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Verizon Galaxy Tab S7 5G, Tab S7+ 5G, and Tab S8+ 5G get One UI 5.1 update in the US

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Samsung’s latest flagship device, the Galaxy S23, has been released with a range of new features and improvements. Alongside this launch, Samsung has also rolled out its latest One UI 5.1 software update, which is gradually being introduced across Galaxy devices. The update promises to offer users a range of new enhancements and features to improve their overall user experience.

After running out of the top and ex-top list, the Korean giant has started releasing the latest version of its interface to its flagship Tablets as well, and the time has come for the great Galaxy Tab S7 5G, Tab S7+ 5G, and Tab S8+ 5G.

The One UI 5.1 update for its popular tablets, including the Galaxy Tab S7 5G, Tab S7+ 5G, and Tab S8+ 5G. The new firmware versions, T878USQU2DWB3, T978USQU2DWB3, and X808USQU2BWB1, respectively, bring users all the latest news and features. The update also includes the latest February 2023 security patch, ensuring that the devices are up to date with the latest security enhancements.

Currently, the One UI 5.1 update is being rolled out in the US for Verizon carrier-locked models. However, the update will soon expand to other carriers and markets as well, offering a wider range of users the latest software enhancements and features.

Along with the latest One UI, which brings a number of new features, including the shared album, improved search in the Gallery app, and much more (not all features could come on the phone in question), the update includes updates for system apps and February security patches.

How to install the update

At the moment, the real availability of the update for Galaxy Tab S7 5G, Tab S7+ 5G, and Tab S8+ 5G, we can only say that its release has begun on Verizon carrier in the United States. Here’s how to check if you received it (in case the notification hasn’t appeared yet) If you don’t see it, it could arrive in the next few day:

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Tap on Software Update
  3. If available, tap Download and Install.

One UI 5.1 New Features:

Camera

  • Selfies: When taking selfies, you can easily change the color tone by selecting Natural or Bright.

Multi-tasking

  • In Pop-Up View, you can now adjust the window size by dragging the window edges in any direction.
  • For split view, you’ll see categories for Recent apps and Most used apps, allowing you to quickly select apps for Split Screen.

Gallery

  • GIF Remaster: GIF Remaster has been added to help you remaster and improve the quality of your GIFs.
  • Extract text from a video: Extract text is available if you pause a video with text information on screen. Select to extract the text which can then be used in emails, contacts, on the internet and more.
  • Details view: When you select details of a photo or video, you can see both the image and the details at the same time in landscape mode. Select an image or video from Gallery > Select three dots for more options > Select details > Rotate device to landscape mode.

Wallpaper:

  • Wallpaper Video: You can select a video clip to use as your wallpaper. The best part of the video clip is recommended for editing. Open Wallpaper > Select a video from your Gallery > Trim recommends the best moment (15 seconds max).

Widgets

  • Battery Widget: A Battery widget has been added that will quickly show battery life for the smartphone and connected devices.
  • Weather Widget: Daily weather summary, forecast, hourly precipitation, severe weather alert, and other information has been added.

AR Zone

  • Multiple emojis: Add a second AR Emoji in a single sticker. Customize each emoji and then combine them as you prefer.

Samsung Internet

  • Continue to browse Samsung Internet from another device when both devices are signed into the same Samsung account. Sync the data in Settings > Samsung account > Sync settings > Enable “Samsung Internet”.
  • You will receive a Samsung Internet pop-up on screen on your second device > Tap to continue browsing.

Bixby Text Call

  • Use Bixby to answer phone calls and respond to people with text-to-voice.
  • Open Phone app > More options (3 dots) > Settings > Bixby text call.

Meet Puru, our tech maestro & Author at Sam Lover! With a background in Software Engineering and Programming, Puru dives into the intricacies of One UI and rides the wave of Samsung Firmware updates with expert guidance. From sleek navigation tips to the latest firmware gems, Puru is your go-to for unlocking the full potential of your Samsung device. Stay tuned for a tech journey like no other!

