One UI 5.0
Samsung One UI 5.0
First published on October 10 | Visit One UI 5.1 info page here
In August 2022, Google launched the new Android 13 operating system, which started to arrive for Samsung Galaxy devices with custom One UI 5.0 skin, starting later this year. The Beta program of One UI 5.0 started in early August, and the company added several models to the testing activity.
All Samsung devices released with Android 11-based One UI 3.0, 3.1, or 3.1.1 are eligible to get the Android 13-based One UI 5.0 update. The flagship and premium mid-range devices are the priority, and this page will help you to get the latest insights into One UI 5.0 for your Samsung device.
Samsung officially debuted the Android 13-based One UI 5.0 Beta in early August 2022, starting with the Galaxy S22 series. The company has expanded the Beta testing program to more eligible Galaxy devices in different markets worldwide. The Beta program ended on October 24.
The company officially launched the One UI 5.0 iteration at the annual Samsung Developer Conference on October 12, 2022, and rollout started on October 24. On this page, we have added plenty of useful and authentic information about the new operating system for your Galaxy.
- Samsung released Stable One UI 5.0 update to Galaxy S22 series on October 24.
Samsung’s One UI 5.0 Beta program started for these Galaxy devices. You can tap on the devices to read more about Beta builds, bugs, issues, new features and so on.
- Galaxy Z Fold 4, Z Flip 4
- Galaxy Z Fold 2
- Galaxy Z Fold 3, Z Flip 3
- Galaxy Note 20 series
- Galaxy A52
- Galaxy S20 Series
- Galaxy S21 Series
- Galaxy S22 Series
Galaxy Z Series
- Galaxy Z Flip 4 – Stable
- Galaxy Z Fold 4 – Stable
- Galaxy Z Fold 3 – Stable
- Galaxy Z Flip 3 – Stable
- Galaxy Z Fold 2
- Galaxy Z Flip LTE/5G
Galaxy S Series
- Galaxy S22 – Stable
- Galaxy S22 Plus
- Galaxy S22 Ultra
- Galaxy S21 – Stable
- Galaxy S21 Plus
- Galaxy S21 Ultra
- Galaxy S20 – Stable
- Galaxy S20 Plus
- Galaxy S20 Ultra
- Galaxy S21 FE 5G – Stable
- Galaxy S20 FE – Stable
- Galaxy S10 Lite – Stable
Galaxy Note Series
- Galaxy Note 20 – Stable
- Galaxy Note 20 Ultra
- Galaxy Note 10 Lite – Stable
Galaxy A Series
- Galaxy A04s
- Galaxy A73 5G – Stable
- Galaxy A53 – Stable
- Galaxy A33 5G – Stable
- Galaxy A23 LTE/5G – Stable
- Galaxy A13 LTE/5G
- Galaxy A03s
- Galaxy A72 – Stable
- Galaxy A52s 5G – Stable
- Galaxy A52 LTE/5G – Stable
- Galaxy A42 5G
- Galaxy A32 LTE/5G
- Galaxy A22 LTE/5G – Stable
- Galaxy A12 Nacho
- Galaxy A71 4G – Stable
- Galaxy A51 LTE/5G – Stable
- Galaxy Quantum 2
Galaxy M Series
- Galaxy M53 5G – Stable
- Galaxy M33 5G – Stable
- Galaxy M13
- Galaxy M62 – Stable
- Galaxy M52 5G – Stable
- Galaxy M42 5G – Stable
- Galaxy M32 LTE/5G – Stable
- Galaxy M22 – Stable
- Galaxy M12
Galaxy F Series
- Galaxy F23 5G
- Galaxy F62 5G – Stable
- Galaxy F52 5G
- Galaxy F42 5G
- Galaxy F22
- Galaxy F12
Galaxy Tab Series
- Galaxy Tab S8 – Stable
- Galaxy Tab S8 Plus
- Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra
- Galaxy Tab S7 – Stable
- Galaxy Tab S7 Plus
- Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
- Galaxy Tab Active 3
- Galaxy Tab A7 Lite
- Galaxy Tab S7 FE
- Galaxy Tab Active 4 Pro
Galaxy XCover Series
- Galaxy XCover 6 Pro – Stable
- Galaxy XCover 5
- Galaxy XCover Pro
Samsung shared the Android 13-based One UI 5.0 Update distribution roadmap for Galaxy devices in Europe.
