Samsung Galaxy A42 5G May update brings native screen recorder & enhancements to Quick Share, confirms Verizon

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G came out in November 2020 with Android 10 out-of-the-box. It bagged the update to One UI 3.1 based on Android 11 back in March.

Now, the Galaxy A42 5G is getting the May security update in Greece, UK, Germany, and Italy as version A426BXXU2BUE1.

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G

The May security update version A426USQU2AUE2 is also rolling out to the Verizon Galaxy A42 5G variant.

As per the Verizon Samsung Galaxy A42 5G Software Update page, the latest update brings native screen recorder support.

Also, there are enhancements to Quick Share that make it easier to share files with Android devices.


So, if you have not yet received the May security update on your Galaxy A42 5G, now is the time to check for the update manually.

It is, however, unclear whether the screen recorder feature is also rolling out to the unlocked Samsung Galaxy A42 5G variants or not.

The said feature and enhancements might be rolling out to the unlocked variants as such software updates are usually similar in nature for all device variants.


However, this is still based on our speculation as no comments have been made on the matter so far.

So, if you are using an unlocked Galaxy A42 5G unit and have received the May update, be sure to let us know whether it includes the screen recorder feature and Quick Share enhancements or not by dropping a comment below.

It is still good to see that Samsung is constantly providing software updates with new features and improvements to its devices.


That said, we will report back with more details as and when we get more information to share so stay tuned.

In the meantime, you can keep an eye on our One UI 3.1 update tracker if your Samsung device is yet get the same.

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