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Samsung One UI 6.0 Stable Version Changelog

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Samsung is all set to release the latest One UI 6 stable update for the Galaxy devices. To do so, it has already opened the beta program. The Galaxy S23 has recently received the 7 beta update, which indicates that the company will soon provide the initial One UI 6 stable update to the device and then expand it to other eligible Galaxy devices gradually.

However, Samsung will take some time to provide the One UI 6 stable update to Galaxy devices as compared to last year. Samsung is already running late to provide the beta updates to its Galaxy devices. If we talk about the other eligible devices except the Galaxy S23 and Galaxy A34, it has provided only two beta updates, which indicates that the stable update will be available to all high-end devices in the next couple of months.

Get Ready for One UI 6 and Android 14 update

The One UI 6 is the latest major skin upgrade for Samsung. It will bring some new improvements to the existing features. With the new skin upgrade, Samsung is fully focused on providing the all-new experience of the functionalities with more safety enhancements, so when you install the One UI 6 on your device, it will give you a complete package of useful changes. Below is a list of all new features of One UI 6.0 Stable version changelog.

Samsung One UI 6.1 Eligible Devices List and Release Date

So installing One UI 6 on your device will give you a complete package of useful changes. Check all the changes coming for your device with the One UI 6 update.

One UI 6.0 Stable Version Changelog

Quick panel

  • New button layout: The quick panel has a new layout that makes it easier to access the features you use most. Wi-Fi and Bluetooth now have their own dedicated buttons at the top of the screen, while visual features like Dark mode and Eye comfort shield have been moved to the bottom. Other quick settings buttons appear in a customizable area in the middle.
  • Instantly access the full quick panel: By default, a compact quick panel with notifications appears when you swipe down from the top of the screen. Swiping down again hides notifications and shows the expanded quick panel. If you turn on Quick settings instant access, you can view the expanded quick panel by swiping just once from the right side of the top of the screen. Swiping down from the left side shows notifications.
  • Quickly access brightness control: The brightness control bar now appears by default in the compact quick panel when you swipe down once from the top of the screen for quicker and easier brightness adjustments.
  • Improved album art display: While playing music or videos, album art will cover the entire media controller in the notification panel if the app playing the music or video provides album art.
  • Enhanced layout for notifications: Each notification now appears as a separate card, making it easier to recognize individual notifications. Notification icons now look the same as the app icons that appear on your Home and Apps screens, making it easier to recognize which app sent the notification.
  • Sort notifications by time: You can now change your notification settings to sort by time instead of priority so your newest notifications are always on top.

Lock screen

  • Clock repositioning: You now have more freedom to move your clock to the position of your choice on the Lock screen.

Home screen

  • Simplified icon labels: App icon labels are now limited to a single line for a cleaner and simpler look. “Galaxy” and “Samsung” have been removed from some app names to make them shorter and easier to scan.
  • Auto hiding taskbar: If you’re using gesture navigation, you can set the taskbar to hide automatically. When hidden, just swipe up from the bottom of the screen to make the taskbar appear.
  • Drag and drop with 2 hands: Start dragging app icons or widgets on your Home screen with one hand, then use your other hand to navigate to the screen where you want to drop them.

Typeface

  • New default font: One UI 6 has a new default font with a more stylish and modern feel. You’ll see the new font if the default font is selected in Settings. If you’re using a different font, you’ll still see that font after upgrading to One UI 6.

Multitasking

  • Keep pop-up windows open: Instead of minimizing pop-up windows when you go to the Recents screen, pop-ups will now remain open after you leave the Recents screen so you can continue what you were working on.

Samsung DeX

  • Meet the new DeX for tablets: The new Samsung DeX lets you switch between DeX mode and tablet mode with the same Home screen layout. All of your usual apps, widgets and icons are available in DeX. You can also use DeX in both landscape and portrait orientations if Auto rotate is turned on for your tablet.

Link to Windows

  • Now available on tablets: Connect your tablet to your Windows PC to check notifications and use apps from your tablet on your PC, transfer files between your devices and more.

Samsung Keyboard

  • New emoji design: Emojis that appear in your messages, social media posts and elsewhere on your phone have been updated with a fresh new design.

Content sharing

  • Picture and video previews: When you share pictures or videos from any app, preview images will appear at the top of the Share panel to give you one more chance to review the pictures and videos before sharing them.
  • Extra sharing options: When you share content, additional options may appear on the Share panel depending on the app you share from. For example, when you share a website from the Chrome web browser, you’ll get the option to share a screenshot of the website along with the web address.

