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One UI 5.1.1 update rolls out for Galaxy Z Fold 4/Flip 4 and Fold 3/Flip 3 in Canada

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Samsung is continuously expanding One UI 5.1.1 to eligible Galaxy devices, and now the company is rolling out the update to the Canadian units of the Galaxy Z Fold 4, Galaxy Z Flip 4, Galaxy Z Fold 3, and Galaxy Z Flip 3. It is worth noticing that the update has already reached many countries, including Europe and the US.

Notably, the Canadian units of the Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Z Flip 4 are getting the One UI 5.1.1 update with firmware version numbers F936WVLU3DWH5, and F721WVLU3DWH5, respectively. On the other hand the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 are getting the same update on build numbers F926WVLU4GWH5 and F711WVLU5GWH3, respectively.

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One UI 5.1.1 top features

One UI 5.1.1 comes with a lot of new enhancements in several system-level applications, including Flex mode, Quick Share, Samsung Health, Camera, Gallery, and more. Here we talk about some top features.

Drag and drop with two hands: Now you can easily drag any files, app icons, or other items with one hand, then shift them to another location or folder with another hand.

Continue using your phone while charging another device: Now you can continue to enjoy using your device even while charging another device with your phone.

Change mode from the lock screen: After installing One UI 5.1.1 on your device, you are able to change the mode from the lock screen. For instance, you can easily change the sleep mode to drive mode.

With the One UI 5.1.1 update, these devices also get the August 2023 security patch, which will provide extra safety to the devices from external threats. Users who own these devices in Canada will get the update via OTA. You can easily update the device by tapping the update notification, which redirects you to the software update menu. Here, you just have to tap on the Download button, and it will start downloading and installing automatically.

One UI 5.1.1 Update Changelog:

Multitasking

Better app previews on the Recents screen
The Recents screen now shows apps as they will appear after you open them. You can easily see if an app is opened in split screen, full screen, or as a pop-up.

Easily switch from pop-up view to split screen
Press and hold the handle at the top of the pop-up window, then drag the app to the side of the screen where you want it to be shown.

Restore pop-ups snapped to the edge of the screen
Drag an app in pop-up view to the edge of the screen to snap it to the edge and keep it out of the way. When you need it again, tap anywhere on the pop-up to bring it back to its previous location.

Check minimized apps with the S Pen – [Only Z Fold]
Hover your S Pen above a floating app icon to see a preview of how the app will appear when you open it.

Taskbar[Only Z Fold]

More recent apps
You can now choose how many recently used apps to show on the taskbar (up to 4).

Easier navigation
When fewer than 8 icons are shown on the taskbar, the navigation area will automatically resize to give you more space for the navigation buttons.

Flex mode

Use the Flex mode panel with more apps
More apps can now be used with the Flex mode panel. When the Flex mode panel is turned on, just fold your phone upright and tap the button that appears on the navigation bar.

Improved media controls
Buttons for skipping forward and backward 10 seconds are now available on the Flex mode panel. When you touch the time bar, the time you’ll move to will be shown to help you find the right moment.

Customize the toolbar
Create your own personal layout to quickly access features like split screen view, screen capture, and more. Touch and hold an icon on the Flex mode panel toolbar to reorder the icons or move icons into or out of the toolbar.

Quick Share

Share with contacts
You can now send files to your contacts anytime, even if they’re not near you.

Share files privately
Protect private content when you share it. You can set expiration dates for the files you send, cancel sharing at any time, and prevent recipients from saving or resharing.

Samsung Health

Improved sleep coaching
New coaching content and layouts make it easier to check your progress and build better sleeping habits. (Requires Galaxy Watch4 or newer)

More meaningful sleep data
Screen layout and explanations have been enhanced to make it easier to check and understand each sleep factor. (Requires Galaxy Watch4 or newer)

Measure your skin temperature during sleep
See how your skin temperature changes throughout the night to help you create a more comfortable sleep environment. (Requires Galaxy Watch5 or newer)

Better workout summaries
New workout summaries help you focus on meaningful information from your exercise.

Stay on track to meet your goals
Rewards, badges, and personal best records have been enhanced to keep you motivated and help you meet your health goals.

Camera and Gallery

More date and time styles for watermarks
Customize the date and time separately with more style options to get the perfect look for your watermark.

Enhanced Flex Mode layout for Pro modes – [Only Z Fold]
When your phone is folded upright, manual settings for Pro and Pro video modes will appear on the bottom of the screen so you can easily control ISO, shutter speed, and other settings.

Select multiple pictures in Capture view – [Only Z Fold]
While using Capture view on the main screen, you can now press and hold to select multiple pictures. After selecting, you can share or delete them all at once.

Enhanced remaster previews
Thumbnail images are now shown below the image you’re remastering. Tap a thumbnail to compare the remastered image to the original with a larger view.

Apply effects more easily
Filter and tone effects in Gallery now use a dial instead of a slider making it easier to make precise adjustments with just one hand. 

Copy and paste effects
You can now copy and paste filters and tones from one picture you’ve edited to another.

