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Here’s how you can fix ‘screen blackening’ issue in Samsung One UI 5.0 Beta

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Samsung has recently released the third and second One UI 5.0 Beta builds to the Galaxy S22 and Galaxy S21 series smartphones, respectively. The company has now published a notice acknowledging the screen blackening problem in safe mode, spotted in latest One UI 5.0 Beta, alongside fixes for the issue.

According to the One UI Beta manager, there is a common problem spotted in the One UI 5.0 Beta firmware, which occurs screen blackening in case of sleep mode is activated. Moreover, the sleep mode is automatically activated if Beta participants access the clock sleep time.

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The Beta operations manager pointed out that the sleep mode is getting activated on Galaxy devices running the One UI 5.0 Beta per se. Due to a functional bug, it occurs a screen blacking problem, making the smartphone not usable for some time.

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How to fix Screen blackening:

In case you are also having similar issues on your Galaxy S22 or Galaxy S21 series phone, here is a quick tip so that you can get rid of the problem. To fix the issue, you need to press and hold the Volume down + Power key together for around 7 seconds so your Galaxy phone gets rebooted.

Once done, you should be able to access your phone to find and turn off the sleep mode from Settings. Now, access system Settings, tap the newly added Modes tab where you can see the Sleep as the first option, and tap on it as well.

Simply, press the button Turn off to disable Sleep mode, and prevent auto enable function. To do so, you need to tap the button entitled Turn on automatically, where you can get two options including sleep schedule and detected activity. Just turn off both options!

This procedure will surely fix your Galaxy smartphone’s screen blackening issue, while, you are required to send an error log immediately after facing the issue so the company can work on faulty areas and fix them with further One UI 5.0 Beta updates.

Stable One UI 5.0 update

Next month, Samsung will unveil the new One UI 5.0 version at the Developer Conference. And we are dreaming that the company will start pushing the Stable Android 13 update to the Galaxy S22 series devices sometime in mid to late October.

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James is the lead content creator on Sammy Fans and mostly works on Samsung's firmware section. His first phone was the Samsung Galaxy S4 and continue to get new S series devices. Most of the time, James tries to learn about new technologies and gadgets but he also sneaks a bit of free time to nearby rivers and nature.

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These popular Samsung devices are not getting Android 13 update

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On August 15, Google officially released Android 13, while Samsung started One UI 5.0 Beta activity for Galaxy phones in early August while seeded it to Public in late October. Numerous Galaxy devices are eligible to receive Android 13, meanwhile, some popular Samsung devices are not getting this major upgrade.

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The South Korean tech giant offers up to four major Android upgrades to flagship Galaxy phones and tablets launched in/after 2021. Meanwhile, older flagship Galaxies such as the Galaxy S10 and Galaxy Note 10 series were compatible with two OS upgrades at the launch time.

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In August 2020, Samsung announced that all flagship Galaxy devices debuted with Android 9-based One UI 1.x software will get three major OS upgrades. This announcement made an additional Android update possible for the famous Galaxy S10 and Galaxy Note 10 lineups.

Starting with the Android 10-based One UI 2.x, Samsung delivered the Android 11-based One UI 3.x and the Android 12-based One UI 4.x upgrades to the Galaxy Note 10, Galaxy Note 10+, Galaxy Note 10+ 5G, Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10+ and Galaxy S10 5G smartphones.

While the Galaxy Note 10 and S10 lineups are not eligible to get any more major firmware, owners have to use their devices on the Android 12 OS. Meanwhile, Samsung will provide two more years of regular security updates to all of these devices following its February 2019’s promise.

