Samsung One UI 4: Here’s Your First Look at the Upcoming Android 12 ROM For Samsung Galaxy Smartphones

Let’s take a look at the upcoming Samsung One UI 4.0 features revealed via the leaked video.


Update: The video has been taken down by the original author. Story updated with a screenshot of the alleged OneUI 4.0 features.

Original story follows…

Google unveiled Android 12 at the Google I/O 2021. The new Android update comes with a major design overhaul and a bunch of new features. Smartphone manufacturers are already working on rolling out the Android 12 update with their custom skin on top of it. Devices running Android 12 are expected to launch later this year, possibly around August or September. Among the list of manufacturers is Samsung, which is expected to release OneUI 4.0 for its smartphones. The new OneUI update for Samsung smartphones could release very soon. A new video showcasing some of the new One UI 34.0 features has leaked online. Let’s take a look at the upcoming Samsung One UI 4.0 features revealed via the leaked video.

Samsung One UI 4.0 

Samsung is expected to release One UI 4.0 based on Android 12 very soon. The custom Android 12 ROM could be unveiled at the Galaxy Unpacked in August 2021. Ahead of the rumoured launch event, details of the custom skin have leaked online. A Reddit user has uploaded a video showcasing the alleged OneUI skin on top of Android 12.

Image courtesy: CanalTech

The video shows that the upcoming ROM for Samsung smartphones takes cues from Google’s stock Android 12 skin. A ‘Network & Internet’ section has been added and replaces the Wi-Fi, Mobile Data, Mobile Hotspot & Flight Mode buttons in the Quick Panel. The Mobile Networks section has also got a slight redesign. The next major OneUI update will merge ‘Data Usage’ and ‘SIM Card Manager’ with additional settings like changing SIM name and colour. 

There’s also the Mobile Plan section that lets users check the remaining data from their existing pack. The user further notes that the ‘Mobile Hotspot and Tethering’ option has been renamed and redesigned to ‘Tethering & Portable Hotspot’. Lastly, Mobile Hotspot has been renamed to Wi-Fi hotspot in the new beta update.

The user notes that some features are buggy at the moment. For example, the Material You design implementation for changing colours often requires a reboot. This is obvious as the update is currently under beta testing. He stated the beta version is being tested internally. It is expected to release get a public release in August or September.

You can click here to read more about the new Android 12 features.