Samsung Galaxy A42 5G grabs Five One UI 5.1.1 Enhancements.


  • Samsung is actively delivering both October 2023 and September 2023 security patches for its devices
  • The Galaxy A42 5G receives an update to One UI 5.1.1 along with the September 2023 security patch.
  • The update is currently available exclusively for Galaxy A42 models locked to Verizon’s network in the US.

Samsung has already started rolling out the latest October 2023 security patch for its devices and is still rolling out the September 2023 security update for the remaining devices. Now, the Korean company is rolling out One UI 5.1.1 update with a September 2023 security patch for the Galaxy A42 5G smartphone. The update is being rolled out to Galaxy A42 models locked to the Verizon network in the US.

The One UI 5.1.1 update for the Samsung Galaxy A42 5G smartphone can be identified with One UI build version A426USQU7EWI1. The update is being released slowly, so it may take time to reach all models.

One UI 5.1.1 Features:

Moving on, the latest update for Samsung Galaxy A42 comes with One UI 5.1.1, with enhancements to Gallery, Samsung Health, Hotspot, and more to provide a seamless and reliable experience. Additionally, it installs the latest Android security to improve system security and stability. 

One UI 5.1.1 is the latest update that improves security and performance. Also, it introduces some new gallery features to the Galaxy A42. You can now add watermarks with more date/time styles to retouched photos copy/paste effects, and Focus View has been added to highlight individuals.

After installing this update, Samsung Health now offers advanced sleep management when paired with the Galaxy Watch, including sleep score factors, sleep stability, and sleep animal icons. For more information, check the full changelog:

One UI 5.1.1 Changelog:


  • Added more date/time styles for watermarks.
  • Copy/paste effects.
  • Remaster picture: Added Focus view to highlight individuals.

Samsung Health:

  • When paired with Galaxy Watch, Samsung Health now provides upgraded sleep management, including Sleep Score Factors, Sleep Consistency and Sleep Animal Symbols. You can also access Sleep Coaching from your Galaxy Watch to track your progress and stay motivated throughout the day.

Quick Share:

  • Added Private Sharing to set time limits and prevent recipients from resharing files.
  • Added Share to contacts to quickly find your contacts and share files.

Device Care:

  • Enhanced memory management.
  • Added option to clear app cache.
  • Added Memory resident apps option for managing processes.

Mobile Hotspot:

  • Added dashboard for hotspot mobile data usage.
  • Added data limits and time limits for managing hotspot usage.
  • Added one-time password to provide temporary access to hotspot.
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