Back in April 2021, Samsung upgraded its cheapest smartphone called Galaxy A01 to the Android 11 OS-based One UI 3.1. This major update added a number of new features, improved system performance, better system optimization, revamped user interface, and more.
According to the new info, the Galaxy A01 started getting the Android 11 upgrade in the US. Consumers of this device can identify this release through PDA firmware version A015VVRU4BUE4 on Verizon’s network and A015AUCU4BUE3 on AT&T’s network.
Galaxy A01 Android 11 Upgrade
The new Galaxy A01 update also installs the May 2021 security patch for better device security. The changelog of this update shows a number of new features such as chat bubbles, conversations section in the notifications area, one-time permissions, auto permissions reset, and more.
On the other hand, Samsung One UI 3.1 includes an entirely modified user interface that directly reflects on the lock screen, home screen, settings menu, quick settings, and more. At the same time, it brings numerous user friendly features such as:
- Eye comfort shield
- Samsung Free
- Private Share
- Object Eraser (select models)
- Buds auto switching
- Improved Dark mode
What about future updates?
Launched back in Q1 2021, Samsung Galaxy A01 ships with Android 10-based One UI 2.x out of the box. While it’s an entry level smartphone, but the company will also provide the Android 12 update next year. Meanwhile, you will also receive new security patches quarterly.
How to check for updates?
- Open device Settings
- Scroll down and select Software updates
- Tap Download and install button.