At the beginning of June, Samsung started rolling out the One UI Watch 4.5 based on Wear OS 3.5 for the Galaxy Watch 4 and the Galaxy Watch 4 classic. Since, last month, the company released two One UI Watch 4.5 builds. Now, in a recent development, Samsung has now started seeding the third One UI Watch 4.5 to the Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch 4 classic in the US. The latest software update for both these smartwatches brings in a couple of bug fixes and improvements to Watchface GUI and wear detection accuracy.
Galaxy Watch 4, Galaxy Watch 4 Classic Gets Third One UI Watch 4.5 Software Update
The new software update, spotted by XDA Developers, is 250MB in size and comes with firmware versions R860XXU1ZVFA and R8600XM1ZVFA for the Galaxy Watch 4 Classic and Galaxy Watch 4 respectively. Speaking about the changes, the third One UI Watch 4.5 beta update improves the usability of the Alarm, Stopwatch, Timer, and World Clock as well as stabilizes touch performance.
Furthermore, the update also improves power consumption caused by Buds auto-switch communication, automatic exercise performance, and Wrist recognition rate up when bicycle exercise. Additionally, the software update also addresses issues related to the Music Bixby malfunction problem and the SysUI crash problem which occurred while pushing Home button during scrolling.
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Those who are already running the second One UI Watch 4.5 update should receive the new update via incremental OTA soon. Along with the new beta update, Samsung has also revised the Galaxy Watch 4 beta plugin to version 22.214.171.12463011. Here’s the changelog of the new software update below:
One UI Watch 4.5 Beta 3 Update Changelog
- Improving Watchface GUI
- Fixed restore problem after Tile backup
- Fixed SysUI crash problem when pushing Home button during scrolling
- Fixed Music Bixby malfunction problem
- Improving wearing detection accuracy
- Improving usability of Alarm, Stopwatch, Timer, and World Clock
- Stabilizing touch performance
- Improving power consumption caused by Buds auto switch communication
- Improving performance of automatic exercise
- Improving recognition rate of Wrist up when bicycle exercise
- Fixed BT connection problem when running gallery app
- Other improvements are applied
As mentioned above, if you are running the second beta build, you should receive the new update. However, if you have not received the update, you can check for the update manually by navigating to Galaxy Wearable > Galaxy Watch4 > Watch4 settings > Watch software update menu on your smartwatch.