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Here’s how Samsung One UI progressed and improved with every new Galaxy device

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Samsung was only known for its innovations in hardware, which it introduced in new Galaxy devices, but in a few years, the company also started investing in software development, and because of this, the company has made the top UI for the Galaxy devices.

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Before the introduction of One UI company had tried some other custom user interfaces like TouchWiz, