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Samsung Galaxy Watches to get new widget, sound and display modes [WearOS]

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Google has a monopoly on both smartphone and smartwatch operating systems, with its Android and WeaOS. In terms of WearOS, reliable manufacturers like Samsung uses this OS in their smartwatches. Recently, Google delivered some accessibilities for its smartwatch Operating System, which will be applicable to WearOS-booted watches as well, including the Galaxy Watch 5 and Watch 4

Single note widget for Google Keep in WearOS

Let us inform you Google has recently provided a new single-note widget for the Google Keep service of WearOS. The single-note widget will let us manage our notes and to-do lists swiftly. It also provides us the ability to tap/mark complete, which is indeed helpful for lists. It also shows reminders, background colors, and images that are added to the note.

A pair of WearOS 3 complications

Along with this new Single note widget, a pair of WearOS 3 complications will also make its way to Google Keep in WearOS watches. These two complications let us create notes and to-do lists instantly. Apart from this, the other novelty is, the voice inputs open up whenever we tap on our WearOS-booted watch’s face, and with this novelty, we can also confirm the transcript before it’s saved. 

Mono-audio feature for WearOS watches

With the WearOS 3+, Google will provide us the ability to set mono-audio in WearOS watches, which will be helpful in reducing disorientation caused by split audio. In addition to this, to provide multiple options for the watch’s display, some new color-correction and grayscale modes will also arrive in the WearOS watches in the coming time. These modes will make their way into the watches as part of a modest Spring feature frop.

Samsung updating Galaxy Watch 5 and 5 Pro in the US

Summarily, all of these novelties will be indeed helpful to enhance the WearOS watch’s experience. In Samsung’s case, the Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch 5 series are running on Google’s WearOS, which means these new novelties will make their way to Galaxy Watch 4 and Watch 5 as well. 


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Samsung to provide Galaxy Watch Ultra exclusive faces to older Galaxy watches

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Samsung has recently introduced its new flagship smartwatches, the Galaxy Watch 7 and Galaxy Watch Ultra. These watches are equipped with the latest hardware and software to offer users more capabilities.

However, many software capabilities will also be available for the older watches with the One UI 6 watch update. From those capabilities, new cool watch faces are now confirmed to be available for older watches.

According to the Samsung moderator, Samsung Galaxy Watch 7 and Ultra exclusive watch faces will be available for older Galaxy watches, including Galaxy Watch 4, Galaxy Watch 5, and Galaxy Watch 6.

However, he has not mentioned the availability of new faces for older watches. Still, according to traditions, the company may introduce them with a dedicated software update in the next few months.

It is not the first time that the latest watch faces have expanded to older watches. Earlier, the Galaxy Watch Active 2 also grabbed the One UI 5 watch faces with a dedicated software update.


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Samsung Galaxy watch FE eligible to get only 3 years of OS updates: Report

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Last month, Samsung launched its brand-new Galaxy Watch FE, specially made to provide the flagship Galaxy watch features at an affordable price; this is the first time the Korean giant has introduced the updated fan edition Galaxy watch.

As we said, the device is made to reach users who can use flagship-level features at an affordable cost. It is obvious that the company hasn’t equipped the device with similar hardware. Now, the new report mentions that the watch also lacks OS update support.


How Many Software Update Will Galaxy Watch FE Get?

According to SamHive, the Galaxy Watch FE is only eligible for 4 year of software support, during which it will receive three major updates: Wear OS and One UI watch. The device will also receive security patches for four years.

Compared to the other standard Galaxy watches, the FE variant lacks one OS and one year of software updates. Meanwhile, Samsung has followed the same five-year software policy for the Galaxy Watch 7 series.

In general, major software updates benefit users by providing the convenience of using different functionalities. At the same time, security patch support ensures that users can stay protected from cyber threats.


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One UI 6 watch beta 2 update arrives for Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch 5 

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Samsung is consistently working towards developing the One UI 6 watch for its latest smartwatches, including the Galaxy Watch 6, Galaxy Watch 5, and Galaxy Watch 4. More specifically, the Galaxy Watch 6 recently received the third beta update, while the Galaxy Watch 5 and Galaxy Watch 4 are receiving the second beta update.

One UI 6 watch beta 2; what’s new

Samsung has rolled out the One UI 6 watch beta 2 update for the Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch 5 , which has the version number ZXG3. The latest beta update shares the same changelog for both watches and mentions some major changes and improvements that enhance stabilization and performance.

According to the details, it improved the battery current consumption and the interconnection issues for some operators. It will apply to the LTE watches to make the connection more stable.

Along with the changes, Samsung has also shared the issue that needs to be fixed in the later update. It has been shared that the AOD does not turn off when not wearing a watch.

As a beta update, it will be obvious that it will arrive for the Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch 5 users who have enrolled in the beta program. If you haven’t done so yet, you can still do it simply by following this process.


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