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Breaking: Samsung announces One UI 4.1 for Galaxy S21, Z Fold 3, Z Flip 3, S20, Note 20, S10 and more

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Samsung One UI 4.1

Last month, Samsung announced the new One UI version – One UI 4.1 alongside the Galaxy S22 series devices. As expected, Samsung just launched the Android 12-based One UI 4.1 for older Galaxy devices including the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 as well.

According to the official information, One UI 4.1 rollout will begin with the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3. Later on, the same treatment will be given to the Galaxy S21 series, Galaxy A series phones and Galaxy Tab S7 FE. Not that all, older Galaxy devices will also receive the One UI 4.1 a few days later.

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Below, you can check the list of Samsung devices that will be officially getting the One UI 4.1 update.

  1. Galaxy S21 5G, S21+ 5G, S21 Ultra 5G and S21 FE 5G.
  2. Galaxy S20, S20+, S20 Ultra, S20 FE 5G.
  3. Galaxy Z Fold2 5G, Fold 5G, Fold.
  4. Galaxy Z Flip 5G, Z Flip.
  5. Galaxy Note20, Note20 Ultra, Note10+ 5G, Note10+.
  6. Galaxy S10e, S10, S10+, S10 5G.

Samsung One UI 4.1

Apart from the One UI 4.1 update rollout, Samsung also revealed the highlights of this new firmware for the Galaxy devices. The One UI 4.1 comes with various new features as well as minor tweaks to the user interface for better Galaxy experiences.

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Samsung claims the latest One UI 4.1 update will give you several tools to express yourself in your own way from dynamic camera and photo editing features to a Grammarly-powered keyboard. Moreover, the new version further enhances the capabilities of some existing features that are as follows:

  • Google Duo Live Sharing
  • Expert RAW
  • Object Eraser
  • Quick Share
  • Grammarly-Powered Keyboard

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Samsung May 2022 security update is now rolling out to these Galaxy devices

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Samsung May 2022 Update

Starting with the Galaxy S22 series, Samsung has begun distributing the May 2022 security patch update. A thing to be remembered is that this is the world’s first May 2022 patch, which was released on April 25, nearly an entire week ahead of the month of May.

Following the initial release, the Korean tech giant has begun to expand the availability of the May patch to more Galaxy flagships and mid-rangers, globally. Meanwhile, some devices are expected to get the May patch with a major Android and One UI upgrade.

Read more: Everything about Samsung May 2022 SMR

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Samsung May 2022 Update

Through this page, we are going to keep you updated with all the details of Samsung’s May 2022 security patch update for various Galaxy devices. This page will be updated regularly as soon as the company rolls it out to a new Galaxy.

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Read more: May 2022 One UI 4.1 & Security Patch Updates Tracker

At the Galaxy S22 series launch event, the company confirmed that the flagship devices launched in/after 2021 will be having four major OS upgrades alongside five years of security patches. At the same time, select newly launched Galaxy A series phones are also listed for the same treatment.

Don’t miss: Samsung Five Years Security Maintenance Release Eligible Devices

Samsung May 2022 Security Patch

These Galaxy devices have received the latest Android and One UI security patches:

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Galaxy Z Series

 

Galaxy S Series

 

Galaxy Note Series

 

Galaxy A Series

 

Galaxy M Series

 

Galaxy F Series

  • To be added.

 

Galaxy Tab Series

 

Galaxy XCover Series

  • To be added.

 

Galaxy Watch Series

 

Samsung May 2022 patch details

May 2022 Android security update brings fixes for 7 Critical, 23 High, and 3 Moderate levels of CVEs for better system stability. Along with this, the company disclosed that it has already fixed 7 vulnerabilities with previous updates, while 6 are not applicable on Galaxy devices.

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Hey, Google! Huawei AppGallery bringing paid Android apps for free

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After Galaxy Store, the Google Play Store is the second biggest option for Samsung consumers to download and install Android apps. There are millions of apps available on the Google Play Store including free of cost and paid too, meanwhile, Huawei AppGallery is reportedly bringing paid Android apps for free, LOL!

Well, this is not any program initiated by the US-banned Huawei, but, it’s happening because of a flaw (fault) in the AppGallery. As per the information, an Android Developer discovered a new exploit in the Huawei AppGallery store that offers no protection for paid apps.