- Galaxy S22
- Galaxy S22+
- Galaxy S22 Ultra
- Galaxy Z Fold4
- Galaxy Z Fold3 5G
- Galaxy Z Flip4
- Galaxy Z Flip3 5G
- Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G
- Galaxy S21+ 5G
- Galaxy S21 5G
- Galaxy S21 FE 5G
- Galaxy S20 Ultra
- Galaxy S20+ 5G
- Galaxy S20 5G
- Galaxy S20 FE
- Galaxy S20 FE 5G
- Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G
- Galaxy Note20 5G
- Galaxy Note20
- Galaxy A53 5G
- Galaxy A33 5G
- Galaxy Tab S8+, S8+ 5G
- Galaxy Tab S8, S8 5G
- Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra, S8 Ultra 5G
- Galaxy Tab S7
- Galaxy Tab S7+
- Galaxy Z Fold2 5G/LTE
- Galaxy Z Flip, Z Flip 5G
- Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G
- Galaxy S20+
- Galaxy S20
- Galaxy S10 Lite
- Galaxy Note10 Lite
- Galaxy A72
- Galaxy A71
- Galaxy A52
- Galaxy A52 5G
- Galaxy A52s 5G
- Galaxy A51
- Galaxy A32 5G
- Galaxy M53 5G
- Galaxy M52 5G
- Galaxy M33 5G
- Galaxy M32
- Galaxy XCover6 Pro
- Galaxy XCover Pro
- Galaxy Tab S7 FE 5G
- Galaxy Tab S7 FE
- Galaxy A23 5G
- Galaxy A22, A22 5G
- Galaxy A13, A13 5G
- Galaxy A12
- Galaxy M23 5G
- Galaxy M22
- Galaxy M13
- Galaxy M12
- Galaxy XCover 5
- Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
- Galaxy Tab Active4 Pro 5G
- Galaxy Tab Active4 Pro
- Galaxy Tab Active3
- Galaxy Tab A8
- Galaxy Tab A7 Lite
- Galaxy A04s
- Galaxy A03, A03s
With the One UI 4.1, Samsung enabled the capability of creating emoji pairs using the One UI exclusive Keyboard application. The new One UI 5.0 has the ability so you can delete unwanted emoji pairs with the new delete function.
- Besides “Create” button, One UI 5.0 added a new Delete icon inside the menu that can be accessed by tapping the “+” button.
Adding extra fun to customization, the One UI 5.0 now allows users to modify the lock screen by using “touch and hold to edit” feature. It lets you easily edit and customize your lock screen by simply touching and holding onto the screen.
- Touch and hold on the lock screen to enter lock screen edit mode.
- A “Touch and hold edit” option has also been added to the lock screen settings menu.
Samsung’s Android 13 skin lets you easily change your lock screen wallpaper directly on the lock screen. The newly crafted Wallpapers library has various options including Wallpaper services such as Dynamic lock screen.
How to use Dynamic Lock Screen
Dynamic lock screen is an amazing function that is available on Galaxy smartphones inside the Wallpaper services section. You can access this mode by following the steps written below.
- Select Wallpaper in the “Touch and hold edit” mode on your lock screen > Scroll down to “Wallpaper services” > Select the arrow on the right > Select Dynamic Lock screen > select Apply.
How to customize lock screen clock style
The “Touch and hold edit” mode is not just limited to the above-mentioned two functions. It also allows you to change and customize your lock screen clock style and colors with easy visual modification tools.
More “how-to” for lock screen
Galaxy users can now edit and customize the notification settings by selecting the preview notifications. There are two options for lock screen Notifications including Icons only and Details, which show a preview as well so you can apply the best settings.
Samsung’s software has another lockscreen feature that makes it possible to open two apps (not any!) without unlocking the smartphone. You can swipe left or right to open apps directly from the lock screen interface.
The One UI 5.0 now allows users to change the apps for both “Left shortcut” and “Left shortcut.” You can assign two of the five available options that can be accessed without unlocking the phone including:
- Do not disturb
- Voice recorder
Inside the system Settings, the Notifications section is now reorganized so you can find related menus on a single-screen interface.
Go to Notifications in the settings menu > select App notifications to view the apps list and easily toggle each app’s notification on and off.
You can easily add contact exceptions in the Do not disturb notification settings. Go to “Do not disturb” under notification settings > select Calls and messages > Select + to add contacts to the exceptions list.
