Samsung launches Android 12-powered One UI 4 for Galaxy S21 devices

Samsung has confirmed its plans to release One UI 4 software update for Galaxy S21, S21 Plus and S21 Ultra starting today. This year’s software update based on Android 12 was released in public beta in September. Now the update has started rolling out to all users and will bring new theme options, keyboard tweaks and privacy settings.

New features forming part of One UI 4 include a redesigned ‘Material U-style’ which is based on Android 12. To recall Android 12 has a new design based on the system called “Material U”. Featuring large buttons, color change, and smooth animations.

The ‘Material U-style overhaul’ will give users the ability to change the operating system’s color scheme based on the chosen wallpaper, in addition to offering a redesigned widget. The company has also posted a new video on YouTube that gives us an idea of ​​what we can expect from the One UI 4 software update.

The update will also bring new privacy-focused features, including a Privacy Dashboard, which will monitor how often apps are requesting sensitive information from the device, and new indicators that will show up when the phone’s camera or microphone is used. Other features will include a tweaked keyboard that will bring support for more animated emoji and stickers.

While the One UI 4 update is limited to Samsung’s S21 series as of now, the company has said that it will be available “soon” on a number of other devices, including the older Galaxy S, Galaxy Note, Galaxy A, as well as Samsung’s foldable range. , and pills.

According to a notice that appeared in the Samsung Members app in Korea, which was taken down shortly after, the Galaxy Z Flip 3, Z Fold 3, S20 series, Note 20 series, Z Fold 2 and Z Flip 5G Apna One You can get UI. Update 4 in December. Older foldable devices, the Note 10 and S10 series, may get the update in January, while Samsung’s tablets may start receiving the update from February. It’s important to note that Samsung hasn’t yet mentioned an official timeline for when the update will roll out to other phones.

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