Earlier this year, Samsung launched the Galaxy S21 flagship series that comes with the Android 11-based One UI 3.1 out of the box. Recently, a reliable source revealed that the company has started the Android 12 development for these latest flagships.
And now, it looks like the Korean tech giant is already working to develop the next generation of the One UI 3 i.e. the One UI 3.5 (based on Android 11) for eligible Galaxy devices. According to the latest information, a Reddit user spotted a new test firmware for the Galaxy S21 5G smartphone that carries PDA version number: G991BXXU3BUFB.
If we go with the latest test firmware, we can confirm that it’s a new One UI version. The region of the test firmware is DBT (Germany) and every Samsung fan is well known that the company initially pushes new software upgrades in European markets, mainly in Germany.
We know that Samsung will introduce the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 in near future, most probably on August 3. At the same time, the One UI 3.5 will also be announced that will exclusively come with the upcoming foldable phones out of the box.
After that, the company will start distributing the One UI 3.5 upgrade to the eligible flagship, mid-range, and budget Galaxy phones and tablets as well. Do note that it will be an interim update that will not bring any UI changes or major features as they are reserved for the Android 12-based One UI 4.0.
Samsung Galaxy M33 Android 13 One UI 5.0 update rolling out in Europe [U]
Nov. 28, 2022 – Update: Rolling out in Europe…
Samsung starts rolling out Android 13 One UI 5.0 update for Galaxy M33 5G smartphone users in Europe. The update comes with PDA version number M336BXXU3BVK3.
Nov. 5, 2022 – Initial Story…
Earlier this year, Samsung launched the Galaxy M33 mid-range smartphone with some impressive features and functions. Samsung Galaxy M33 5G came pre-installed with Android 12-based One UI 4.1 software and it looks ready to get its first major software update, which is Android 13-based One UI 5.0.
Recently, a major update for Samsung Galaxy M33 smartphones has appeared on the CheckFirm app, which is undoubtedly the Android 13-based One UI 5.0. It suggets that the device owners will soon get the ability to install the latest update on their phones.
Furthermore, this One UI 5.0 test firmware has been spotted with the build version M336BUXXU3AVI7. It’s worth mentioning that Samsung is currently testing the new software for the Galaxy M33 smartphone users in India.
— Samsung One UI Software Updates (@SamSWUpdate) November 5, 2022
Moreover, the exact release date of this update is currently unknown, but, the company has officially revealed when we can expect the update to arrive. According to the stable One UI 5.0 update roadmap, the Galaxy M33 will be among the first Galaxy M-series phones to install the major update.
Samsung Galaxy M33 users will be able to upgrade to One UI 5.0 from One UI 4.1 software in December 2022. It’s noteworthy that the update is more likely to be released in Europe first and slowly, it will expand to more markets in January 2023.
The One UI 5.0 update will bring a bunch of new features and changes to the devices. Some most highlighted elements include three new Settings menus: Connected devices, Modes and routines, and Security and privacy, which lets you manage all the related settings in one place.
It’s also likely to get 16 color palette choices that sync with the phone’s wallpaper, Stack widgets, new multitasking gestures, various new camera functions including a watermark, extract text from image feature, much-advanced Lock Screen customization options, and many more.
3 great One UI 5 tips to maximize your Samsung phone’s battery life
Battery! If you use a smartphone, tablet, laptop, and any other smart device, then you will know its importance because it is a very essential factor nowadays. Samsung provides many customization options by which you can make your smartphone’s battery long-lasting just after enabling or adjusting, and the company enhanced these options with One UI 5.
Based on Android 13, One UI 5.0 comes with a host of features, improvements, customization, and more. The new version completely changes the viewing and using experience of Galaxy smartphones, however, saving battery is still important so let’s see some tips to maximize the battery life of your Samsung phone that is running on One UI 5.0.
Samsung One UI 5.0 Maximize Battery Life Tips
Close Unused Background App
If we use only one app for a long time, then the battery runs out soon and at one time we have to put it on charging. Think, many times we allow many apps to run in the background, so how much battery does it consume in our smartphone? Due to this, the issues of battery drain and heating start occurring.
That’s why it is important to close unused background apps to save the battery of your smartphone.
Adjust Display Settings
Obviously, the high display brightness affects your eyes and decreases your smartphone battery. That’s why dark mode and brightness slider have been given in smartphones so that we can adjust the brightness according to our own and save our smartphone from battery drain.
To reduce battery usage and make your display more comfortable for the eyes, you can adjust screen brightness or turn on Dark Mode. To do so, you have to open your smartphone’s Settings >> Display >>now you can turn on Dark Mode and adjust brightness.
However, you can also adjust brightness and turn on the dark mode through Quick Panel.
Enable Power Saving Mode
Samsung offers Power saving mode for Galaxy devices which allows users to use limited only selected apps as well as limit all background activity to make your battery last longer in any critical situation. It turns off Always on Display, decreases the brightness by 10%, limits CPU speed to 70%, and turns off 5G.
You can easily enable Power saving mode on your One UI 5.0-based Galaxy device, just need to open Settings >> Scroll down and tap on Battery and device care >> click on Battery >> press on Power saving option >> Turn on the toggle. It is done, you can also manage its several options.
Samsung serves Android 13/One UI 5.0 update to Galaxy M53 users [U: Europe]
Samsung Galaxy M53 smartphone users are receiving the latest One UI version based on Android 13 i.e. One UI 5.0 in Europe. The new update comes with a bunch of new features and improvements over the previous version to provide a next-level experience.
Users in Europe can identify the latest update with One UI build version M536BXXU1BVK4. You can check and install the Samsung Galaxy M53 One UI 5.0 update through Settings >> Software update >> Download and install >> Follow onscreen instructions to install the update.
November 23, 2022
Samsung has started dispatching the Android 13-based One UI 5.0 update for the Galaxy M53 5G smartphones. Initially, the update is rolling out for Indian customers, however, the company will soon expand it to more users all over the world.
The major software update comes with a big changelog filled with dozens of new features and multiple improvements over One UI 4.1. Additionally, Samsung has significantly improved the system animations as well as the user interface.
It now offers users 16 color palette options instead of 4 to provide customers with more control over their phones’ theme. There are some advanced Lock screen customization options that allow users to edit every element of the screen.
It further brings Stack Widgets to provide a drag-and-drop method to add widgets to the home screen, the ability to disable RAM Plus so that you can take full advantage of your phone’s large memory, and Lockdown mode for more privacy and more.
On the other side, the Per-app language lets you set a different language for different apps whereas, Notification permission feature provides you more control over system notifications and the revamped Wallpaper and Style section offers a clearer interface and wallpaper services.
The Camera is getting multiple changes. It now has a new Picture watermark feature, Historogram, Help guide, improved Single Take and Food mode, and many others. At the same time, the Gallery app is receiving new Extract text from image features and various new and improved editing tools.
Three new Settings menus: Connected devices, Modes and Routines, Security and Privacy are also among the main highlight of the latest upgrade. You can see the rest of other features and improvements in the official changelog for Galaxy M series phones.
— Samsung One UI Software Updates (@SamSWUpdate) November 23, 2022