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Verizon Galaxy Watch 4 and Watch 5 Get New Watch Faces, Tiles, and Features with One UI 5 Watch Update in the US

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Samsung is constantly updating the Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch 5 with One UI Watch 5. Initially, the update was limited to the Bluetooth models, but within a few days, the company started updating the LTE variant of these watches.

Verizon Carrier-locked Galaxy Watches are getting Wear OS 4-based One UI 5 Watch

Samsung One UI Watch 5 is now rolled out for the Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch 5 series in the US. Currently, the update is available for the locked variant of the watches, which are affiliated with Verizon.

One UI 5 Watch Update Version Numbers

  • Galaxy Watch 4
    • 40mm: R865USQU1HWH3
    • 44mm: R875USQU1HWH3
  • Galaxy Watch 4 Classic
    • 42mm: R885USQU1HWH3
    • 46mm: R895USQU1HWH3
  • Galaxy Watch 5
    • 40mm: R905USQU1BWH3
    • 44mm: R915USQU1BWH3
  • Galaxy Watch 5 Pro
    • R925USQU1BWH3

One UI 5 Watch update will enhance the usability of Galaxy watches

The One UI 5 watch is the latest skin that is based on WearOS 4. With the new update, the company has brought some enhancements and features to the existing functionalities, including Watch faces and tiles, Samsung Health, Backup and Restore, and many more.

Moreover, if you update your Galaxy Watch to the latest update, you will get a whole new experience of using your smartwatch. As said earlier, the update is available for the watches that are affiliated with the Verizon network, so if you own any watches, you will get the update for the devices.

New Features of One UI 5 Watch

This software update brings the latest WearOS 4 and One UI 5 updates to your Galaxy Watch5.

Watch faces

  • More watch faces will be available for you to download from the store and can be added to your watch faces selection.

Irregular Heart Rhythm Notification (IHRN)

  • You can turn on the Irregular Heart Rhythm Notification from the Samsung Health app.
  • If an irregular heart rhythm is detected, the watch will display an IHRN notification recommending you take an ECG.

Camera Controller: Quick access

  • When taking a photo or video with the flex mode in your paired Z Flip or Z Fold phone, the watches camera controller icon appears automatically on the watch face, so you can easily take a photo or video from a distance.

Find my phone

  • Finding your phone from your connected watch is now easier. In addition to receiving a ring tone, you can also check the location of the phone from the watch.

SOS

  • If you press the Home button 5 times or a fall is detected, your watch will call an emergency number and send messages to emergency contacts.

Sleep coaching

  • The new Sleep Insights experience prominently displays your sleep score to provide a clearer snapshot of the prior night’s rest, followed by related metrics like sleep phases, snoring hours and blood oxygen levels.
  • Sleep Coaching — tailored around eight different sleep types — also becomes fully accessible directly on your Galaxy Watch as well as a paired phone, making for a more convenient and motivational way for you to track your habits anytime, anywhere.

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Samsung has updated these Galaxy devices to July 2024 update [List]

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We are at the ending side of the month, Samsung has already introduced the July 2024 update for the Galaxy devices, informing that the company has started rolling out the update with the Galaxy A55 devices and then expanded to several Galaxy devices belonging to flagship and midrange devices.

Before exploring the list, let’s explore what the new update brings, the July 2024 update is a general security patch update for the devices.

According to the official documentation, the July 2024 security patch update arrived with more than 60 patches whereas Google has included 27 patches which make sure that the device will get improved security.

Along with the Google patches, Samsung has also introduced 33 extra patches which focus exclusively on enhancing the overall functionality and security of the devices. Apart from these, two more patches are applied to the semiconductor chips to eradicate the loopholes.

List of Galaxy devices received the July 2024 update so far

  • Samsung Galaxy Z Fold5 
  • Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5
  • Samsung Galaxy Z Fold4
  • Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4
  • Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3
  • Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3
  • Samsung Galaxy S24 series
  • Samsung Galaxy S22 series
  • Samsung Galaxy S21 series
  • Samsung Galaxy S21 FE
  • Samsung Galaxy S20 FE
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 20 series
  • Samsung Galaxy S23 FE
  • Samsung Galaxy A55
  • Samsung Galaxy A54
  • Samsung Galaxy A54
  • Samsung Galaxy A53
  • Samsung Galaxy A35
  • Samsung Galaxy A34
  • Samsung Galaxy A52s
  • Samsung Galaxy A14 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy A13
  • Samsung Galaxy XCover7
  • Samsung Galaxy XCover6 Pro
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab A9

Note: The list contains all the devices which have received the July 2024 patch to at least in one country, so it is possible that the same device user may not got the update in some countries till now, but if the update is already rolled out so it may take a few days to reach your device as well


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Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 get July 2024 update in more countries

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Galaxy Z Fold 3

The Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 have already received the July 2024 security patch update with more expansion. With the latest developments, the company has rolled out the update in more countries.

Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 update firmware details

Samsung is rolling out the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 with firmware version numbers F926BXXS8HXFC and F711BXXS9HXFC, respectively. The update has been spotted in Europe and Asia.

However, the update only focuses on bringing some enhancements to the Galaxy devices. It is expected to bring some more new enhancements for the devices to maintain their performance and stability.

If you are concerned about your security, you should check the latest update by following the simple steps. To do that, just go to the system settings and tap on the software menu option. If it shows a new update available, tap on the download button.

Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 update policy

Samsung introduced the Galaxy Z Flip 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 back in 2021. These devices are eligible to get at least four years of updates, with three major Android OSs available up to Android 15. They will also get five years of software support in the form of security patch updates.


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Canadian units of Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Note 20 receive July 2024 update

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Galaxy Z Fold 3

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Note 20 are getting a July 2024 security update in Canada. it is worth noticing that the company has already introduced the latest update for the several devicesdevices but in different regions.

Notably, the Galaxy Z Fold 3 is getting the July 2024 update with the firmware version number F926WVLS7IXFC. Meanwhile the Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra with the firmware N981WVLS8HXFC and N986WVLS8HXFC respectively.

June 2024 update brings security fixes

The July 2024 update is a general Security patch update which will provide some internal enhancement to the working of the devices, along with this the update may also provide some more improvement to the working of the devices.

So in case if you are getting some issues while using the device after installing the last update then you should check out the latest update by going to the software update from the system update. In case, you haven’t received the update yet, then you have to wait for some time as it will take time to reach the units gradually.


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