Samsung has finally kicked off the Android 12-based One UI 4.0 update for its eligible devices. Now, according to the SamMobile report, the carrier-unlocked version of the Galaxy A42 5G has just now started getting the major OS update.
The latest update Android 12-based One UI 4.1 update for the Galaxy A42 5G comes with firmware version A426U1UEU3BVD5. This update is meant for the carrier-unlocked version of the phone, and it brings Android 12 along with One UI 4.1 and the March 2022 security patch.
For your information, this brand new update is currently available on Bluegrass Cellular’s network. If you are a Galaxy A42 5G user in the US, you can now download and install the Android 12 update by navigating to Settings » Software update and tapping on Download and install. You can also download the latest firmware file from our database and flash it manually.
Android 12 features
The Galaxy A42 5G Android 12 includes a Color Palette feature, new widget styling, an improved widget picker, and a better sharing menu. Samsung has also improved all the stock apps, including Device Care, Samsung Calendar, Samsung Internet, Samsung Keyboard, and Samsung My Files.
The mid-range smartphone also gets improved privacy and tighter security through privacy indicators (for camera and microphone usage), Privacy Dashboard, and quick setting toggles to enable/disable camera and microphone across the system. AR Emoji and Accessibility features have been improved, too. Samsung has added Object Eraser, Shadow Eraser, and Reflection Eraser to the Gallery app.