Samsung has recently introduced the latest update in the form of One UI 5.1; the company first showcased it with the Galaxy S23 and then gradually expanded it to other eligible devices; as of now, it has reached several high-end devices, including the Galaxy S22 series, Galaxy S21 series, Galaxy S20 series, Galaxy Z Fold3, Galaxy Fold 4, Tablets and many more. Some of these devices have also received updates in more than two countries, but because of the server limitation, users are gradually getting the update on their devices.
One UI 5.1 brings new features and improvements
One UI 5.1 is Samsung’s new skin upgrade which comes with several new features which are added in many system inbuilt apps such as Camera- the expert RAW app is now quickly accessible and is now available in the advanced menu, Gallery – the new shared family album is introduced, AR Zone – with the latest One UI 5.1, you can now able to take funny photos of 3 people together with the selfie camera. At the same time, the AR Doodle is now faster in performance; you can resize and move drawings even after they have been created. Widgets- Two new widgets have been introduced a Battery widget and the weather widget, and battery widget is very helpful because it indicates the battery of all the connected devices in one place, while the weather widget display information about the weather; these features are just glance of One UI 5.1, while it has come with lot more features and improvements, you can click here to know more about the One UI 5.1.
How is the One UI 5.1 update rolling-out session going on
March 18: One UI 5.1 is now available for unlocked variant of Galaxy S21 FE with version number G781U1UEU9GWB3. The update also installs February 2023 security patch
March 17: Galaxy A03s gets One UI 5.1 update. The update is rolling out in Argentina with version number A037MUBU3CWB2. It alo includes latest security patch update as February 2023
March 17: Samsung servers One UI 5.1 update to the Galaxy M52 5G device in the Europe. The update also includes February 2023 security patch update and comes with version number M526BRXXU2CWB3
March 16: Galaxy Tab S6 Lite gets One UI 5.1 update in Europe and the it will get the One UI 5.1 on their devices with the built version P619XXU2BWC2.
March 15: Samsung Galaxy S21 devices gets One UI 5.1 update in Canada . The Update comes with different version numbers for each model such as G991WVLU5EWB2, G996WVLU5EWB2, and G998WVLU5EWB2 for Galaxy S21 base, Galaxy S21+ and Galaxy S21 Ultra respectively
March 15: Samsung serves One UI 5.1 update for the European units of Galaxy A13 5G Users who own Galaxy A13 5G devices can identify the latest update by the firmware version number A136BXXU3CWB3. It also includes a new security patch as of February 2023
March 14: T-Mobile serves One UI 5.1 update for Galaxy A71 in the US. The latest update comes with the new firmware version number A716USQU7GWB5 (for locked variants)
March 13: Galaxy Z Flip 5G gets One UI 5.1 update for Unlocked devices users can identify the update by the new firmware version number F707U1UEU3HWB1, it also includes the February 2023 update as new security patch
March 13: The Galaxy A72 gets One UI 5.1 update in Europe. The updatecome with new version number A725FXXU5DWB6, it will also feature new security patch updates in the form of February 2023
March 11: Samsung serves One UI 5.1 update for Galaxy A53 in Canada, the update come with firmware version number A536WVLU3CWB4.
March 10: US Unlocked Galaxy S20 and Note 20 users get One UI 5.1 update with new features Users who own Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra devices can identify the One UI 5.1 update by firmware version numbers N981U1UEU3HWB4 and N986U1UEU3HWB4 sequentially. While according to a Reddit user, the unlocked variant of Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+ and Galaxy S20 Ultra devices also got the same update.
March 10: Verizon releases One UI 5.1 for Galaxy S20 FE and Galaxy A42 in the US. The update will be available for these devices with different software version numbers, G781VSQU7HWB2 and A426USQU4EWB3, for Galaxy S20 FE 5G and Galaxy A42 5G, respectively.
March 9: Samsung brings One UI 5.1 in Australia for Galaxy Tab S8 devices. The update comes with new version number for each devices Galaxy Tab S8, Galaxy Tab S8+, and Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra with version numbers X706BXXU3BWB4, X806BXXU3BWB4, and X906BXXU3BWB4 respectively.
