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One UI 5.1

One UI 5.1 now live for T-Mobile users of Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Plus



Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 May 2023 update India

T-Mobile is rolling out One UI 5.1 update for the Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Plus in the US. Don’t forget, this latest One UI version is already available in Europe, South Korea, and on the Verizon mobile network in the US.

The major One UI 5.1 update delivers an improved experience with a refreshed gallery, productivity features, and more granular personalization features to the Samsung Galaxy Tab S8.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 One UI 5.1 T-mobile

In addition, the update also installs the Android patch released in February 2023 to amplify system security. The owners of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Plus on the T-Mobile network can identify the new One UI 5.1 feature-packed update via PDA version number X808USQU2BWC1.

How to Update:

To install the latest update, you just need to go to the Settings of your phone and enter its Software update section. Simply tap on the Download and install option and the available update will appear on the screen. Follow the on-screen prompts and you are done!

Here’s the full changelog:

Camera and Gallery

Adjusting the color of selfies made easier

  • You can easily adjust the color of your selfies by pressing the effect button on the side of the screen.

Easily check photo or video information in a cleaner layout

  • When viewing photos or videos in the gallery, swipe up to view camera information, file information, shooting location, and various related photos in a cleaner layout.


Simplified Full-Screen Switching and Minimize

  • You can easily minimize or full-screen the window of the app you’re using without having to open the option menu separately. Drag the corner of the window you want to change.

Easily open your most-used apps in split screen

  • When you open split-screen, your most-used apps appear under your most recently used apps, allowing you to launch your most-used apps more quickly.

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Webpages on another device

  • Continue using the webpage you opened on another Galaxy device. If you are viewing a web page in the Internet app on your Galaxy phone or tablet and open the Internet app on another Galaxy device signed in to the same Samsung account, a button will appear to open the last web page you were viewing on the old device.

Improved search functionality

  • You can also search by bookmark folder or tab group name, and the search method has been improved so that you can find the desired result even if the search term is misspelled.

Mode and Routines

Change the wallpaper according to the mode and routine mode

  • Set a wallpaper suitable for your activity and change the wallpaper according to the mode. You can set various wallpapers such as work wallpapers and exercise wallpapers.

Add routine action

  • New gestures have been added to control Quick Share, touch sensitivity, or change fonts.


Quickly check useful weather information

  • Quickly check detailed weather information, such as severe weather information, today’s weather summary, and sunrise and sunset times, right at the top of the Weather app. Changes in temperature over time are also easier to see in color.

On rainy days, precipitation information at a glance

  • The change in precipitation over time is provided as a graph.

Cleaner widget design

  • You can check whether the weather is sunny, cloudy, snowy or raining in the weather widget as an illustration, along with brief information about the current weather.

Additional changes:

View battery level for multiple devices at once

  • The new battery widget makes it easy to check the battery level of various Galaxy devices from the home screen. See at a glance how much battery life is left for various devices supported by your tablet, such as the Galaxy Buds.

Use up to 3 emojis in AR Emoji Camera’s mask mode.

  • Take fun photos and videos with more friends in mask mode. Up to 3 people can use emojis instead of faces.

Easily suggest settings that are right for you

  • When you sign in to your Samsung account, settings or features that are useful to you are displayed at the top of the Settings screen, allowing you to easily connect your Galaxy devices and share content with each other. Easily connect various Galaxy devices to broaden your mobile experience.

Spotify Music Recommendation

  • The smart recommendation widget can recommend Spotify music and playlists that match your activity. Enrich your various activities with music, from driving to exercising and relaxing. To receive recommendations, you need to log in to your Spotify account on the latest version of the Spotify app.

Directly selecting the storage location for screenshots and screen recording files

  • You can select the folder where screenshots and screen recording files are saved.

Hey, Camila is here! From the very beginning, I love using Samsung phones like a die-hard fan. Apart from detailing One UI features for readers, I love exploring different apps of the Samsung ecosystem with a cup of tea!

Good Lock

One UI 5.1 Good Lock: Get all apps and plugins on your Galaxy



Samsung Good Lock One UI 5.1 New features

Samsung Good Lock is a crucial part of One UI, especially for consumers who love smartphone personalization. With each new One UI iteration, Samsung brings fruitful apps, plugins, and modules to Good Lock in order to take the customization experience to the next level.

With the Android 13-based One UI 5, Samsung brought a handful of new plugins in order to make the Good Lock even more useful. Although all Good Lock plugins are not available for Galaxy consumers worldwide, you can take advantage of the remaining ones.

One UI 5 Good Lock update radically redesigned the overall look of the application, dividing the modules into two sections – Make Up and Life Up. The first section includes apps and services useful for personalization, while the second part consists of experimental Android tools.

Below, you can check brief info about plugins as well as download links from Galaxy Store and APKMirror.

Theme Park

  • You can create and apply themes easily and quickly
  • Download – Galaxy Store | APK



  • Allow creating 3D motion wallpaper with various effects
  • Download – Galaxy Store | APK


  • Customize and create a new lock screen and Always on Display.
  • Download – Galaxy Store | APK


  • Set the keyboard optimized for you and try creating your one unique animation sticker.
  • Download – Galaxy Store | APK


  • Conveniently organize the navigation bar and gesture mode.
  • Download – Galaxy Store | APK

Home Up

  • Enjoy the improved One UI Home experience.
  • Download – Galaxy Store | APK


  • You can configure many different clock styles on the lock screen and AOD and customize the clock however you want.
  • Download – Galaxy Store | APK


Nice Shot

  • Use the screenshot and screen recording features more conveniently
  • Download – Galaxy Store | APK


Edge Touch

  • Adjust settings for touch on edge screen easily
  • Download – Galaxy Store | APK


