Samsung Galaxy S22 and S21: the roll-out of One UI 6.0 and Android 14 begins

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Upgrade 05 / 12: the update also arrives on S21 FE, find the details in the article.

Here we are: owners of Samsung Galaxy S22, S22 + ed S22Ultra, But also S21, S21 +, S21Ultra ed S21FE, rejoice because the update based on is coming One UI 6.0 e Android 14. In recent days, the roll-out was started only for members of the beta testing program, while in these hours it is becoming public and aimed at all those who have the last generation top of the range.

Samsung Galaxy S22 and S21: here is the One UI 6.0 and Android 14 update

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The reports come from theEurope, more precisely in the Netherlands, therefore it should not take long before the roll-out begins in Italy too. While waiting for it to arrive, we remind you of the complete changelog of One UI 6.0:

  • QuickPanel
    • New button layout – The Quick Panel has a new layout that makes it easier to access the features you use most. Wi-Fi and Bluetooth now have their own dedicated buttons at the top of the screen, while visual features, such as Night mode and Eye comfort shield, have been moved to the bottom. Other buttons appear in a customizable area in the center.
    • Instant access to the full Quick Panel – By default, a compact Quick Panel with notifications appears when you swipe down from the top of the screen. Swiping down again hides notifications and shows the expanded Quick Panel. If you enable instant access to the Quick Panel, you can view it expanded by swiping once from the right side of the top of the screen. Swiping down from the left side displays notifications.
    • Quick access to brightness control – The brightness control bar now appears by default in the compact Quick Panel when you swipe down once from the top of the screen for quicker and easier brightness adjustments.
    • Improved album cover display – When playing music or video, album art will cover the entire media controller in the notification panel if the app playing the music or video provides album art.
    • Improved layout for notifications – Each notification now appears as a separate tab, making it easier to recognize individual notifications.
    • Sort notifications by time – You can now change your notification settings to sort by time rather than priority, so the most recent notifications are always at the top.
  • Lock screen
    • Reposition the watch – You now have more freedom to move the clock to any position you like on the lock screen.
  • home screen
    • Simplified Icon Labels – App icon labels are now limited to a single row for a cleaner, simpler look. “Galaxy” and “Samsung” have been removed from some app names to make them shorter and easier to scan.
  • Typeface
    • New Default Font – One UI 6 has a new default font with a sleeker and more modern look. You will see the new font if the default font is selected in Settings. If you use a different font, you'll still see it after upgrading to One UI 6.
  • multitasking
    • Keep pop-up windows open – Instead of minimizing pop-up windows when you go to the Recent screen, pop-ups will now stay open after you exit the Recent screen so you can continue what you were working on.
  • Samsung keyboard
    • New emoji design – The emojis that appear in your messages, social media posts, and elsewhere on your phone have been updated with a new design.
  • Sharing
    • Image and video previews – When you share images or videos from any app, preview images will appear at the top of the Share panel to give you another chance to review your images and videos before sharing them.
    • Extra sharing options – When you share content, you may see additional options in the Share panel depending on the app you're sharing from. For example, when you share a website from the Chrome web browser, you will have the option to share a screenshot of the website along with the web address.
  • weather
    • New Weather Widget – The Weather widget provides more information about local weather conditions. You can see when severe storms, snow, rain, and other events are forecast.
    • More information in the Weather app – Information on snowfall, moon phase and times, air pressure, visibility distance, dew point and wind direction are now available in the Weather app.
    • Interactive Map View – Swipe to move around the map and tap a location to view local weather conditions. The map can help you find weather information even if you don't know the name of the city.
    • Improved Illustrations – The illustrations in the Weather widget and app have been improved to provide better information about current weather conditions. The background colors also change depending on the time of day.
  • Camera
    • Custom Camera Widgets – You can add custom camera widgets to your Home screen. You can set each widget to launch in a specific shooting mode and save images to an album of your choice.
    • More alignment options for watermarks – You can now choose whether your watermark appears at the top or bottom of your photos.
    • Quick access to resolution settings – A resolution button is now available in the quick settings at the top of the screen in Photo and Pro modes so you can quickly change the resolution of the photos you take.
    • Easier Video Size Options – A popup now appears when you tap the video size button, making it easier to see all the options and choose the right ones.
    • Keep your images level – When grid lines are enabled in camera settings, a level line will now appear in the center of the screen when using the rear camera in all modes except Panorama. The line will move to show if the image is at ground level.
    • Apply effects more easily – Filter and face effects now use a dial instead of a slider, making it easier to make precise one-handed adjustments.
    • Scan documents easily – The Scan Document feature has been separated from Scene Optimizer, so you can scan documents even if Scene Optimizer is turned off. The new Auto Scan lets you scan documents automatically whenever you take a photo of a document. After a document has been scanned, you'll be taken to the edit screen, where you can rotate the document to line it up the way you want.
    • Quality optimization – You can choose between 3 levels of quality enhancement for the photos you take. Choose Maximum to get the highest quality images with maximum post-processing. Choose Minimal to reduce the amount of post-processing so you can take photos as quickly as possible. You can also choose Medium to get the best balance between speed and post-processing.