March 9: Samsung release One UI 5.1 for the Unlocked variant of Galaxy S21 FE in the US. The update comes with version number G990U1UEU4EWB5. It also includes February 2023 security patch.
March 9: Verizon releases One UI 5.1 update for Galaxy A51 and Galaxy A71 in the US. The update comes with A716VSQU5GWB5 and A516VSQU5GWB5 sequentially the update also includes February 2023 security patch.
March 8: Galaxy S21 FE and Galaxy Z Fold 2 receives One UI 5.1 update in Canada. The update comes with new firmware version numbers G990WVLU4EWB3 and F916WVLU2JWB5 respectively.
March 7: Samsung expands One UI 5.1 update for Note 20 devices [Canada]. 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.
March 7: Galaxy M33 gets One UI 5.1 update in Korea. The update came with firmware version number M336KKSU4CWB3
March 7: Galaxy A Quantum enjoys One UI 5.1. The update comes with version number A716SKSU5FWB5.
March 7: Samsung Health gets One UI 5.1 support and adds new features; click here to learn more
March 7: The Galaxy A71 5G and A51 5G is getting One UI 5.1 update in south Korea Users who own the Galaxy A71 5G and Galaxy A51 5G can identify the update by the firmware version numbers A716SKSU5FWB5 and A516NKSU5FWB5, respectively.
March 7: Galaxy S10 Lite receives One UI 5.1 update in Europe. The One UI 5.1 update for the Galaxy S10 Lite comes with firmware version G770FXXU6HWB4.
March 7: Carrier-locked Galaxy S20 and Galaxy Note 20 get One UI 5.1 in the US. Users can identify the update by these firmware version numbers:
- G981USQU3HWB5 – S20
- G986USQU3HWB5 – S20+
- G988USQU3HWB5 – S20 Ultra
- N981USQU3HWB3 – Note 20
- N986USQU3HWB3 – Note 20 Ultra
March 6: T-Mobile releases OneUI 5.1 update for Galaxy S21 FE in the US. The update also includes a new security patch update in the form of a February 2023 update. It has firmware version number G990USQU4EWAI.
March 4: Samsung brings One UI 5.1 update for Galaxy A53 5G in the UK
users who own the Galaxy A53 5G device can identify the latest update by its firmware version number A536BXXU4CWB1. The update also includes the latest security update in the form of the February 2023 patch.
March 4: Galaxy Tab S7 and S7+ get One UI 5.1 update in Asia, Australia, and Canada. Users who own Galaxy Tab S7 devices in Australia can identify the latest update by these firmware version numbers T875XXU2DWB2, T975XXU2DWB2, and T976BXXU2DWB2 for Galaxy Tab S7, Galaxy Tab S7+, and Galaxy Tab S7+ 5G respectively, while the WiFi variants of devices are getting the update with version number T870XXU2DWB2 and T970XXU2DWB2 for Galaxy Tab S7(WiFi) and Galaxy Tab S7+(WiFi) respectively.
March 4: Unlocked variant of Galaxy S21 gets One UI 5.1 update in the US Users who own Galaxy S21 devices can identify the latest update by the firmware version numbers G991U1UEU5EWB1, G996U1UEU5EWB1 and G998U1UEU5EWB1 for Galaxy S21 base, Galaxy S21+, and Galaxy S21 Ultra respectively.
March 4: Verizon released One UI 5.1 update for Galaxy S20, the update Users who own Galaxy S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra devices can identify the latest update by the firmware version numbers G981USQU3HWB4, G986USQU3HWB4, and G988USQU3HWB4 respectively
March 3: Samsung brings One UI 5.1 to carrier-locked Galaxy Note 20 in the USA. Users can identify the latest update by firmware version numbers N98*USQU3HWB3 (where the “*” is the discriminant between the two models and the two variants of the mobile network). The update is currently available on Xfinity Mobile, Comcast, Charter, and Spectrum Mobile networks.
March 3: Galaxy M53 5G and Galaxy M42 5G get One UI 5.1 update; the new update comes with version numbers. The update is available in India with firmware versions M536BXXU2CWB3 and M426BXXU4DWB1, and it comes with a size of 1.2 GB and 1GB, respectively.
