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One UI 6 Watch Beta Features: A New Era of Smartwatch Experience with Galaxy AI

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Samsung has initiated the One UI 6 Watch Beta Program for its Galaxy Watch 6 series in the US. This program allows Samsung Watch users to experience the new features and enhancements ahead of the official release.

The first One UI 6 Watch beta version introduces several new features, mainly powered by Galaxy AI. These new features aim to enhance the health monitoring and user experience of the smartwatch.

The new energy score feature in Samsung Health evaluates your readiness for physical activities. It advises you on whether to rest or exercise based on your score. The update also brings a more comprehensive sleep analysis, tracking heart rate, breathing rate, and the time it takes to fall asleep. Users can now customize their workout routines, setting specific goals for different exercises.

One UI 6 Watch Beta improves the watch’s usability with new gestures for quick actions, such as answering calls or scrolling through notifications, and enhanced scrolling for faster navigation. Universal gestures have been introduced for immediate actions, and modes automatically adjust the watch’s settings according to your activities.

Additionally, communication is made easier with the ability to save images from messages and quickly access frequently used emojis.

Furthermore, the update also brings new default fonts to stay modern and stylish. You can now select limit health features to make your battery last longer when power-saving mode is on.

As soon as you begin playing music on your watch, it will seamlessly connect to your Bluetooth headphones or speaker for audio playback.

You can check the all-new features of the Samsung One UI 6 Watch through the full changelog below.

Samsung One UI 6 Watch beta features

Samsung One UI 6 Watch Changelog

Unlock a healthier you with Galaxy AI

Monitor your energy levels

  • Samsung Health’s new energy score shows your physical and mental readiness based on you sleep and physical activity. If your energy score is low, it may be best to take a rest. If your energy score is high, it could be time set a personal best in your favorite exercise. Galaxy AI provides personalized insights and motivation to keep you on the right track.

Get more detailed sleep analysis

  • Galaxy AI-powered sleep insights give you more detailed and accurate analysis of your sleep quality. Your comprehensive sleep report now includes your heart rate, respiratory rate, and the amount of time it takes you to fall asleep after you lie down.

Make your own workout routines

  • Combine a series of different exercises together for a custom workout routine. You can set targets for sets, reps, and more.

Control your watch like a pro

Do more with double pinch

  • Take quick action in a variety of situations by pinching your thumb and index finger together twice. You can answer calls, turn off alarms, scroll through notifications, control music, take pictures, and more. A finger icon will appear on buttons that can be controlled with a double pinch.

Faster horizontal scrolling

  • Flick the screen left or right or to quickly scroll through notifications or tiles.

View ongoing activities all at once

  • Tap the bottom of your watch face to view a list of ongoing activities such as phone calls, exercises, or music playing. Tap an item in the list to easily switch between them.

Take action quickly with Universal gestures

  • In situations where a quick action is needed, such as answering a phone call or turning off an alarm, the button for the action will be automatically focused so you can do the action immediately without the need to manually change focus.

Go back without touching the screen

  • Move your wrist back and forth to go back to the previous screen. You can control this in Universal gestures.

Get only the notifications you want

  • Choose which apps are allowed to send you notifications directly on your watch without opening the Galaxy Wearable app on your phone.

Control your watch with modes

  • Modes can now automatically control more of your watch’s settings based on what you’re doing or where you are. Modes can control Do not disturb, Always On Display, Raise wrist to wake, Touch screen to wake, Touch bezel to wake, Sound mode, and Disconnection alerts.

Stay in touch from your wrist

Instantly access your favorite emojis

  • You can set the emojis you use most as favorites so they’re always available to send as a quick response.

Save image attachments

  • You can now save images attached to messages on your watch. Saved images can be viewed in the Gallery app, shared with others, or used to create a unique photo watch face.

Even more improvements

Stylish new font

  • One UI 6 Watch has a new default font with a more stylish and modern feel. You’ll see the new font if the default font is selected in Settings. If you’re using a different font, you’ll still see that font after upgrading to One UI 6 Watch.

