Samsung has released the first One UI 5.1.1 Beta update for the Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Tab S8. The pilot program is only available in South Korea, but it is likely to be expanded to other parts of the world in the coming days. In addition, a number of other devices that may also be involved include the Galaxy Tab S7, Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3.
The new One UI 5.1.1 interface brings many new features, some of which are very interesting, very useful for Samsung folding phones and tablets. We are listed below for your convenience.
Samsung One UI 5.1.1 Best Features
1. Multitasking is easier thanks to the improved Taskbar and Recent Apps
With One UI 5.1.1, speed and multitasking ability have been significantly improved. The taskbar allows displaying up to four recently used apps, more than two apps on One UI 5.1. This allows users to easily switch between recent apps. The size of the taskbar also changes, depending on the number of icons displayed.
The Recent Apps screen shows the status of each app, so you can tell if an app is in full screen, pop-up, or split-screen mode. You can also switch pop-up apps into split-screen mode by tapping and holding an app and dragging it to the left or right of the screen, or hovering the S Pen over an app's icon to view it. via the scaled content.
2. Temporarily Hide Pop-up Window
You can temporarily hide an application's pop-up window by dragging it to another page of the screen.
3. Easier multimedia control
In flexible mode (Flex Mode), you can find multimedia drivers, allowing manipulation of any application that is playing. There is also a progress bar for users to move to which music or video players are active.
4. Share files quickly and securely
The quick share feature on One UI 5.1.1 allows for quick file transfers even with remote devices. Meanwhile, private sharing allows to choose an expiration time for each file or even unshare it. You can also prevent people from saving or sharing those files with others.
5. Improved camera control (Flexible mode) and image editing
When using Professional (Pro) or Professional Video (Video Pro) modes in the camera app on the Galaxy Z Fold and Galaxy Z Flip phones in flexible mode, the ISO, exposure, and focus options will change. displayed on the other half of the phone. You can review, share or delete images taken in this mode on your Galaxy Z Fold even while using the camera.
For image and video editors, the slider for adjusting properties has been replaced with a rotary knob for easier one-handed control. Users can also copy and paste effects from an edited photo to another, or compare the edited image with the original by clicking on the thumbnail.
6. Easier to drag and drop files
With One UI 5.1.1, it's easier to move and manage files, especially on large screen devices like foldable phones and tablets. You can select files with one hand (by dragging them) and then select the destination folder (or application) with the other hand. This feature works on the home screen and in the My Files app.
7. Samsung Health Improvements
New version of Samsung Health with One UI 5.1.1 brings better sleep improvement and more meaningful sleep data display (with Galaxy Watch 4 and above). It teaches you how you can improve your sleep score and the factors that affect it. You can also turn on the skin temperature sensor (with Galaxy Watch 5 or later) while you sleep. Samsung Health also displays more information about your workout on the summary screen.
8. Add font for the clock widget on the lock screen
Samsung has added the ability to customize the lock screen with wallpaper effects, clock widget, and lock screen shortcuts to One UI 5.0. On One UI 5.1.1, the company added more fonts to the clock widget on the lock screen.
9. Other Improvements
One UI 5.1.1 allows users to use the Galaxy Fold phone even while wirelessly charging other devices, or automatically clear the cache when the device's internal memory is less than 5GB or less than 10% of original capacity. It also shows detailed information, shows which apps are using a lot of memory and allows to put them to sleep…
Samsung may add or change features in the next One UI 5.1.1 Beta update. We will update as soon as we have information, so always follow SamNews to not miss any news.