Samsung Galaxy Buds Receives Microsoft Swift Pair Support via Firmware Update

Samsung Galaxy Buds

Samsung has rolled out a new update with support for Microsoft Swift Pair for the Samsung Galaxy Buds. The update also brings in several new features and improvements. With the help of Microsoft Swift Pair, you will be able to establish connectivity with Windows 10 PCs via Bluetooth. However, you need to have a PC loaded with Windows 10 1803 version or higher for this functionality to work. You can interact with multiple devices using the Galaxy Buds. For example, you can work with both the smartphone and PC without ending up the connection with any devices.

With build number R170XXU0ATD2, the capacity of the update is 1.39MB. Hence, you will be able to install the update quickly. The update includes improved sound quality optimization.

Samsung Galaxy Buds

The ambient sound functionality works in tandem with a touch-sensitive sensor. It also works even when working with one earbud. The update adds music app in a preset tap-and-hold feature. The list of supported apps includes FLO, Genie, Melon, and Spotify.

The Samsung Galaxy Buds update with Microsoft Swift Pair has started to roll out globally. The company revealed that the update will hit the Galaxy Buds within few days. Alternatively, you can also verify the presence of the update from inside the Wearables app.

The integration of Microsoft Swift Pair with Samsung Galaxy Buds will help you to work with Microsoft devices. Nowadays, earbuds are designed to work with Android smartphones and tablets. You can now listen to music and perform other activities using Windows 10 devices. The only criteria is that the device should be running Windows 10 1803 version or higher. Hence, you should make sure to verify this fact before attempting to pair the Galaxy Buds with Windows devices.

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