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Samsung expanding One UI 5 Watch and Wear OS 4 to Galaxy Watch 5 and Watch 4 in Europe & Africa

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Samsung is gradually expanding the latest One UI Watch 5 in more countries; currently, the update is live for the Galaxy Watch 5 series and Watch 4 series. For your information, the latest update will bring a lot of enhancements to the watches, which will level up your experience.

One UI 5 Watch: A major update with major changes

For a couple of months, Samsung was testing its watch UI in the beta phase, and after receiving feedback in multiple beta updates, the company has released the stable update, which was released a week ago in two countries: South Korea and the US. Now the company is expanding in Europe and some African countries, including Egypt.

The One UI Watch 5 brings a lot of new changes to multiple existing features, including watch faces and tiles and Samsung Health. In addition to these, more new changes are made, like dictating text with the home button, using multiple timers at once, organizing the app in a folder, and many more. For detailed information, check out the previous article.

One UI 6.0 Improves Gesture Navigation with Predictive Back Animation

The units of the Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch 5 are getting the new update with firmware version numbers R8xxXXU1HWH3 and R9xxXXU1BWH3 respectively. The latest update is still using the July patch. It is worth noticing that the update is only limited to the Bluetooth models of these watches.

The Galaxy Watch series was introduced by Samsung in 2021. It comes with the One UI Watch 3 based on WearOS, and Samsung has promised to give new updates for the watches. The fifth-series Galaxy watch was introduced immediately next year with an upgraded One UI Watch 4.5. In the year 2022, the company issued an updated policy where it promised to give at least four years of One UI updates, which means if you own the Galaxy Watch 4, then you will get the update till 2025, while the Galaxy Watch 5 owners will get the update till 2026.


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Galaxy S21 FE and S20 Series Get Latest May 2024 Security Patch

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Samsung is on the streak to distribute the May 2024 security patch update for eligible devices. Moving forward for the session, the company has rolled out the latest security patch for the Galaxy S20 series and Galaxy S21 FE devices. 

Notably, with the latest development, the Korean giant is distributing the May 2024 security patch update to the Galaxy S20 series and Galaxy S21 FE in Europe and South Korea. More specifically, the update for Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+, and Galaxy S20 Ultra devices reached South Korea and Europe with the firmware version numbers G98*NKSS4IXE4 and G98*BXXSKHXEA, respectively. 

Meanwhile, the Galaxy S21 FE is getting an update in Europe with the firmware version number G990B2XXU7GXE1. The latest update doesn’t bring any significant changelog; it is just a standard changelog that only describes some repeated terms like improving device reliability and stability. The update is coming in a software package of nearly 300 MB, which indicates that the company will not make any significant changes for the devices.

But if you are having any issues while using the devices, then it may be that the game has changed for your devices. According to the official documentation, the latest update will improve the internal functioning of the devices, but it will not be visibly seen on the devices. 

If you want to install the latest update on your device, then you can check the update from the system settings manually, or you can also go directly by touching on the notification that appears to alert you about the update availability.

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Samsung Galaxy A53 Gains May 2024 Security Update in Europe

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Samsung has recently introduced the One UI 6.1 update for the Galaxy A53 devices. Now,  within a month, the devices are getting one more update in the form of a May 2024 security patch update in Europe.

The Galaxy A53 5G is getting a May 2024 security patch update with the firmware version number A536BXXSAEXE1. The update is coming with a software package of 255.14 MB. The update has been spotted in Europe and is expected to be expanded to more countries in the next few days.

It is worth noticing that the latest security patch for the Galaxy A53 doesn’t bring any significant changes for the devices, but it will ensure that you will get all-round protection against external threats and improvements for the overall performance of the devices.

According to the official documentation, the Galaxy A53 devices are getting more than 50 patches, and Google has introduced 31 fixes. Along with this, Samsung has also added 25 more patches exclusively to strengthen the security of the Galaxy devices.

Moreover, May 2024 is arriving after the One UI 6.1 update, so it is possible that the company may introduce some new feature that could enhance the overall functioning of the devices. If you want to get consistent performance, then you should always keep the device up to date.

If you are using the Galaxy A53 in Europe, 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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Samsung Galaxy A33 Receives One UI 6.1 Update in South Korea

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Samsung is continuously rolling out the One UI 6.1 update to eligible Galaxy devices; however, after introducing the update to almost every device but in limited regions, the company is now expanding the update to more regions. Like now, it has started rolling out the update for the Galaxy A33 devices in more regions.

One UI 6.1 available for Galaxy A33 in South Korea

Notably, the Galaxy A33 devices have already grabbed the One UI 6.1 update in Europe and in some Asian countries, including Singapore. Now,  moving forward, the device is starting to get a new update in South Korea. The latest update for the device is coming with the firmware version number A336NKSU7EXE3. The update is coming with several new features that will make the device more creative. It is worth noting that the company hasn’t introduced the latest May 2024 security patch; instead, it is still using the April 2024 security patch.

According to the official changelog, the One UI 6.1 update for the Galaxy A33 will bring several new features under the Gallery, settings, Samsung Health, Keyboard, and many more. The update will ultimately enhance the user experience while using the existing features. To explore all the features, you can check out this article.

The latest update for the Galaxy A33 is now live in South Korea. Users can easily check and install the latest update by following some simple steps: First, go to the system settings, then tap on the software update menu, choose the option download island install, and if it shows a new update, hit the download button.

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