One UI Watch 4.5 beta 3 is now available to fix a number of Galaxy Watch 4 problems following two releases in June, while Samsung’s Wear OS 3.5 version has received a more official and likely last appearance.
Users of the Galaxy Watch 4 who signed up for the preview have begun receiving One UI Watch 4.5 beta 3 today . The bug fixes and other enhancements to core functionality are the main topics of the changelog:
Enhancing the Watchface GUI Fixed restoration issue following Tile backup fixed issue whereby SysUI crashed when the Home button was pressed while scrolling Resolved issue with Music Bixby’s malfunction increasing the accuracy of wearing detection Enhancing the Alarm, Stopwatch, Timer, and World Clock’s usability improving touch sensitivity Buds auto switch communication improves power consumption enhancing automatic exercise performance increasing the pace of wrist up recognition during bicycle activity BT connection issue when using the gallery app has been resolved Additional enhancements are made According to Samsung, the current S/W version is ZVFA, and that:
New version of Watch4 Manager (188.8.131.5263011) for Beta is available. Please use the Watch plugin download button in the Beta registration notification to update to the most recent version.
To explain the changes, Evan Bless yesterday posted official wearOS 3.5/One UI Watch 4.5 photos that were probably created by Samsung. We can see the new QWERTY keyboard with the option to switch between dictation and handwriting, as well as the complications on the watch display.
Other notable features include the ability to use two SIM cards simultaneously when calling, as well as several accessibility improvements including color correction (under Visibility upgrades), left/right sound balancing (Hearing), tap duration (Interaction and dexterity), and Accessibility shortcut (Double press).