Samsung introduced the latest WearOS smartwatches, the Galaxy Watch 5 and the Galaxy Watch 5 Pro with the One UI Watch 4.5 last month. Soon after the launch, the South-Korean smartphone maker started testing the One UI 4.5 beta update for the Watch 4 series. Now, after concluding the beta program, Samsung has finally started seeding the stable One UI Watch 4.5 update for the Galaxy Watch 4 lineup. The company took to its community forum to confirm that it won’t be releasing further beta updates.
One UI 4.5 Stable Update Released For Galaxy Watch 4 Series
Though Samsung didn’t announceme the stable One UI Watch 4.5 update, some Galaxy Watch 4 users have reported that they have started getting the stable update on their smartwatches. According to a report by XDA Developers, the stable One UI Watch 4.5 update comes with firmware version R870XXU1GVH2/R870OXM1GVH2 and is 95MB in size. If you haven’t received the stable update on your Galaxy Watch4 yet, you can check for the update manually by navigating to Galaxy Wearable > Galaxy Watch4 > Watch4 settings > Watch software update menu.
New One UI Watch 4.5 Features For Galaxy Watch 4 Series
Samsung will roll out the update incrementally so that the update reaches all the Galaxy Watch 4 series users in the coming days. As far as the changes in the One UI Watch 4.5 go, the update brings in a new QWERTY keyboard with swipe input support. The new keyboard also includes dictation and handwriting input support, which is convenient if you don’t want to type on the Watch’s screen to send a quick reply. Alongside the new QWERTY keyboard, the update also brings in dual-SIM support to the older WearOS smartwatches.
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Furthermore, the One UI Watch 4.5 software version also lets user customize the watch face on their Galaxy Watch 4 series. Lastly, a few accessibility features have been added in this new update. With the new accessibility feature, you can adjust the hue and contrast, reduce transparency and blur effects, switch off all animations, as well as access new sound balance settings and touch interaction settings.
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