Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE gets Android 14 update in more countries

Last week, Samsung started rolling out the Android 14 update to the Galaxy Tab S9 FE family of tablets. However, the update was limited to the European region back then. Now, the company has expanded the availability of the update to more regions, including Africa, Asia, Australia, and Latin America.

Galaxy Tab S9 FE gets Android 14 update in more countries

The Galaxy Tab S9 FE and the Galaxy Tab S9 FE+ are getting the Android 14 update in Afghanistan, China, Egypt, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Israel, Malaysia, Morocco, New Zealand, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Thailand, the UAE, and Vietnam. The update comes with firmware version X516BXXU1BWK9 for the Galaxy Tab S9 FE and firmware version X616BXXU1BWK9 for the Galaxy Tab S9 FE+.

In China, the new update comes with firmware version X516CZCU1BWK9 for the Galaxy Tan S9 FE and firmware version X616CZCU1BWK9 for the Galaxy Tab S9 FE+. The Latin American region is yet to get the new update, but we expect it to arrive sooner than expected. If you have a Galaxy Tab S9 FE series tablet in any of the countries mentioned above, you can check for the Android 14 update by navigating to Settings » Software update and tapping Download and install. You can also find those firmware files in our firmware database and use it to flash your tablet with the latest software version manually.

Android 14-based One UI 6.0 brings a new Quick Panel layout to the Galaxy Tab S9. It has a new font, new emoji styling, and a new media player widget in the notifications area. The new media player widget has a pretty good-looking waveform animation when music is played. It also has a dedicated battery section in the Settings app. Other such new features and design improvements can

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Samsung expands Galaxy S23’s One UI 6 beta program to more countries

It also rolled out the second One UI 6 beta with several fixes and new animations

Summary

  • Samsung has released the second One UI 6 beta for the Galaxy S23 series with several fixes.
  • The latest firmware has addressed several bugs and includes the September 2023 patch.
  • One UI 6 beta program’s availability for the Galaxy S23 has also expanded to India and the UK.


After a false start, Samsung’s One UI 6 beta program for the Galaxy S23 series launched in the second week of August 2023. Based on Android 14, the latest skin for the best Galaxy phones brings some notable UI changes and plenty of other improvements. But being a beta, the first One UI 6 release was quite buggy. Plus, it was only available in a handful of markets. Samsung is now rolling out the second One UI 6 beta with several fixes and has expanded the program’s availability to more markets.

One UI 6 beta 2 is based on the ZWHO firmware and includes the September 2023 patch. While the first release was based on Android 14 Beta 4, the second firmware is based on an even newer build than Android 14 Beta 5. As for improvements, Samsung’s official release note mentions that a plethora of bugs have been squashed.

The change log accompanying the US build mentions several new features, including a revamped look for Samsung Health’s dashboard, improved video editing tools, the ability to copy files with two hands, and more. However, the redesigned Samsung Health does not appear to be a part of the firmware, and the company might push it as a separate update from the Galaxy Store.

Most user complaints with the first One UI 6 beta revolved around the poor animations and stutters. Early feedback suggests Samsung fixed the

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