The Galaxy Watch 4 is Samsung’s most advanced smartwatch lineup, launched back in 2021. This lineup consists of two models namely – Galaxy Watch and Galaxy Watch 4 Classic. For both of these wearable devices, Samsung has promised four years of regular firmware updates, from the initial market debut.
Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 and Watch 4 Classic are powered by a new unified wearable platform called One UI Watch, based on Google’s Wear OS 3. Ditching the Tizen OS from its wearable devices, Samsung has further extended the usability of these next-gen Galaxy watches.
In this article, we will be covering all Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 series firmware updates. It will help our readers to know more about new features and updates too ahead as the company releases new OTAs gradually. If you have been using a Watch 4 or Watch 4 Classic, you should bookmark this page to stay up to date.
- One UI Watch [Wear OS 3]
- One UI Watch Beta [Wear OS 3.5]
Latest Security Patch
- June 2022
- Four years [until August 2025]
How to update Galaxy Watch 4
You can also update your Galaxy Watch 4 or Watch 4 Classic directly through your Android smartphone using the Galaxy Wearable app. After opening it, just visit the Watch Settings, followed by the Watch software update. From here, tap Watch software update and finally hit the Download and install button.
Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 firmware updates
June 20 [2nd One UI Watch Beta]
Samsung has started delivering the One UI Watch 4.5 Beta 2 firmware to the Galaxy Watch 4 smartwatch users on the Beta channel. The update bears PDA build version ending ZVF5, and the changelog mentions fixes to so many bugs and issues for better user experiences. Read more
June 15 [June 2022 update]
Samsung has begun to release a new June 2022 firmware update to the Galaxy Watch 4 smartwatch users in the United Kingdom. It sports improvements for the system’s stability and reliability. The update version is R895FXXU1FVE1. Read More
June 02 [One UI Watch 4.5 Beta]
- Samsung releases first Galaxy Watch 4 beta app
- Samsung releases One UI Watch 4.5 Beta for Galaxy Watch 4 with dual SIM feature and a lot more
May 31 [News/Business]
- Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 loved globally in Q1 2022
May 30 [Google Assistant issue]
- Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 unpairing from phones, Google Assistant might be the reason
May 28 [Amazon Deal]
- Awesome tech-pack deal: Samsung Galaxy S22 offered at $1000 low and free Galaxy Watch 4 with it!
May 26 [One UI Watch 4.5 Beta]
- First Galaxy Watch 4 beta program to release for US, Here is how to sign up!
May 26 [Google Assistant Tip]
- Guide to switch between Bixby and Google Assistant on your Samsung Galaxy Watch 4
May 26 [Google Assistant]
- Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Google Assistant feature is live in India
- How to download and use Google Assistant on Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 [Official]
May 24 [One UI Watch Beta]
- Samsung One UI Watch Beta Program: How to join on Galaxy Watch 4
- Samsung announces One UI Watch Beta coming to Galaxy Watch 4 soon
May 23: Google Assistant announced
Samsung officially launched the Google Assistant support for the Galaxy Watch 4 smartwatch lineup. You can read everything about this update in our dedicated story, while it’s available in the below-mentioned 10 markets across the world.
- The UK
- The USA.
May 11: Google Assistant coming this summer
Samsung announced that the Galaxy Watch 4 lineup will be available to download and install the Google Assistant functionality this Summer.
“This summer, I’m excited to share that Galaxy Watch4 users will be able to download Google Assistant to their device, featuring faster and more natural voice interactions, enabling quick answers and on-the-go help”, said Samsung.
May 04: May 2022 patch in the US
April 19: ECG, BP features in Canada
Samsung is now expanding the availability of Blood Pressure and ECG health features to more Galaxy Watch 4 and Watch 4 Classic users in Canada. At the same time, it brings enhancements to the Samsung Health function for a better user experience. Read more
April 7: March 2022 patch and more
Samsung has started rolling out the March 2022 security patch alongside enhanced Samsung Health function to the Galaxy Watch 4 smartwatch users. Read more
- Enhanced Samsung Health Function
- Improved system stability and reliability
Samsung One UI Watch 4.5 Beta 3: What’s new for Galaxy Watch 4
Earlier, Samsung started the Wear OS 3.5-based One UI Watch 4.5 Beta program for the Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch 4 Classic smartwatches. So far, the company has released two Beta builds to the eligible users, while Samsung just pushed One UI Watch 4.5 Beta 3 with some bug fixes and improvements.
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If you are using the One UI Watch 4.5 Beta on your Galaxy Watch 4 or Galaxy Watch 4 Classic, you may have received the Beta 3 build, which can be identified through the build version ending ZVFA. This software improves the graphical user interface of the watchface on smartwatches.
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Furthermore, Beta 3 fixes the restore problem after Tile backup, SysUI crash, and Music Bixby malfunction issues. Also, it improves the accuracy of wearing detection functionality alongside usability of Alarm, Stopwatch, Timer, and World Clock.
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In addition, your Galaxy Watch 4 will provide you with enhanced experience as the new One UI Watch 4.5 Beta brings improvements to the stability of the touch performance, power consumption caused by Buds auto switch, automatic exercise performance, recognition rate of Wrist up as well as fixed BT connection problem.