These Samsung phones won’t get Android 13

  • Galaxy Note 10
  • Galaxy Note 10+
  • Galaxy Note 10+ 5G
  • Galaxy S10
  • Galaxy S10e
  • Galaxy S10+
  • Galaxy S10 5G
  • Galaxy Fold

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Samsung Android 13 update will bring One UI 5.0 to these Galaxy devices

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Samsung releases One UI 5 (Android 13) update for Galaxy S20 FE 5G, A32 LTE [U: Korea]

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Samsung S20 FE November 2022 update

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G smartphone users are getting Android 13 based One UI 5.0 update in Korea. The update installs with November 2022 security patch to enhance the security and stability of the device.

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Users can identify the major update through One UI build version G781NKSU3FVK6. One UI 5.0 update for Galaxy S20 FE 5G comes with a bunch of new features, improvements, and enhancements to provide an ultimate experience.

How to update

Samsung consumers can check new software updates manually with a handful of simple steps. Firstly, visit your Galaxy device’s “System Settings,” once done, scroll down and tap the “Software update” tab, followed by the “Download and install” button.

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Samsung pushed Android 13-based One UI 5 update for Galaxy S20 FE 5G and Galaxy A32 LTE smartphone users in different countries. Besides, the former device is receiving the November 2022 patch, while the latter is gaining October’s patch.

Users can identify the Stable Android 13 update via build numbers: G781BXXU4GVK6 and A325FXXU2CVK3 for the Galaxy S20 FE 5G and Galaxy A32 LTE, respectively. While the Galaxy S20 FE is having its last major update, the Galaxy A32 is eligible for Android 14 as well.

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Galaxy S20 FE 5G Countries: Europe – Bulgaria, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Portugal, Ireland, Poland, the Czech Republic, the UK, France, Greece, Slovakia, the Netherlands, Austria, Portugal, and Baltic and Nordic Countries.

Galaxy A32 LTE Countries: Portugal, Austria, the Czech Republic, Serbia, Macedonia, Poland, France, Greece, Slovenia, Albania, and Romania.

One UI 5 Features

Samsung’s Android 13 update is a significant switch for Galaxy smartphones. With the new Android 13 OS, the company is rolling out One UI 5.0 iteration, which brings Samsung-exclusive user interface, which is a lot better than Stock Android.

In addition, there are several useful features such as text extraction that allow you to copy text content directly from the camera viewfinder or image stored in Gallery. For select Galaxies, there are new additions in Good Lock customization suite including Camera AssistantDropship and RegiStar. More below:

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Samsung Galaxy A51 is getting Android 13 One UI 5.0 in the US [Update: Europe too]

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Samsung Galaxy A51

Samsung rolling out the Android 13 operating system update for Galaxy A51 5G in the US. Initially, the new OS-based One UI 5.0 software is available for Xfinity Mobile carrier-branded Galaxy A51. In addition to new features, the update comes bundled with the most up-to-date Android security patch.

Last month, Samsung shared the official Android 13 roadmap, which promised this new OS update for the Galaxy A51 smartphone users this month in Europe. However, it’s surprisingly making its way starting the US, even, from a network carrier.

Update 12/04/2022

  • Samsung has now expanded the Android 13-based One UI 5.0 update for the Galaxy A51 4G variant across Europe. The major firmware is now available in various European countries such as France, with carrying build version A515FXXU5GVK6.

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Samsung’s Android 13-based One UI 5 update brings new personalization capabilities to your Galaxy A51 5G smartphone. As result, you can now customize the lock screen in various aspects such as clock style, colors, custom text, emergency info, and Left/Right shortcut.

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Adding to this, there are improved animations included along with new visual effects that provide you with a natural feel when switching between apps. In various ways, the major firmware improves the user experience and usability of your smartphone. Here’s how you can get it:

How to update

Samsung consumers can check new software updates manually with a handful of simple steps. Firstly, visit your Galaxy device’s “System Settings,” once done, scroll down and tap the “Software update” tab, followed by the “Download and install” button.

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Samsung released the Galaxy A51 along with Galaxy A71 in 2020, with Android 10 (One UI 2) software out of the box. Both of these devices are eligible to get three generations of major OS upgrades, and the One UI 5 is the final arrival.

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