Article first published on June 06
Last August, Samsung launched its last Note lineup, the Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra. At the Unpacked event, the company announced that all the Galaxy flagships launched with Android 9 or later will get three years of Android upgrade support!
Debuted with Android 10-based One UI 2.5, the Galaxy Note 20 range entered the Android 11/One UI 3 beta trial last October. In December 2020, Samsung released the stable One UI version 3.0 via a software update, followed by One UI 3.1 in February 2021.
Although the Galaxy Note 20 series received its first Android OS upgrade in the form of Android 11, it is officially confirmed to get two more major updates up to Android 13. And Samsung also committed to delivering four years of regular security updates from the date of the device’s initial release.
Running on the One UI version 3.1, Samsung Galaxy Note 20 line is ready to receive the upcoming One UI 3.5 update in near future, ahead of the major Android 12-based One UI 4.0. This month, Google has officially introduced the Android 12 at the annual developers’ conference.
However, the Galaxy Note 20 Android 12 One UI 4.0 update is expected to release later this year, Samsung will also provide several new s/w updates along with new features, security patches, bug fixes, and the incremental One UI version 3.5.
Here we will cover every major and minor software update that will arrive for the Galaxy Note 20 series flagships. Also, you can get all the latest insights of Samsung’s Android 12 and One UI 4.0 update for the Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra.
- Android 12 Features, Changes: Google’s biggest and radical design update in years!
- Samsung Android 12: Here’s when your Galaxy device will get One UI 4.0 update
- Samsung Android 12 One UI 4.0 Update Status
- Samsung One UI 4.0: Latest News, Eligible Devices, Features and Release Date
Galaxy Note 20 Android 12 One UI 4.0 Updates
November 09, 2021
Samsung announced the One UI 4 Beta program based on Android 12 for the Galaxy Note 20 series in Europe. Accordingly, the company has already started rolling out the One UI 4 Beta 1 for the Galaxy Note 20 series devices in Europe. Read more
November 03, 2021
Samsung released the November 2021 security patch for the Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra smartphone users in Europe and the US. Still, we are waiting for the Android 12-based One UI 4 Beta announcement that could happen this month.
October 13, 2021
Samsung started sending the October 2021 security patch update for the Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra smartphone users in several European countries. [Source]
May 06, 2021
Samsung released Dual Recording camera mode for Galaxy Note 20 alongside May 2021 security patch in Korea. Read more here
February 18, 2021
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 One UI 3.1 update brings new smart camera features and more. Read more here
December 17, 2021
Samsung starts Android 11 One UI 3.0 global rollout for Galaxy Note 20. Read more here
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Samsung Android 12: Galaxy A72, A52, A42, A32, A22, A12 and A02 One UI 4.0 Update Info
Google’s Android 12 is now available for select devices, while its official release is scheduled for September this year. At the same time, Samsung is expected to announce the Android 12 Beta for developers in late September, followed by Public Beta this October.
Following its strategy, the Korean tech giant will first run the Android 12-based One UI 4.0 Beta trial for select flagship Galaxy devices, and the stable rollout will begin somewhere in late November or early December this year.
Aside from flagships, Samsung also has a number of mid-range, budget, and entry-level devices that belong to the Galaxy A, Galaxy M, and Galaxy F series. It’s worth mentioning that select premium Galaxy A phones get three Android upgrades just like the flagships, while others get two.
Starting Galaxy A72 (most premium Galaxy A phone) to the Galaxy A02 (cheapest Galaxy A phone), around a half dozen of Galaxy Ax2 smartphones are eligible for the Android 12-based One UI 4.0 upgrade. You can check their list below.
- Galaxy A72
- Galaxy A52
- Galaxy A52s
- Galaxy A42
- Galaxy A32
- Galaxy A22
- Galaxy A22s – New
- Galaxy A12
- Galaxy A02
Note: Galaxy Ax1 models are also eligible for Android 12 One UI 4.0 update.
Ahead of the major Android switch, all of the above-listed phones will also get the new One UI 3.1.1 update that will also be based on the current Android 11 OS. Instead of the One UI 3.5, the 3.1.1 version of One UI will make its market debut this August.
If you own a Galaxy A series smartphone and interested to get connected with the latest news on Samsung Android 12 and One UI 4.0 development for your device, you should bookmark this article as it will be updated regularly with new and authentic information.
Galaxy A72 Android 12 One UI 4.0 Update Tracker
November 02, 2021:
Samsung Galaxy A72 gets RAM Plus feature alongside October 2021 security patch. Read more
September 09, 2021:
Galaxy A52 Android 12 One UI 4.0 Update Tracker
November 22, 2021:
October 21, 2021:
Galaxy A42 Android 12 One UI 4.0 Update Tracker
- To be added!
