Another day, another US carrier is ticking off an Android device from the Android 11 update list. Notably, US carrier Sprint is rolling out the Android 11 One UI 3.1 update for the Samsung Galaxy Tab S6.
Verizon was the first US carrier to update the Galaxy Tab S6 to Android 11 One UI 3.1. Now, the Sprint variant of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 is getting the same treatment.
FYI, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 is the company’s 2019 flagship tablet. It runs on the then-latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset, which is coupled with 6/8 GB of RAM.
The tablet came with a 7,040 mAh battery that supports 15W fast charging. There is a 10.6-inch Super AMOLED display and a 13MP dual-camera setup at the rear.
Under the hood, the phone came with Android 9 Pie out of the box. So, this Android 11 One UI 3.1 update is the device, second major firmware update.
Talking about the update itself, it is an important one. Because One UI 3.1 brings a ton of improvements under its belt. Moreover, there are a lot of features that would enhance your user experience with Galaxy Tab S6.
Sprint Galaxy Tab S6 Android 11 update is arriving as version T867USQU4CUE1
One UI 3.1 includes always-on display, lock screen customization, redesigned volume controls, and user interface elements, animated call backgrounds, etc.
Samsung Keyboard now gets added emoji and sticker suggestions. The total number of input languages now stands at 370. The update also improves the autofocus and auto exposure for better photography.
Now, after updating the Sprint Galaxy Tab S6 with the Android 11 update, you will be able to delete cache files directly from Samsung’s My Files file manager app.
Further, you won’t be able to use Wi-Fi direct to send/receive files. Instead, now there is a feature called Nearby Share that lets you do all these tasks.
According to Sammobile, the Sprint Galaxy Tab S6 Android 11 update arrives with firmware version T867USQU4CUE1. On top of all the mentioned features, it also bundles the latest May 2021 security patch.
This May security patch improves the overall security of the device as it fixes Snapdragon chipset’s vulnerabilities along with those of the One UI.
The OTA is rolling out in batches and will gradually hit all the Sprint Galaxy Tab S6 models. If you have not yet received the update notification, then you can trigger it manually.
To do that, head over to Settings > System Updates. Here tap on the “Download and Install” option. You can proceed with downloading and installation of the update if your device detects a new update.