Samsung’s One UI 3.1 hides- Google Device Controls

When utilizing a Pixel gadget with Android 11, clients can get to Google’s gadget controls, for example, controls for Nest indoor regulator or Nest video doorbells, straightforwardly from the power menu.

What Samsung Galaxy proprietors are acknowledging, since their gadgets are being updated with Android 11 (One UI 3.0), that usefulness isn’t there. In any case, for Galaxy gadgets like the Galaxy S21, which run One UI 3.1 and is marginally different, those gadget controls are accessible however are somewhat hidden.

Like they referenced, these gadget controls are regularly open by means of the force menu on Android 11 gadgets. In any case, in One UI 3.1, the controls are set in the Devices and Media menu that is consolidated into the notice pulldown.

Moreover, your Home gadgets are additionally positioned in a drop down menu underneath Samsung’s own SmartThings controls, so it’d take a bit of accidental stumbling for anybody to run over this stuff except if they knew precisely the thing they were searching for.

To get these controls started up into your UI, here’s the cycle: Ensure your Devices and Media catches are empowered by means of the Quick Panel Layout (pull notification bar down as far as possible, at that point hit the three dots).

In Quick Panel Layout, empower Show Devices and Media Buttons. From here, tap on Devices and in the drop down menu, select Home and the Google Home symbol. So long as your Google Home application is activity and signed into your Google account, your controls ought to automatically populate.

What a freakin’ torment in the rear, Samsung. We aren’t really enthusiasts of this usage, yet it’s superior to nothing so I guess we shouldn’t complain.

It appears to be that any gadget running One UI 3.1, including Samsung’s new tablet gadgets, approaches this usefulness. We aren’t sure if Samsung plans to carry it to the remainder of the Android 11-running Galaxy gadgets, yet we do trust they do. They’re decent controls to have.

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