OneUI 1.5 update rolled out for Samsung Galaxy Watch Series

Samsung Galaxy Watch Series is currently receiving a huge update. The Korean tech giant is pushing the OneUI 1.5 update for both Galaxy Watch and its Active variant. It’s amazing that these wearables are quite older in the market. Samsung still cares to push major updates and overhauls for them.

Galaxy Watch is receiving the latest update with build number R800XXU1DSL1. At the same time, the Watch Active is getting the OneUI 1.5 update with build R500XXU1DSL1. Both of these software patches are based on the TizenOS 4.0.0.7.

OneUI 1.5 update for Galaxy Watch
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Here is a detailed listing of the official changelog of the DSL1 update for the Galaxy watch series. Both the software update for Galaxy Watch and Active Watch weigh around 117 MB. It’s quite a big file size, so, use Wi-Fi to download them.

OneUI 1.5 Changelog for Galaxy watch

Bixby
– New Bixby helps you get tasks done more easily.  Start an exercise with specific goals or ask the time difference between your city and the one you will be traveling.
Watch faces: Additional Watch Face Complications added.
(Begin Workout, Breathing, and others.)
• Added new watch face ‘My Style’ which recommends a variety of watch faces that suits outfit by taking pictures of clothing
• Additional indicator feature in watch face to show background running app such as workout tracking, timer.  Tapping on the indicator will take you back to the app
• Additional emoticons to provide a variety of skin tones
Improved User Interaction
– Always-on-Display screen is easier to read while charging the device or if it’s in battery saving mode
– Customizing the order of icons in the quick panel is easier
– Timer and Stop Watch app is now more convenient
– The watch indicates sleep mode more intuitively
Samsung Health improvement
– Lap time tracking has been improved for running and cycling activities
– Daily Activity feature added which shows user’s daily activity (Move, Workout, Hourly Activity)
– Data sync via NFC with Technogym workout equipment have been added
– Added new auto-tracking for ‘Swim’
– Added additional alert for low heart rate

Now, let’s check out the changelog of the Galaxy Watch Active.

Changelog for Galaxy Watch Active

Touch bezel added
– Allow user to mimic the experience of the rotary bezel in digital which allows for easier navigation and control of the watch
· Watch faces: Additional Watch Face Complications added.
(Begin Workout, Breathing, and others.)
· Added new watch face ‘My Style’ which recommends a variety of watch faces that suits outfit by taking pictures of clothing
· Additional indicator feature in watch face to show background running app such as workout tracking, timer.  Tapping on the indicator will take you back to the app
· Additional emoticons to provide a variety of skin tones
· Improved User Interaction for the following features
– Always-on-Display screen is easier to read while on charging or in battery saving mode
– Customizing the order of icons in the quick panel is easier
· Samsung Health improvement
– Improved Lap time tracking for running and cycling activities
– Data sync via NFC with Technogym workout equipment have been added

As the OTA updates will take some time to knock into all the devices, so users have to wait a bit. Otherwise, you can check in the respective device Settings for the new update. As the OneUI 1.5 update packs number of tweaks and new features, make sure not to miss it.

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