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

Smart Widgets are finally coming to Galaxy tablets

Tablet
By 

Last updated: May 5th, 2022 at 08:18 UTC+02:00

Samsung introduced Smart Widgets with One UI 4.1, and the feature was released to all compatible Galaxy S, Galaxy Note, and Galaxy Z series phones. However, it was missing from Galaxy A, Galaxy M, and Galaxy Tab series devices. Now, that appears to be changing.

According to 9To5Google, the Galaxy Tab S8 series has received an update that brought the Smart Widgets feature to the high-end tablet. The device seems to be running the latest update released on April 15 and had the March 2022 security patch.

There appear to be three sizes of Smart Widgets: 2×2, 4×1, and 4×2. Except for the 2×2 widget, other Smart Widgets can be resized. Similar to Galaxy phones, these new widgets can be edited and customized to contain the widgets of your preference. You can swipe left or right on the Smart Widget to switch between different widgets.

Hopefully, Samsung will release the Smart Widget feature to even older high-end and mid-range tablets. You can read our dedicated Smart Widget article to know how to use the new widgets on your Galaxy device.

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.

Tablet Galaxy Tab S8Galaxy Tab S8 PlusGalaxy Tab S8 UltraOne UI 4.1
Load 5 comments

You might also like

[List] Galaxy devices that will be eligible for the One UI 4.1 update

Android 12 and One UI 4.0 are now available for a handful of Galaxy devices, but the journey continues and Sam …

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 2 days ago

Galaxy Xcover 5 gets the much-awaited Android 12 update

Samsung’s latest rugged smartphone, the Galaxy Xcover 5, has received a much-deserved software update. T …

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 1 week ago

Galaxy Tab A7 10.4 (2020) is finally getting the Android 12 update

Samsung has finally released the Android 12 update to the LTE version of the Galaxy Tab A7 10.4 (2020). The ne …

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 1 week ago

Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra review: Big, beautiful and probably not for you

At first glance, the Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra seems to be one of the best Samsung tablets ever made. The company ha …

  • By Benjamin Aboagye
  • 1 week ago

Galaxy A13 5G gets Android 12 update in the US

It’s good news for Galaxy A13 5G users in the US! The entry-level 5G smartphone from Samsung has finally …

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 1 week ago

Get the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra for $125 less this Father’s Day

If you were looking for a gift for your old man this Father’s Day, then you should check out the great d …

  • By Sagar Naresh
  • 2 weeks ago