Samsung is now updating its most anticipated device of the Note series with a new One UI 5.1 update; with this update, the company will no more support this device for new major updates. However, the device is still eligible for some security updates, which means the Note 20 series devices will be on life support after One UI 5.1.
Notably, the One UI 5.1 update is currently rolling out in Canada, and the update brings new functionalities that ultimately boost the overall performance and utility of the device; with the new update, there are several features have been introduced under top system-level apps.
For instance, in Camera and Gallery, in the camera app now, you can change the colour tone of selfies, and a new Expert RAW option is added under the additional menu. The new share family album feature has been added, as well as you can now able to change the location of screenshots and screen recordings. AR Zone- Now it lets you take funny photos of 3 people and can replace the faces of your friends in the mask mode. Widgets– There are two new widgets introduced, such as a battery widget and a weather widget, and likewise, there are some more functions have been updated, including Modes and scenarios, Multitasking, Samsung Dex, and Call. To get detailed information, you can go through our dedicated article on One UI 5.1 features.
Users who own Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra devices in Canada can identify the latest update by the firmware version numbers N981WVLU3HWB3 and N986WVLU3HWB3, respectively. The update also includes the latest security patch in the form of a February 2023 update that addresses over 50 security vulnerabilities.
One UI 5.1 Features
The One UI 5.1 update brings a host of new and improved features that are sure to enhance the overall user experience. Some of the notable features include improved image editing capabilities, such as automatic shadow and reflection remover, and the ability to change selfie color tones easily. The update also introduces Shared Family Album, which lets users share photos and videos with family members in a private album.
In addition, the update includes an Expert RAW shortcut in the stock camera app, making it easier for professional photographers to capture and edit high-quality images. The Gallery app also gets improved search functionality, as well as the ability to view and edit EXIF information of images and videos. [Only available for flagships selected smartphones]
The One UI 5.1 update also makes it easier to minimize or maximize app window size by simply dragging its corners. In split-screen multitasking mode, frequently used apps are now displayed first. Samsung DeX also gets improved window resizing in the split-screen mode, thanks to the divider. The Weather app has also been updated with new features, such as the ability to display hourly precipitation information and a new dynamic widget that shows all the important information without needing to scroll. [Available for those smartphone Samsung DeX feature]
The One UI 5.1 update also includes several additional features that further improve the user experience. One of these features is the new battery widgets, which provide users with more detailed information about their device’s battery usage and performance.
In addition, the update brings improved search functionality to Samsung Internet, making it easier to find the information you need quickly and easily. You can also now access recently browsed Samsung Internet tabs on your phone using a Windows PC, which is a handy feature for users who frequently switch between devices.
Another useful feature that comes with the One UI 5.1 update is the Smart Suggestions widget, which now includes playlists and music recommendations from Spotify. This is a great feature for music lovers who are looking for new songs to listen to.
Finally, the update lets users choose the folder where they want their screenshots to be saved, making it easier to find and organize these important files.
How to install
Samsung Galaxy Users can easily install the latest update on their devices by following these steps– First, Go to system settings, then scroll down and tap on the software update, tap on download and install, now wait until it is finished searching, now tap on Download button if update available.
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