Galaxy Watch 6’s latest update removed “Samsung” from the app names

Samsung has started rolling out the November 2023 update to several Galaxy devices, including smartwatches. At the moment, the Galaxy Watch 6 series has been spotted getting the latest security patch in Korea, and now it seems that Verizon is also giving the same update to the locked variants in the US.

The Galaxy Watch 6 November 2023 update trims application names

Verizon has rolled out a new update for the Galaxy Watch 6 series smartwatches, which carries different firmware version numbers for each. For clarification, if you are using Galaxy Watch 6 variants 40mm and 44mm, you will receive the update with these firmware version numbers: R935USQU1AWK4 and R945USQU1AWK4, respectively. Meanwhile, the Galaxy Watch 6 Classic’s 43mm and 47mm get the same update with firmware versions R955USQU1AWK4 and R965USQU1AWK4, respectively.

  • The following Samsung apps will remove “Samsung” from the app names for simplification. See “Wallet” in the below screenshot for an example:
    • Samsung Health > Health
    • Samsung Pay > Pay
    • Samsung Wallet > Wallet
    • Samsung Global Goals > Global Goals

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With the latest update, the company has tried to make its user interface more optimized and also removed Samsung from its stock applications such as Samsung Health, Samsung Pay, Samsung Wallet, and Samsung Global, now named Health, Pay, Wallet, and Global Goals.

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The latest update is now available for the locked variants of the Galaxy Watch 6, which are affiliated with the Verizon network. If you are also using one, then you can now easily install the update by following the steps: Go to the Galaxy wearable app on the Android smartphone that is connected to the watch, then open the watch settings. Here, you have to select watch software update, then tap on download and install. If it shows a new update available, then tap on the install now button.

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