Moreover, it’s now easier to add contact exceptions in the Do not disturb notification settings. Just head towards “Do not disturb” under notification settings > select Calls and messages > Select + to add contacts to the exceptions list.
In addition, you can also find DND exceptions for the app under Do not disturb > App notifications, by just simply selecting + to add apps to the exceptions list.
In One UI 5.0 software, you can get quick access to organize Albums by selecting “+” on the top right corner under Gallery > Album. There are several options available including:
- Create an album
- Create a group, and share an album
- Auto update an album.
Furthermore, a new “View all” option has been added at the top for you to quickly access all your albums. And you will be recommended if there are people groups analyzed as the same person to integrate them into one group.
Modes and Routines
Samsung’s Android 13-based One UI 5.0 software system has now renamed the Bixby Routines to Modes and Routines – two different sections for user convenience.
You can utilize different modes to help you focus on your current tasks under the Modes tab, while the 2nd “Routines” tab allows you to add new routines or discover and manage existing routines.
Security and Privacy
Compared to the One UI 4.1, the One UI 5.0 update brings a major change to the security and privacy settings. With the latest upgrade, “Biometrics and security” and “Privacy” have been combined into one menu named “Security and privacy”.
Connected Devices is a new menu that joined other system Settings with the One UI 5.0 update. The company grouped all Connections functions that are now available at a dedicated place called Connected Devices.
Safety and emergency
Safety and Emergency is another important part of a smartphone’s system Settings. In the One UI 5.0, you will notice an updated medical information icon while pressing on the lock screen to make an emergency call.
In addition, you will have options to provide additional medical information. To access new fields, select Medical info in the “Safety and emergency” settings menu and make the update. The safety and emergency settings have been redefined and now provide more detailed configuration.
Edit the Emergency SOS settings by selecting Emergency SOS.
Send messages to your emergency contacts by selecting Emergency sharing.
The “Shown on Lock screen” option has been added for you to enable or disable medical information that should be shown on the lock screen.
Widgets – Home screen
One UI 4.1 debuted the Smart Widget feature, which is now further advanced with the One UI 5.0 update. Now, users can stack multiple widgets to best utilize the space on the home screen.
Samsung One UI 5.0’s Stackable Widget feature allows you to create stack widgets by dragging and dropping option or by long pressing one of the widgets you wish to edit. Once created, you can long press to edit the widget or remove it.
Wallpapers – Home screen
One UI 5.0-based Wallpapers function’s preview screen gives you the option to edit your lock screen and home screen wallpapers. Go to Wallpaper > Select the wallpaper you want > A preview screen will pop up > select Preview to edit the wallpaper.
Freebie: Download Samsung One UI 5.0 Wallpapers
In case you select an image from the Samsung Gallery app to use as wallpaper, you can also apply filters to the wallpaper by selecting the “Filter” option at the bottom of the screen.
Color Palette – Dynamic Theming
Aside from this, the new Color Palette feature now offers you a number of palettes inspired by the Wallpaper of your home screen and lock screen. If you don’t want to go ahead with Material You Palettes, there are more ways added with One UI 5.0.
Basic Colors – Color Palette
The Samsung Android 13 update brings a new Basic colors tab in the Color Palette section of Wallpapers settings. You have to access the Color palette under “Wallpaper and style” to view these options.
You can also turn the Color Palette on/off by using the toggle button. Select different wallpaper palettes by choosing Wallpaper colors and Basic colors to view additional color modes.
One UI 5.0 now incorporates your movement patterns, such as driving, biking, running, or walking in order to provide you with more frequent weather updates. When the “Auto refresh on the go” is enabled, you can’t manually refresh the weather as the button won’t be shown on the weather widget.
Go to Weather widget > select it > select the settings menu on the top > turn on “Auto refresh on the go”. If you are using it the first time, you will receive a pop-up notification to get your permission, select Allow to continue or Don’t allow to dismiss this action.
Edit and All apps icons have been added to the first depth of the edge panel for easy access. You can find them at the bottom of the edge panel.
Integrated Filters: The Filters and My filters tabs have been integrated into the “Filters” menu to provide you with a simplified experience. You can also create your own filter by selecting the + button.
Mode information: The “?” on the top right corner of the camera modes has been removed to provide a cleaner look.
