Galaxy A03s gets One UI 5.1 update

Samsung is now rolling out the One UI 5.1 update for Galaxy A03s in Argentina. This is the first country where the Galaxy A03s is getting the latest One UI update; with the latest update, Samsung has introduced several new features which are available for Galaxy devices.

The latest update can be identified by its new build version A037MUBU3CWB2. The update currently rolling out in Argentina and will soon expand other region. It also includes the February 2023 security patch update, which improves the overall security of the device; in a nutshell, Google releases monthly security updates which fix several security vulnerabilities, and in the case of Galaxy devices, Samsung also adds some extra fixes that bring more strengthens in the security of the devices.

Meanwhile, One UI 5.1 is the latest upgrade of Samsung’s own skin. It brings several enhancements for the devices and adds some new functionalities to its existing application, including Weather, Modes and Routines, Samsung Internet, and many more.

It is possible that some features don’t work as smoothly as other Galaxy devices because of hardware limitations, but the company has optimized the features so they can work properly.

The Galaxy A03s is one of the most affordable devices of Samsung; it was launched back in 2021 and came with One UI 3.0 based on Android 11; later, the device received more major updates, so now it is running on Android 13. Being a two-year-old device and having low hardware specs, it seems that the device is no longer eligible for new major updates, but still, it may receive some more updates as security patches.

One UI 5.1 Update

One UI 5.1 takes your phone to the next level with new Gallery features as well as productivity and personalization enhancements.

Camera and Gallery

More powerful search
You can now search your Gallery for more than one person or subject at the same time. You can even search for people without tagging their names just by tapping their faces.

Enhanced image remastering
Remastering does more to make your pictures look great by removing shadows and reflections. You can also remaster GIFs for better resolution and clarity. Preview has also been improved to make it easier to compare the original picture with the remaster.

Create a shared family album
It’s easier than ever to share pictures with your family. Gallery will recommend pictures to add to your shared family album by recognizing the faces of family members you select. You get 5 GB of storage for each family member (up to 6 people).

Revamped info display
When you swipe up while viewing a picture or video in your Gallery, you can see when and where the picture was taken, which device took the picture, where the picture is stored, and more. Now with a simpler layout.


Easily minimize or switch to full screen
You can now minimize or maximize an app window without going to the options menu. Just drag one of the corners.

Access your most used apps in split screen
When you start a split-screen view, the apps you use most often will be shown below your recently used apps to help you find the apps you need faster.

Modes and Routines

Change wallpapers based on your mode
Set a different wallpaper based on your current activity. Choose one wallpaper for work, one for exercising, and more.

More actions for routines
New actions let you control Quick Share and Touch sensitivity, change your ringtone, and change your font style.


Quick access to useful information
Check severe weather alerts, daily weather summaries, and sunrise/sunset times at the top of the Weather app. The temperature graph now uses colors to show how the temperature changes throughout the day.

Hourly precipitation graph
An hourly graph now shows how much precipitation has fallen at different times of the day.

Summary on Weather widget
A brief summary of the current weather conditions now appears on the weather widget to let you know if it’s sunny, cloudy, raining, or snowing.

Samsung Internet

Continue browsing on another device
If you’re browsing the web on one Galaxy phone or tablet and later open the Internet app on another Galaxy device signed in to the same Samsung account, a button will appear that lets you open the last webpage you were viewing on the other device.

Improved search
Your searches now include the names of bookmark folders and tab groups. Improved search logic lets you find what you’re looking for even if something isn’t spelled correctly.

Additional changes

Check the battery level of your devices
The new Battery widget lets you check the battery level of your devices, right from the Home screen. You can see how much battery is left on your phone, Galaxy Buds, Galaxy Watch, and other supported devices.

Settings suggestions
While signed in to your Samsung account, suggestions will appear at the top of the Settings screen to help you share, connect, and enhance your experience across your Galaxy devices.

Choose where to save screenshots and screen recordings
You can now change the folder where screenshots and screen recordings are saved.

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