From the beginning of the rolling out of One UI 5.1, Samsung has been following very aggressively. The company has served the latest update to many devices together, which belong to the flagship category, such as Galaxy S22, Galaxy Z Fold 4, Fold 3, and many more.
Yes, you read it right the Galaxy S22 series devices have also received the One UI 5.1 update, but the twist is that the update is available in other countries, including the US and in some European countries. Now the company is expanding the update to the Australian region; users can identify the update by the firmware version numbers S901EXXU3CWAI, S906EXXU3CWAI, and S908EXXU3CWAI for the Galaxy S22 general, Galaxy S22+ and Galaxy S22 Ultra respectively.
One UI 5.1 update’s distribution started now: check your device here
One UI 5.1 brings several new features and improvements for the Galaxy devices; as per the changelog of One UI 5.1, it has updated several existing functions of the devices, including the Camera, Gallery, modes and routines, weather, Samsung Internet, more. There are many interesting features introduced. To know more updates, you can visit our article dedicated to One UI 5.1.
One UI 5.1 Changelog:
One UI 5.1 Update
One UI 5.1 takes your phone to the next level with new Gallery features as well as productivity and personalization enhancements.
Camera and Gallery
Quickly change the color tone for selfies
It’s easier to change the color tone of your selfies using the Effects button at the top of the screen.
Discover Expert RAW
Expert RAW lets you take high-quality shots, perfect for those who want to have full control and edit photos later. Expert RAW is now easier to access from the More menu in Camera.
More powerful search
You can now search your Gallery for more than one person or subject at the same time. You can even search for people without tagging their names just by tapping their faces.
Enhanced image remastering
Remastering does more to make your pictures look great by removing shadows and reflections. You can also remaster GIFs for better resolution and clarity. Preview has also been improved to make it easier to compare the original picture with the remaster.
Create a shared family album
It’s easier than ever to share pictures with your family. Gallery will recommend pictures to add to your shared family album by recognizing the faces of your family members. You get 5 GB of storage for each family member (up to 6 people).
Revamped info display
When you swipe up while viewing a picture or video in your Gallery, you can see when and where the picture was taken, which device took the picture, where the picture is stored, and more. Now with a simpler layout.
Easily minimize or switch to full screen
You can now minimize or maximize an app window without going to the options menu. Just drag one of the corners.
Access your most used apps in split screen
When you start a split-screen view, the apps you use most often will be shown below your recently used apps to help you find the apps you need faster.
Improved multitasking in DeX
In split-screen view, you can now drag the divider in the center of the screen to resize both windows. You can also snap a window to one of the corners to make it fill a quarter of the screen.
Modes and Routines
Change wallpapers based on your mode
Set a different wallpaper based on your current activity. Choose one wallpaper for work, one for exercising, and more.
More actions for routines
New actions let you control Quick Share and Touch sensitivity, change your ringtone, and change your font style.
Quick access to useful information
Check severe weather alerts, daily weather summaries, and sunrise/sunset times at the top of the Weather app. The temperature graph now uses colors to show how the temperature changes throughout the day.
Hourly precipitation graph
An hourly graph now shows how much precipitation has fallen at different times of the day.
Summary on Weather widget
A brief summary of the current weather conditions now appears on the weather widget to let you know if it’s sunny, cloudy, raining, or snowing.
Continue browsing on another device
If you’re browsing the web on one Galaxy phone or tablet and later open the Internet app on another Galaxy device signed in to the same Samsung account, a button will appear that lets you open the last webpage you were viewing on the other device.
Your searches now include the names of bookmark folders and tab groups. Improved search logic lets you find what you’re looking for even if something isn’t spelled correctly.
Let Bixby take your calls
Use Bixby text call to answer calls automatically and find out why the person is calling. You’ll see what the caller says in a text chat, and you can tap or type responses that will be read aloud to the caller. Bixby text call is only available in English and Korean.
Check the battery level of your devices
The new Battery widget lets you check the battery level of your devices, right from the Home screen. You can see how much battery is left on your phone, Galaxy Buds, Galaxy Watch, S Pen, and other supported devices.
Use up to 3 emojis in AR Emoji Camera
Take fun pictures and videos with your friends in Mask mode. You can assign a different emoji to each person’s face.
While signed in to your Samsung account, suggestions will appear at the top of the Settings screen to help you share, connect, and enhance your experience across your Galaxy devices.
The Smart suggestions widget now recommends Spotify tracks and playlists based on your current activity. Get the perfect tunes for driving, exercising, and more. To get suggestions, you need to sign in to a Spotify account in the latest version of the Spotify app.
Choose where to save screenshots and screen recordings
You can now change the folder where screenshots and screen recordings are saved.
How to Install
To install the update, you first need to make sure that your device is connected to a WiFi network and has at least 50 percent battery life remaining. Now follow 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 that One UI 5.1 is available, tap on the install button,
- It will start downloading and get installed automatically.
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