Samsung’s One UI 5.1 update is gaining popularity and users’ trust just before being launched. This admiration appears towards One UI 5.1’s new offerings. Notably, the One UI 5.1 update made its official debut on February 1st, 2023, with the Galaxy S23 flagship. Today, we will give you a short tour of this most recent One UI 5.1 update, in which we will explore its eligible devices, changelog, and what’s new. Let’s get started.
What’s new in the One UI 5.1
With the One UI 5.1 update, Samsung will indulge various novelties to the eligible Galaxy device. For those who are unaware, we are letting you know here what this new One UI 5.1 update will bring with it. Let us inform you that the One UI 5.1 has brought modifications in Gallery, Connectivity, Sharing, Widgets, AR Zone, Multitasking, Bixby Routines, and more. Besides it, some new features are also included in this update.
Coming to each modification individually, first take a look at the Camera and Gallery related changes. The One UI 5.1 update has brought new Photo Remaster, and Image Clipper functions, made the searching and detail accessing easier, and got several modifications to the stories function too. If you are willing to know about these in-depth, you can check them out here in our previous dedicated article.
Now moving on to the Widgets changes, this most recent update has new offerings for the Weather and Battery Widgets. With this update, you can now check all your connected Galaxy devices’ remaining battery information directly in your smartphone. Besides the Widgets, the update has a lot of sharing-related changes as well; it makes app sharing easier and handier. [In-depth info can be found here- Widgets, Sharing]
The new One UI 5.1 update got some features for multitasking and connectivity as well, which will make your PC-Galaxy phone connectivity and multitasking easy. This update also has a lot of lock screen customization features, new AR Zone and AR Emoji-related features, and ‘Modes’ related modifications too. The One UI 5.1 update also brought a major feature with it, which is the ‘Bixby Text Call’ (English).
Changelog of the One UI 5.1 update
- Changing the hue for a selfie is now easier with the Effects button.
- With the shared family album, it is easier to share photos, even using face recognition (5 GB of storage space for each member, up to 6 people).
- Ability to save screenshots or screen recordings in a folder of your choice.
- Ability to use 3 Emojis in AR to replace faces.
- Layout and editing improvements in AR doodles.
- New battery widget to check the battery level of devices: smartphones, but also Galaxy Buds, Galaxy Watch, and other supported devices.
- New style for the weather widget.
- Ability to choose different wallpapers on the unlock screen and home screen depending on the current activity (e.g., work or sport).
- Expansion of the scenarios for modalities and routines.
- Simpler invitations for shared albums, notes, and calendars.
- Easier access to the function to set Wi-Fi speakers as media output.
- Improved multitasking in DeX mode.
- Improved search for the Samsung Internet Browser app.
- Faster and easier initial setup of your new smartphone.
One UI 5.1: Eligible Galaxy devices
With the arrival of the One UI 5.1 update, one question appeared in nearly every user’s mind, whether their device is eligible for it or not. The answer is nearly all Android 13 booted Galaxy devices will get the One UI 5.1 update. Still, for your help, we are providing a list of eligible Galaxy devices (only premium devices, which you can find below.
- Galaxy S22, S22+, and S22 Ultra
- Galaxy S21, S21+, and S21 Ultra
- Galaxy S21 FE
- Galaxy S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra
- Galaxy Z Fold4
- Galaxy Z Flip4
- Galaxy Z Fold3
- Galaxy Z Flip3
- Galaxy Z Fold2
- Galaxy Z Flip
- Galaxy Z Flip 5G
Apart from this, you can check our expected device list, which we have prepared by looking at Samsung’s Update Policy and previous update programs. The list can be found here.
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