Yesterday, Samsung announced that it will soon release One UI 5.1.1 update for its foldable phones and tablets. Today, the company released the One UI 5.1.1 update for the Galaxy Z Fold 4. The new update brings several new and improved multitasking features to the phone. The update has also been released for the Galaxy Tab S8 series.
The One UI 5.1.1 update for the Galaxy Z Fold 4 comes with the firmware version F936BXXU4DWH5. The update file size is around 2.76 GB, and it includes the August 2023 security patch. The update is currently rolling out in some European countries, and it could reach more countries and regions around the world within the next few days.
If you have a Galaxy Z Fold 4 and live in Europe, you can now check for the One UI 5.1.1 update by heading over to settings » system update and eavesdropping Download and install. You can also download the new firmware file from our firmware database and run it manually.
Top One UI 5.1.1 features coming to Galaxy Z Fold 4
The new update brings up to four recently used app icons to the taskbar, a two-handed drag-and-drop feature to quickly move files from one app to another, and the ability to hide apps that open in pop-up mode. The One UI 5.1.1 update also shows the current status of the application (full screen, side-by-side multitasking, or pop-up window) in the list of recent applications (multitasking). You can quickly switch between multi-window and pop-up view by dragging one of its corners.
Quick Share now allows you to share files even with those who are not on the same Wi-Fi network. Private sharing allows you to set an expiration time for shared files. You can even remove shared files whenever you want. The lock screen gets more clock font styles and placement options.
With the One UI 5.1.1 update, Samsung has also introduced more features for Flex mode. Flex Mode now displays a progress bar and more media playback controls when playing an audio or video file on half of the screen. You can even drag and drop the media control butt as per your requirements.
The older Galaxy Z Flip and Galaxy Z Fold foldable phones will also get all these features with the One UI 5.1.1 update. Older tablets will get the One UI 5.1.1 update, but apparently they won’t get the new Flex Mode features as they don’t have a foldable screen.
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