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Right now, consumers can get a valid APK download link for premium apps through the AppGallery store, without any type of payment. It seems like Huawei is aware of this severe issue and has acknowledged it (via Huawei Central), however, it’s not fixed yet making its use possible for app piracy.

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Following the US sanctions in the past years, Huawei has been restricted from using Google Mobile Services for its devices. Accordingly, the Chinese company has created its own suite of apps and services such as the AppGallery store, which allows Huawei devices to install Android apps in the lack of the Google Play Store.

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Samsung Galaxy S22 Series Bugs/Issues Tracker [One UI 4.1]

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Samsung Galaxy S22 Bugs Issues

Samsung’s latest flagship lineup the Galaxy S22 series was launched back in February 2022. Even it features the latest software installation alongside the most powerful hardware, the Galaxy S22, S22+ and S22 Ultra consumers are having a lot of bugs & issues in performance, usability and features.

Starting with the apps/games performance throttling, the brand new Galaxy S22 series devices reported having various issues such as overheating and abnormal GPS behavior. Following the consumers’ feedback and reports on different platforms, Samsung has also acknowledged some of the issues.

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Samsung Galaxy S22 Bugs Issues

Meanwhile, with our Galaxy S22 series bugs/issues tracker, you can know about the emerging issues on the new Samsung smartphones as well as the company’s acknowledgments and temporary bug fixes. Aside from this, you can also share your concerns with us if you are having any unlisted issues on this page.

Galaxy S22 Bugs/Issues emerged so far

  1. Broken GPS functionality
  2. Apps/Games performance throttling
  3. Horizontal pixellated line across the display
  4. Battery draining

 

Consumer reports on Bugs & Issues

[May 2022] Battery Draining

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Recently, the Samsung Galaxy S22 users are facing the battery draining issue that has caused a lot of trouble for the users as the battery is the main component of the functioning of any smartphone. Read more here

 

[March 2022] Broken GPS functionality

Various Galaxy S22 Ultra users have GPS problems on their phones and the problem persists even after certain updates. As reported, the feature doesn’t work after the phone has been set up for the first time or after extended periods of lack of use. Read more here

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[March 2022] GOS – Apps/Games Throttling

One UI features an app namely Game Optimizing Service on various Galaxy devices. With the Galaxy S22, Samsung had further boosted its functionality causing throttle the performance of some third-party apps and games with high specs. Read more here

 

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[February 2022] Horizontal pixellated line on display

Some of the initial Galaxy S22 Ultra buyers reported that their smartphone had a pixellated line running horizontally across the whole display. Read more here

 

Acknowledgments & temp. solutions

[March 2022] Broken GPS functionality

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A Samsung community moderator reportedly claimed that the developers are currently working on a new software update for the Galaxy S22 series devices, which will fix the GPS issues. Read more here

 

[March 2022] GOS – Apps/Games Throttling

To the Galaxy S22 series, Samsung had released a new firmware update that adds a new option called Alternate game performance management inside the Game Booster app’s Settings. Read more here

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  • Samsung CEO said Sorry over Galaxy S22 throttling controversy – Read here

On the other hand, the company has officially confirmed that the One UI 4.1 update will bring the “Alternate game performance management” to older yet affected Galaxy devices. Read more here

 

[February 2022] Horizontal pixellated line on display

Samsung has reportedly acknowledged the display issues occurring on the Galaxy S22 Ultra smartphone and confirmed that a fix software update will be released soon. Read more here

Temp. solution

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Samsung recommended the Galaxy S22 Ultra consumers change the screen mode to Vivid or resolution to FHD+ until the software update arrives.

  • To change screen mode, head to: settings > display > Screen mode > select vivid
  • To change screen resolutions, head to: settings > display > Screen resolution > select FHD+

May 14, 2022

  • Samsung Galaxy S22 series smartphone started receiving the latest May 2022 security update in different regions. As per the changelog, this update brings fixes for various CVEs from Google and SVEs from Samsung. If you have also received this update on your Galaxy S22 smartphone, do let us know in the comment box – Does the May 2022 update fix the problem/bug on your Galaxy S22?
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