SamMobile has affiliate and sponsored partnerships. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn a commission. Learn more.

One UI 4.0 update breaks Google Keep on some Samsung phones

General
By 

Last updated: January 18th, 2022 at 13:15 UTC+02:00

While Samsung’s One UI 4.0 rollout has been stellar so far, it has introduced one peculiar bug on one commonly-used note talking app, Google Keep. A handful of Galaxy smartphone owners have noted that the Android 12 update has wreaked havoc on pre-existing numbered lists.

Only a handful of smartphones running One UI 4.0 seem to be affected

9to5google spotted the problem on Google’s support forums, which seems to affect devices such as the Galaxy S21, Galaxy Note 20 Ultra and Galaxy S20.  I was unable to replicate the bug on my personal Galaxy Note 10+ running One UI 4.0, so it could be restricted to only a handful of models.

As you can see above, the bug causes the digits on numbered lists to replicate themselves many times over. It even happens when tries to interact with the list within Google Keep, effectively wresting control of the keyboard from the user, thereby rendering the whole app unusable at times.

One user states that deleting the numbers manually do nothing and that they come back once the app is restarted. Google has acknowledged the issue on the same thread, but there’s no word about a fix. It will very likely arrive via an update to the Google Keep app soon.

In the meanwhile, if you happen to use Google Keep on your Samsung phone, you’re better off using it on a browser until Google deploys an official fix. Or you could use Samsung Notes instead, which is just as powerful as Google Keep.

Join SamMobile’s Telegram group and subscribe to our YouTube channel to get instant news updates and in-depth reviews of Samsung devices. You can also subscribe to get updates from us on Google News and follow us on Twitter. 

Via Source General Galaxy Note 20 UltraGalaxy S20Galaxy S21Google KeepOne UI 4.0
Load 2 comments

You might also like

Carrier-locked Galaxy Note 20 units are getting May 2022 security upda …

Three weeks ago, the carrier-unlocked models of the Galaxy Note 20 and the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra received the M …

  • By Asif S.
  • 8 hours ago

One UI 4 tip: Make videos extra bright on your Samsung Galaxy device

Samsung Galaxy flagship phones and tablets generally offer better video quality than mid-range devices, not ju …

  • By Mihai M.
  • 3 days ago

[List] Which Galaxy devices have received Android 12 and One UI 4?

Samsung started beta testing Android 12 and One UI 4.0 almost four moths ago, before bringing the official sta …

  • By Abhijeet M.
  • 5 days ago

Digital car key is now available in Samsung Pass for Genesis GV60 owne …

In the beginning, we had car keys, and even though this item we now take for granted wasn’t used to star …

  • By Mihai M.
  • 5 days ago

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra is America’s favorite smartphone in 202 …

The Galaxy S20 Ultra is the most beloved smartphone among mobile phone users in the United States, says a new …

  • By Mihai M.
  • 6 days ago

Samsung may get sued for not including a charger with its phones

Samsung is facing backlash for removing wall chargers from flagship phone retail packages. Consumer groups in …

  • By Mihai M.
  • 6 days ago