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
Google Play System October 2023 Update Arrives: What’s New and How to Get It
Google has kicked off an October 2023 update for its Play System, which is responsible for managing the core functionality and security of Android devices. The update arrives with improvements and bug fixes to the system, as well as some new features for the Google Play Store app.
One of the new features of this update is a redesigned app details page, which will help users discover and learn about apps that are compatible with their non-phone devices, such as tablets, smartwatches, or TVs.
Moreover, the October 2023 update for Play System brings the ability to add apps to the Google Play library directly when apps ask Google Play to download new content or functionality. These features are available through Google Play Store v37.8.
Google Play Store
- [Phone] New design on the app details page to help you discover and learn about apps for your non-phone devices.
- [Phone] You’ll be able to add apps to your Google Play library directly when apps ask Google Play to download new content or functionality.
To get the update on Samsung smartphones, you just need to visit Settings >> Security and Privacy >> Updates >> Google System Update.
Samsung Galaxy A23 gets new firmware update in the US
The new update for the Samsung Galaxy A23 smartphone comes with PDA version A236USQU4CWHC. The update is rolling out for locked models of Galaxy S23 on the T-Mobile network in the US and other carriers could get this update soon.
August 2023 security patch fixes over 70 issues, mainly related to Samsung Members, the Internet, the Galaxy Store, and more to provide a seamless and bug-free experience.
If you have received a notification of the latest update, then check and install it now through Settings >> Software Update >> Download and install.
US unlocked Samsung Galaxy S21 FE receiving September 2023 update
Samsung is rolling out the September 2023 security update for the Galaxy S21 FE smartphone in the US, following India and Europe. The update is available for unlocked models of Galaxy S21 FE in the US with One UI build version G990U1UES9EWH2.
September 2023 security update for unlocked Samsung Galaxy S21 FE in the US brings bug fixes and functional enhancements to provide a better and seamless experience. It fixes over 60 security flaws found in smartphones and tablets.
The Korean tech giant will soon make this update available for all Galaxy S21 FE models. If you have received this update, then you can install it through your smartphone’s Settings >> Software Update >> Download and Install.