Samsung has started rolling out the Android 14 update with One UI 6 for its mid-range smartphone, the Galaxy A34, in the UK. The update brings a host of new features, improvements, and security patches to the device. Here are some of the highlights of the update.
One of the most noticeable changes in the One UI 6 update is the new design and features for the Quick Panel. The Quick Panel now has a more streamlined and minimalist look, with rounded icons and a transparent background. The Quick Panel also allows users to customize the layout, order, and number of buttons, as well as access media controls and device settings more easily. Users can also change the wallpaper based on the time of day or certain modes, such as dark mode or focus mode.
New lockscreen customization options
The One UI 6 update also brings new lockscreen customization options to the Galaxy A34. Users can now choose from different clock styles, widgets, and animations for the lockscreen, as well as set different wallpapers for the lockscreen and the home screen. Users can also use the new camera widget to quickly launch the camera app from the lockscreen, or use the new weather widgets to get the latest weather information.
New emoji and system font
The One UI 6 update also introduces new emoji and a new system font for the Galaxy A34. The new emoji are based on the Unicode 14.0 standard, which adds 112 new emoji, including new smileys, animals, food, and objects. The new system font is called Samsung One, which is designed to be more legible, consistent, and modern. Users can also adjust the font size, weight, and style according to their preferences.
How to get the update
The One UI 6 update for the Galaxy A34 is currently available in the UK, with other regions expected to follow soon. The update is around 2GB in size and has the firmware version A346BXXU4ZWI1. Users can check for the update manually by going to Settings > Software update > Download and install. Users are advised to back up their data and have enough battery charge before installing the update.