Samsung began updating its stock apps ahead of the One UI 5.1 release to make them more compatible and work well on the new software. Currently, the company is rolling out a new update with the latest patch for the Samsung Phone app, which arrives with version 14.0.05.23.
The latest update of the Samsung Phone installs the latest Stabilization patch to enhance the stability of the app. In addition, the update has also fixed some common issues that users may face in the last version to increase the stability of the app.
— Samsung Software Updates (@SamsungSWUpdate) January 14, 2023
To install this update, you will have to download a package of 18.32 MB. Although the size of this update is very small, so you can connect your mobile with Wi-Fi. Notably, the update will soon be available for all eligible Galaxy devices, which is currently spotted on devices running One UI 5.0 based on Android 13.
Samsung Phone 14.0.05.23 update is rolling out gradually so it may take some time to reach all compatible devices. You can install the update via Galaxy Store or download it directly from the link mentioned here.
Besides this, Samsung is going to launch its next flagship smartphone series – the Galaxy S23 on February 01, at the Galaxy Unpacked event. It is worth mentioning that Galaxy S23 series smartphones will come pre-installed with One UI 5.1.
Google app on Android adds Sports widget to track your favorite teams
Google app has added a new Sports widget for Android users, which lets you follow the teams and games that interest you. The Sports widget is currently available in the beta version of the Google app 184.108.40.206.
The Sports widget is similar to the Finance Watchlist widget that Google introduced earlier this year. It shows the upcoming, live, or past matches of the teams you follow in cards with the date, time, score, and league. You can tap on any card to open the full details of the game in Google Search.
The widget has two views: “Your games” and “Trending games”. The first shows the games of the teams you selected, while the other shows the popular or relevant games based on your search activity.
The widget also supports Dynamic Color, which adapts the widget’s background color to your wallpaper. You can resize the widget to fit your home screen and refresh it manually from the top-right corner.
Samsung Health adds real-time blood sugar tracking through Dr.diary
Today, Dr.diary announced that it has partnered with Samsung to provide real-time blood sugar tracking through the Health app. Samsung’s Health app is now integrated with Dr.diary app so users can easily share their life log data.
Samsung Health shares blood pressure, steps, and sleep data, and Doctor Diary shares blood sugar info. Using a continuous glucose monitor (CGM), it tracks the user’s blood sugar level in real-time and shows the impact of diet, exercise, stress, and sleep on health.
Dr.diary has a community where people share health management methods and chronic disease concerns and provides specialized content for managing blood sugar and blood pressure. Customers who linked the Samsung Health and Doctor Diary apps were selected by lottery and given the Galaxy Z Flip 5 and Buds 2.
These Samsung Galaxy smartphones support Camera Assistant
Samsung’s Camera Assistant module was initially released for select flagship Galaxy devices. Over the past few months, the company expanded the Good Lock plugin’s availability to various devices. Well, we’ve compiled a list of Samsung smartphones that support Camera Assistant.
Since the Camera Assistant is gradually making its way to eligible Samsung smartphones, we recommend you bookmark this post to stay connected with the latest insights. We will update the list as soon as a new Galaxy gains support for the camera customization plugin.
These Galaxies support Camera Assistant:
- Galaxy S20/S20+/S20 Ultra
- Galaxy S20 FE (LTE/5G)
- Galaxy S21/S21+/S21 Ultra
- Galaxy S21 FE
- Galaxy S22/S22+/S22 Ultra
- Galaxy S23/S23+/S23 Ultra
- Galaxy S23 FE
- Galaxy Note 20/Note 20 Ultra
- Galaxy Z Fold 2
- Galaxy Z Fold 3
- Galaxy Z Fold 4
- Galaxy Z Fold 5
- Galaxy Z Flip
- Galaxy Z Flip 3
- Galaxy Z Flip 4
- Galaxy Z Flip 5
- Galaxy A54
- Galaxy A53
How to install and use Camera Assistant on your Galaxy
Samsung’s Camera Assistant app is available for eligible Galaxy devices on the Galaxy Store app (download link). Simply, download and install the plugin and you will get it right at the bottom of your Galaxy phone’s Camera settings section.