Updated: February 02
After Galaxy Tab S7, Verizon is pushing One UI 4.0 update based on Android 12 for Galaxy Tab S7+ 5G users in the US. In addition to a bunch of new features, the latest update also installs January 2022 security patch to enhance system security.
Users can identify this firmware through the One UI build version T978USQU2CVA5. Make sure to connect your device to WiFi and fully charge the battery while downloading and installing it.
Original article: January 21
Verizon has started rolling out an Android 12 based One UI 4.0 update for Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 users in the US. This major update comes with tons of new features and app enhancements for better device performance.
In addition, the latest update installs December 2021 security patch to improve the system security. It also protects your device from unwanted and annoying bugs and viruses.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 One UI 4.0 update comes with firmware version T878USQU2CUL8. The update is currently rolling out to a limited number of users. After ensuring the stability and security of this update, the company will expand it to more users. However, the Android 12 based One UI 4.0 update already rolled out for the Galaxy Tab S7 in several countries.
Users can manually install this software update on their Galaxy Tab S7 from their device Settings >> System Update >> Download and Install. Restart your device and it’s done.
- Make sure to connect your device to a Wi-Fi network or it has a strong Verizon wireless network connection.
- Your device battery must be fully charged before starting the software update.
One UI 4.0
Based on Android 12, Samsung’s fourth major generation of custom software skin is One UI 4.0. This major update brings a slew of new features, such as a redesigned UI, improved icons, and the Material You theme system. Additionally, One UI 4.0 enhances all stock apps, adds more lock screen widgets, quick settings toggle to turn off the camera and microphone access, and more.
The new widget list gives you more information at a glance and lets you personalize and decorate your home screen. Home screen widgets are redesigned that includes:
With One UI 4.0, users can more easily manage brightness with the large brightness bar in the Quick Panel. Also, the name of the media button has been changed to Media Output.
Samsung One UI 4.1: Dynamic Lock Screen, customize every moment with your phone!
Tired of looking at the same old lock screen wallpaper every time, but cannot find anything that is perfect for your lock screen. Set up a Dynamic Lock Screen on Samsung One UI 4.1. We will tell you how to freshen your Lock Screen. I love this changing screen, as it builds up new energy and refreshes me every single time.
So, next time when you unlock your Galaxy smartphone, swiping the screen may display a picture of animals or a landscape instead of a pattern or fingerprint recognition window. Here is the Dynamic Lock Screen, provided by your Galaxy device, and one of the most amazing features is that you can choose to enable or disable it at any time.
How to enable Dynamic Lock Screen?
- Open the Settings screen on your smartphone
- Tap on Lock Screen
- Choose Wallpaper services
- After Selecting wallpaper services, Two options will appear in front of you, One is Dynamic Lock Screen, and the other one is Samsung Global Goals, Third option is also reflected here which says none of these
- Select the Dynamic Lock Screen
- Click on Apply, as you jump here
- Now you are on the Dynamic Lock Screen Settings
Here you can freely opt for categories, like Landscapes, Plants, Life, Dogs, Cats, Animals, Art, Food, Desserts, and more. At the bottom of the screen, you can choose to download them via mobile data or any Wi-Fi network. The Auto-update option facilitates you to select the wallpapers to rotate continuously and will update from time to time automatically.
If you wish to customize the Dynamic Lock Screen according to you, jump to the bag icon shown at the top right corner of the screen. As soon as you click, you are directed to purchase the wallpaper that is made available at the Galaxy Store. Select and enjoy the Dynamic Lock Screen appearance.
Samsung One UI 4.1: Calculator App, perform your daily calculations in an easy way!
Samsung Calculator is an excellent Android calculator that is offered with a simple and elegant interface and has a wide range of features that are truly made to work with the Android ecosystem. Here you can perform the four fundamental and engineering calculations. It is a wider platform that not only does perfect calculations but also keeps the calculation history. It facilitates you to view the last twenty calculations that are done for you.