Camera

  • Simple and intuitive design: The overall layout of the Camera app has been simplified. Quick settings buttons at the top of the screen have been redesigned to be easier to understand.
  • Camera widgets customization: You can add custom camera widgets to your Home screen. You can set each widget to start in a specific shooting mode and save pictures in an album of your choice.
  • More alignment options for watermarks: You can now choose whether your watermark appears at the top or bottom of your photos.
  • Quick access to resolution settings: A resolution button is now available in the quick settings at the top of the screen in Photo and Pro modes so you can quickly change the resolution of photos you take.
  • Enhanced video size selection: A pop-up now appears when you tap the video size button, making it easier to see all the options and choose the right ones.
  • Keep your pictures level: When grid lines are turned on in Camera settings, a level line will now appear in the middle of the screen while using the rear camera in all modes except Panorama. The line will move to show whether your picture is level with the ground.
  • Quality optimization: You can choose between 3 levels of quality optimization for the pictures you take. Choose Maximum to get the highest quality pictures. Choose Minimum to take pictures as quickly as possible. You can also choose Medium to get the best balance of speed and quality.
  • New Auto FPS options for videos: Auto FPS can help you record brighter videos in low-light conditions. Auto FPS now has 3 options. You can turn it off, use it for 30 fps videos only or use it for both 30 fps and 60 fps videos.
  • Apply effects more easily: Filter and face effects now use a dial instead of a slider, making it easier to make precise adjustments with just one hand.
  • Turn off swipe up/down to switch cameras: Swiping up or down to switch between the front and rear cameras is now optional. If you’re concerned about accidental swipes, you can turn this off in Settings.
  • Easier document scanning: The Scan document feature has been separated from Scene optimizer so you can scan documents even if Scene optimizer is turned off. The new Auto scan lets you scan documents automatically whenever you take a picture of a document. After a document is scanned, you’ll be taken to the edit screen where you can rotate your document to align it the way you want.

Gallery

  • Quick edits in detail view: While viewing a picture or video, swipe up from the bottom of the screen to go to detail view. This screen now provides quick access to effects and editing features you can immediately apply.
  • Drag and drop with 2 hands: Touch and hold pictures and videos with one hand, then use your other hand to navigate to the album where you want to drop them.
  • Save clipped images as stickers: When you clip something from an image, you can easily save it as a sticker that you can use later when editing pictures or videos.
  • Enhanced story view: While viewing a story, a thumbnail view appears when you swipe up from the bottom of the screen. In thumbnail view, you can add or remove pictures and videos from your story.

Photo Editor

  • Enhanced layout: The new Tools menu makes it easier to find the editing features you need. Straighten and Perspective options have been combined in the Transform menu.
  • Adjust decorations after saving: You can now make changes to drawings, stickers and text that you’ve added to a photo even after saving.
  • Undo and redo: Don’t worry about making mistakes. You can now easily undo or redo transformations, filters and tones.
  • Draw on custom stickers: When creating custom stickers, you can now use the drawing tools to make your stickers even more personal and unique.
  • New text backgrounds and styles: When adding text to a photo, you can choose from several new backgrounds and styles to help you get the perfect look.

Studio (Video Editor)

  • More powerful video editing: Studio is a new project-based video editor, allowing for more complex and powerful editing. You can access Studio from the Drawer menu in the Gallery app or add an icon to your Home screen for quicker access.

Video Player

  • Enhanced layout: Video player controls are now easier than ever. Buttons with similar functions have been grouped together and the Play button has been moved to the center of the screen.
  • Enhanced playback speed controls: Choose between several video playback speeds between 0.25x and 2.0x. Speed controls are now easier to access with dedicated buttons instead of a slider.

Weather

  • New Weather widget: The Weather insights widget provides more information about your local weather conditions. You can see when severe thunderstorms, snow, rain and other events are on the forecast.
  • More information: Information about snowfall, moon phases and times, atmospheric pressure, visibility distance, dew point and wind direction is now available in the Weather app.
  • Easily check the local weather on the map: Swipe to move around the map and tap a location to view the local weather conditions. The map can help you find weather information even if you don’t know the name of the city.
  • Enhanced illustrations: Illustrations in the Weather widget and app have been enhanced to provide better information about the current weather conditions. Background colors also change depending on the time of the day.

Samsung Health

  • New look for the Home screen: The Samsung Health Home screen has been completely revamped. More information is shown, while bold fonts and colors make it easier to see the information you need most. Your latest exercise result is shown at the top of the screen, and more feedback is provided about your sleep score as well as your daily goals for steps, activity, water and food.
  • Custom water cup sizes: You can now customize the size of cups in the Samsung Health Water tracker to match the size of the cup you usually drink from.