March 2: Verizon Galaxy Tab S7 5G, Tab S7+ 5G, and Tab S8+ 5G get One UI 5.1 update in the US. Users can identify the latest update by version numbers, the Galaxy Tab S7 5G, Tab S7+ 5G, and Tab S8+ 5G. The new firmware versions, T878USQU2DWB3, T978USQU2DWB3, and X808USQU2BWB1
March 2: Galaxy Quantum 2 users rejoice: One UI 5.1 update is now available, the update the One UI 5.1 update for the Galaxy Quantum 2 carries firmware version A826SKSU3EWB4. The update size is reported to be around 1235MB
March 2: Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Fold 3’s battery isn’t performing well with the One UI 5.1
March 2: Samsung expanding the One UI 5.1 update for Galaxy Note 20 in Australia Users who own Galaxy Note 20 series devices will get the One UI 5.1 update with version numbers N980FXXU5HWAC and N985FXXU5HWAC for Galaxy Note 20 base and Note 20 Ultra, respectively.
March 1: Galaxy Z Fold 2 and Galaxy Z Flip LTE/5G receive One UI 5.1 update in the US; the update firmware version number F916USQU2JWB5 for Galaxy Z Gold 2 5G, while Galaxy Z Flip 5G and LTE variant gets update get the update with version number F707U1UEU3HWB1 and F700U1UEU5IWB1 respectively.
March 1: One UI 5.1 rolling out in Galaxy A52 5G; the update comes with firmware version A526BXXU2EWB1 in Europe.
March 1: Galaxy S20 receives One UI 5.1 update in the US. Samsung Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20 Plus, and Galaxy S20 Ultra are, in fact, receiving a new update that brings the firmware version to the G981USQU3HWB3, G986USQU3HWB3, and G988USQU3HWB3, respectively.
March 1: One UI 5.1 is now available for Galaxy Tab S8 in the US. The Korean giant has started rolling out the One UI 5.1 skin update for the Galaxy Tab S8 series (WiFi), including Galaxy Tab S8, Tab S8 Plus, and Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra. The latest update carries firmware versions X700XXU3BWB4, X800XXU3BWB4, and X900XXU3BWB4, respectively.
March 1: Galaxy A53 gets One UI 5.1 in the US. The update is available on Verizon network A536VSQU4CWB2; the update also includes February 2023 security patch.
February 28: Galaxy Z Fold 3, Flip 3, and Note 20 are getting One UI 5.1 in the US. The update is rolling out on the Verizon network for Galaxy Z Flip 3 and Fold 3 F711USQU3FWB1 and F926USQU2FWAC, while the update for Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra will come with version number N981USQU3HWB3 and N986USQU3HWB3 respectively. To know more, click here.
February 27: Galaxy S20 devices get new OneUI 5.1 update. Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+, and Galaxy S20 Ultra Australian users will get the latest with these firmware versions G981BXXUFHWAK, G986BXXUFHWAK, and G988BXXUFHWAK sequentially.
February 27: T-Mobile releases One UI 5.1 update for Galaxy S21 series with version number G991USQU5EWAI for Galaxy S21 base, G996USQU5EWAI for Galaxy S21+, and G998USQU5EWAI for Galaxy S21 Ultra.
February 27: Galaxy Z Flip LTE gets One UI 5.1 update in Australia; the update comes with version number F700FXXUAJWAD.
February 27: Samsung rolls out One UI 5.1 for Galaxy A23 LTE in Europe with version number A235FXXU2CWB4.
February 27: Galaxy S21FE gets One UI 5.1 update in India, and the update can be identified with version number G990EXXU4EWBE; the update also includes February 2023 security patch update.
