After releasing the, , , , , and series over the past few weeks, Samsung has released the stable Android 13 update to the Galaxy Tab S8 series.
Right now, only the 5G models of theare getting the stable ( ) update in all European countries. The Galaxy Tab S8 is getting the update with firmware version X706BXXU2BVK4. The is getting the update with firmware version X806BXXU2BVK4, while the is getting the update with firmware version X906BXXU2BVK4.
You can check for the new update by navigating to Settings » Software update and tapping Download and install. The update also brings thethat in Galaxy smartphones and tablets. The update brings faster performance, dozens of new software features, revamped UI design, and improved privacy and security.
Galaxy Tab S8 Android 13 (One UI 5.0) update: What’s new?
The Android 13 (One UI 5.0) update brings a revamped UI design, featuring the expanded Color Palette feature, stacked widgets, bigger app icons in the notifications area, tweaked quick setting toggles, and translucent effects in the notifications area. Animations and transitions now appear smoother.
The new software also brings per-app language settings for support apps, improved stock apps, and more accessibility settings. Samsung has added OCR (Optical Character Recognition) capabilities across the system. So, the Camera and Gallery apps can extract text from images. Even Samsung Keyboard can open the camera view and capture text from the live camera feed.
The South Korean firm has renamedto Modes & Routines. It is a simpler version of Bixby Routines, with some pre-set routines for most people. and Modes & Routines have both received new features and new options. There are now more granular options for how each app can display notifications.
There are now more emojis, emoji pairs, animated emojis, and AR emojis. There is a simplified Privacy & Security section, a new Connected Devices menu, and new multitasking gestures. Search performance within stock apps and One UI has improved. The camera app has received a slightly simplified design.
UI has received improvements. Samsung Gallery, Samsung Internet, Samsung My Files, and other stock apps have received lots of new features. . Built-in image and video editors have improved as well. There is also a detailed Wi-Fi Diagnostics menu.
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