Last updated on October 25, 2021
Samsung officially unveiled the Android 12-based One UI 4.0 Beta information alongside the features of the custom skin. Let’s discuss everything about the One UI 4.0 in this article.
What is the current status?
Samsung has started the Android 12-based One UI 4.0 beta program for the Galaxy S21 devices in the eligible regions. To join the beta program, click here.
- Samsung started the Android 12-based One UI 4.0 Beta 3 rollout.
Will I get it?
We have prepared the eligible device list for the Android 12-bases One UI 4.0, you can check the complete list here.
The list includes the latest Galaxy S devices, Note devices, Fold devices, and more.
When will I get a stable update?
Samsung has confirmed that the stable One UI 4.0 update will be there in December 2021. The update will be first available to the Galaxy S21 smartphone, followed by the Galaxy Z Fold 3/Flip 3, Galaxy Note 20, Galaxy S20, Galaxy Note 10, Galaxy S10, and more devices.
What are the features?
Samsung One UI 4.0 is based on the Android 12 operating system (OS) and introduces new and improved customization and privacy capabilities that give users control over many aspects of the mobile experience. The company introduces a large number of new features and customization options. Check them below.
Samsung One UI 4.0 Features:
- Redesigned home screen widgets
- Improved Lock screen
- You can now change the audio output to a different device from your Lock screen, with customized controls for music apps.
- New Voice recorder widget
- You can now record voice memos without unlocking the Galaxy phone
- Improved Always On Display
- It now turns on each time you receive a notification
- Enhanced Quick panel
- There’s an integrated section of alert and silent notifications
- You also have a larger brightness bar for an easier adjustment
- New Camera features
- New layout
- Tap the Record button for video recording
- New Gallery app
- There’s a video preview on the cover for Stories
- You can now sort albums with a large number of photos
- Improved search suggestions
- Edit the date, time, and location of the images/videos
- Improved multitasking experience
- Pinch zoom gesture
- Improved search features
- New calendar layout
- Improved app compatibility for Samsung DeX
- New Bixby routines
- New charging animations
- Improved Digital Wellbeing