February 25:– Galaxy S22 gets One UI 5.1 update on the AT&T network, the latest update comes with version number S901USQU2CWAI, S906USQU2CWAI, and S908USQU2CWAI for Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22+, and Galaxy S22 Ultra, respectively
February 25: Galaxy S21 and Galaxy Fold2 gets OneUI 5.1 in Australia with version number G991BXXU6EWAF, G996BXXU6EWAF, and G998BXXU6EWAF for Galaxy S21 base, Galaxy S21+, and Galaxy S21 Plus respectively. While Galaxy fold 2 is getting the update with version number F916BXXU2JWB5
February 25: Verizon locked variant of Galaxy S21 gets One UI 5.1 in the US with version number G991USQU5EWAI for Galaxy S21 base,G996USQU5EWAI for Galaxy S21+ and G998USQU5EWAI forGalaxy S21 Ultra
February 25: Verizon released One UI 5.1 update for Galaxy S21 FE(2022) and Galaxy S21 original with version numbers G990USQU4EWAI and G990U2SQU2EWAI, respectively.
February 24: Samsung Galaxy M53 receives One UI 5.1 update in Europe. The update comes with version number M536BXXU2CWB3, and the update is started in Russia and Ukraine.
February 24: Samsung pushes One UI 5.1 update for the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Flip 3 in Australia; the update comes with version numbers F926BXXU3EWB1 and F711BXXU4EWB1 sequentially.
February 24: Noble ROM brings One UI 5.1 software for older Galaxy devices, including Galaxy Note 9 and Galaxy S9/S9+. The software also includes the support of an image clipper.
February 24: One UI 5.1 rolls out on T- Mobile network for Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Flip 4 in the US; the update comes with version numbers F936USQU1CWAC and F721USQU1CWAC, respectively.
February 23: Samsung announces to bring of some new features for Bixby in the new updates. According to the information, the new feature includes text-to-call and custom Voice creator and also enhances the overall performance by improving the existing function like language recognition. To know more about it, click here
February 22: Samsung expands the One UI 5.1 update for Galaxy S22, Fold 4, and Flip 4 in Canada. The latest update comes with version number F936WVLU1CWAC for Galaxy Z Fold 4, F721WVLU1CWAC for Galaxy Z Flip 4, and the Galaxy S22 series model should receive the update with version number S90xWVLU2CWAI.
February 21: Samsung rolls out the One UI 5.1 update for the Galaxy A73 5G devices in Malaysia with version number A736BXXU3CWB7
February 20: Samsung expands the One UI 5.1 to make it available to the Galaxy Fold 4 and Flip 4 users in the US with version numbers F936U1UEU1CWAC and F721U1UEU1CWAC, respectively.
February 19: One UI 5.1 update brings quick battery drain issues for some Galaxy Users.
February 18: Samsung rolls out the One UI 5.1 for the Galaxy Note 20 series devices in Argentina with version numbers N980FXXU5HWAC( Galaxy Note 20) and N985FXXU5HWAC (Galaxy Note 20 Ultra)
February 17: Samsung is seeding One UI 5.1 update to the Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Flip 4 in Australia with version numbers F936BXXU1CWAC and F721BXXU1CWAC, respectively.
February 16: According to information, the image clipper feature is possibly expanded to some more Galaxy devices. However, there are only premium category phones suggested by some reports.
February 16: Samsung unveils the One UI 5.1 officially and also shares the compatible models. With the official announcements, the company has also reveled the timeline for some Galaxy devices
February 15: Samsung rolls out the One UI 5.1 for the Galaxy S22 in Australia with version numbers S901EXXU3CWAI, S906EXXU3CWAI, and S908EXXU3CWAI for Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22+, and Galaxy S22 Ultra respectively.
February 14: Several users report bugs and issues regarding battery drain, network, and some features missing after installing the One UI 5.1 update on their devices. To know more, click here,
February 13: Samsung rolls out One UI 5.1 update in several Galaxy devices, including Galaxy S22, S22+ and S22 Ultra, Galaxy S21, S21+, S21 Ultra Galaxy S20, S20+, S20Ultra, Galaxy S21 FE, Galaxy S20 FE, Galaxy Z Fold 4, Galaxy Z Flip 4, Galaxy Flip 3 and Fold 3, as of now these devices have received the update in several regions.
February 11: Samsung’s One UI 5.1 testing was spotted on Galaxy S22; this indicates that Galaxy S22 will be the top contender to grab the One UI 5.1 at the initial stage.
