Samsung announced that it’s bringing select features from the One UI 5.1.1 to previous generations of devices. It’s part of Samsung’s mission to enrich the Galaxy ecosystem to help maximize users’ entertainment experiences and mobile productivity.
Samsung One UI 5.1.1 Update & Features
To provide a more seamless and enhanced device experience to users, the One UI 5.1.1 software is rolling out to Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Z Flip 4 devices starting this month, with Z Fold 3, Z Flip 3, Z Fold 2, and Z Flip devices receiving the update sequentially.
Besides, Galaxy Tab S8, Tab S8+, Tab S8 Ultra, Tab S7, Tab S7+, Tab S7 FE, Tab S6 Lite, Tab A8, Tab A7 Lite, Tab Active 3 and Tab Active 4 Pro users are also set to enjoy several new user-centric features as part of the One UI 5.1.1 update.
Flex Mode Panel – New ways to interact
One UI 5.1.1 helps Galaxy Z Flip 4 and Z Fold 4 users enjoy their favorite media and content easier than ever with Flex Mode, thanks to a range of enhanced features and functionalities. This upgrade now makes it simpler for you to show or hide your Flex Mode Panel.
Now, the panel’s icon will float up the screen, allowing you easy access. Enjoy a more personalized Flex Mode Panel experience by simply dragging and dropping the icon on the toolbar. This customizable panel provides users with easy access to features such as Multi Window, touchpad, screen capture and more.
With One UI 5.1.1, the media play bar button — complete with a 10-second fast forward and rewind and features access — is showcased in one convenient place when the Flex Mode Panel activates. You can also press down for easier scrubbing through your media’s progress bar.
When you’re enjoying a movie in Flex Mode, you can make the most of your favorite content by rewinding or fast-forwarding with just a single tap with your personalized Flex Mode Panel Tool Bar. You can open a new Multi Window to reply to a message or browse for reviews online.
Enhanced Multi Window
The multitasking experience for foldables and tablets is set to improve with the One UI 5.1.1 update. You can easily open Samsung Internet in a pop-up window to search for something while enjoying a video using your Galaxy Z Fold 4, Z Flip 4, or Tab S8.
The window can be easily dragged to the edge of the screen, where it will now snap seamlessly into place when you’re done browsing. If you want to access Samsung Internet again, simply tap the pop-up to open the window to its previous location.
Intuitively switch from the pop-up window to Multi Window by pressing and holding the handle at the top of the pop-up window. One UI 5.1.1 supports more effortless launch and control of your screen, allowing you to seamlessly switch to split view and easily control your screen through a simple long-press of the pop-up view handle.
Drag and drop
Samsung’s latest One UI update makes it even quicker to seamlessly share multiple photos from your Gallery with a friend via a messaging app.
Two-handed drag and drop is now supported on your foldable and tablet’s main screen, letting you to open your desired app with one hand and then use the other to drag a file, app icon, or other item into your target folder or location.
With the latest update, Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Tab S8 users can unlock next-level productivity for both work and play thanks to innovative additions to the Taskbar. Now, the Taskbar enables lightning-fast task switching with access to up to four recent apps.
More Galaxy S21 FE users getting One UI 6.0 (Android 14) update
Samsung rolled out the One UI 6.0 update for the Galaxy S21 FE smartphone, starting with Verizon network carrier in the US and now the company is expanding it to more users. Now, the company is making this update available in some European countries including Germany.
The Galaxy S21 FE smartphone is getting One UI 6.0 update in Germany with One UI build version G990B2XXU5FWK3. The update has around 2.4 GB package, you can connect your device to Wi-Fi to install the update.
Based on Android 14, the One UI 6.0 update offers a more refined and user-friendly interface, enhanced privacy and security options, redesigned widgets and notifications, improved performance and battery life, and more.
The update also installs the November 2023 security patch. Users can check for the update manually by going to Settings > Software update > Download and install.
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Samsung Galaxy M14 5G bags Android 14 and One UI 6.0 update
One UI 6.0 update for Samsung Galaxy M14 5G smartphone is currently rolling out in Middle East countries including UAE and the company will soon make it available in more markets. The update has a One UI build version M146BXXU2BWK8.
Based on Android 14, One UI 6 update arrives with new features and improvements such as a redesigned user interface with smoother animations, a revamped notification panel and quick settings, improved privacy and security settings, enhanced camera performance and modes, new widgets, and more.
The latest update also includes the November 2023 security patch, which fixes several vulnerabilities in the Android OS and Samsung’s software.
Users who have received the update can install it from Settings >> Software Update >> Download and install. The update aims to provide an amazing experience for devices.
Samsung starts One UI 6.0 public rollout for Galaxy A53 in India
One UI 6.0 update for Galaxy A53 non-beta users arrives with the One UI version A536EXXU7DWK6 and has a size of about 2.3GB. The update also includes the November 2023 security patch.
One UI 6.0 is the latest version of Samsung’s custom skin, bringing many new features and improvements. Some of the changes are related to the Quick Panel, Lock Screen, My Files, Reminder, Calendar, Health, Video Player, Weather, Gallery, Camera, Home screen, and more. These features are designed to make the user experience more convenient and enjoyable.
To download and install the One UI 6.0 update, users can go to Settings >> Software Update >> Download and install. One UI 6.0 is expected to roll out to other Samsung devices in the coming days.