Verizon Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 FE Gets One UI 6.1 update in US

Samsung has begun the rollout of the anticipated One UI 6.1 update for the Galaxy Tab S7 FE, starting with Verizon cellular models. A broader release is expected soon.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 FE Specs

  • Announcement Date: August 25, 2021
  • Available Colors: Mystic Black, Mystic Silver
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 10090 mAh, Fast charging 45W
  • Dimensions and Weight: 284.8 x 185 x 6.3 mm, 608 grams
  • Rear Camera: 8 MP
  • Front Camera: 5 MP
  • Audio: No 3.5mm jack, Tuned by AKG
  • Processor: Qualcomm SM7225 Snapdragon 750G 5G
  • Display: 12.4 inches, TFT capacitive touchscreen, 1600 x 2560 pixels
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM, 64 GB internal storage, expandable via microSDXC (dedicated slot)
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Proximity

Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 FE One UI 6.1 Update Details

  • Software Version: UP1A.231005.007.T738USQU8DXE1
  • Security Patch: February 2024
  • New Features and Enhancements:
    • Device Care – Battery Protection:
      • Options to extend battery lifespan.
    • Clock – Customize Alarms:
      • Ability to customize alarm backgrounds with images or videos.
    • Gallery – Image Editing:
      • Copy subjects from one image and paste into another.
    • Samsung Account – Family Groups:
      • Create family groups for sharing and parental control, with up to 30 GB free cloud storage.
    • Call & Message Continuity:
      • Make and receive calls and texts from any Galaxy device signed into the same Samsung account.
      • Seamlessly switch devices during calls.

How to Enabling Call & Message Continuity

  1. Ensure both devices are signed into the same Samsung account.
  2. Use the native Phone app for calls and Samsung Messages app for texts.
  3. Go to Settings > Connected devices > Call & text on other devices, and follow the instructions.
  4. Ensure both devices are on the same Wi-Fi network for calls. Messages can be sent and received over any Wi-Fi network.

The update is a significant upgrade requiring substantial storage space and data for installation. While it includes various enhancements, it does not introduce new Galaxy AI features.

How to download Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 FE One UI 6.1 Update

If you own the Galaxy Tab S7 Fan Edition and reside in the US, then you may have already received the update on your device. If not, you can manually check for the update by going to Settings > Software Update > Download and Install.

Remember to back up your important data before installing the update. No, the update will not erase your data, but take a backup just in case. Also, charge your phone to at least 50%.


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