Update (Dec 30): Samsung is seeding new firmware on the smartwatches to improve the quality of the new Galaxy Watch 4 and Watch 4 Classic. It’s the first update of the month, and it’s been published to improve the user experience. It doesn’t provide any new features or make any significant changes, but it does fix known bugs. The business is preparing for a massive One UI release next year or in early January, according to the Watch Manager. The current version is being rolled out in South Korea, and it has the number R8**XXU1DULB on it.
Update (Nov 11): Another firmware is heading to the Galaxy Watch 4 & Watch 4 Classic models. The update has been dispatched to tackle known bugs and minor issues. The changelog for the watches read as ‘Application of stabilization code related to terminal operation’, simply means it has here to enhance overall quality. The firmware version R8**XXU1DUK1 is released in South Korea, and it has 93.55MB weight. Nothing has been found new in the firmware, nor any other major changes. It will soon reach other countries in the next few days.
Update (Oct 25): After releasing the latest update for Wi-Fi-only variants, the major firmware is now rolling out for Galaxy Watch 4 LTE models. It is a major rollout and has added a couple of new features along with improvements & fixes. The new GIF faces, location-based four new dials, support mute status, gesture controls & enhanced fall detection are the additions to be noted here. The update ends with DUJA firmware number for LTE models is now available to install. To see a detailed changelog, refer to the below image.
Update (Oct 20): In a major rollout, Samsung has released feature-packed firmware R8**XXU1DUJA version for Galaxy Watch 4 series. It receives 4 new location-based dials, GIF supported themes, improved emojis & bitmoji, enhanced fall detection & Samsung Health as well as new gesture controls. It also fixed minor issues with HR tracking & stress measurement. This new heavy-loaded software update is loading in many countries. As per a report, it has been released in the US, UK, Ireland, Germany, Italy, South Korea, Canada, Mexico, Australia, and many more.
Update (Oct 7): When the US & Europe are getting firmware version ends with BUI5, South Korean users are receiving another one. The new version R8**XXU1CUJ2 is releasing for Galaxy Watch 4 & Watch 4 Classic models. The new version is available for both Bluetooth & LTE variants of Watch 4. In the 88MB update, the company has fixed the Bluetooth connection with the phone, and improved overall quality to enhance the experience.
The issue where some users were getting errors while sending replies to WhatsApp or other notifications via their Watch 4 has been fixed. The community Manager recently mentioned bringing font sizes for over-aged persons who will come to the Galaxy Watch 4 in the October update. We are unable to find the new font option, so we should wait for another update.
Update (Sept 29): The Galaxy Watch 4 & Watch 4 Classic is receiving second update in September. The firmware version R8**XXU1CUIE is releasing for the Bluetooth variants of both models in South Korea. As per the changelog, the new version provides system stability by applying stabilization code. The users find out, now you can silence the exercise count sound in vibration mode, and it improved exercise time notification. In exercise, when you start the workout, then you will receive a notification every 30 minutes about how many calories you have burned, heart rate, beats per minute, etc.
The Galaxy Watch 4 LTE variants will soon see the update in the coming days. To upgrade your watch to the new 102MB software, go to the Galaxy Wearable app, and install it from the Watch Software update section.
Previous (Sept 22): Samsung is releasing a new firmware update for Galaxy Watch 4 & Galaxy Watch 4 Classic smartwatches. As per the changelog, the latest version brings improved system stability & reliability for the watches. It is difficult to note out what fixes the company has brought in the first place, and which functions have enhanced. In the previous software, Samsung had fixed an issue with rotating bezel and increased its performance.
You can receive this firmware on the Galaxy Watch 4 Bluetooth, Galaxy Watch 4 LTE, Galaxy Watch 4 Classic Bluetooth & Galaxy Watch 4 Classic LTE models. The firmware version R8**XXU1BUI5 is rolling out in the UK, Germany, Ireland & Australia. To install the new version, go to the Watch software update section on your smartwatch or in the Galaxy Wearable app.
The Galaxy Watch 4 & Watch 4 Classic run on powerful Wear OS 3 software. Daily, it receives many app updates from major apps like Microsoft Outlook, Strava, Spotify and others. Not only apps, but Samsung also releases essential updates for the watches. In this article, we will inform you about all those tiny but vital updates, so you should not miss them.
Madhav Biradar started his career in technology back in 2011, where he covered mobile & gaming articles. He is an enthusiast in smartphone & wearable gadgets. In his free time, he likes to read about new tech gadgets and watch movies.