The Galaxy Tab S7 was Samsung’s first tablet lineup that had received the One UI 3.1 features along with a software update. Further, the company has extended this release to a number of Galaxy phones and tablets as well.
According to the info, the Galaxy Tab Active 3, which comes pre-installed with One UI 2.5 on the top of Android 10, started receiving its first major s/w update in the form of Android 11. However, the OEM is directly sending the One UI 3.1 version to the remaining devices, the Tab Active 3 also upgrading to the 3.1 version of One UI.
Identified via PDA release number T575XXU3BUD5, this firmware is presently spreading in select European markets, mainly in Switzerland. Since it’s a hefty s/w update, it also includes a newer security patch dated March 2021, which improves the system security against several vulnerabilities.
Now talking about changes, the One UI 3.1 is an upgraded version of the One UI 3.0, which brings minor improvements as well as a handful of new and helpful features. The One UI 3.0 comes with a redesigned user interface, better customization, enhanced features, as well as focuses on “identify and improve your digital habits.” [One UI 3.0 Changelog]
The latest version of Samsung’s custom skin, One UI 3.1 carries a number of new features including Object Eraser, Private Share, Samsung Free, Eye Comfort Shield, Google Duo integration with stock dialer app, buds Auto Switching, ability to remove location data before sharing, and more. [One UI 3.1 Changelog]
Aside from One UI, this package included the Android 11 version that adds a number of powerful functions such as Chat Bubbles that help you to focus on your current work, one-time permissions to apps, pin conversations, security improvements, notification history, better privacy controls, a built-in screen recorder, and much more.
HOW TO CHECK FOR UPDATES:
- Open device’s Settings
- Scroll down and select Software updates
- Hit the Download and install option.