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Samsung finally kicks off One UI Watch 4.5 for Galaxy Watch 4 series

In June, Samsung started testing One UI Watch 4.5 on the Galaxy Watch 4 series. After testing the new software for three months, the firm has finally released the stable update to the last year’s Galaxy Watch 4 and Watch 4 Classic. For unawares, One UI Watch 4.5 based on wearOS 3.5 is the same software coming with the newly announced Galaxy Watch 5. The new update is rolling with a bunch of new features and improvements. The new software is currently available to the users who opted beta program.

Samsung starts rolling out the new firmware to the Galaxy Watch 4 and 4 Classic with R8**XXU1GVH2 software version. The firmware weighs only 95MB in size for users running on the beta build. Currently, the new software is seeding in South Korea and the US where the beta program was running. Samsung officially confirmed the closing of the beta program on its community forum, saying, “we are not going to release any new Beta software version.”

Samsung galaxy watch 4 one ui watch 4.5 update

As I said earlier, the stable build is available for testers yet, a wider rollout should follow soon. Talking about the features and changes, then One UI Watch 4.5 comes with a full QWERTY keyboard with swipe-to-type gestures support, seamlessly swapping between keyboard input methods, dual-SIM calling support, easy access to the favorite watch faces, and more. The update also comes with new accessibility features such as color correction, hearing enhancements, tap duration, and more.

Apart from these features, you can expect system-wide enhancements. You can move to this page to know more about the One UI Watch 4.5.

If you own the Galaxy Watch 4 or Watch 4 Classic and opted for the One UI Watch 4.5 beta program, then you will receive the stable version over the air. While if your watch is running on the previous version, then you will receive the new update soon.

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