Make your battery last longer

  • When Power saving is turned on, you can also choose to limit health features to make your battery last even longer than before.

Automatically connect to Bluetooth audio devices

  • When you start playing music on your watch, your Bluetooth headphones or speaker will automatically connect for playback. If no Bluetooth audio devices are available to connect, music will play through your watch’s speaker if your music app supports it.

Some apps will need to be updated separately after your watch is upgraded. Please refer to the One UI Watch Beta recruitment notice.

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New One UI 6 Watch Beta update for Galaxy Watch 5 rolls out with July 2024 Patch

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Samsung has recently begun releasing the One UI 6 Watch Beta 3 update for the Galaxy Watch 6 and Galaxy Watch 6 Classic. Now, the company is rolling out a new One UI 6 Watch Beta update for Galaxy Watch 5 and Galaxy Watch 5 Pro users, which shares the same changelog as Beta 3 for the Watch 6 series.

The new One UI 6 Watch Beta update for the Galaxy Watch 5 series can be identified through the build version ending with ZXG3. It arrives with an installation size of around 300MB and installs the July 2024 security patch to enhance system security.

Users of the Galaxy Watch 5 series can currently enjoy this update in Korea and the company will soon make it available in more eligible countries. This update comes with significant improvements and enhancements.

The update brings improved system stability and optimized performance to address issues related to battery consumption and application execution speed. It also enhances network interoperability to provide better connectivity experiences.

Despite these advancements, the update is not without its known issues. Users may notice an issue where the Always-On Display (AOD) fails to deactivate when the watch is not being worn after installing this update.

To install the update, visit Samsung Galaxy Wearable >> Galaxy Watch >> Watch settings >> Watch software update >> Download and install.

One UI 6 Watch Beta 3 live for Samsung Galaxy Watch 6 series

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One UI 6 Watch Beta 3 live for Samsung Galaxy Watch 6 series

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One UI 6 Watch Beta 3

Samsung has released the One UI 6 Watch Beta 3 for the Galaxy Watch 6 series. This update introduces enhancements to improve user experience and address existing issues.

One UI 6 Watch Beta 3 is currently live for Samsung Galaxy Watch 6 and Galaxy Watch 6 Classic with the version number ending with ZXG3. The company will expand this update to the Galaxy Watch 5 and Galaxy Watch 4 series in the coming days or months.

The update enhances system stability and performance to ensure smoother operation across various functions. Additionally, the update focuses on enhancing battery efficiency to extend device usage between charges.

Moreover, the update also improves the application execution performance for faster and more responsive app launches. It fixes the issues related to network interoperability to improve connectivity reliability.

However, the update does come with some known issues. The changelog has mentioned an issue where the Always-On Display (AOD) fails to turn off when the Watch is not being worn, which could potentially affect battery life.

These updates not only aim to improve performance but also respond to user feedback to deliver a more seamless and efficient wearable experience. Users are advised to update their watches to the latest beta software version to enjoy enhanced features.

The update process is simple and can be done over the air (FOTA) through Galaxy Wearable. Just navigate to Galaxy Watch settings, select Watch software update, and follow the prompts to download and install the update.

Before proceeding with the update, it is important to back up any important data stored on your device to avoid potential data loss during the update process.

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One UI 6 Watch Beta 2 update live in the US, Korea

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One UI 6 Watch Beta 3

Samsung has released the One UI 6 Watch Beta 2 update after initiating the beta program in mid-June 2024. This new beta update fixes initial issues and implements user feedback to improve the user experience.

The updated version of the One UI 6 Watch Beta 2 update can be identified through the firmware ending with ZXFB. This beta update is currently live for users in the US and Korea.

The update focuses on improving system stability, fixing reboot issues, and optimizing battery usage. It also enhances app performance and includes several other enhancements for a better overall experience.

To access the latest beta software, open the Galaxy Wearable app, access Galaxy Watch settings, proceed to Watch software update, and select Download and Install. Users need to back up important data before proceeding with the update to prevent any potential data loss.

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