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One UI 6.1 adds two incredible data protection features you MUST TRY!

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Samsung Galaxy devices getting two incredible data protection features with One UI 6.1. The major update brings two more ways to protect your data so you can use your Galaxy without worrying about the protection of your personal data.

One UI 6.1 adds enhanced data protection in Samsung Cloud and support for Passkeys. Both of these features are worth utilizing as the first lets you end-to-end encrypt your data stored on the cloud while the second allows an easier and more authentic sign-in experience.

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The new update comes with enhanced data protection in Samsung Cloud. Even if there’s a data breach, you don’t have to worry about it as no one can access your data. You can easily turn on end-to-end encryption for data that’s synced with Samsung Cloud.

In addition, the One UI 6.1 introduces fast and secure sign-ins with passkeys. This feature offers more security for web sign-ins without the need to remember complicated passwords. Galaxy users can use passkeys to sign in to supported websites with biometric authentication.

Starting March 28, Samsung has been releasing the One UI 6.1 update to 9 flagship models launched in 2023. The update is also getting ready for a handful of older flagships such as the Galaxy S22 and S21. Have you received the One UI 6.1? Let us know through social media.

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James is the lead content creator on Sammy Fans and mostly works on Samsung's firmware section. His first phone was the Galaxy S4 and continues to get new S series devices. Most of the time, James tries to learn about new technologies and gadgets but he also sneaks a bit of free time to nearby rivers and nature.

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Samsung Galaxy S21 series grabs June 2024 update in India

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Samsung is expanding the June 2024 security update to Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21 Plus, and Galaxy S21 Ultra smartphones in India. The update is already live for users in Korea, Europe, and the US.

The fresh patch fixes a bundle of issues to provide a better usability experience. It brings security improvements, functional enhancements, bug fixes, and stability optimization. Aside from this, the changelog does not include any new features or changes.

This update mainly improves image display on the screen, battery usage tracking, secure phone calls, and the functionality of the Samsung Dialer application.

Users of Samsung Galaxy S21 are getting the June 2024 security update in India with the One UI build versions mentioned below.

  • G991BXXSBGXEC – Galaxy S21
  • G996BXXSBGXEC – Galaxy S21 Plus
  • G998BXXSBGXEC – Galaxy S21 Ultra

To access the update on your smartphone, go to the Settings app, tap on Software Update, and then select Download and Install. This will initiate the update process, and once completed, you’ll enjoy a more efficient smartphone experience.

Samsung Galaxy S21 series getting June 2024 security update [US Verizon]

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Samsung ‘still’ working on Instagram Super HDR toggle for Galaxy S24

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Samsung has confirmed its collaboration with Instagram to bring a new Super HDR feature to the Galaxy S24 series. Through this, the company aims to introduce the Super HDR on/off toggle, providing a new way to view Instagram feeds.

By default, the Super HDR feature is enabled for users’ Instagram feeds, ensuring that content appears vibrant and with the fullest screen brightness. Considering different user preferences, Samsung plans to include a toggle that allows users to easily turn the Super HDR feature on or off.

According to community moderators, Samsung and Instagram are actively reviewing users’ feedback to enhance the Super HDR feature. The company is also working to introduce the Super HDR toggle to Instagram feeds and make it a default for Galaxy S24.

This option ensures users who prefer an SDR viewing experience can still enjoy Instagram content without HDR enhancements.

As development progresses, Samsung plans to keep users informed through its Samsung Members app. Through this, users can easily check the latest updates on the availability and functionality of the Super HDR feature for the Galaxy S24 series.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch Ultra and Watch 7 appear on 3C

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Samsung Galaxy Watch Ultra and Watch 7 series clear 3C certification in China. These smartwatches are expected to be unveiled on July 10, 2024, in Paris, France. The database listing also revealed the charging adapter-related information.

As spotted by MySmartPrice, the upcoming Galaxy Watch Ultra and Watch 7 series secured 3C certification. The upcoming Galaxy Watch Ultra (LTE) and Galaxy Watch 7 (LTE) have the model numbers SM-L705 and SM-L315, respectively.

The authority’s database confirmed that the models support a 10W adapter. It indicated that the watches will feature a 10W charging speed with a wired adapter. However, the Galaxy Watch 7’s FCC listing revealed support for 15W fast charging.

A lower power adapter might have been used to test the smartwatch. The difference between charging speeds would only be cleared after the official debut. The event’s invitation is likely to be released tomorrow, with the event allegedly scheduled for July 10.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch 7 3C

At the event, new foldable phones will likely be introduced alongside new smartwatches, Galaxy Ring, and earbuds. Earlier, ETNews revealed that the Galaxy Z Flip 6 and Z Fold 6 may be released on July 21 or 22. It will be the first time when Samsung released foldables in July.

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