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Samsung Galaxy Watch4 One UI 4.5 Beta 2 Firmware Released In The US And S.Korea

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Recently a software update for Galaxy Watch4 Classic and Galaxy Watch4 has been released in S.Korea and USA. It comes with a download size of 335.58 MB. This update comes with a firmware build no. R890XXU1ZVF5.This is a 2nd revision for the OneUi 4.5 Beta. This 2nd revision has serial no. Beta 2.2.11. 22062011.

Last we saw, the update was as early as the first week of June for One UI 4.5 Beta. However, this one is only available on the Wear OS platform for Galaxy devices. Samsung has consistently updated the Galaxy Watch4 series after switching to Google Wear OS.

This is a major revision for the smart wearables from Samsung. The Changelog mentions several changes and is a hefty one. We will translate that for you in the simple terms possible.

Here are the changes the Changelog brings: Mostly includes bugs and glitches fixed.

Galaxy Watch One UI 4.5 Beta 2 Firmware:

  • Enhanced GPS stability.
  • Performance Improvement -My Photo +, My Style background photo, and AR Emoji have been tweaked to work faster, speed of apps has been improved when data is restored upon execution of these apps.
  • Screen Display during Call fixed -When receiving a call while playing music the screen is not displayed during Watch and Buzz connection.
  • Stabilization of health function and improvement of running and swimming performance.
  • Fixed an issue where the health app entry was slow or the app was closed.
  • Stabilization of current consumption for sudden discharge and standby current under specific conditions.
  • Fixed an issue where characters could not be restored.
  • Fixed an issue where the reception screen was not displayed.
  • Fixed an issue where reminder notifications remained even after Snooze.
  • Improved app launch speed performance.

Besides this, according to the Changelog, the version dubbed ‘Watch4 Manager for Beta 2.2.11. 22062011’, improves the overall stability of the device with this 2nd revision. However, it is not limited to it and can also include general bug fixes, device security & privacy improvements and could improve overall system stability & performance for the device.

This update has started as an OTA in S.Korea and is available for download through the beta program.
Samsung advises updating to the latest version through the plugin download link in the signup notice that comes up with the notification.

Users can opt-in for this program by going to the Samsung Members app and registering for the Beta program; also, the customers will need a Galaxy phone, Galaxy Watch, and Samsung account. Once Samsung selects the customer, then you can opt-in for this program.
However few points to keep in mind before enrolling with this program is you can not opt out once you have downloaded this program, it won’t revert, and beta programs may contain bugs, glitches, and abnormalities, and it is a testing phase.

For changelog and user-reported screenshots, refer to the links below.

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Verizon locked Galaxy A23 gets May 2024 security update in the US

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Samsung has a large presence in the US, and the company is always taking care to send new software updates rapidly to all eligible devices; however, due to carrier restrictions, the company has to depend on carriers to send the updates to all the devices. For now, the Galaxy A23 5G is getting a new update.

Samsung rolls out May 2024 Update for the Galaxy A23 on Verizon 

The locked variant of the Galaxy A23 5G will receive a May 2024 security patch from Verizon. According to the information, the update is coming with the firmware version A236VSQS4CXE3. The latest update won’t bring any significant changes to the device, but some new features may require you to implement new security enhancements.

According to the official documentation, the latest update of the Galaxy A23 brings more than 50 fixes, whereas Googlehas added 31 patches that dedicatedly bring new enhancements for the Android OS. Along with this, Samsung has also added 25 more patches that will provide some new enhancements for strengthening the devices.

Moreover, if you are having some issues while using the device after installing the significant One UI 6.1 update, then you should install the latest update by the May 2024 security patch update. To install the latest, go to the system update from the main settings.

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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 getting May 2024 update with 4G TDD support in Europe

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A couple of days ago, Samsung introduced the May 2024 security patch to the Galaxy Z Fold 4, and now its companion device, the Galaxy Z Flip 4, is getting the same update in Europe. However, with the latest update, it will enhance 4G connectivity for the device. 

Samsung has rolled out the May 2024 security patch for the Galaxy Z Flip 4 with the firmware version number F721BXXU7FXE5. With the latest update, the company will not bring any significant feature enhancements or improvements, but it will increase the strength of the devices. Along with this, the device has grabbed support for a new 4G TDD band that will enhance the 4G network’s strength.

According to the official documentation, the May 2024 security patch will improve the overall security of the devices. In a nutshell, there are more than 50 fixes, where Google has included 31 fixes, and along with this, Samsung has added 25 fixes exclusively for Galaxy devices.

If you want to enjoy your device with strong security enhancements, then you should keep it up-to-date with the latest security patch level. To check the availability of the latest security patch, you can check the update manually in the system settings.

Galaxy Z Flip 4 software availability

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 was launched back in 2022 with Android 12L. The device has already grabbed two major updates in the form of Android 13 and Android 14, and by following the software update policy, it will be eligible to get two more major updates in the coming years. Apart from the major Android update, it will also get several minor updates in the form of security patches.

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Galaxy A25 5G and Galaxy A32 5G getting May 2024 security patch in South Korea

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Samsung has rolled out the May 2024 security patch to two more midrange Galaxy devices, including the Galaxy A25 5G and Galaxy A32 5G devices. The company has initiated the release of these devices from South Korea and expects that they will soon be available in more countries.

Informatively, the Galaxy A32 5G and Galaxy A25 5G are getting new updates with the firmware version numbers A325NKSS6DXE2 and A256NKSS2AXE3, respectively. However, with the latest update, it doesn’t bring any new features to the devices, but it will dedicatedly improve the working of the device internally.

According to the standard changelog, the May 2024 security patch update will improve the overall performance of the device and enhance its security.  It is worth noticing that there are more than 50 fixes introduced, and Google has introduced 31 patches that exclusively improve the functionalities related to Android OS. Along with that, the device also received 25 more patches introduced by Samsung.

Moreover, with the May 2024 update, the company may introduce some new features that could enhance the overall functioning of the devices, so if you want to get consistent performance, then you should always keep the device up to date.

If you are using the Galaxy A32 or Galaxy A32 in South Korea, then you should start getting a new update notification, but if you don’t receive the notification yet, you can also check it manually by going to the software update menu in the system settings.

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