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Carrier-locked Galaxy S22 gets One UI 5.1 update for in the US [Verizon, T-Mobile & MetroPCS]

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US carrier Verizon has also started pushing the latest One UI 5.1 skin update for Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22 Plus, and Galaxy S22 Ultra in the US. The update comes with bug fixes and improvements in performance. It’s also packed with new features such as an image clipper, dynamic weather widget, new camera features, and more.

The update was released earlier for unlocked Galaxy S22 owners (You can check here). The latest update for Verizon Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22 Plus, and Galaxy S22 Ultra carrier firmware version S901USQU2CWAI, S906USQU2CWAI, and S908USQU2CWAI, respectively.

The One UI 5.1 update is live for the Galaxy S22 in the US for Verizon carrier-locked models with February 2023 security patch and will be released to other devices soon. If you have yet to receive the update, you can check for it by going to Settings>Software Update>Check for Updates.

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Samsung has already released the latest One UI 5.1 skin update for the Galaxy S22, Galaxy S21, Galaxy Z Fold 4, and Galaxy Z Flip 4 in the European market. Now this time, the update is rolling out in the United States.

Samsung has just released a new update for the Galaxy S22 series, which bumps it to version 5.1 of the One UI user interface in the US. This build brings some new features and improvements to the device, including updating the Camera & Gallery, Modes & Routines, Weather, Samsung Internet, and some additional changes.

The latest One UI 5.1 update for Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22 Plus, and Galaxy S22 Ultra carry firmware versions S901USQU2CWAI, S906USQU2CWAI, and S908USQU2CWAI, respectively. The update is currently available for carrier-locked T-Mobile and MetroPCS networks in the United States.

One UI 5.1 New Features For Galaxy S22

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.

Multitasking

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.

Weather

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.

Samsung Internet

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.

Improved search
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.

Additional changes

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.

Settings suggestions
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.

Spotify suggestions
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.


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Samsung expands May 2024 Security update to Unlocked Galaxy devices in the US

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Earlier this month, Samsung rapidly delivered the May 2024 security patch update for the eligible devices, but at the same time, due to the distribution of One UI 6.1, the company has slowed down the expansion of the latest patch update, resulting in the fact that the month is almost over and the Korean giant is still expanding the update to the remaining devices.

May 2024 security patch is live for Unlocked Galaxy Z Fold 3, Flip 3, Flip 5G, S21 series, S20 FE, Note 20 series, and A54 in the US

In the last few days, Samsung has made the May 2024 security patch available for various Galaxy devices, but it was limited to the locked units. Now, the company has expanded the availability of the update to the unlocked devices, including the Galaxy Z Fold 3, Galaxy Z Flip 3, Galaxy Z Flip 5G, Galaxy S21 series, Galaxy S20 FE, Galaxy Note 20 series, and Galaxy A54.

Firmware Version details :

  • Galaxy Z Fold 3: F926U1UES6IXE5
  • Galaxy Z Flip 3: F711USQS7IXE5
  • Galaxy Z Flip 5G: F707U1UES8IXE2
  • Galaxy S21 series: G99xU1UESBGXE1
  • Galaxy S20 FE: G781U1UESGGXE2
  • Galaxy Note 20 series: N98xU1UES7HXE3
  • Galaxy A54: A546U1UES7CXE1


With the latest May 2024 security patch, users will not get any significant changes for the devices, but it is expected to bring some improvements to the functionalities. The update may be more useful for devices that have recently grabbed the One UI 6.1 update, as it may bring improvements to the newly added features. So update your device as soon as it is available on your device.

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Galaxy S23 FE Receives May 2024 Security Patch in Europe

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Samsung is continuously moving forward with the May 2024 security patch to distribute it to more eligible devices, and now the update is live for the European units of the Galaxy S23 FE. It is a normal security patch that does not bring any specific changes, but it is still useful to bring strengths to your device security.

Galaxy S23 FE gets a May 2024 security patch in Europe

The May 2024 security patch for the Galaxy S23 FE is live in Europe. Users can identify the update by the firmware version number, S711BXXS3CXE4. With the latest update, the company aims to provide some enhancements to get rid of external threats.

According to the official documentation, the May 2024 security patch has brought more than 50 fixes; more specifically, Google has added 31 fixes that will improve the functioning of the Android OS. Meanwhile, Samsung has also brought 25 patches that exclusively address the issue related to the security vulnerabilities.

Moreover, the latest update may improve the overall performance and stability of the device by fixing some crucial internal bugs, so if you are getting some issues while using the device since the last update, then you should go for the latest update.

To install the latest update on your device, just follow some simple steps: Go to the system settings, then tap on the software update menu. If it shows a new update available, tap on the download button.

Galaxy S23 FE is eligible to get an update for five years

Samsung introduced the Galaxy S23 FE last year in October. The device came with Android 13 preinstalled. Within a month, the device has grabbed its first major software update in the form of UI 6.0 and Android 14. For the future, the Korean giant is committed to serving three more major updates up to Android 17. Along with this, the device will also frequently get security patches.

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Samsung Expands One UI 6.1 Rollout for Galaxy A52 5G to More Regions

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Samsung Galaxy A52 5G has received the One UI 6.1 update in several regions, including Canada and the USA. Now that the update is rolling out to the European and Asian units, the One UI 6.1 update will bring several new features that will level up the user experience of the devices.

The Galaxy A52 5G gets the One UI 6.1 update

The Samsung Galaxy A52 5G is getting a new update in several countries, including the UK, Ireland, Romania, Germany, Greece, Singapore, and Australia. Users can identify the attest update by the firmware version number A526BXXU7GXD3. It is still using the April 2024 security patch while it has started rolling out the May 2024 security patch update. In the coming days, it will be expanded to more regions.

One UI 6.1 features

The One UI 6.1 update will provide you with some new features for editing good photos, such as. You will be able to copy and paste from one image to another. To make use of the image clip, the tool is now more accurate, and it will also provide continuity in editing videos from one device to another.

Along with this, you will get some more customization features under several existing features, like new wallpaper editing features, more widgets for your lock screen, customized alarm and reminder alerts, and many more. To get the full information about the changelog, you can check out this article.

If you are using the Galaxy A52 5G device in the above-mentioned countries, then you can now install the latest update manually by going to the software update menu in the system settings. Don’t be disappointed if the update is not available for your device; you have to wait until it starts to expand to more devices.

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