Calendar

  • Your schedule at a glance: The new schedule view provides your upcoming events, tasks and reminders all together in chronological order.
  • Reminders available in Calendar: You can now view and add reminders in the Calendar app without opening the Reminder app.
  • Move events with 2 hands: In Day or Week view, touch and hold the event you want to move with one hand, then use your other hand to navigate to the day where you want to move it.

Reminder

  • Refined reminder list view: The main list view has been redesigned. You can manage categories at the top of the screen. Below the categories, your reminders will be shown organized by date. The layout for reminders containing images and web links has also been enhanced.
  • New reminder categories: The Place category contains reminders that alert you when you’re in a specific place, and the No alert category contains reminders that don’t provide any alerts.
  • More options for creating reminders: When sharing content to the Reminder app, you’ll get full editing options before your reminder is created. You can also take pictures using the camera when creating a reminder.
  • All-day reminders: You can now create reminders for an entire day and customize the time you want to be alerted about them.

Samsung Internet

  • Videos play in the background: Keep playing video sound even if you leave the current tab or leave the Internet app.
  • Enhanced tab list for large screens: When using Internet on a large screen, such as a tablet in landscape view or Samsung DeX, tab list view will be shown in 2 columns so you can see more information on the screen at the same time.
  • Move bookmarks and tabs with 2 hands: Touch and hold the bookmark or tab you want to move with one hand, then use your other hand to navigate to the bookmark folder or tab group where you want to move it.

Smart select

  • Resize and extract text from pinned content: When you pin an image to the screen, you can now resize it or extract text from it.
  • Magnified view: When selecting an area of the screen, a magnified view will appear so you can start and end your selection at the perfect spot.

Modes and Routines

  • Unique Lock screens depending on your mode: Set up different Lock screens with their own wallpaper and clock style for when you’re driving, working, exercising and more. Try a dark wallpaper for Sleep mode or a calming wallpaper for Relax mode. When you edit the Lock screen for a mode, you’ll see that wallpaper whenever that mode is turned on.
  • New conditions: You can now start a routine when an app is playing media.
  • New actions: Your routines can now do more than ever before, such as changing your Samsung Keyboard settings.

Smart suggestions

  • New look and feel: The Smart suggestions widget has been redesigned with a layout that better aligns with other icons on your Home screen.
  • More customization: You can now adjust transparency and choose between a white or black background. You can also set apps to exclude from suggestions.

Finder

  • Quick actions for apps: When an app appears in your search results, you can touch and hold the app to get quick access to actions you can perform using the app. For example, if you search for the Calendar app, buttons for adding an event or searching your calendar will appear. App actions will also appear in search results on their own if you search for the name of the action instead of the app.

My Files

  • Free up storage space: Recommendation cards will appear to help you free up storage space. My Files will recommend deleting unnecessary files, give you tips for setting up cloud storage and also let you know which apps on your phone are using the most storage space.
  • Integrated Trash with Gallery and Voice Recorder: My Files, Gallery and Voice Recorder Trash features have been combined into one. When you open the Trash in My Files, you’ll be able to see files, pictures, videos, and voice recordings you’ve deleted all together, along with options for restoring or permanently deleting.
  • Copy files with 2 hands: Touch and hold the file you want to copy with one hand, then use your other hand to navigate to the folder where you want to copy it.

Samsung Pass

  • Safer sign-ins with passkeys: Use passkeys to sign in to supported apps and websites. Unlike passwords, your passkey is only stored on your phone and can’t be leaked through a website security breach. Passkeys also protect you from phishing attacks because they only work on the website or app where they were registered.

Settings

  • Smarter Airplane mode: If you turn on Wi-Fi or Bluetooth while Airplane mode is on, your phone will remember. The next time you use Airplane mode, Wi-Fi or Bluetooth will remain on instead of turning off.
  • Easier access to battery settings: Battery settings now have their own top-level settings menu so you can easily check your battery usage and manage battery settings.
  • Block security threats: Get an extra level of protection for your apps and data. Auto Blocker prevents unknown apps from being installed, checks for malware and blocks malicious commands from being sent to your phone using a USB cable.

Accessibility

  • New magnification options: Customize how your magnification window appears. You can choose full screen, partial screen or allow switching between the two.
  • Cursor thickness customization: You can now increase the thickness of the cursor that appears while editing text so that it’s easier to see.
  • Learn more about accessibility: A link to the Samsung Accessibility web page has been added to Accessibility settings so you can learn more about accessibility features and our efforts to make our products accessible to everyone.

