Samsung is preparing to release the One UI 5.0 Beta 3 update for flagship Galaxy devices while other mid-range devices are reportedly testing a major One UI build. According to the latest information, the Samsung Galaxy A51 smartphone is internally testing One UI 5.0 with firmware version A515FXXU5GVI4 in India.
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September 17, 2022
Samsung appears to be internally testing the Android 13-based One UI 5.0 on the Galaxy A51 in India. As detected by Checkfirm, there is a build with a new One UI version of select Galaxy A51 smartphones, which bears a build version A515FXXU5GVI3.
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August 13, 2022
Samsung released the Android 13-based One UI 5.0 beta update for the Galaxy S22 series phones a couple of weeks ago. While many flagship Galaxy phones are in line to receive this beta update, the major One UI 5.0 testing has started for the Samsung Galaxy A51 smartphone.
The Galaxy A51 was introduced in 2020. It is a famous mid-range phone that is still shining in many hands. The device launched with Android 10 OS and received its two major OS updates – Android 11-based One UI 3.x and Android 12-based One UI 4.1. Next, the phone will receive Android 13, which will be its last major OS upgrade.
According to a user on the Samsung community, the CheckFirm app detected the Android 13-based One UI 5.0 update for the Galaxy A51 smartphones. This test build carries the firmware version A515FXXU5FVG3.
This update is being prepared for the Russian unit as the CSC code of this release in SER, which belongs to Russia. On the other hand, the checkfirm app doesn’t mention any release schedule for the update, it’s expected to go live at the end of this year, after the One UI 5.0 public release in October.
Galaxy A51 One UI 5.0
Although the final release is yet to be seen, the beta version of One UI 5.0 introduces a lot of new features and major changes to Galaxy and its user interface. It could be possible that some select features are limited to flagships and will not reach Galaxy A51.
The Color Palette is one of the major features that Samsung brings with One UI 4, this has been significantly improved to produce 16 color palette options. Stack Widgets is the next highlighting feature of the One UI 5.0 which allows users to further customize their home screens by stacking widgets of the same size in a single location.
It has per-app language support, enhanced camera features, a camera watermark, easier access to all ringtone volumes and vibration intensities, more accessibility options in Quick Panel, and much more including improved privacy and security.
Google Play System October 2023 Update Arrives: What’s New and How to Get It
Google has kicked off an October 2023 update for its Play System, which is responsible for managing the core functionality and security of Android devices. The update arrives with improvements and bug fixes to the system, as well as some new features for the Google Play Store app.
One of the new features of this update is a redesigned app details page, which will help users discover and learn about apps that are compatible with their non-phone devices, such as tablets, smartwatches, or TVs.
Moreover, the October 2023 update for Play System brings the ability to add apps to the Google Play library directly when apps ask Google Play to download new content or functionality. These features are available through Google Play Store v37.8.
Google Play Store
- [Phone] New design on the app details page to help you discover and learn about apps for your non-phone devices.
- [Phone] You’ll be able to add apps to your Google Play library directly when apps ask Google Play to download new content or functionality.
To get the update on Samsung smartphones, you just need to visit Settings >> Security and Privacy >> Updates >> Google System Update.
Samsung Galaxy A23 gets new firmware update in the US
The new update for the Samsung Galaxy A23 smartphone comes with PDA version A236USQU4CWHC. The update is rolling out for locked models of Galaxy S23 on the T-Mobile network in the US and other carriers could get this update soon.
August 2023 security patch fixes over 70 issues, mainly related to Samsung Members, the Internet, the Galaxy Store, and more to provide a seamless and bug-free experience.
If you have received a notification of the latest update, then check and install it now through Settings >> Software Update >> Download and install.
US unlocked Samsung Galaxy S21 FE receiving September 2023 update
Samsung is rolling out the September 2023 security update for the Galaxy S21 FE smartphone in the US, following India and Europe. The update is available for unlocked models of Galaxy S21 FE in the US with One UI build version G990U1UES9EWH2.
September 2023 security update for unlocked Samsung Galaxy S21 FE in the US brings bug fixes and functional enhancements to provide a better and seamless experience. It fixes over 60 security flaws found in smartphones and tablets.
The Korean tech giant will soon make this update available for all Galaxy S21 FE models. If you have received this update, then you can install it through your smartphone’s Settings >> Software Update >> Download and Install.