Samsung has begun rolling out the Android 12-based One UI 4.0 update for last year’s Galaxy M32 smartphones. It’s currently released in Indian markets, however, it’s expected that the company won’t take much time to expand it widely.
Samsung Galaxy M32 One UI 4.0 update holds the build version M325FXXU4ZVD2 and a package size of around 2.23GB. Obviously, it comes with multiple flagship-grade features, improvements over the previous version, as well as various bug fixes.
— Samsung One UI Updates (@SamsonUpdate) April 7, 2022
Notably, the update installs the April 2022 Android security patch for better system security and stability. It also upgrades 10 stock Samsung applications in order to enhance the overall device performance and users’ experience.
Android 12-based Samsung’s One UI 4.0 is more intuitive, more fun, more secure, and easier than ever. You can now customize your phone with unique colors based on your phone’s wallpaper that will be applied to menus, buttons, backgrounds, and apps through Material You theming.
It brings a resizable picture-in-picture feature. If a floating window is getting in the way, pinch your fingers together to make it smaller. In addition, for easier multitasking, you can pin the window options menu to the top of the window to make it easier to access.
Samsung One UI 4.0 lets users manage brightness more comfortably with the larger brightness bar in the quick panel. In addition, the name of the “Media” button has been changed to “Media Output”. Whereas, the revamped Home screen widgets give you more information at a glance.
How to download manually:
Make sure that you backup your important data, so you won’t lose any important files. Although the upgrade procedure won’t replace or remove any of the corresponding data from your smartphone, it’s recommended to do so for extra safety measures.
To check and download a fresh software update on your Galaxy device:
- Go to Settings >> Software update.
- Tap on Download and install.
- Follow the on-screen instructions.
Samsung Galaxy A03s, M11 grabbing November 2023 security update
The fresh software brings system security improvements, stability optimization, functional enhancement, and bug fixes to deliver a better performance. The latest patch fixes 48 CVEs related to the Android operating system, 15 SVEs related to One UI software, and 2 CVEs related to Samsung.
- Galaxy M11 – M115FXXS5CWK3
- Galaxy A03s – A037FXXS5CWK3
Users can check new software updates 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.
Verizon releases One UI 6.0 with Android 14 update to Galaxy S21 in the US
In an exciting development, Verizon started to release Android 14 and One UI 6.0 update to the Galaxy S21 family in the US. The major firmware also installs the November 2023 Android patches, as part of enhancing system security and stability.
Verizon-locked Galaxy S21 lineup’s Android 14-based One UI 6.0 update can be identified via the PDA build version ending with FWK5. The carrier’s support page reads “This software update includes the latest Android OS 14 (U) and One UI 6.0, with improvements for user experience and performance.”
The Quick Settings layout has been updated to enhance usability. Talking about the Weather Widget, a new weather widget was added to provide weather forecasts and insights. You can now check the local weather on a map without adding a current location.
It also adds a Bixby text call button to easily switch to text calling. Bixby Text call must be first enabled in Call settings. In the Camera department, the One UI 6.0 brings a separate picture resolution button in the Camera quick settings menu. Now you can easily change picture resolution by tapping the 12M button.
Additionally, there’s a new separate video size button in the Video Quick settings menu. Select Video mode and tap the FHD 30 button at the top to show more options. Moreover, Samsung’s Android 14 release has a Custom camera widget to quickly launch the Camera with your saved settings.
Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra One UI Software Update Tracker
Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra is eligible for new software update until February 2028. Within its five-year software update lifespan, the Galaxy S23 Ultra will receive several new security patches, and feature drops as well as a total of 4 Android upgrades by Samsung.
The company listed the Galaxy S23 Ultra along with the Galaxy S23 and S23 Plus for new software updates every month. This means, your device will get the latest Android patches every month until February 2027 (at least four years).
S23 Ultra Software — Current Status
- [Stable] Android & One UI — Android 14 & One UI 6.0 | US Carriers
- [Next UI] Android & One UI — Android 14 & One UI 6.1
- [One UI] Security Patch — November 2023
- [Android] Google Play System — October 2023
Future Software Update [Expected]
Samsung will provide a total of four major OS upgrades and five years of security patches.
- One UI 6.1, powered by Android 14 – February 2024
- November 2023 Android security patch — Rolling out to Public
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