Carrier-locked Galaxy S20 and Galaxy Note 20 get One UI 5.1 in the US

Samsung is one of the most punctual companies in terms of software updates, it has a number of devices that are currently running in the market, and the company serves new updates to all the devices at the ideal time. Still, it takes time to reach every device because of different regions. If we talk country-wise, the US is the only country that has been rolling out new updates runs for a long time; for instance, here is the Galaxy S20 and Galaxy Note 20 which are getting the One UI 5.1 update very lately.

Notably, the Carrier-locked variant of Galaxy S20 is getting new updates in the US. As of now, the update is rolling out on several networks, including T-Mobile, US Cellular and Xfinity networks. While the Note 20 series devices are getting the update on T-Mobile and Sprint network

Firmware Versions:

  • G981USQU3HWB5 – S20
  • G986USQU3HWB5 – S20+
  • G988USQU3HWB5 – S20 Ultra
  • N981USQU3HWB3 – Note 20
  • N986USQU3HWB3 – Note 20 Ultra

As said earlier, the update brings One UI 5.1; it has introduced several new features which are available under many system-level apps, including Camera, AR Zone, Gallery, modes and routines and more. To learn more about One UI 5.1, you can read our previous article. The update also includes the latest security patch in the form of February 2023, which addresses over 50 security vulnerabilities and fixes them.

The update will be available through OTA, so users get a notification whenever it is available for their devices, but in case the update notification doesn’t come on at the ideal time, users can also check it manually. Follow the given steps below to check manually.

Samsung One UI Improves Your Smartphone Experience: One UI 1 to One UI 5.1

Just go to the system settings, then scroll down, then tap on the Software update button, now tap on Download and install button, and wait until it shows information about the software; if it says One UI 5.1 update available, then just hit install. Then it will install automatically.

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