New update for Samsung Galaxy A42 5G brings screen recording feature in the US

Last year, Samsung launched the Galaxy A42 5G as an affordable 5G smartphone in some European countries and the United States. Moving on, the company launched the rebranded Galaxy M42 5G in India last month, which has the same specifications and the latest software system.

Now, the Galaxy A42 5G is receiving new software updates in the United States, which include security improvements and new user-friendly features. According to information, users of the Samsung Galaxy A42 5G smartphone locked by Verizon can now receive the May 2021 security patch via OTA (PDA: A426USQU2AUE2).

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In addition, the new Galaxy A42 5G has also improved the quick sharing function to enhance file sharing with other Android devices. In addition, it includes a useful new feature called Screen Recorder, which can be accessed from the quick panel.

If you have not been notified to download the May 2021 security update, you can also manually check it by navigating to Device Settings > Software Update > Download and Install.

The Galaxy A42 5G is equipped with Android 10. According to the company’s software upgrade policy, it is eligible for two major Android upgrades. This means you will get the One UI 3.5 update (Android 11) later this year, and then Android 12 next year.


    • This software update provides the latest Android security patch, Screen Recorder feature, and enhancements to Quick Share for easily sharing files to other Android devices.
  • Screen Recorder
    • Screen Recorder makes recording your experiences easier than ever, accessible from the Quick Panel. Capture funny memes, your epic gameplay, reaction videos, or show a loved one how to do something on their phone.

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