Samsung brings back heart rate icon to Galaxy Fit e with new update

Apart from offering premium flagship and mid-range smartphones, Samsung also has quite an extensive portfolio when it comes to smart wearables.

Galaxy Gear
Galaxy Gear

Samsung brought in its first Galaxy Gear back in 2013 and it has come a long way. Moreover, 2019 has been pretty solid for the Korean manufacturer and it also did not shy away from adding new products to its wearable lineup.

Giving direct competition to fitness bands from Xiaomi, Samsung launched Galaxy Fit e which is the most affordable fitness band from Samsung that features heart-monitoring features.

galaxy fit e
Galaxy Fit e

Digging further into specs, it sports Bluetooth 5.0, PMOLED 1.89-inch display, 128 KB RAM, and a 70 mAh battery that lasts up to 5-7 days.

And if you happen to be the owner of the Galaxy Fit e fitness band then, there is a new update waiting for you to download. Reportedly this new update tags in some bugfixes and also brings back the heart rate icon that disappeared with the previous update which was pushed for the Galaxy Fit e users. 

Talking about the update, it comes with version ASL1 and weighs in a mere 1.81 MB in size. Below is the official changelog of the update along with the screenshot of the update prompt:

What’s New:
– The vibration error that occured while receiving calls in certain circumstances has been fixed.
– The issue where the heart rate icon dissappeared has been fixed.

galaxy fit e update
Galaxy Fit e update prompt (Source)

Notably, the update is currently available for Indian users of the Galaxy Fit e. However, it is expected to be pushed for other regions as well. 

In the meantime, you can check for the update manually by heading to the Galaxy Wearable app and tapping Update band software to grab the update if available. 

Let us know in the comments below if you have already received this update or not on your Galaxy Fit e.

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