So far, Samsung released four Wear OS 3.5-based Beta builds to the Galaxy Watch 4 smartwatch users, while the rollout of One UI Watch 4.5 Beta 5 has just begun to the consumers. This hefty firmware update brings not only bug fixes, but also improves functions and system stability.
According to the info, the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 One UI Watch 4.5 Beta 5 update sports firmware version ending ZVG7 and package size of 169.58MB. The official release notes mention improvements to the stability of the watch face, and fixes for permissions issues related to clock and weather complications in the Digital Dashboard watch face.
In addition, it also fixes the issue related to downloaded watch faces not getting recovered. It’s reported that the Galaxy Watch 4 users having issues with the Together complication, which is also getting fixed with the release of the fifth One UI Watch 4.5 Beta update.
Moreover, the latest Galaxy Watch 4 Beta firmware fixes the bubble view’s compatibility issue with the Line messaging app. Post installation of this new build, the display will activate quickly to view the watch face during cycling.
Aside from the Watch’s system performance, Samsung included accuracy improvements for the native Compass app for better navigation. As it’s an improved version of the Watch firmware, it might enhance power efficiency as well as better charging performance for the consumers.
It’s worth mentioning that consumers will be needing to have the Galaxy Watch 4 Manager plugin app with version 18.104.22.168718 on their smartphone to install the fifth Beta update. Have you participated in the Beta program? Jump to the Settings to download and install the new Beta update.
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Samsung Galaxy A21 receives lots of new features with Android 12/One UI 4.1 update in the US
Samsung is curring busy preparing the Android 13-based One UI 5.0 upgrade for its eligible Galaxy devices. In the meantime, the company is also upgrading its old devices with the Android 12 builds. In a recent development, Samsung started rolling out the Galaxy A21 One UI 4.1 update in the US.
This major update brings a bunch of new features along with various improvements, and customization options in order to provide users with complete control over their phones. But unfortunately, it only installs a two-month-old July 2022 security patch.
Furthermore, Samsung is releasing the Galaxy A21 Android 12-based One UI 4.1 update with the build version A215USQU7CVI3 and it’s currently available for carrier-locked models in the US. On the other hand, it is already released in some other global markets.
The most prominent change that Android 12-based One UI 4.1 brings is the Color Palette which lets you completely revamp the look of your phone by applying a colorful theme to the whole system UI, app icons, app UI, Settings page, quick panel, and others.
It further gets an enhanced quick share feature that helps you easily edit and share your content, a Grammarly-powered Samsung keyboard to make sure that you will not make any typing mistakes, and Gallery with a built-in object and shadow eraser so that you don’t need to go to any third-party editing apps.
Other than this, there’s a customizable RAM Plus feature, new camera features with lots of improvements, a Smart Calendar that lets you write on dates, Google Duo Live Sharing so that you can share your screen with others on video calls, and much more.
Besides these, the company has significantly improved Samsung Notes, Samsung Internet, Samsung Gallery, Dark mode, AOD, lock screen widgets, as well as third-party app interactions.
Well, if you haven’t received the update notification, head over to the Settings of your phone and enter the Software update section followed by Download and install option.
Big boom for Google Pixels, Samsung debuts October 2022 security update ahead!
Samsung was late in releasing the September 2022 update for Galaxy devices. But this time around, Samsung grabbed its first place again by releasing the October 2022 Android security patch update before anyone else.
It’s September 26 today and Samsung has started rolling out the October 2022 Android security patch update for its Galaxy customers. The famous mid-range smartphone – Galaxy A52 became the world’s first device to install the next month’s security patch alongside the One UI 5.0 beta builds.
Yes, you read that right. Samsung has started the Android 13-based One UI 5.0 beta program for Galaxy A52 customers in India. The device is not flagship by the price but its features and internals can easily compete with affordable flagship smartphones and that’s the reason it is worth installing the latest Beta update.
Coming back to the topic, Samsung provides its own custom OS for Galaxy devices known as One UI which is based on Google’s Android OS. Google Pixel smartphones obviously get the latest generation Android Operating System ahead of any other brand’s phones but Samsung always defeats Google Pixels when it comes to providing the most up-to-date security patch.
Samsung rolled out the September 2022 security patch for Galaxy devices on October 6, a bit later than usual. Still, Google started its September patch update rollout later than the Korean tech.
Meanwhile, Samsung is already letting its Galaxy customers install the October 2022 patch in the month of September and Google is far away, it will release the latest security patch for Pixels in the first week of next month.
September 2022 update for Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 expands to T-Mobile unit in the US
T-Mobile is expanding the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 September 2022 Android security patch update in the US. This update slightly improves the device’s performance in order to maintain the users’ sexperience.
Going by the new information, this update bears the One UI build version F926U1UEU2DVI2. And, you can download it by navigating to the Software update and Download and install section through the Setting of your phone.
Furthermore, T-Mobile is releasing the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 September 2022 Android security patch with improvements for the security of the system. With this, the company wants to ensure that your private files and documents are saved securely on your device.
In addition to security enhancements, Korean tech also enriches the stability of your phone so that you can get a seamless performance over your smartphone and that too without any interruptions of crashing and lagging.
Lastly, Samsung’s September 2022 security patch is itself installing fixes for over two dozen of privacy and security-related vulnerabilities and exposures including 21 high and 3 moderate levels of CVEs and 29 SVE items from Google and Samsung.
It is worth mentioning that Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 has started installing the latest Android 12L-based One UI 4.1.1 update in some countries. Although it hasn’t yet reached the T-Mobile customers, it will not take much time to come to these users.
The Android 12L-based One UI 4.1.1 is a notable upgrade for Galaxy Z Fold 3 users as it brings a lot of new features and customization options, especially for large-screen devices. It brings a Taskbar feature, advanced multitasking options, improved pop-overs, extract text from image feature, and much more.
Not only this, but the device is just a few weeks away to receive the One UI 5.0 beta update on top of Android 13 OS. This will further bring a slew of new features, improvements, changes, and customization options.