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Samsung Releases June 2024 Security Patch for Z Fold 3 and Z Flip 3 in the USA

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Last week, Verizon locked units of the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 have already received the June 2024 security patch update in the US. Now the update is available on more carriers as well as the update is also available for the unlocked units.

Notably, with the latest development, the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 are spotted getting new updates with the firmware version numbers F926USQS6IXF2 and F711USQS7IXF2, respectively. The update is now live on T-Mobile, MetroPCS, Comcast, and Spectrum Mobile. In the latest update, you will not see any significant changes but a security patch. This update will improve the overall security of the devices.

Meanwhile, the unlocked units of the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 can be verified via these firmware version numbers, F926U1UES6IXF1 and F711U1UES7IXF1, respectively.

In simple words, the June 2024 update is part of Google’s maintenance program, which aims to resolve issues regarding the vulnerability of device security. So if you want to stay protected against external threats, then you should always keep your device up-to-date.

Moreover, the update may also enhance the performance and stability of the device, so if you’re having any issues while using any functionality on your device, you should update your device to the latest version to get rid of those issues.

If you are using any unit of the Galaxy Z Fold 3 or Galaxy Z Flip 3 in the US, then you should start getting new update notifications, but if you don’t receive any new notifications, you can check the new update via system settings. 

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Galaxy A53 gets June 2024 security update in Europe

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Samsung has introduced the June 2024 security update to many Galaxy devices belonging to different series, including the Galaxy Z and Galaxy S series. Now that it has started rolling out the update for the Galaxy A series devices, the company has initiated the distribution of the Galaxy A53 devices.

The Galaxy A53 gets a June 2024 update in Europe

The Galaxy A53 has started getting a new update in Europe with the firmware version number A536BXXSAEXF1. According to the changelog, the latest update for the device will improve security. It means you will not get any significant changes for the device; it will only bring some new features for the device. 

Going into details, the update brings fixes for more than 50 security vulnerabilities found in the software since the last update. Here,  Google has applied 37 patches, and to the satisfaction of customers, Samsung has also added 22 more patches that improve the overall security of the devices.

However, sometimes the security updates also bring new changes to the software, which make improvements to the function and eradicate those issues. If you are using the device in Europe, then you should start receiving new updates, but if you haven’t received the update yet, then wait for some time until the update reaches your device.

For your information, the Galaxy A53 made its debut in the market back in 2022, and it came with Android 12 pre-installed. Later, it received two more major updates in the form of Android 13 and Android 14. Following the software update policy, the device will get one more security patch update. 

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Samsung pushed June 2024 security patch to its rugged Galaxy XCover7 and Galaxy XCover6 Pro

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Earlier, Samsung rolled out the June 2024 update to its popular devices; now the company is gradually expanding the update to less-known devices. Here we are talking about rugged smartphones, including the Galaxy XCover7 and Galaxy XCover6 Pro.

Notably, the XCover 7 and Galaxy XCover 6 Pro are getting new updates with the firmware version numbers G556BXXS4BXF1 and G736BXXS6EXF1, respectively.

With the latest update, the company is focused on providing security-related enhancements, so if you want to take advantage of new security, then you should update the device. The latest update of these devices is currently spotted in Europe, and it is expected that they will soon be available in more countries. 

According to the official documentation, the latest security patch update will provide nearly 60 patches. Going into the details, there are 37 patches added by Google, and along with this, Samsung adds 22 more patches to the devices.

Moreover, the update may also enhance the performance and stability of the device, so if you’re getting any issues while using any functionality on your device, then you should update your device to the latest version to get rid of those issues.

According to some reports, several users have faced problems after the OneUI 6.1 installation, so if you are also one of them, you should update your device to the latest version. 

To update your device to the latest version, you just need to go to the system settings, select the software update option, tap on the download and install button, and if a new update arrives, tap on the download button.

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