Galaxy A32 Android 12 One UI 4.0 Update Tracker
November 02, 2021:
October 29, 2021:
Galaxy A22 Android 12 One UI 4.0 Update Tracker
- November 19, 2021: Samsung Galaxy A22 starts getting November 2021 security patch
Galaxy A12 Android 12 One UI 4.0 Update Tracker
- November 22, 2021: Samsung Galaxy A12 getting November 2021 security patch in Russia. Read more
- July 07, 2021: Samsung Galaxy A12 receives new s/w update, two months after Android 11 (One UI 3.1)
Galaxy A02 Android 12 One UI 4.0 Update Tracker
- To be added!
This article will be updated regularly!
One UI 4.0 Update Status: Samsung rolling out stable Android 12 to Galaxy devices in these regions
Starting November 15, Samsung began the stable One UI 4.0 update rollout for the Galaxy S21 series devices. At the same time, the company confirmed that the Android 12 update is coming next to more Galaxy flagship devices.
Undoubtedly, the company is rolling out the stable Android 12-based One UI 4.0 update to Galaxy devices in a staged manner, which depends on regions, countries as well as network carriers.
One UI 4 Features:
- Samsung’s Android 12 update comes with tons of new features such as a redesigned user interface with revamped icons and Material You theming system.
- In addition, the One UI 4.0 enhances all of the stock apps, adds more lock screen widgets, quick settings toggles to turn off the camera and mic access and more.
Below, you can see the country, carrier and state-wise One UI 4.0 update rollout status for various Galaxy devices. We’ll update this article whenever any new Galaxy phone or tablet joins the stable Android 12 camp.
|US [Unlocked]||Rolling out|
|US [Verizon]||Rolling out|
|United Kingdom||Rolling out|
|South Korea||Rolling out|
|Czech Republic||Rolling out|
|Saudi Arabia||Rolling out|
|South Africa||Rolling out|
|Sri Lanka||Rolling out|
Updated on: November 27, 2021
Download and install Samsung Android 12 Beta on Galaxy devices
Android 12 is Google’s latest and twelfth major version of the mobile operating system. The company itself confirmed that the Android 12 has the biggest and radical design changes in the history of Android OS, also, it has a lot of features for the consumers.
The search engine giant has already rolled out the stable Android 12 to all the eligible Pixel phones, while other OEMs like Samsung still conducting the Beta activity on their respective custom user interfaces. In this guide, we are going to tell you how to download and install Android 12 Beta on your Samsung Galaxy.
How to download Android 12-based One UI 4 Beta
No doubt, Samsung offers the easiest Beta participation opportunity in which you don’t need to flash a full ROM manually. If you have an eligible Galaxy phone for the Samsung Android 12 One UI 4 Beta program, just follow the simple steps given below.
- Open Samsung Members app
- If you don’t have Members app, then easily download it through Google Play or Galaxy Store.
- Once opened, you can see a carousel of cards in which you can find an ad for One UI Beta Program, tap on it
- You can also find the One UI Beta Program banner in the notice section
- After tapping on the card, move further and tap on the Register button
- Read all the terms and conditions of One UI Beta before joining
- Now, hit the button entitled Enroll, and it’s done!
- After 5-10 minutes, Samsung will send out Android 12 One UI 4 Beta via OTA.
How to install Samsung Android 12 Beta
After completing the One UI Beta Program registration, you should wait for an update notification. In case you don’t receive a push notification, then you can freely head to your phone’s Settings, tap on the Software updates menu and wait for a while, your Samsung device will let you Download and install Android 12 Beta.
Samsung Android 12 Beta: Eligible Devices
- Galaxy Z Fold 3
- Galaxy Z Flip 3
- Galaxy S20
- Galaxy S20+
- Galaxy S20 Ultra
- Galaxy Note 20
- Galaxy Note 20 Ultra
- Galaxy Z Fold 2
- Galaxy Z Flip
- Galaxy Z Flip 5G
Samsung confirmed that the Android 12-based One UI 4 Beta is only available in seven countries, check the list below:
- South Korea
- United States (For Unlocked/T-Mobile/Sprint)
- United Kingdom (UK)
Aside from SammyFans’ official Twitter and Facebook page, you can also join our Telegram channel and subscribe to our YouTube channel to get notified of every latest development in Samsung and One UI ecosystem. Also, you can follow us on Google News for regular updates.
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