Galaxy M12 upgrades to One UI 5.1

Samsung has been trying its best to sending the Android 13-based One UI 5.1 update to as many of its devices as possible. Therefore, the company has pressed full throttle of its software update bulletin and working round the clock to expand the One UI 5.1 update to every Galaxy device, irrespective of its price range.

The company is focusing on its budget smartphones, and now the Korean giant is rolling out the One UI 5.1 update for another device named Galaxy M12 devices in Russia and Indonesia. Users who own the device can identify the update by its build number M127FXXU4DWC4. The update also brings March 2023 security patch.

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The One UI 5.1 brings new enhancements to the Camera and Gallery of the device, and the image search is now more powerful; now, you can search photos of people by tapping their faces. The GIF remastering is now more improved, and it will give you better quality results. A new shared family album that helps you to share pictures with your family. You will get 5GB of storage for each family member to keep in the Gallery. Apart from these, there are more significant improvements that have been made under other inbuilt apps. To get full information about each feature, visit our previous article.


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.

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.

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 family members you select. 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.

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.

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

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, and other supported devices.

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.

Choose where to save screenshots and screen recordings
You can now change the folder where screenshots and screen recordings are saved.

How to install

  1. Open system setting
  2. Now touch on software update 
  3. Then hit the download and install button 
  4. Wait until the search finished
  5. If the update available touch the download option.

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