Great news for smartphone owners Galaxy S10, S10+ and S10e in Brazil: Samsung has started to release the device update to Android 12 and for One UI 4 this Friday morning (21).
THE update should reach retail-bought devices first. According to the brand, smartphones purchased from operators will receive the news on another date.
Some of the biggest highlights brought by the update to the Android 12 are the updated interface with Material You visual, the color palette tool, new animated AR Emojis and tools focused on user privacy. See more details of the update below.
Major changes from Android 12 on Galaxy S10
The main highlight of Android 12 and One UI 4 (as Samsung’s interface customization for Galaxy line devices is called) is undoubtedly the updated interface with Google’s Material You design. It inaugurates the color palette tool, which allows you to change menu colors and other interface elements according to your wallpaper.
In fact, the interface in general has been improved, including Always On screen adjustments so users don’t miss notifications. Dark mode now also affects wallpapers and icons, bringing more visual comfort.
Home screen widgets have been redesigned to better suit Android 12 formatting, bringing more information and more consistently. In the new lock screen it will be possible to listen to audios, change the sound output, make voice recordings and even check calendar and calendar.
Another point highlighted by Samsung was the new privacy tools, including microphone and camera usage indicators, as well as more visible permissions information, clipboard protection, and coarse location usage, for when you don’t want to share your exact position with an app.
You AR emojis let you create a more personalized avatar. They have decorations, effects and even outfits. Finally, several improvements were made to the keyboard, the camera app and other smartphone systems in the Galaxy S10 line.
You can check out the complete list of what changes on the Galaxy S10, S10+ and S10e with Android 12 and One U 4 accessing this link.
How to update your smartphone to Android 12
By default, Galaxy S10 devices are set to automatically notify users when a new update is available. However, if you want check manually, follow the steps listed below:
- enter the screen of settings
- select option Software update
- tap on option download and install
- If the update is available, confirm by selecting the button Download
As we pointed out, devices purchased from operators should not receive the update this week. It is also possible that some Galaxy S10s purchased at retail will also take a few more hours to be released for the update. Therefore, we recommend that you check the option throughout the day.
Thinking about buying a product online? Discover the Save the Connected World extension for Google Chrome. It is free and offers you price comparisons at major stores and coupons so you can always buy at the best price. Download now.