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One UI 5.1 update for Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Z Flip 4 availability and release date



Since One UI 5.1’s launch, its novelties are started to gain everyone’s praise, and the users are also eagerly waiting for it to reach their devices. However, it is tough to say when and which device will get this update except for a few. For information, a recent report from Canadian Wireless company Fido has revealed the One UI 5.1’s update schedule for February month, in which some premium Galaxy devices are included. 

Today, we will only focus on the most recent Galaxy Foldables- Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Z Flip 4 devices. As the devices were launched back in August 2022, with Android 12/12L, they got the Android 13 update already, and the One UI 5.1 will also make its way to these devices, as the testing confirmed. Notably, on February 4th, 2023, the Galaxy Z Flip 4 and Z Fold 4 devices were spotted on a testing server with the One UI 5.1 update. 

When will the One UI 5.1 reach Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Z Flip 4?

February 11th: As per the recent software update schedule of Fido, the Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4 devices will get the One UI 5.1 update on February 22nd, 2023, along with the February SMR update. However, as Fido is a Canadian company, the schedule is for the Canadian market; hence, it is possible that the timing will vary in other markets. For information, on the same day, the Galaxy S22 series will also get the One UI 5.1 update. 

What new the One UI 5.1 will bring

Informatively, the One UI 5.1 update has too much to offer its user, in which plenty of new features and modifications are included. The update will bring almost all the One UI 5.1’s novelties. The multitasking-related features of One UI 5.1 will be proven indeed helpful and advantageous in this foldable device (the Galaxy Z Fold 4), as it is compatible with better multitasking. 

Additionally, if you are unable of the One UI 5.1’s features, let us inform you that it has new offerings for CameraGallerySharingConnectivityCallingMultitasking, and more. However, as the One UI 5.1 has a lot of new things, defining all of them in a single article is tough. So we are providing its brief changelog here, and for the features, you can check them out here in our previous article. Instead, you can get all the One UI 5.1-related articles here, in which we have defined each new feature of the One UI 5.1 update in simpler words. 

One UI 5.1: Changelog

  • Changing the hue for a selfie is now easier with the Effects button.
  • With the shared family album, it is easier to share photos, even using face recognition (5 GB of storage space for each member, up to 6 people).
  • Ability to save screenshots or screen recordings in a folder of your choice.
  • Ability to use 3 Emojis in AR to replace faces.
  • Layout and editing improvements in AR doodles.
  • New battery widget to check the battery level of devices: smartphones, but also Galaxy Buds, Galaxy Watch, and other supported devices.
  • New style for the weather widget.
  • Ability to choose different wallpapers on the unlock screen and home screen depending on the current activity (e.g. work or sport).
  • Expansion of the scenarios for modalities and routines.
  • Simpler invitations for shared albums, notes, and calendars.
  • Easier access to the function to set Wi-Fi speakers as media output.
  • Improved multitasking in DeX mode.
  • Improved search for the Samsung Internet Browser app.
  • Faster and easier initial setup of your new smartphone.

In short, the One UI 5.1 update will make your device’s animations smoother, will provide new Widget options, make sharing and connectivity easier, enhance the lock screen customization experience, and add some new features to it.

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Samsung starts rolling out August 2023 security update with Galaxy S20FE




Galaxy S20 FE

Samsung fans are eagerly waiting for the new One UI 6 beta updates for their devices, but Samsung is delaying it; amid this, the company has started distributing its new update for the Galaxy devices. Currently, the Galaxy S20FE devices are receiving the update in the form August 2023 security patch.

The latest security patch doesn’t bring any innovation to the device, but it brings some minor increment for the improvements of the security of the devices. At the moment, Samsung still needs to publish a detailed bulletin of the update, so we can’t say exactly how many fixes were made in this update.

The August security patch is now rolling out in some countries, including Panama, Bolivia, Brazil, Guatemala, Paraguay, and Trinidad & Tobago. All the Galaxy S20FE users who belong to the mentioned countries will get the update through OTA.

The new update for Galaxy S20FE is now live in the countries mentioned above, but due to the limitation of the server, it will be distributed to users batch-wise, which means some users will get it on the same day of release while others will get it in the next few days.

Users who own S20FE should get the notification on their devices shortly; once the notification arrives, you can easily update your device by tapping it and installing it through the software update menu. Alternatively, users can check the update availability manually by going to the software update option by the device’s main Settings.

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Samsung improves Bluetooth connectivity with Galaxy A33 5G July 2023 security update




After successfully organizing the unpacked event, now Samsung is actively rolling out the July 2023 security update for its devices. Currently, the update is live for Galaxy A33 5G. The latest update doesn’t bring any new features but comes as maintenance for the Galaxy devices.

Notably, the latest security update is rolled out in Europe. The update is expanding in batches, so it takes time to reach every user in the region. For identification users can check out its build version A336BXXS7CWG1.

Galaxy A33 5G July 2023 security update, what’s new

The July 2023 update comes with the standard changelog which says the stability and reliability have been improved and the security of the device is also improved. However this time the new update specifies that the Bluetooth connectivity is also improved. 

As the update includes a new security patch, it will come with over 90 security patches that fix several internal functions of the devices. In other words, the update will improve the security of the device and make it more effective against external threats.

How to install

You should get a notification regarding the new update, and just tapping on it you can easily install it on your device, but in any case, if you didn’t get notified about the update so you can also check the update manually by following the below steps:

  • Go to the device Settings
  • Then click on the Software updates button
  • Now tap on Download and install 
  • wait until the search is finished,
  • If it shows the security update is available, tap on the install button, 
  • It will start downloading and get installed automatically.

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Samsung verified Arrival of new Galaxy S23 FE




Samsung’s fan edition smartphones always have a different fanbase set as it brings out the combined handset technology and model design. As of now, the Galaxy S21 FE is the latest Samsung FE smartphone which was launched after the success of the Galaxy S21 in the market. The firm skipped the Galaxy S22 FE, but now it is all set for the comeback of the Galaxy S23 FE. It is expected that Samsung will officially announce after its Galaxy Unpacked event

A reliable source, Android Authority, a senior business executive, reported that Samsung would soon release the Galaxy S23 FE. Additionally, Justin Hume, Samsung’s Vice president of mobile division for South Africa, said the firm will announce soon. He added,” an FE-sized gap between the Galaxy A54 5G and Galaxy S23.” The model will likely be equipped with a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor in the US and China regions. In contrast, the rest of the regions will receive Exynos 2200 chipset-powered Galaxy S23 FE variants. 

The model is expected to include internal storage of 128GB and 256GB and 8GB RAM. One UI based on Android 13 is said to run on top of the Galaxy S23 FE. A 12-megapixel front camera sensor is probably mounted on a flat 6.4-inch Full HD+ resolution AMOLED display with a refresh rate 120Hz and a punch hole in the center. The triple rear camera system would include the following:

Galaxy S23 FE Camera:

  • A 50-megapixel main sensor.
  • A 12-megapixel sensor with an ultra-wide angle lens.
  • An 8-megapixel sensor with a telephoto lens.
  • Battery system with 4,500 mAh and 25W fast charging support. 

Galaxy S23 FE Launch Timeline:

The Galaxy S23 FE will mostly hold similar specifications to the Galaxy S23. The fan edition model is expected to launch by the year’s end. The Galaxy S23 series includes three variants: the Galaxy S23, the Galaxy S23+, and the Galaxy S23 Ultra, and the fan edition variant may be equipped with some significant features of the S23 series. 

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