  • You can customize Sound, Vibration, and screen history.
  • Download – Galaxy Store | APK

One Hand Operation +

  • Use your phone or tablet easily with your thumb.
  • Download – Galaxy Store | APK


  • Various features have been added to Bixby Routines, allowing you to create more powerful routines.
  • Download – Galaxy Store | APK


  • Experience the improved Multi Window
  • Download – Galaxy Store | APK [New update]


  • Expand Audio System settings and increase convenience
  • Download – Galaxy Store | APK

Camera Assistant [One UI 5]

  • Customize your own camera settings to your preference
  • Download – Galaxy Store | APK

RegiStar [One UI 5]

  • Customize your smartphone’s home settings, search options, history, back taps, and more.
  • Download – Galaxy Store | APK

DropShip [One UI 5]

  • Easily share files between devices running Android, iOS, and the Web.
  • Download – Galaxy Store | APK

Galaxy to Share [One UI 5]

  • Share your own created personalization settings of various Good Lock modules
  • Download – Galaxy Store | APK
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One UI 5.1

How to customize One UI 5.1 Edge Panel on your Samsung Galaxy



Samsung Edge Panels update

One UI 5.1 offers different customization possibilities to meet the need of users. This operating system allows the smartphone’s interface to be configured in a few steps in a very practical way to combine the power of the Galaxy with the user’s lifestyle. Among the many options of One UI 5.1, the Samsung Edge Panel is a powerful ally for everyday usability.

Edge Panel is a sidebar that unfolds only when desired with a brief pulling movement towards the center. It allows you to access your favorite app with just two taps. This feature is not only easy to use but also powerful.

When did you think of measuring small things with your phone? This can be achieved with an edge panel ruler. In addition, you can also use a surface level to level objects and a compass to guide you in the right direction.

Samsung One ui 5.1 Edge Panels

Enable Edge Panel

Firstly, find the handle of the Edge Panel which is basically located next to the volume buttons. Then drag to one side to scroll from right to left.

Now, tap on the Settings button in the lower right corner of the screen. From there you can choose which panel category to add. If you want widgets with animated messages, reminders, contacts, or tools for different purposes, just select the category to add an Edge Panel table with these settings.

Aside from this, you can also add this feature through Settings >> Display >> Edge Panels.

Also, you can visit Galaxy Store where you can choose from different free and paid options for Edge Panels templates such as Calendar, Reminders, Contacts, and more.

How to customize Samsung One UI 5.1 Edge Panel?

Along with editing preferences for shortcuts to be added to the Edge panel, you can also configure Edge’s design according to the user’s style, choosing colors, shades, and styles.

Samsung Edge Panels

Once you’ve tapped on the setting, click the arrow next to Panels to open the column customization. The Edges panel can be activated or deactivated, and the edges can be re-selected.

To change the strap that initially activates when you open the panel, select the Handle option. By choosing this option, you can change the color, transparency, size, and position of it.

Samsung Edge Panels


Edge panel customization is available on many Samsung Galaxy models including Galaxy S23 5G, S23+ 5G, S23 Ultra 5G, Galaxy S22 5G, S22+ 5G, S22 Ultra 5G, Z Fold4 5G, S21 Ultra 5G, Z Fold3 5G, S20 Ultra 5G, Note20 Ultra 5G and Z Fold 2.

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One UI 5.1

3 New Samsung One UI 5.1 Widgets



Samsung New one UI 5.1 Widgets

Samsung added new widgets with the One UI 5.1 update as well as improved some of the previous widgets and added new features to them. These new widgets were first introduced with the Samsung Galaxy S23 and are now available on a bunch of Samsung devices.

The newest version of Samsung’s custom skin One UI brought new widgets such as the Battery Widget and Dynamic Widget. Also, some older widgets like the Contacts and Smart Suggestions widgets have been improved.

So far, the Korean tech giant rolled out this major One UI update to several Galaxy devices including A series, S series, F series, Note series, M series, and Tab series in different regions. Along with this, more Galaxy users can now use new widgets.

Below you can see the details of the top 3 smart widgets that you must try on your Samsung Galaxy devices running One UI 5.1.

Samsung One UI 5.1 widgets

3 New One UI 5.1 Widgets 

Battery Widget 

Battery Widget allows you to check the battery of your Buds, smartwatches, and other connected devices effortlessly so you can check the information of the battery and charge them before they get discharged.

There are two formats of the battery widget, the first one that appears in circles and the second one that appears in the list form. You can choose and add it to your smartphone’s home screen.

Read more: How to add One UI 5.1 Battery widget on Galaxy phone’s lock screen

Samsung One UI 5.1 widgets

Dynamic Weather Widget 

Samsung improved Dynamic Weather Widget with One UI 5.1. The new widget lets you view important information like the place, temperature, UN index, and day/night at a glance.

The company has also added animation to weather widgets with the One UI 5.1 update. These animations feature a person’s character, who walks in frames created for the occasion, to signify the weather.

Samsung Weather Widget

Read more: Samsung One UI 5.1 Weather Widget

New Contacts Widget 

With One UI 5.1, Samsung further enhances the Contacts widget feature by adding a new and useful widget type. Once you install the latest One UI version, you can contacts widgets on your smartphone’s home screen in four formats, whereas in One UI 5.0, you can add it in 3 formats.

The fourth one is Direct Dial, which allows you to add four contact numbers to call directly.

Samsung One UI 5.1 Contacts Widget

How to add a Widget?

You can easily add widgets of any app on your home screen just need to follow a few steps. First, tap and hold the blank space on your smartphone’s home screen >> tap on Widgets >> select any app or feature >> click on Add option and it is done. Your Galaxy device must be updated on One UI 5.1 or later versions.

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