The Calculator application is equipped with a unit converter, by which you can easily do unit conversions. It has numerous measurable and conversion units such as length, Area, Temperature, Volume, Mass, Data, Speed, Time, and more.
Though the application interface is simple, internally it’s very vast. In the app info section, you are fully eligible to set permission, allow notification, set App timer, and make it a default application. It even facilitates you to remove the permissions if the app remains unused. You can keep this app either on the Edge Panel or the Home screen of the interface.
The application’s on-screen numeric keypad makes it pleasurable to type the numbers without making any sound, although if you like it, you can continue with the tapping or popping sound, I like to type silently. Previously they were truly horrible there is no way to turn them off. Thank for the new update, everything seems to be quite normal now. Many users have the same view the touch sound disturbs them a lot.
We enjoy and love using this application because it does not show any kind of product advertisements as we see with most the applications. You will not see any kind of promotional ads because this is a stock application that is provided with the initial software package of your Samsung smartphone that keeps on updating regularly as the major or patch level update arrives. We are expecting to see some changes in the application interface with the upcoming UI.
Samsung One UI 4.1 Edge Panels
Samsung One UI 4.1 Edge Panels is one of the exclusive features that come with One UI. It provides different panels for the Edge screen that brings quick access to users’ favorite applications, contacts, live messages, and features.
Users can also use a split-screen view to set up their devices to use two apps on the Edge screen at the same time. This feature is very helpful as well as time-saving as we can easily open an app or feature that we want with a single click.
One UI 4.1 is based on Android 12, the company brings several new features and improvements over the One UI 4.0. Aside from the features, the company has also improved the functionality of Edge Panels, as mentioned above.
To enable this amazing easy-to-access apps option (One UI 4.1 Edge Panels), you have to follow a few steps.
Enable Edge Panels:
First, open your smartphone’s Settings, then tap on the Display option, scroll down and tap the Edge Panels option. Turn on the toggle to enable it. You can also customize the Edge panels with the Panels and Handle options.
The South Korean tech giant also provides the Samsung One UI 4.1 Edge Panels app via the Galaxy Store. By releasing optimizations and features through new updates, the company is regularly enhancing the app for a smoother usability experience.
- Update (April 09): Samsung One UI Edge panels receiving a new update via Galaxy Store. The latest update comes with a version 220.127.116.11 and an updated package size of 10.32MB.
- April 02: Samsung is releasing a new update for its One UI Edge Panels with version 18.104.22.168, which brings improvements to enhance performance. Read the full story here.
Let’s see the enabling steps of One UI 4.1 Edge Panels through graphics
First you need to open the Settings menu on your Galaxy device, from here tap on “Display”, scroll down and tap on “Edge Panels” option. Use the on-screen toggle to enable or disable the option.
How to add Contacts to Edge Panel?
To add contacts to Edge panels to easily access them. Firstly, Open Edge Panels then swipe left or right across your edge panels until you are on People Edge. Click Allow to give the edge panel permission to access your contacts and then click on the edit option. Select contacts that you want to add to the edge panel and it is done.
Add One UI 4.1 Control Panel to Edge Panel
Swipe to open on the Edge panel >> Settings icon >> Galaxy Store >> click on Control Center. The Control Center Edge Panel isn’t free, you will have to pay $1.88 to download it. Pay the amount and get access to the Control center on your phone’s edge.
One UI 4.1
One UI 4.1 is the latest custom skin offered by Samsung that comes with a slew of new features including Smart Widgets, Live Sharing on Google Duo, Sound balanced options, vibrations customizations, enhanced Samsung Pay, and redesigned Color palette, extra brightness, and more.
Aside from these features, the latest One UI version makes your experience more smoother and intuitive. Several devices already started receiving One UI 4.1 updates with features. If your Galaxy device also received this major update so update it to enjoy the new features. You can check the full changelog and features of the One UI 4.1 here.