Samsung Wear OS 4 One UI Watch 5 firmware update tracker

Last updated: May 31st, 2023 at 14:31 UTC+02:00

While Samsung is working on the Android 14-based One UI 6.0 update for smartphones and tablets, the company is also developing a new firmware update for its Galaxy Watch smartwatches. Google will release Wear OS 4 in the second half of 2023, and Samsung will roll out this update with a new version of One UI Watch (5) on top.

The Wear OS 4-based One UI Watch 5 update could be available for the upcoming Galaxy Watch 6 series out of the box. However, it will also roll out as a firmware update for the existing Galaxy Watch 4, Galaxy Watch 4 Classic, Galaxy Watch 5, and Galaxy Watch 5 Pro.

This article serves as a One UI Watch 5 update tracker. More information regarding the upcoming firmware will be added to this article as it becomes available. SamMobile readers can bookmark this page for future reference. Here’s everything we know so far.

Galaxy Watch 4, Galaxy Watch 5 series

May 31, 2023: Samsung confirmed through its Community forums that, indeed, it had to delay the One UI Watch 5 beta. The Community Manager added that the developers are doing their best to prepare a more stable version of the firmware and open the beta program.

May 31, 2023: The end of May came, and One UI Watch 5 beta wasn’t released. The beta program appears to have missed Samsung’s official deadline.

May 9, 2023: Samsung announced that the Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch 5 series will be invited to a One UI Watch 5 beta program before the end of May. The beta program would be available to Galaxy Watch users in the USA and South Korea.

May 8, 2023: Another One UI Watch 5 feature was revealed on May

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Android Auto bugs, issues & problems tracker: Here’s the current status

New updates are being added at the bottom of this story…….

Android Auto has over the recent past experienced rapid growth to become a staple platform for keeping drivers connected to their cars.

Today, you no longer need your phone to call a friend when on the wheel. Android Auto not only lets you communicate with your friend hands-free, but also play music and even navigate through Maps and Waze.

Of course, with every new update to the standalone app, Google strives to add new features, improve existing ones as well as address some annoying bugs, issues and problems faced by users.

But since Google doesn’t make Android Auto-powered cars and only writes the software, at times new feature additions and even bugs/issues that arise require the intervention of the actual car makers.

Keeping track of if and when the various players involved will be addressing a certain bug, issue or problem can be a daunting task. It gets even harder with making follow-ups to issues raised by users.

In this article, though, we’ve simplified it by putting everything you need to know about the current status of Android Auto bugs, issues and problems that have been raised in one place.

As expected, we will regularly update this article with new info whenever there are fresh developments, so be sure to bookmark it so that you don’t miss out.

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Update 1 (March 17)

11:03 am IST: Google says the issue where audio of media playing on Android Auto comes out through phone speakers instead of car speakers was addressed in the 6.1 update.


11:20 am IST: Google is also rolling out a new Android Auto update to version 6.2 and with it comes the following changes:

• Improved Do Not Disturb functionality.

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