Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite Gets One UI 6.1 Update

After successfully rolling out the One UI 6.1 update for the Galaxy Tab S9 series, Tab S8 Series, Tab S7 FE, and Tab A9. The South Korean tech giant has started pushing the anticipated software upgrade to one of its best-selling mid-range tablets – the Galaxy Tab S6 Lite. For now, the One UI 6.1 update is rolling out to the 2022 Galaxy Tab S6 Lite with model number SM-P619.

The update is already available to many users in Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The list of countries includes Austria, Bulgaria, Hungary, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, Malaysia, the Netherlands, New Zealand, the Nordic countries, the Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Switzerland, Thailand, Ukraine, the United Kingdom, and a few more.

Samsung has officially confirmed the rollout and the new features coming with One UI 6.1 update to the Galaxy Tab S6 Lite. For changes, the update brings improved gallery search, new lock screen widgets, new wallpaper editing tools, revamped calendar settings, Google Search suggestions inside the finder app, and more.

Here’s the complete list of changes coming with One UI 6.1 update to the Galaxy Tab S6 Lite.

  • Customize your Galaxy
    • New wallpaper editing features: Decorate your wallpaper however you like. When you select an image to use as your wallpaper, you can now apply frames and effects. When your wallpaper includes a person or animal, you can apply depth effects to make the subject stand out from the background.
    • Customize alarm alerts: Use an image, video, or AR emoji to create your own custom alert screens for each alarm. You can even change the layout of where the alarm information appears on the screen.
    • More stickers to personalize your calendar: You can now add up to 2 stickers for each date on your calendar. Stickers for events are now shown next to the event name in Month view.
    • Revamped Calendar settings: Calendar settings have been reorganized to be more intuitive. You can also set background colors and images for full-screen calendar alerts.
    • Customize reminder alerts: Create the right background for each of your reminders. You can now set colors and background images for full-screen reminder alerts.
    • Do more with reminder categories: You can now choose a representative icon for each reminder category. You can also pin categories you use frequently to the top of the category list.
    • Turn modes on or off from the Home screen: Turn modes on and off more quickly than before. The new Mode widget lets you add modes directly to your Home screen.
    • Reorder your modes: You can now change the order that modes are listed on the Modes tab in Modes and Routines.
    • New routine conditions: You can now start a routine when an alarm of your choice starts ringing or when Smart View connects or disconnects.
  • Connect and share
    • Share with more devices: Quick Share has merged with Google’s Nearby Share. In addition to Galaxy devices, you can now share with other Android devices even without an internet connection.
    • Sync Internet tab groups with other devices: Easily pick up where you left off during your last browsing session no matter which device you were using. Tab groups that you create on one device will appear in Samsung Internet on other Galaxy devices signed in to your Samsung account.
  • Even more improvements
    • Easier to access Video call effects and Mic mode: Video call effects and Mic mode will now appear in the quick panel during voice and video calls so you can control how others see and hear you during calls. You can set a background color or image, focus on your voice by blocking background sounds, and more.
    • More information in the Weather widget: The weather widget will let you know when severe thunderstorms, snowfall, or other precipitation is on the forecast in your local area.
    • Voice input without leaving the keyboard: The keyboard now remains visible while using voice input so you can easily switch back to typing whenever you need to. Tap the mic button at the bottom of the screen to enter text using your voice at any time while using the keyboard.
    • Open all minimized apps at once: A new button lets you reopen all of the minimized apps at once when you have more than one pop-up window minimized.
    • Google search suggestions in Finder: When you search using Finder, you’ll also get suggested web searches from Google.
    • More ways to protect your battery: Choose from 3 different protection options to help extend your battery’s lifespan. Basic protection keeps your charge between 95% and 100%. Adaptive protection pauses charging while you’re asleep and finishes charging just before you wake up. You can also choose to limit the maximum charge to 80% for maximum protection.
    • Improved Gallery search: The search screen has been redesigned to make it easier to use. Results are now categorized by type, such as people, places, albums, or stories.
    • Change playback speed: More videos now support changing the playback speed when you edit a video in Gallery. You can make your video play faster or slower in a specific section that you select or for the entire video.
    • Edit videos on multiple devices: You can now continue your edits on your phone, tablet, or PC. Export your Studio projects to a file that can be opened on other Galaxy devices.

If you own the Galaxy Tab S6 Lite and missed the OTA notification, you can manually check for new updates by navigating to Settings > Software Update > Download and Install.

Remember to back up your important data before installing the update. No, the update will not erase your data, but take a backup just in case. Also, charge your phone to at least 50%.

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