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Carrier-locked Galaxy Tab A7 Lite gets One UI 5.1.1 update with new features in the US



Last month, Samsung introduced the One UI 5.1.1 update to the Galaxy Tab A7 Lite devices, but at that time, the update was limited to European units. Now,  the company is expanding the update to the US. With the latest update, the company has brought several new features and improvements to the devices, which will give you a whole new experience with your device.

Galaxy Tab A7 Lite: One UI 5.1.1 Update on Verizon

The One UI 5.1.1 is the latest skin upgrade for Galaxy devices and comes with whole new features that will enhance the system-level functions and bring improvements under the following headings:

Multi-Widow: To enhance multitasking, Samsung has brought some new features under the multi-window function, like improved app arrangements on recent screens, the ability to easily launch a multi-window or pop-up view with drag-and-drop widows, and the addition of hand drag-and-drop functionality.

Taskbar: Now the taskbar can show up to four recent apps, which will provide more convenience in switching applications quickly.

Gallery: There are three innovations introduced in the Gallery, like adding more date and time watermarks, new copy and paste effects features, and also adding a focus view to highlight individuals.

Samsung Health: When paired with the Galaxy Watch, Samsung Health now provides upgraded sleep management, including sleep score factors, sleep consistency, and sleep animal symbols. You can also access sleep coaching from your Galaxy Watch to track your progress and stay motivated throughout the day.

Quick Share: There are two new features added under the application that will provide more ease to users to share the content, such as private sharing, which enables users to set time limits and prevent recipients from resharing files. Additionally,  it has also added share to the contacts menu, which will make it easy to share the files with the contacts.

Device Care: In this section, Samsung has introduced two new options: clear cache and memory resident apps, which will provide more convenience in managing memory.

Mobile Hotspot: With the new update, users will now be able to set limitations on their data usage. There are three innovations introduced for it, such as a dedicated dashboard, data limits and limits for managing it, and also one-time password functionality to provide temporary access to the hotspot.

Bluetooth: The new Auracast functionality is now enabled for users to listen to the live broadcasts.

All these One UI 5.1.1 features are available for the carrier-locked variant of the Galaxy Tab A7 lite, which is affiliated with the Verizon network. The latest update is coming with firmware version number T227USQU7CWI3. It also includes the latest security patch in the form of August 2023, which will give more protection to the users. The update is now live for the devices, so you can easily update your device by going to the software update menu via main system settings.

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Samsung Galaxy S22 series receives July 2024 update in Canada




Samsung is aggressively expanding the July 2024 update to eligible devices, and it is worth noticing that the company is rapidly serving the update for the Galaxy S22 units in different regions. Earlier devices have already received the update in Europe and the US. Now, the Canadian units are also starting to get it.

Samsung Galaxy S22 series July 2024 update in Canada

Users who own the Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22+ and Galaxy S22+ can identify the latest update by the firmware version numbers S901WVLS6EXF8, S906WVLS6EXF8 and S908WVLS6EXF8 respectively.

According to the official documentation, the July 2024 update will provide more than 60 patches, and here, Google has introduced 27 patches to address the issues found in the Android OS.

Meanwhile, Samsung has also introduced 33 more patches, enabling Galaxy smartphones to be more secure. This time, the company has also exclusively introduced two more patches to address the issues related to the semiconductor chip.

Moreover, the update may also provide some more new system changes that ultimately improve the overall performance and stability of the devices. For instance, if you have had issues using your device since the last update, you should also check out the latest update.

To install the latest update on your device, first check the notification. If it has not arrived yet, go to the software update menu through the system settings. If it shows a new update available, tap on the download button. 

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Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4 get July 2024 security patch




Samsung has rolled out the July 2024 security patch for the Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4 in the US. It is worth noting that the update has already arrived for the Canadian units. This indicates that the company is gradually expanding the update to more units.

Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4 new updates in the US

Samsung has already rolled out the July 2024 security patch for the fifth generation; now, moving forward, Samsung has started rolling out the July 2024 update for the Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4 devices.

More specifically, the July 2024 update is spotted on the unlocked units of the Galaxy Z Fold 4 with the firmware version number F936U1UES6FXG2. Meanwhile, the Galaxy Z Flip 4 was spotted getting the update for the locked units with firmware version number F721USQS6FXG2.

The update is spotted on the USCellular network and is expected to reach more networks in the coming days.

It is the initial rollout, so it may take time to reach every available Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4 unit. If you are using the devices in the US, you can now check the update from the software update menu via system settings.

Samsung launched the Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4 devices back in 2022; the drive came with Android 12 pre-installed. Later, the devices received two more major updates in the form of Android 13 and Android 14. Following the updated policy, it is expected to get two more major updates by next year.

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Samsung RegiStar Update Unveils Exclusive Functionalities For Galaxy Z Fold 6 And Z Flip 6




Samsung has introduced its latest flagship crown holder devices, the Galaxy Z Fold 6 and Galaxy Z Flip 6. The company has introduced One UI 6.1.1 software to provide fresh features. To make features more compatible with the foldable RegiStar is getting a new update.

Samsung RegiStar update 

Samsung has rolled out a new update for the RegiStar, which comes with firmware version number v1.0.54. With the latest update, a new feature, which allows users to execute on and off-screen, is added, such as sound and vibration time notifications.

Apart from these, the update also improved the voice recording operation error, and for safety purposes, the company has added a new stabilization patch that makes the application more stable.

For starters, the RegiStar application allows users to customize the different operations that a dedicated side key can execute, reconfigure the menu of settings, home screen, back tap functionality, and more.

The latest update for RegiStar is a software package of 32.44MB. Galaxy device users can easily download the latest update via the Galaxy store. As the application belongs to Good Lock, users can also check the update directly from the Good Lock application.

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