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TH5 Global mega update rolling out


Extreme Android User
Aug 17, 2010
Cotswolds, England
The 11th update for the global, Exynos, model, SM-98*B, has been released for the unbranded Galaxy S20 phones less than 3 weeks after the previous TGB release.

This update should apply to all the Global S20 model phones, SM-G98*B.
(N.B. A similar update is rolling out to the T-Mobile (USA) models, SM-G98*U, see post #3)

The update, G98*BXXU4BTH5 has the August 2020 Android Security patch.

One UI is now v2.5.
(See video, post #4)

Improvements include...

"Samsung DeX
- Wireless DeX connection support.
. Wireless connection with TVs through Wi-Fi Direct (compatible with Miracast).
* Quick panel - DeX
. Usage of Samsung Smart TVs released after 2019 is recommended.
- Screen Zoom and Font Size options are supported to allow customization in various display sizes.

- If quality information on nearby Wi-Fi routers can be measured, this information will appear as Very Fast, Fast, Normal, or Slow.
* This feature can be turned on or off in "Network Quality Information Display" settings.
- When attempting to access a Wi-Fi router with a password, a newly added feature now allows the user to request the password of the Wi-Fi router from someone nearby who is saved in their contact list and has already connected to that router.
* The "Request Password" button will appear on the Wi-Fi password input screen when you can request a password.

Always On Display
- Bitmoji Stickers are supported on Always On Display. (Clock style)

Samsung keyboard
- A new feature has been added to the keyboard search feature that allows the user to search YouTube.
- Split Keyboard is supported on Landscape mode.
- The search function of the "Manage Input Languages" screen in the Keyboard Settings page has been newly updated to make it easy to find keyboard input languages that the user wishes to add or delete.

- The Pro Video feature has been enhanced.

- A feature has been added that allows the user to call a person who is saved as a pre-configured SOS message contact.
- A feature has been added that allows the user to send SOS location-sharing messages every 30 minutes for 24 hours.

Download size = 1096.48 MB

Build date = 05 August 2020


Camera version =

Android Security patch = August 2020

This is the 11th update in 167 days = 1 update every 15 days on average
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