Histogram in Pro Video mode: The Histogram button has been moved from quick settings in Pro Video mode to the preview screen directly for easier access while taking videos.
Single take: Single take options have been simplified for content optimization. The max shooting time has been updated to 15secs (10+5 secs).
Food mode: Telephoto lens is now supported in Food mode.
Watermark can be added to your pictures. You can find watermark under Camera settings. Select the settings wheel on top of your camera > turn on watermark settings. You can edit the model name, date and time, font style and alignment.
Don’t forget to read about One UI 5.0 Watermark in detail
Photo and Video Editor
For the Photo and Video Editor functionality, the One UI 5.0 adds a new Color extraction option for a better experience when you need to extract the color from an image.
Edit a picture > select Draw > Choose a pen to draw > on the pop-up color tool box > select the color extraction tool > a magnifying glass will be shown to help you quickly choose the color.
Easier video trimming
The One UI 5.0 provides a new video trimming button so you can easily adjust the intro and outro of the video. You can edit the video by following these steps: Edit the video > Trim the video > Move the play bar from the beginning or from the end > a trimming button will appear so you can quickly tap and adjust the video.
For Phone Call functionality, the One UI 5.0 brings some basic features but in a lot better ways. You may have surely blocked some of you contacts or other numbers due to certain reasons. If your block list contains more than enough blocked people, the One UI 5.0 allows you to unblock them all at once.
Go to the Phone App > select the 3 dots option on the top > select Settings > select Block numbers.
If you have blocked numbers in the list, there will be a 3 dots option on the top. Select the three dots > “Unblock all numbers” will show > select it. You will receive a pop-up notification to either “Unblock” or “Cancel”.
One UI 5.1
One UI 5.1 goodness now available for Samsung Galaxy A33 5G in Brazil
Samsung Galaxy A33 5G smartphone users are getting One UI 5.1 update in Brazil. This major update brings a bunch of new features and improvements over the last One UI version to deliver a wonderful galaxy experience.
Users of Samsung Galaxy A33 5G in Brazil can identify the One UI 5.1 update through One UI build version A336MUBU4CWC2. However, the update is already available for Galaxy A33 models in South Korea and India.
You will have to download over a GB software package to get the goodness of One UI 5.1. If you haven’t received the notification, check it through Settings >> Software update >> Download and install.
One UI 5.1 Update for Galaxy A33
One UI 5.1 update is based on the Android 13 operating system, which comes with further enhancements over the One UI 5.0. The major update includes enhancements to the Camera and Gallery apps with the ability to remaster and fine-tune photos saved on your phone.
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You can now search your Gallery for more than one person or subject at the same time as well can create a Shared Family album. Also, you can change the folder where screenshots and screen recordings are saved.
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The latest update makes browsing more easily as the Samsung Intenet app allows you to continue browsing the last webpage you were viewing on the other devices. Now, improved search logic lets you find what you’re looking for even if something isn’t spelled correctly.
Moreover, the new update added a battery widget, an advanced dynamic weather widget, and a new contacts widget. After installing the latest software update, you can easily use these widgets.
One UI 5.1
Samsung Galaxy A51 5G getting One UI 5.1 with March 2023 security patch
Samsung is seeding a One UI 5.1 update for Galaxy A51 5G users in the US, which installs the latest March 2023 security update to improve the security of the devices.
This major update arrives with a bunch of new features and enhancements to the camera, widget, multitasking, and more. In addition, it boosts system security and privacy through the latest Android patch.
Identified via One UI version A516USQUBGWC1, One UI 5.1 is rolling out for the carrier-locked version of Samsung Galaxy A51 5G update on the US mobile network carrier – Metro PCS. However, this update is already available on Verizon and in South Korea.
You can now visit your phone’s Software update section through Settings and tap the Download and install option to get access to One UI 5.1 update and its new features and goodies.
One UI 5.1 update for Galaxy A51 5G
Based on Android 13, One UI 5.1 update breathes a new life into this old smartphone with new features and enhancements for Camera, Gallery, Internet, Notes, Widgets, Wallpapers, Bixby Text Call, Multitasking, and more.
To begin with, the One UI 5.1 Samsung Camera app has a new Effects button that will let the customers change the color tone of their selfies. The Gallery app now features a convenient information display, a common family album for easier sharing, more powerful searches, GIF Remastering, and more.
