One UI 3, all the news that come to the Samsung Galaxy with the update to Android 11

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The first beta with One UI 3.0 has started to reach the lucky test program participants, and we already know the list of changes that Samsung implements with respect to One UI 2.5: apart from updating mobiles to Android 11, the layer offers from the option of adding the widgets of an app by pressing and holding its direct access to improvements in the camera application.

The race for update distributed mobiles to Android 11 It has started and the vast majority of brands have been positioning themselves. Xiaomi was the first to officially update and stably their first mobiles, Xiaomi Mi 10. Others opted to continue their beta program, such as OnePlus, OPPO or Samsung. And the latter has already updated some Samsung Galaxy S20: the first screenshots of One UI 3.0 are public, also the entire changelog. This record is remarkably extensive.

One UI 3.5: Android 11, 2.5 GB and September security patch

One Ui 3 Screenshots of One UI 3.0. Screenshots of SamMobile

As we said, and after opening the closed beta to the Samsung Galaxy S20, the first beta update with Android 11 and One UI 3.0 is reaching the lucky initials. On SamMobile They have published a large number of screenshots showing the aesthetic aspect of the system.

The appearance of One UI 2.5 does not change much with respect to One UI 2.5, there is a greater presence of cards with rounded corners, the playback controls of the notification area have been renewed, the system integrates improvements in privacy, in web browsing and, in general, there is a greater refinement and solidity in colors, shapes and backgrounds.

Below you have all the changelog that comes with the update to One UI 3.0. User Rydah shared it on Twitter.

Starting screen

  • Long-press an app to add an associated widget.
  • Turn off the screen by double-tapping an empty area on the home screen. You can activate this in ‘Settings / Advanced functions / Movement and gestures.

Lock screen

  • The dynamic lock screen now has more categories. And you can select more than one.
  • Lock screen widgets have been improved.

Quick panel

  • Check your conversations and media more conveniently in their own sections when you swipe down from the top of the screen.

Always On Display (AOD)

  • The Always On Display widgets have been improved.


  • Get quick access to the most important accessibility settings during device setup.
  • Get recommended accessibility features based on what you use.
  • Configure Accessibility shortcut more easily in settings.
  • Sound detectors now work with your SmartThings devices, such as televisions and lights, to give you more visible alerts when the doorbell rings or a baby is crying.

Samsung keyboard

  • You can find the keyboard in settings more easily from ‘General administration’ in ‘Settings’. And the settings have been rearranged to put the most important ones first.

Samsung DeX

  • Now you can connect to compatible TVs wirelessly.
  • New multiple touchpad gestures allow you to change screen zoom and font size more easily.


  • Added the ability to block websites from redirecting when you tap the back button.
  • Added warnings and blocking options for websites that threw too many pop-ups or notifications.
  • Menus reorganized for easier searching.
  • Several new plugins were added, including one that translates websites.
  • The added option hides the status bar for a more immersive browsing experience.
  • The maximum number of open tabs increases to 99.
  • Added ability to lock and reorder tabs.
  • Improved tab bar layout, now compatible with all devices.
  • Support for Samsung Internet on the Edge screen has ended.

Contacts and phone

  • Added ability to edit multiple linked contacts at once.
  • Added an option to help you quickly remove duplicate contacts.
  • Search experience improved.
  • The bin storage period was extended from 15 to 30 days.

Phone / call background

  • Added the ability to customize the call screen with your own images and videos.


  • A trash can was created to store recently deleted messages.

Call and text on other devices

  • Added the ability to turn calls and texts on or off on other devices with Bixby Routines.


  • Events with the same start time are now displayed together in month and agenda view.
  • Reorganized options for adding and editing events.
  • Improved layout for full screen alerts.


  • Improved layout for full screen alerts

Digital Wellbeing and Parental Controls

  • Trends have been added to your weekly report. You can see how your usage has changed since the previous week and check the usage time for each feature.
  • Phone usage time while driving was added to the weekly report.
  • Added a lock screen widget so you can check your screen time without unlocking your phone.
  • Separate profiles have been added for personal and work modes so you can track your screen time separately.

Camera (applies to Samsung Galaxy S20 beta)

  • Improved functionality and usability of autofocus and auto exposure.
  • Improved stabilization when taking pictures of the moon at high zoom levels.

Photo editor

  • Added ability to revert edited images to their original versions.

Bixby routines

  • Grouped preset routines help you get started quickly and learn how to easily create your own routines.
  • Now you can see what stocks are reversed when a routine ends.
  • New conditions have been added, such as a specific start time, disconnection from a Bluetooth device or Wi-Fi network, a call from a specific number, and more.
  • New actions have been added, including chat with Bixby and accessibility actions.
  • You can add a custom icon for each workout and add workouts to the lock screen for quick access.
Samsung Galaxy S20 + Samsung Galaxy S20 +

The above is the full changelog that Samsung is shipping with the update to One UI 3.0. To all these novelties we must add the pertinent bug and stability corrections. And you should keep in mind that the software is still in beta (for developers at the moment), so there is still time for Samsung to introduce more changes.

At the moment the beta is closed. You can check their progress, and know when you can sign up, through this Samsung page.

Via | XDA Developers

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