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Here’s how to fix Samsung phone lag issue after Android 12 One UI 4.1 update

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One UI 4.0 Phone Lagging Issue Fix

Samsung began releasing the official Android 12-based One UI 4.0 update to various Galaxy devices starting November 15, last year. Until the second half of 2022, the company will continue to push the major Android 12 (One UI 4.0 & One UI 4.1) software to compatible Galaxy devices.

However, sometimes, the Samsung phone starts lagging after upgrading to a major Android OS and/or One UI version. As the One UI 4.0/4.1 rollout is underway, users from various parts of the world reporting on multiple platforms regarding the lagging issue after installing Android 12 update.

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Samsung phone lagging after One UI 4.0 update?

Due to enhancements of existing features or the addition of new features, your Samsung device may feel slightly sluggish after a firmware update. At the same time, unsuccessful firmware update because of losing internet connection in the process of updating is also a reason behind device lagging.

On the other hand, the third-party application also reduces the performance of your smartphone. If your phone has a lot of applications such as messenger applications, games, and anti-virus apps, it can also slow down your device due to the background process.

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One UI 4.0 Phone Lagging Issue Fix

Here’s what you should do

Below, you can check the steps to boot your Samsung phone in Safe Mode. And if you feel that your device is working fine in Safe Mode, this means the lagging issue occurs because of applications or malware loaded on your smartphone.

Here’s how to spot the cause of issue

Step 1:

Booting your device in Safe Mode will disable any 3rd party applications and purely run off the standard Android OS. This is to determine if there are any applications causing interference with the performance of your device.

  • Restart your device.
  • Hold down the Volume Down key as soon as you seem the Samsung Logo until the phone is fully loaded.
  • Once your device has loaded you should see Safe Mode at the bottom of your device.
  • Navigate throughout the device to check to see for any performance improvements.

If there is no difference in the sluggish/laggy performance of your device, please proceed to the next step.

Step 2:

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You can now perform a Factory Data Reset on your device. However, do remember that this will remove “ALL DATA” from your device and bring it back to its default Factory Settings.

  • Tap on Apps
  • Go to Settings
  • Find and tap on Backup and reset
  • Tap on Factory data reset
    • (If you have phone security enabled, you may need to enter your passwords in order to proceed to the next step.)
  • Follow the prompts until your device reboots to commence with the Factory Data Reset.

After your device has fully loaded, please check to see if there has been an improvement in the performance of your device. If the issue persists, this may be due to the corruption of the firmware or there may be an issue with the device itself.

James is the lead content creator on Sammy Fans and mostly works on Samsung's firmware section. His first phone was the Samsung Galaxy S4 and continue to get new S series devices. Most of the time, James tries to learn about new technologies and gadgets but he also sneaks a bit of free time to nearby rivers and nature.

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Guide to switch between Bixby and Google Assistant on your Samsung Galaxy Watch 4

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Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Software Update

Every Android smartphone user might be aware of Google Assistant. It lets you set an alarm, start a timer, make a call, send a message, check today’s weather, control smart home devices, ask for problems and queries, and others by just your voice.

This wonderful feature is now not only limited to phones and tablets but is compatible with wearables too. Recently, the Google Assistant feature is released for Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch 4 Classic in many countries.

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You can easily download it through the Google Play Store on your watch. However, in this article, I’m going to show you how you can switch from Samsung virtual assistant – Bixby to Google Assistant.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Software Update

So if you have received the Google Assistant on your Watch 4 and downloaded it but don’t know how to switch between Bixby and Google Assistant, d take advantage of the few simple steps mentioned below.

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Switch Google Assistant on Samsung Galaxy Watch 4

  1. Open the app drawer on your Galaxy Watch 4 model.
  2. Enter the Settings.
  3. Scroll down and tap on the Advanced features option.
  4. Select Customize keys.
  5. Finally, under the Press and hold, select your preferred assistant.

How to use Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Google Assistant

When you open it for the first time, it will ask you to Connect by opening your phone and following some prompts.

  • Activate Google Assistant.
  • Access your Assistant with “Hey Google
  • Agree to Voice Match.
  • Saving audio is your choice.
  • Gets personal results on your watch.
  • Talk to your Assistant with a button.
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How to factory reset your Samsung Galaxy phone

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A factory reset is an effective and last resort way of troubleshooting mobile phones. This method restores your phone to its original factory settings, erasing all your data in the process. However, data present on other media, such as a secure digital card will not be affected by a factory reset.

You usually won’t need to factory reset your Samsung phone, but sometimes it’s necessary if there’s a major technical problem, freezing issues, and others that can’t be fixed any other way.

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This can be very useful in situations that require deleting all the data on the device, such as before the device is sold. Factory reset is also sometimes used in situations such as repairing a bad device, removing a virus or file, clearing memory space, clearing settings and restoring the device to default settings.

Let’s see how can you Factory Reset your Samsung phone.

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How to Factory Reset Samsung phones?

  • Go to the Settings of your phone.
  • Scroll down and tap on General management.
  • Click on the Reset option.
  • Tab Factory data reset.
  • Scroll down to the bottom and tap on Reset.
  • Enter your phone’s password, if enabled.
  • Confirm that you understand about all data being lost and cannot be recovered. Tap on Delete All.
  • Enter your Samsung Account Password and tap on Confirm.

Samsung Factory Reset

Factory Resetting a mobile device is not reversible. Please make sure all of your information is saved to a backup somewhere else before attempting to reset your phone or tablet.

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Find your smartphone with latest Samsung Find My Mobile 7.2.24.12 app

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Nowadays it is becoming very less because everyone keeps their smartphone in their hands, but still, if your phone is lost or you have forgotten somewhere, then you should try Samsung‘s service named Find My Mobile. To make it more precise, the company is rolling out a new update via version 7.2.24.12.

Samsung Find My Mobile 7.2.24.12 

The Korean giant has released Samsung Find My Mobile 7.2.24.12 with an installation package size of 8.95MB. The latest update enhances the functionality of this app for a better user experience. We recommend you install the latest update for a smoother experience.

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Samsung Find My Mobile

However, this update does not include any new feature or change You can manually install the latest update from the Galaxy Store (Galaxy Store>>Menu option>>Updates>>tap on the refresh icon). Also, you can download the latest update from the link mentioned below.

  • Get Samsung Find My Mobile 7.2.24.12 update – APKMirror

How to enable Find My Mobile on your Galaxy smartphone?

Samsung Galaxy smartphone users are well aware of the Find My Mobile app as it ensures that their lost Galaxy device is found by giving them access to their device’s location even in offline mode.

  • Open the Settings app menu
  • Tap on Biometrics and security
  • Then Click on Find My Mobile
  • Turn the toggle on to enable this feature
  • Finally, Sign in to your Samsung account

In addition to finding a smartphone, the feature also lets you back up your data to Samsung Cloud, block access to Samsung Pay, and control it remotely via the Find My Mobile website. And with the SmartThings app, you can locate your other Galaxy devices through SmartThings Find.


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