Moreover, the Bixby Text Call feature now supports the English language and Samsung Internet lets you continue browsing on other devices. For the Pop-up view, you can minimize or maximize an app window by just dragging one of the corners.
Meanwhile, for split-screen, you will see categories for Recent apps and Most used apps, allowing you to quickly select apps for Split Screen. In addition, Modes and Routines will allow you to set different wallpapers based on your current modes, such as work, driving, etc.
Coming to the Widgets section, gets three major changes. The new Battery Widgets show the battery status of your phone and other connected devices on the home screen.
The Dynamic Weather widget provides all weather-related information and a summary of the current weather. Meanwhile, the improved Smart Suggestion Widget now recommends a Spotify playlist based on your activities.
One UI 5.1
Samsung One UI 5.1 Features, Tips and Tricks
On February 1st, Samsung introduced the One UI 5.1 during the Galaxy S23 series launch. In mid-Feb., Samsung started delivering select S23 features with One UI 5.1 software to older Galaxy devices. Through this page, you can check what new features One UI 5.1 brings to your Samsung Galaxy.
Samsung One UI 5.1 Features
Samsungs new software update comes with the latest Android 13-based One UI 5.1 enhancements for your Galaxy. There are several new features on the changelog, which take your Samsung device to the next level when it comes to usability and performance.
There are several minor improvements in the Camera app such as the integration of Expert RAW on supported models. Meanwhile, the One UI 5.1 makes it quite easier to change the color tone (Natural or Bright) of your selfie picture from the Effects menu at the top of the screen.
One UI 5.0 brought great new multitasking features and the One UI 5.1 brings further refinements. When resizing the pop-up view, with an added pre-defined line, you can now drag the window’s guideline towards the top of the screen to enlarge or towards the inside to minimize.
Moreover, you’ll see icons of apps you’ve used recently and a section for Most used apps that will display the apps you use most often in split view. These kinds of minor changes are the part of One UI 5.1 update, which greatly enhances usability and productivity.
Samsung’s Remaster feature now supports GIF files too, so you can upscale your low-resolution GIFs. Just open any GIF in the Samsung Gallery app, tap the Remaster button available inside the hamburger menu, and let AI do the rest of the work!
iOS 16-inspired Extract Text feature debuted with the One UI 5.0, letting you select and copy test content from images or directly from the camera viewfinder. Taking it a step ahead, the One UI 5.1 makes it possible to select and copy text from video as well so you can use it anywhere.
When you select the details of an image or a video, in landscape mode you can see both the picture and the details at the same time for your convenience. Here’s how: Select an image or video from the Gallery > select the three dots for more options > select details > position your device in landscape mode.
Thanks to the better use of AI, One UI 5.1 now suggests the best video clip as your wallpaper selection when you select a video to use as your wallpaper. Here’s how: Open Wallpaper > Select a video from your Gallery > the best moment will be suggested in “Trim” > If you like the suggestion, you don’t need to trim it again.
One UI 5.1’s Gallery app has a Google Photos-inspired feature, which Samsung calls People management. When there are people groups that are analyzed as the same person or the same type, you will receive recommendations to integrate them into one group.
Another stuff derived from the Stock Android and Apple’s iOS is Battery Status Widget. As showcased at the One UI 5.0 launch, the Battery Status Widgets arrive with the One UI 5.1 update. There are two different styles for home screen widgets, displaying the battery status of the phone and connected devices.
In addition to the new Battery Widget, the One UI 5.1 brings enhancements to the Weather Widget. Details and more useful information will be displayed for the weather when you launch the Weather Widget, such as severe weather alerts and details of daily weather summaries and predictions.
You can now browse the internet from another device if both devices you have are signed in with the same Samsung account and data is synced. This can be done in Settings > Samsung account > Sync settings > Enable “Samsung Internet”. You will receive a Samsung Internet pop-up on the screen > click it to continue browsing the internet.
One UI 5.1 makes the AR Zone feature even more advanced and fun. Now, you can add a second AR Emoji in a single sticker. Customize each emoji and then combine them as you prefer. Add actions and expressions: Make your stickers come to life by giving each emoji its own action and expression.
Bixby Text Call
One UI 5.1 brings the long-awaited English language support to the Bixby Text Call feature. Once it is downloaded, Bixby Text Call is ready for you to use. Open Phone app > More options > Settings > Bixby text call > enable Bixby text call > the download screen will pop up > select download.