What’s new about Android 12
Samsung has announced the official rollout of its much-awaited One UI 4 for its Galaxy S21 Phones along with the Android 12 update.
Samsung has already released the beta edition of One UI 4.0 based on Android 12 to a few devices in the past. Now, the South Korean giant is making the update public.
What’s new about Android 12 One UI 4 Update?
Being a popular Android phone maker, Samsung is the first brand that makes the Android 12 update available to its devices widely.
Unlike other brands, the company has planned the rollout of this new update widely to its latest flagship phones.
The new Android 12 One UI 4 brings all the features of the Android 12 Operating System as well as the list of extra features and functions from their new UI i.e One UI 4.
The new Android 12 based UI will bring new customizable options for the users.
If we talk more about the customizable options, the update will bring new color pallets to makeover the home screen by replacing and customizing the looks of icons and other options.
You can makeover the entire home screen by using the color pallets and other customizable options available for you.
Besides the app’s icons, users will be able to change the menu option, background of the home screen, and much more. You can unleash your creativity to make your home screen look more lively and impressive.
Moreover, the new update brings new widgets to your devices with a wider range of stickers, emojis, GIFs, etc.
You’ll have a lot more options to impress your recipient by using emojis, stickers, and GIFs which you may not find on any other devices.
Samsung has redesigned its UI with a new privacy feature to safeguard your device.
The device will send you an alert message when an app tries to access the microphone or the camera or any other native app of your device. The app can use these native apps only after your approval.
The new One UI 4 brings a new dashboard for the privacy of your device.
You can manage your device’s privacy right from the Dashboard menu from your device. The update also brings more support to third-party apps with better control and easy access.
The privacy dashboard shows which apps use the camera, microphone, and other things on your device and how frequently.
This lets you keep an eye on the overall behavior of all the apps installed on your device. A green indicator light will be seen at the status bar when an app uses your device’s microphone or camera.
Android 12 One UI 4 Availability
Samsung has started rolling out their new Android 12 based One UI 4 update to Galaxy S21 Phones. The company is planning to roll out the same update to more of its devices in the coming months.
Here, we have prepared a list of devices that will receive Samsung’s new Android 12 based One UI 4 update. Samsung has officially released a list of devices with the timeline to receive this new update.
- Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+, Galaxy S21 Ultra
- Galaxy Z Fold3 5G, Galaxy Z Flip3 5G, Galaxy S20 Ultra, Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+, Galaxy Note 20 Ultra, Galaxy Note 20, Galaxy Z Fold2, Galaxy Z Flip 5G
- Galaxy Fold 5G, Galaxy Z Flip, Galaxy Note10, Galaxy Note10+, Galaxy S20 FE, Galaxy S10 5G, Galaxy S10+, Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10e, Galaxy A52s 5G, Galaxy A42 5G, Galaxy Quantum 2
- Galaxy Tab S7, Galaxy Tab S7+
- Galaxy A51G, Galaxy Tab S7 FE, Galaxy S7 FE 5G, Galaxy A90 5G, Galaxy Tab S6, Galaxy Tab S6 5G, Galaxy Jump, Galaxy A Quantum
- Galaxy Tab S6 Lite, Galaxy Tab Active 3, Galaxy A32, Galaxy A31, Galaxy A12, Galaxy Buddy, Galaxy Wide5, Galaxy Tab A7(2020)
- Galaxy Tab A7 Lite
- Galaxy A21s, Galaxy Xcover5, Galaxy M12
Samsung has officially announced that the new One UI 4 update started rolling out from today itself. The Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+, and Galaxy S21 Ultra will be the first devices to receive this update from today.
If you use any of these devices, just head over to the Settings menu and search for the new update. If you don’t see it, wait for a few hours to get the update popup on your device!