February 10: Samsung announces to expand the Camera assistant to more Galaxy devices, including the Galaxy S22 series, Galaxy S21 series Galaxy Note 20, and many more devices.
February 1: Samsung first time introduced the One UI 5.1 with the launching of its latest Flagship device, i.e., Galaxy S23; for the launching of the device, Samsung organized an event in the US named Galaxy Unpacked event.
Internal testing of One UI 5.1.1 is going on secretly
With rolling out the One UI 5.1, Samsung is also testing its next One UI 5.1.1 update. However, this update will not be available for all devices; according to the information, it is only available for the devices which feature foldable screens; all the features will be the same, but it is an extra treatment for the foldable screen device, so they will get more improved function which is accurately optimized with the display.
One UI 5.1 will roll out these Galaxy devices [Expected]
- Galaxy S21 FE
- Galaxy S21 Ultra (4G & 5G)
- Galaxy S21 Plus (4G & 5G)
- Galaxy S21 (4G & 5G)
- Galaxy S22 Ultra
- Galaxy S22 Plus
- Galaxy S22
- Galaxy S20 Plus (4G & 5G)
- Galaxy S20 (4G & 5G)
- Galaxy S20 FE (4G & 5G)
- Galaxy S10 Lite
- Galaxy S20 Ultra (4G & 5G)
- Galaxy A51 5G
- Galaxy A51
- Galaxy A52
- Galaxy A52 5G
- Galaxy A52S
- Galaxy A72
- Galaxy A13
- Galaxy A32
- Galaxy A32 5G
- Galaxy A22
- Galaxy A22 5G
- Galaxy A23
- Galaxy A73
- Galaxy A53
- Galaxy A33
- Galaxy A71 5G
- Galaxy A71
- Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G
- Galaxy Z Flip 5G
- Galaxy Z Flip
- Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G
- Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G
- Galaxy Z Fold 4 5G
- Galaxy Z Flip 4 5G
- Galaxy Note 20 Ultra
- Galaxy Note 20
- Galaxy Note 10 Lite
- Galaxy Tab S7 Plus (4G & 5G)
- Galaxy Tab A7 Lite
- Galaxy Tab A8 10.5 (2021)
- Galaxy Tab S7 (4G & 5G)
- Galaxy Tab S7 FE
- Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra
- Galaxy Tab S8 Plus
- Galaxy Tab S8
- Galaxy Tab S6 5G
- Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
Note- this information is not verified by the manufacturer.
One UI 5.1 Release Date
Samsung’s One UI 5.1 was recently released on February 1, 2023, and it has already started making waves among Galaxy S23 users. This latest update promises to bring a plethora of new features and improvements to the popular Samsung mobile operating system. While currently only available on the Galaxy S23 series, Samsung has announced that the update will be rolled out to other Galaxy phones by the end of February 2023. This eagerly anticipated update is expected to enhance the overall user experience and provide a more intuitive and efficient interface. With One UI 5.1, Samsung is aiming to solidify its position as a leading player in the mobile phone industry.
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
Quickly change the color tone for selfies
It’s easier to change the color tone of your selfies using the Effects button at the top of the screen.
Discover Expert RAW
Expert RAW lets you take high-quality shots, perfect for those who want to have full control and edit photos later. Expert RAW is now easier to access from the More menu in Camera.
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 your family members. 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.
Improved multitasking in DeX
In split-screen view, you can now drag the divider in the center of the screen to resize both windows. You can also snap a window to one of the corners to make it fill a quarter of the screen.
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.
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.
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.
Let Bixby take your calls
Use Bixby text call to answer calls automatically and find out why the person is calling. You’ll see what the caller says in a text chat, and you can tap or type responses that will be read aloud to the caller. Bixby text call is only available in English and Korean.
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, S Pen, and other supported devices.
Use up to 3 emojis in AR Emoji Camera
Take fun pictures and videos with your friends in Mask mode. You can assign a different emoji to each person’s face.
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.
The Smart suggestions widget now recommends Spotify tracks and playlists based on your current activity. Get the perfect tunes for driving, exercising, and more. To get suggestions, you need to sign in to a Spotify account in the latest version of the Spotify app.
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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