Along with the Android 14 upgrade, Samsung is also working on the Wear OS 4-based One UI Watch operating system for smartwatches. On July 20, the South Korean tech giant started to release the Stable Wear OS 4-based One UI 5 Watch update to Galaxy Watch 5.
Samsung’s Galaxy Watch 6 and Watch 6 Classic will come preloaded with Wear OS 4-based One UI 5 Watch. The company will share select new features and UI changes with existing smartwatch models including the Galaxy Watch 5 and Watch 4 series.
Through this Samsung Wear OS 4 One UI 5 Watch update tracker, you can stay up to date with all the latest insights. We will continue to feed new data about the Beta activity, new features, user interface tweaks, and bugs/issues as well as everything you need to know about One UI 5 Watch.
Samsung Wear OS 4 One UI 5 Watch Update Tracker
Users of the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 series started getting the One UI 5 Watch update in India.
Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 and Galaxy Watch 5 Pro get One UI 5 Watch update in Malaysia.
// September 6
One UI 5 Watch update rolling out for Galaxy Watch 5 series in India.
Samsung has kicked off the One UI 5 Watch update for the Galaxy Watch 4 series.
// September 4
One UI 5 Watch update is live for Galaxy Watch 5, Galaxy Watch 4 in the US.
Samsung begins official One UI 5 Watch update rollout for Galaxy Watch 5 and Galaxy Watch 5 Pro. Consumers who have signed up for the Beta Program and participated in the testing are now getting an incremental build.
Beta testers in the US start getting One UI 5 Watch Beta 5 update with fixes for a handful of bugs.
Surprisingly, the Galaxy Watch 5 series begins receiving the Stable One UI 5 Watch update in select markets with a bunch of new features.
Samsung releases the fourth One UI 5 Watch Beta update to Galaxy Watch 4 and Watch 5 in South Korea and the US. Here is the complete changelog
Earlier this month, Samsung started to roll out the third One UI 5 Watch Beta update for Galaxy Watch users. It comes with the changes mentioned below:
- Fixed an error in recording blood oxygen concentration during sleep
- Improved sleep measurement issue
- Improved visibility of outdoor screen
- Improved battery quick discharge and initial speed
- Other improvements reflected
Yesterday, Samsung started to release the second One UI 5 Watch Beta update to the Beta testers in the US and South Korea. Here’s what it brought:
- An early sluggish issue after “Power On” is improved partially
- Fixed an issue “Samsung Pay” can’t use for a while after OS updating
- Fixed the issue of fast battery consumption
- Added “Watch4 bicycle riding exercise” in the items of “Auto Exercise Recognition”
- In addition, a number of improvements are reflected
On June 7, Samsung started the One UI 5 Watch Beta program in the US, followed by South Korea. Beta 1 is available for download on registered accounts for testing in both markets.
Samsung confirmed that One UI 5 Watch is based on Wear OS 4, and the Beta activity is halted due to a delay in Wear OS 4 by Google. It’s likely to go live in June 2023.
Samsung promised to start the One UI 5 Watch Beta program in May 2023, but it appears to be delayed due to unknown reasons.
The Galaxy Watch 4 and Watch 5 series smartwatches will join One UI 5 Watch Beta testing in South Korea and the United States.
One UI 5 Watch is now officially confirmed to come with Irregular Heart Rhythm Notification feature for Galaxy smartwatches.
Samsung officially launched the One UI 5 Watch operating system and teased some of the new features and changes coming to your wrist gadget. Upcoming features include:
- Better sleep tracking
- On-watch Sleep Coaching
- Personalized heart rate zones for fitness activities
- Always-on Fall Detection
- Improved SOS system
No more “Arril” on Galaxy Watch 6: Samsung fixes a typo issue with new update
The company has fixed a typo in its Galaxy Watch 6 series that spelled “April” as “Arril” on one of the watch faces. The error was noticed by some users on their Watch 6 series, which launched in August.
The correction was confirmed by Verizon, which published a changelog for the Galaxy Watch 6 and Watch 6 Classic. The changelog stated that the text “ARRIL” on the watch face has been changed to “APRIL”.
It is not clear how the typo happened or why it took so long to fix it, but it seems that Samsung has addressed the issue in other recent updates as well. Now, the Galaxy Watch 6 is showing the correct spelling.
Galaxy Watch 6
- 40mm – R935USQU1AWI1
- 44mm – R945USQU1AWI1
Galaxy Watch 6 Classic
- 43mm – R955USQU1AWI1
- 47mm – R965USQU1AWI1
You can install the latest update to enjoy enhanced fucntions on your Galaxy Watch 6 series.
Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 One UI 5 update expanding to more users in India
Users of Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch 4 Classic in India can identify the latest update through firmware ending with HWH5 and an installation package size of 1.7GB.
One UI 5 Watch update adds new watch faces and tiles, such as a power tile that shows the battery level of all connected Samsung devices, a timer tile, and a tile for the Buds controller. Users can also use their photo album as their watch face background or create folders in the app drawer.
The update also introduces the Samsung Pay feature for the Galaxy Watch 4 series, which allows users to make NFC-based payments from their wrists. It enhances the Samsung Health app with personalized heart rate zones, increased sleep coaching, and automatic cycling workout recording and mapping.
One UI 5 Watch update is rolling out widely in India, so it you have received the update, download it now to enjoy new features and enhancements.
One UI 5 Watch update for Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Pro live in the US
Samsung has released a One UI 5 Watch update for its Galaxy Watch 5 and Watch 5 Pro devices in the US, after launching it in several other countries such as India, Malaysia, Europe, and South Korea. The update also offers a range of new features, enhancements, and improvements to deliver a premium experience.
Users of the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 are getting the One UI 5 Watch update on the AT&T network in the US and other carriers could get this update in the coming days or weeks. The update comes with a build version ending with BWH3 and an installtion package size of 1772 MB.
One UI 5 Watch allows users to easily add and customize new watch faces and tiles with albums or stories. Users can choose to have their watch face change according to the pictures in an album or story that they select or use a new vertical layout to find the best watch faces and tiles for them.
The update also improves the Samsung Health app that can automatically track cycling workouts, provide heart rate feedback during running workouts, and map cycling paths. Users can also choose whether to map their cycling paths automatically or not. The app can also sense when users start cycling and track their workout automatically.
Moreover, the update also gives more call options that let users adjust the volume, mute sound, and press keypad buttons from the watch. Users can also switch to voice input instantly by using the Home button. Moreover, users can set multiple timers at once, up to 20, to manage various tasks.
Furthermore, it also includes a backup and restore feature that can save watch data to the phone or Samsung Cloud periodically. Users can also share their medical info in an emergency by using a button that shows up when a hard fall is detected or when the Emergency SOS feature is activated. Additionally, users can check the status of the battery, storage, and memory and fix any issues with the device care feature.
The update also brings universal gestures that can control the watch without touching the screen or pressing a button. Furthermore, users can sort their apps in folders to find them quickly with less scrolling.
How to Update
To get the One UI 5 Watch update for Galaxy Watch 5, users can either connect their watch to their phone via Bluetooth and use the Galaxy Wearable app or turn on WiFi on their watch and check for updates from the settings menu. The update is expected to be available in other regions soon.