Additional changes

Drag and drop with two hands
Start dragging files, app icons, or other items with one hand, then use your other hand to navigate to the folder or location where you want to drop them. Supported in My Files and the Home screen.

Continue using your phone while charging another device – [Only Z Fold]
Open your phone with the main screen facing down. You can charge your Galaxy Buds, Galaxy Watch, or another device using wireless power sharing on one side. At the same time, you can continue using your phone with the cover screen on the other side.

Listen to Auracast broadcasts
Use your phone to find and listen to nearby Auracast broadcasts with your Galaxy Buds2 Pro or other devices that support Bluetooth LE Audio.

Keep storage space available
When you’re running low on space in your internal storage, app cache information will be shown when you analyze storage in My Files. Clearing app caches can help you free up space without deleting files or apps.

Enhanced memory management in Device care
More information is provided about apps using memory on your phone, giving you the option to put apps to sleep if too much memory is being used.

Change your mode from the Lock screen
Change between Sleep mode, Driving mode, and other modes directly from the Lock screen.

Customize your layout in Samsung Internet
When you choose to show the address bar at the bottom of the screen, the tab bar and bookmark bar will also be shown at the bottom.


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June 2024 security is now live for Galaxy Z Flip 5 devices

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After introducing the June 2024 security patch to the Galaxy S series flagship devices, the company has now started rolling out the update to Galaxy Z Fold 5 devices; it is worth noting that the update has been spotted in the Central American regions.

Galaxy Z Flip 5 June 2024 Security Update: What’s New In This Update

As per the information, the Galaxy Z Fold 5 is spotted getting a June 2024 security patch update in Guatemala with the firmware version number F731BXXS2CXEA. With the latest update, you will get some new features that will improve the overall performance of the devices. The update is expected to be available to more units in the coming days.

The June 2024 security patch update for the Galaxy device will provide nearly 60 fixes, and Google has addressed 37 security vulnerabilities in the Android ecosystem. Meanwhile, Samsung has also brought 22 more patches that will improve the security of the Galaxy devices.

Additionally, the update may provide some new features that will improve the overall performance and enhancement of the devices. Along with this, the update may also offer some differences, which will enhance the overall performance and stability of the devices.

If you use the Galaxy Z Flip 5 in the Central American region, you should receive new update notifications on your device. If you haven’t received an update, you can manually check for it.

The Galaxy Z Flip 5 was launched back in 2023; the device came with Android 13, and later, it grabbed its first significant update in the form of Android 14 and One UI 6.1. According to the Samsung software policy, it will get a new update till five years from the launch, so the device, where the device will get four major OS update and several security patch updates for five years

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Carrier locked Galaxy Z Fold 4 getting June 2024 security patch in the US

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Samsung is gradually expanding the June 2024 security patch update to more devices. Now, in the latest development, the company has started rolling out the update for the Galaxy Z Fold 4 devices in the US.

Carrier locked Galaxy Z Fold 4 June 2024 Update

According to the information, the update is spotted on the locked variant of the Galaxy Z Fold 4 device with the firmware version number F936USQS5FXF1. The update is spotted on the MetroPCS network and is expected to be available in more Carina in the next few days.

The June 2024 security patch update doesn’t bring any new features. Still, it will provide some new changes to the different existing functions, which aim to enhance the overall security of the devices. 

For your information, the June 2024 security patch update for the Galaxy S24 device will bring nearly 60 fixes, improving the devices’ internal functioning and overall security. In detail, 37 patches were included by Google, and 22 patches were added by Samsung exclusively for its Galaxy devices.

Moreover, the update may provide some more fixes that will improve the functioning and stability of the devices. It is worth noticing that some users faced some battery-related issues in the last patch update, so we hope that this update may address those issues and make them eligible for resolution.

If you are using the Galaxy Z Fold 4 device in the US that is locked to MetroPCS, you should start getting new update notifications on your device. If you haven’t received an update yet, you can check for it manually.

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Samsung One UI Home gets updated with June 2024 security patch

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Samsung has already started introducing the June 2024 security patch update for the eligible devices; as of writing, the update is available for the flagship devices, including Galaxy S24 and Galaxy S23 devices; with this update, the company hasn’t reached specific changes for the devices. However, a tipster has noticed that One UI Home has been updated to a new version.

For your information, earlier, the One UI Home was running with version 15.1.01.3, but after the update, it was updated to version 15.1.03.41. This indicates that users will get some visible changes to the home screen functionality that enhance the overall experience of the device interface.

As the new update for One UI Home comes with the June 2024 patch, you don’t have to do anything manually as usual. When you update your device to the latest version, it will push a new update and update the device to the latest version, automatically updating the One UI Home.

If you want to check whether a new update is available for your device, you can do that by following simple steps: On the Home screen, perform the pinch-out gesture, tap on the setting icon, and tap on the About Home screen. Alternatively, you can check the update from the Galaxy store app. It is worth noting that the new update for One UI Home has arrived for Galaxy S24 devices, and it is expected to be available to more devices with the update.

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