    • New Auto FPS settings for videos – Auto FPS can help you record brighter videos in low light conditions. Auto FPS now has 3 options. You can turn it off, use it only for 30fps video, or use it for both 30fps and 60fps video.
  • Gallery
    • Save cropped images as stickers – When you crop something from an image, you can easily save it as a sticker to use later when editing images or videos.
    • Improved history view – When viewing a story, a thumbnail view appears when you swipe up from the bottom of the screen. In the thumbnail view, you can add or remove images and videos from your story.
    • Drag and drop with 2 hands – Tap and hold images and videos with one hand, then use your other hand to navigate to the album where you want to drop them.
    • Quick edits in detail view – While viewing an image or video, swipe up from the bottom of the screen to switch to detailed view. This screen now provides quick access to effects and editing features that you can apply immediately.
  • Photo editor
    • Adjust decorations after saving – You can now make changes to the designs, stickers and text you've added to a photo even after you've saved it.
    • Undo and redo – Don't worry about making mistakes. Now you can easily undo or redo transformations, filters and tones.
    • Improved layout – The new Tools menu makes it easier to find the editing features you need. The Straighten and Perspective options have been combined in the Transform menu.
    • Draw on custom stickers – When creating custom stickers, you can now use the drawing tools to make your stickers even more personal and unique.
    • New backgrounds and text styles – When you add text to a photo, you can choose from several new backgrounds and styles to help you get the perfect look.
  • Calendar
    • Your programs at a glance – The new schedule view shows your upcoming events, tasks and reminders all together in chronological order.
    • View your reminders in Calendar – You can now view and add reminders in the Calendar app without opening the Reminders app.
  • reminder
    • Improved reminder list view – The main list view has been redesigned. You can manage categories at the top of the screen. Under the categories, your reminders will appear organized by date. The layout for reminders containing images and web links has also been improved.
    • New reminder categories – The Location category contains reminders that notify you when you're in a specific place, and the No Alerts category contains reminders that provide no alerts.
    • More options for creating reminders – When you share content in the Reminders app, you will get comprehensive editing options before the reminder is created. You can also take photos using the camera when creating a reminder.
    • Create reminders throughout the day – Now you can create reminders for an entire day and customize the time you want to be notified.
  • Samsung Internet
    • Play video in background – Continue playing video audio even if you exit the current tab or exit the Internet app completely.
    • Improved tab list for large screens – When using the Internet on a large screen, such as a tablet in landscape view or Samsung DeX, the list of tabs will be displayed in 2 columns so you can view multiple tabs on the screen at the same time.
  • Select smart
    • Resize and extract text from blocked content – When you pin an image on the screen, you can now resize it or extract text from it.
    • Enlarged view – When you select an area of ​​the screen, a magnified view appears so you can start and end your selection in the perfect spot.
  • Bixby Text Call
    • Personalize your greeting – You can now change the greeting Bixby says when you answer using Bixby text call.
    • Switch to Bixby during a call – You can switch to Bixby text calling at any time, even if the call is already in progress.
  • Modes and Routines
    • Unique lock screens depending on your mode – Set different lock screens with your own wallpaper and clock style for when you drive, work, workout and more. When you start changing the lock screen while a mode is active, you will change the lock screen for that mode.
    • New conditions – You can now start a routine when an app is playing media.
    • New Actions – Your routines can now do more than ever. Change your lock screen, change Samsung keyboard settings and more.
  • Smart tips
    • New look – The Smart Tips widget has been redesigned with a layout that aligns better with other icons on the Home screen.
    • Greater customization – You can now adjust the transparency and choose between a black or white background. You can also set apps to exclude from suggestions.
  • Research
    • App Quick Actions – When an app appears in search results, you can tap and hold the app to quickly access actions you can perform using the app. For example, if you search for the Calendar app, you'll see buttons to add an event or search your calendar. App actions will also appear on their own in search results if you search for the action name instead of the app.
  • My files
    • Free up storage space – Recommendation cards will appear to help you free up storage space. My Files will advise you to delete unnecessary files, give you tips for setting up cloud storage, and even let you know which apps on your phone are using the most storage space.
  • Settings
    • Smarter Airplane Mode – If you turn on Wi-Fi or Bluetooth while airplane mode is on, your phone will remember. The next time you use airplane mode, Wi-Fi or Bluetooth will stay on instead of turning off.
    • Easier access to battery settings – Battery settings now have their own top-level settings menu, so you can easily check your battery usage and manage your battery settings.
    • Block security threats – Get an extra layer of protection for your apps and data. Auto Blocker prevents the installation of unknown apps, checks for malware, and blocks malicious commands from being sent to your phone via a USB cable.
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    • New zoom options – Customize the look of the magnifier window. You can choose full screen, partial screen, or allow switching between them.
    • Customize cursor thickness – You can now increase the thickness of the cursor that appears when editing text so that it's easier to see.
    • Learn more about accessibility – A link to the Samsung Accessibility web page has been added in the accessibility settings so that you can learn more about accessibility features and our efforts to make our products accessible to everyone.
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