoid sharing personal pictures, reducing the risk of misuse or unauthorized sharing.

This is also beneficial when users are unsure which photo to use, they can simply provide details, and the AI will create a personalized image. No need to spend time searching for the perfect picture.

WhatsApp AI Profile Photos

AI Profile Photos feature is currently under development and will be available in a future update. Previously, WhatsApp introduced a feature to create and share AI stickers. Users will soon be able to create AI-generated photos for their profile.

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