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Samsung: One UI 3.0 (Beta) Complete Changelog

Samsung, the largest smartphone manufacturers in the world, has yet to announce the release of the latest version of its Android-based software named One UI 3.0.
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Last week Google launched the full version of Android 11 to its Pixel Series smartphone users but for other Android users, the wait isn’t over. 

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One UI 2.5 Rollout

Current Samsung users will be using One 2.5 which was released along with the Galaxy Note 20 earlier this month. Since then, the software has been rolled out to older models of Samsung Galaxy including:

Samsung has confirmed that they will continue to release the update for other devices over time, they have already started working on One UI 3.0 which is based on Android 11.

One UI 3.0 Beta

Registrations for the One UI 3.0/Android 11 developer beta program have already gone live for the Samsung Galaxy S20 in South Korea and the United States. Here is the official changelog for One UI 3.0 based on Android 11.

Samsung One UI 3.0 OFFICIAL Changelog:

Bixby Routine
  • Grouped pre-set routines help you get started quickly and learn how to build your own routines easily.
  • You can now see what actions are reversed when a routine ends.
  • New conditions have been added, such as specific start time, the disconnection of a Bluetooth device or Wi-Fi network, a call from a specific number, and more.
  • New actions have been added, including talking to Bixby and accessibility actions.
  • You can add a customized icon for each routine and add routines to the Lock screen for quick access.

Home screen
  • Touch and hold an app to add an associated widget.
  • Turn the screen off by double-tapping on an empty area of the Home screen. You can turn this on in Settings > Advanced features > Motion and gestures.

Lock screen
  • Dynamic Lock screen now has more categories, and you can select more than one.
  • Lock screen widgets are improved.

  • Always On Display widgets are improved.

  • Get quick access to the most important accessibility settings during device setup.
  • Get recommended accessibility features based on what you use.
  • Set the Accessibility shortcut more easily in settings.
  • Sound detectors now work with your SmartThings devices such as TVs and lights to give you more visible alerts when the doorbell rings or a baby is crying.

Quick panel
  • See your conversations and media more conveniently in their own sections when you swipe down from the top of the screen.

Samsung Keyboard
  • You can find the keyboard in settings more easily under General management in Settings, and the settings have been reorganized to put the most important ones first.

  • Improved auto-focus and auto-exposure functionality and usability.
  • Improved stabilization when taking pictures of the moon at high zoom levels.
  • Photo editor
  • Added the ability to revert edited pictures back to their original versions.

Samsung DeX
  • You can now connect to supported TVs wirelessly.
  • New touchpad multi-gestures let you change screen zoom and font size more easily.

  • Added ability to block websites from redirecting you when you tap the Back button.
  • Added warnings and blocking options for websites that shot too many pop-ups or notifications.
  • Rearranged menus to make things easier to find.
  • Added several new add-ons, including one that translates websites.
  • Added option hide the status bar for a more immersive browsing experience.
  • Increased maximum number of open tabs to 99.
  • Added ability to lock and reorder tabs.
  • Improved design for tab bar which is now supported on all devices.
  • Ended support for Samsung Internet edge panel.

Contacts & Phone
  • Added the ability to edit multiple linked contacts at one time.
  • Added an option to help you quickly delete duplicate contacts.
  • Enhanced the search experience.
  • Extended the storage period of the Trash bin from 15 to 30 days.

Phone/Call background
  • Added the ability to customize the call screen with your own pictures and videos.

  • Created a Trash bin to store recently deleted messages.

Call & Text on other devices
  • Added the ability to turn Call & text on other devices on or off with Bixby Routines.

  • Events with the same start time are now shown together in month and agenda view.
  • Reorganized options for adding and editing events.
  • Improved layout for full-screen alerts.

  • Improved layout for full-screen alerts
  • Digital wellbeing and Parental controls
  • Added trends to your weekly report. You can see how your usage has changed since the previous week and check your usage time for each feature.
  • Added phone usage time while driving to the weekly report.
  • Added a lock screen widget so you can check your screen time without unlocking your phone.
  • Added separate profiles for personal and work modes so you can track your screen time separately.

Samsung One UI 3.0 FAQs

What UI does Samsung use?

Samsung uses a software overlay called One UI. It is designed to make modern, larger smartphones more visually appealing and easier to use.

What Samsung Galaxy device will get One UI 3.0 first?

Ultimately, the Samsung Galaxy S20, S20 5G, S20+, S20+ 5G, S20 Ultra, S20 Ultra 5G will be the first to receive the update followed by the Galaxy Z Flip and Galaxy Fold.

Can I get the One UI 3.0 update now?

Unfortunately, at the moment the One UI 3.0 update is only available to developers registered for Beta testing. A date of roll out has still not been confirmed by Samsung.

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