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Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 grabs One UI 5.1 update in Australia

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Samsung has updated many Galaxy Smartphones with One UI 5.1 in several countries, and now the company is focussing on rolling out the same update for its tablets, now the Korean giant has released the One UI 5.1 update for Galaxy Tab S8 series devices in Australia; however, the device has got the update in many countries including the US, and in some European countries.

Notably, the latest update is landing on the Australian variant of Galaxy Tab S8, Galaxy Tab S8+, and Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra with version numbers X706BXXU3BWB4, X806BXXU3BWB4, and X906BXXU3BWB4 respectively. As per the information, the update is currently rolling out on 5G variants, while WiFi variant users have to wait for some time.

One UI 5.1 update brings lots of new features 

One UI 5.1 update is Samsung’s latest update that comes with new features; as per the changelog, the new update adds several new features under many system-level apps, such as:

Camera and Gallery

With the new update, you can now able to change the color tone of your selfies using the effects button on the side of the screen. A new shared family album has been introduced, which allows you to share pictures with your family; Gallery will recommend pictures to add to your shared family album by recognizing the faces of family members you select. You get 5 GB of storage for each family member (up to 6 people).

Multitasking

Now you can easily minimize or maximize an app window without going to the options menu by just dragging one of the corners. It is now capable of showing you the most often used apps when you open a split screen view.

Weather

In the weather section, it will show different information about the weather, like severe weather alerts, daily weather summaries, and sunrise and sunset times.

Samsung Internet

If you are browsing the web on a Galaxy phone or tablet through an internet app, it will allow you to continue browsing on the other device which has the same Samsung account logged in.

This was the quick intro of features of One UI 5.1, which will be available for your Galaxy Tab S8; however, if you want detailed information about the features, you can go through our dedicated article on One UI 5.1 features.

Galaxy Tab S8 origin

Galaxy Tab S8 is the latest flagship tablet of Samsung; it made a debut in the market back in 2022; the device has packed with all the high-end specs and comes with Android 12, later the device received the One UI 5.0 which is based on Android 13 and currently it has been receiving one more update in the form of One UI 5.1 update which is also base on Android 13. Samsung has announced that it will give support for four Android and five security updates, which means the tablet will get Android updates up to Android 16.


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Verizon locked Galaxy A23 gets May 2024 security update in the US

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Samsung has a large presence in the US, and the company is always taking care to send new software updates rapidly to all eligible devices; however, due to carrier restrictions, the company has to depend on carriers to send the updates to all the devices. For now, the Galaxy A23 5G is getting a new update.

Samsung rolls out May 2024 Update for the Galaxy A23 on Verizon 

The locked variant of the Galaxy A23 5G will receive a May 2024 security patch from Verizon. According to the information, the update is coming with the firmware version A236VSQS4CXE3. The latest update won’t bring any significant changes to the device, but some new features may require you to implement new security enhancements.

According to the official documentation, the latest update of the Galaxy A23 brings more than 50 fixes, whereas Googlehas added 31 patches that dedicatedly bring new enhancements for the Android OS. Along with this, Samsung has also added 25 more patches that will provide some new enhancements for strengthening the devices.

Moreover, if you are having some issues while using the device after installing the significant One UI 6.1 update, then you should install the latest update by the May 2024 security patch update. To install the latest, go to the system update from the main settings.

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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 getting May 2024 update with 4G TDD support in Europe

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A couple of days ago, Samsung introduced the May 2024 security patch to the Galaxy Z Fold 4, and now its companion device, the Galaxy Z Flip 4, is getting the same update in Europe. However, with the latest update, it will enhance 4G connectivity for the device. 

Samsung has rolled out the May 2024 security patch for the Galaxy Z Flip 4 with the firmware version number F721BXXU7FXE5. With the latest update, the company will not bring any significant feature enhancements or improvements, but it will increase the strength of the devices. Along with this, the device has grabbed support for a new 4G TDD band that will enhance the 4G network’s strength.

According to the official documentation, the May 2024 security patch will improve the overall security of the devices. In a nutshell, there are more than 50 fixes, where Google has included 31 fixes, and along with this, Samsung has added 25 fixes exclusively for Galaxy devices.

If you want to enjoy your device with strong security enhancements, then you should keep it up-to-date with the latest security patch level. To check the availability of the latest security patch, you can check the update manually in the system settings.

Galaxy Z Flip 4 software availability

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 was launched back in 2022 with Android 12L. The device has already grabbed two major updates in the form of Android 13 and Android 14, and by following the software update policy, it will be eligible to get two more major updates in the coming years. Apart from the major Android update, it will also get several minor updates in the form of security patches.

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Galaxy A25 5G and Galaxy A32 5G getting May 2024 security patch in South Korea

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Samsung has rolled out the May 2024 security patch to two more midrange Galaxy devices, including the Galaxy A25 5G and Galaxy A32 5G devices. The company has initiated the release of these devices from South Korea and expects that they will soon be available in more countries.

Informatively, the Galaxy A32 5G and Galaxy A25 5G are getting new updates with the firmware version numbers A325NKSS6DXE2 and A256NKSS2AXE3, respectively. However, with the latest update, it doesn’t bring any new features to the devices, but it will dedicatedly improve the working of the device internally.

According to the standard changelog, the May 2024 security patch update will improve the overall performance of the device and enhance its security.  It is worth noticing that there are more than 50 fixes introduced, and Google has introduced 31 patches that exclusively improve the functionalities related to Android OS. Along with that, the device also received 25 more patches introduced by Samsung.

Moreover, with the May 2024 update, the company may introduce some new features that could enhance the overall functioning of the devices, so if you want to get consistent performance, then you should always keep the device up to date.

If you are using the Galaxy A32 or Galaxy A32 in South Korea, then you should start getting a new update notification, but if you don’t receive the notification yet, you can also check it manually by going to the software update menu in the system settings.

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