For more information, check out the One UI Watch 4.5 Beta 3 changelog below.
- Improving Watchface GUI
- Fixed restore problem after Tile backup
- Fixed SysUI crash problem when pushing Home button during scrolling
- Fixed Music Bixby malfunction problem
- Improving wearing detection accuracy
- Improving usability of Alarm, Stopwatch, Timer, and World Clock
- Stabilizing touch performance
- Improving power consumption caused by Buds auto switch communication
- Improving performance of automatic exercise
- Improving recognition rate of Wrist up when bicycle exercise
- Fixed BT connection problem when running gallery app
- Other improvements are applied
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Samsung June 2022 security update reaches Galaxy Fold
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Fold 2 users have already had their hands on the June 2022 Android security patch update last month. Now the first generation Samsung Galaxy Fold is getting the June 2022 update.
This update comes with One UI build version F900FXXU6HVF3 and it’s only rolling out in the South American markets including Brazil. However, the company will not take much time to spread the update to more users all over the world.
According to the information, Samsung Galaxy Z Fold June 2022 update mainly enhances the security and stability of your device in order to maintain the users’ experience.
At the same time, the update also fixes over 5 dozens of privacy and security-related issues and exploits that further boost the device performance. These vulnerabilities include 5 Critical, 39 High, and 1 Moderate level of CVE items from Google and Samsung.
Besides these, there’s nothing that the update brings. Earlier this year, the device gained the Android 12-based One UI 4.1 update, which installed multiple new features and customization options to provide users with a more connected experience.
Are you waiting for Android 13-based One UI 5.0 for your device? Let me inform you that your Galaxy Fold is not eligible for any other major Android upgrade. It will only receive a security patch update and will have to spend the rest of the time on Android 12.
Moving on, you can download and install the latest update through the Settings >> Software update >> Download and install. Now follow the on-screen prompts to get access to the new changes.
Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite gets June 2022 security update in India
Samsung is releasing the June 2022 Android security patch update for the Galaxy S10 Lite smartphone users in Indian markets. The update installs fixes for over 60 privacy and security-related issues and exploits.
At the same time, it enhances the system’s security and stability to provide users with seamless performance with the added new configuration. You can identify it through the One UI build version G770FXXS6GVF1.
How to update?
Consumers can easily install the new firmware update by navigating to their phone’s Settings. Once done, click on System updates and tap on Download and install. Wait for the phone to check for available updates, finally, tap on Download now to bring it to your Galaxy.
— Samsung One UI Updates (@SamsonUpdate) July 1, 2022
Android 12/One UI 4.0
The company had upgraded the Galaxy S10 series devices including the S10 Lite to One UI 4.0, based on Android 12 earlier this year. The major firmware upgrade brings additional new features and overall system performance improvements over the previously installed Android 11-based One UI 3.1.
Galaxy S10 Lite will get Android 13 too
While the Galaxy S10, S10+, S10e, and S10 5G phones will have to spend their remaining time on Android 12, the affordable variant of the lineup will get an Android 13 upgrade as well. Yes, Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite is eligible for the Android 13 and will get its taste as soon as it goes official. Here’s why.
Update 2: Expanding in Brazil [Feb. 25]
Samsung is expanding the Galaxy S10 Lite February 2022 Android security patch update for Brazil users. The update comes with fixes for 2 critical, 29 high, and 15 moderate levels of issues and exploit for system performance enhancement.
- Update Version – G770FXX56FVA2
— Samsung One UI Updates (@SamsungUpdatess) February 25, 2022
Update 2: Expanding in the US [Feb. 23]
Recently, Samsung has initially released the February 2022 security patch to the Galaxy S10 Lite devices in the Indian market. Now, the Korean tech giant is expanding the latest Android patches to the carrier-unlocked Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite phones in the US.
- Firmware version – G770U1UES6EVB1
Update 1: Feb. 21
Samsung is releasing a new software update for the famous Galaxy S10 Lite smartphone users in India. This update mainly brings the February 2022 Android security patch that improves your device system’s performance and stability.
At the same time, it also comes with fixes for a lot of issues and CVEs and SVEs from Google and the OEM including 2 critical, 29 high, and 15 moderate, which works for the device’s performance improvements.
— Samsung One UI Updates (@SamsungUpdatess) February 21, 2022
Moreover, the Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite February 2022 update holds the One UI build version G770FXXS6FVA2 in India. Although it doesn’t come with a heavy package size, we recommend you use a WiFi network to avoid extracellular charges.
Original Article: Feb. 10
The February 2022 security update is now rolling out to the Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite smartphone users in Spain. The update carries PDA build version – G770FXXS6FVA2 and focuses on enhancing the system security and stability by installing the latest Android patches released in February 2022.
Earlier, the Korean tech giant had published the February 2022 security patch details. According to the security bulletin, the latest update for Galaxy devices comes with fixes for different categories of issues and exploits including 2 critical, 29 high, and 15 moderate for better device stability.
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