Earlier than last year, Samsung officially launched the One UI 4.0 inspired by Google’s Android OS 12 for Galaxy devices, not only phones but tablets as well. The company officially kicked off the stable Android 12 update with One UI 4.0 features to the Galaxy S21 camp, including the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21 Plus and Galaxy S21 Ultra.
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One UI 4.0 Update Notice
Starting November 15, the One UI 4.0 update is available for the Galaxy S21 series, however, it will soon be available for older Galaxy S, Galaxy Note, Galaxy Z, Galaxy A and Galaxy Tab series devices. In addition, Samsung officially confirmed which devices are officially confirmed to get the Android 12-based One UI 4.0 update.
Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+, Galaxy S20 Ultra, Galaxy S20 FE, Galaxy Note 20, Galaxy Note 20 Ultra, Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10+, Galaxy S10 5G, Galaxy Note 10, Galaxy Note 10+, Galaxy Fold, Galaxy Z Fold 3, Galaxy Z Flip 3, Galaxy Z Fold 2, Galaxy Z Flip, Galaxy Z Flip 5G, Galaxy A82 5G, Galaxy A72, Galaxy A52, Galaxy A52 5G, Galaxy A52s 5G, Galaxy A42 5G, and Galaxy Tab S7 and Tab S7+.
One UI 4.0 Features
Samsung included numerous new features and major improvements alongside its Android 12-based One UI 4.0 update for the Galaxy devices. You can check out some remarkable changes below.
Your Galaxy, Your Way
The One UI 4.0 promises to let users new customization options, privacy features and access to Samsung’s ever-expanding ecosystem. This s/w enables users to customize and create mobile experiences to meet their unique needs and express individuality. The iconic Color Palettes lets users modify the look and feel of everything from your home screen to icons, menu, button and background.
Reimagined widgets, on the other hand, offer even deeper customization, it’s never been easier to put your own personal stamp on your smartphone experience. You can even more effortlessly express yourself with a wider variety of emoji features, GIFs and stickers available directly from your keyboard.
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With the Android 12-based One UI 4.0, Samsung’s bringing brand new privacy and security features in order to allow you to choose exactly what you want to share or keep private. With the One UI 4.0, monitoring and controlling your privacy settings is simple from alerting you to when an app is attempting to access your camera or microphone.
Connectivity with Galaxy ecosystem
Samsung One UI version 4.0 helps you to get the most out of Samsung’s incredible extended ecosystem of devices and third-party apps, unlocking a more powerful mobile experience. The company’s partnerships with other OEMs ensure seamless experiences while using your favorite third-party apps and services such as Google Duo.
And whether you’re using a Galaxy Z Series, Galaxy Watch, or Galaxy Tab, you’ll get the uniformed look and feel across your devices, and will be able to seamlessly sync them.
Stable One UI 4.0 upgraded devices:
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December 28th and 29th are some of the biggest days in the history of Samsung, and of course, for Galaxy devices too. Yesterday, the last year’s Galaxy S20 and Galaxy Note 20 series have started getting the official version of One UI 4.0 based on Android 12 OS.
And today, Samsung swiftly upgraded most of its flagship lines eligible for the Android 12 OS upgrade. Except for the Galaxy Note 10 series, Samsung has begun the stable One UI 4.0 update rollout for various Galaxy devices, that are as follows:
- Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+ and Galaxy S20 Ultra
- Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra
- Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10+
- Galaxy S20 FE
- Galaxy Z Fold 2
- Galaxy Z Flip LTE and Galaxy Z Flip 5G
- Galaxy Tab S7 and Galaxy Tab S7+
- Galaxy Note 10, Note 10+ and Note 10+ 5G
- Galaxy Fold
Samsung started the Android 12 update rollout for the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+ and Galaxy S21 Ultra smartphones in various global regions as well as countries. Besides, carrier-locked phones in the US have also started getting the One UI 4.0 update, which brings a number of new features and changes. [Source – 1, 2]