Digital Wellbeing

  • Enhanced layout: The main screen of Digital Wellbeing has been redesigned, making it easier to find the information you need.
  • More content in your weekly report: Your weekly usage report now lets you know about unusual usage patterns, your peak usage times and how you balance your screen time.

The release of the stable version of the One UI 6 based on Android 14 should be close enough, although we can’t make precise predictions. Will Samsung be able to launch it by October on the Galaxy S23 series? We will find out soon.

Note: The One UI 6 changelog-specified features mentioned above don’t guarantee to be available on every device as they are. Because several Galaxy devices don’t have dedicated hardware to support the new features, for example, several budget or entry-level smartphones will not get all the major features but will get the important ones, and Samsung will give them separately in the form of a One UI core.


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Galaxy M34 gets One UI 6.1 update with several new features

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Samsung is rolling out the One UI 6.1 for the Galaxy M34 devices; however, as the availability of the device is limited to some countries, it will be available to all units in a short period of time. 

As of now, the One UI 6.1 update for the Galaxy M34 has been spotted in India. The update is coming with the firmware version number M346BXXU4CXE1. It has also brought the May 2024 security patch, which is the latest security patch on the market. It is expected to be available in more regions in the coming days.

According to the official changelog, One UI 6.1 will provide you with a bunch of new features that will level up the overall performance of the devices, which could bring some new features to the existing functionalities, including creative image editing, easy connectivity, and sharing. It will also ensure that the data is safe and secure. For more information, you can check out this article.

For your information, this update is also one of the significant features that will surely step up the experience of using the different system functionalities, so if you want to maintain consistent performance, then you should update your device to the latest version.

If you are using the Galaxy M34 device in India, then you can now update your device to the latest version by going to the system settings, tapping on the software update menu, and selecting the download and install option. If you get any updates, then tap on the download button.

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Samsung Galaxy A52s gets One UI 6.1 update

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Samsung One UI 6.1 is now expanding all over the world with this update. The company is providing some extra features for the Galaxy devices on the same Android version. It is worth noticing that with the latest update, the Korean giant has introduced several Galaxy AI features, but they are limited to some higher devices. Meanwhile, the devices belonging to the midrange category, such as the Galaxy A52s, are still eligible to get some new features that will improve the overall experience of the Galaxy devices.

The Galaxy A52s is getting the One UI 6.1 update with the firmware version number A528NKSU4GXE1. Currently, the Galaxy A52s is getting a new update in South Korea, and it is expected to get the update in more countries in the coming days.

According to the official changelog, One UI 6.1 will provide you with a bunch of new features that will level up the overall performance of the devices, which could bring some new features to the existing functionalities, including creative image editing, easy connection, and sharing. It will also ensure that the data is safe and secure.

If you want to be more secure than keep the data secure and try more new features, then you should install the latest update on your device. For your information, the One UI 

It is now live in South Korea, so if you belong there, then you may start receiving the One UI. To verify the latest update availability, you can manually check the update in the system settings.

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Samsung serves One UI 6.1 for Galaxy Jump 3 and Quantum 3 in South Korea

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Samsung is regularly expanding the One UI 6.1 update for eligible devices. The company has almost rolled out the update to all Galaxy devices, but due to server limitations, the company hasn’t been successful in providing the update to all the available regions. With the latest development, the Galaxy Jump 3 and Quantum 3 are getting the One UI 6.1 update.

Galaxy Jump 3 and Quantum 3 get the One UI 6.1 update in South Korea

Samsung has rolled out the One Ui 6.1 update for the Galaxy Jump 3 and Quantum 3 with the firmware version numbers M446KKSU3CXE1 and M536DKDU6EXE3, respectively. For your information, the latest update for these devices brings some new features that will improve the overall experience of using the device’s different functionalities. It is worth noticing that the device is getting a new update with the May 2024 security patch.

OneUI 6.1 features

Samsung has hyped One UI 6.1 with the Galaxy AI feature, but the company has only limited its availability to the flagship devices, from the Galaxy S24 to the Galaxy S21. However, apart from the Galaxy AI feature, there are some more innovations arriving for your devices related to gallery, settings, security, and many more, which will give you all-round maintenance to protect our device more. 

If you are using these devices in South Korea, you can now download the latest update by following these simple steps: Go to the system settings, then tap on the software update menu. If you see a new update available, tap on the download button.

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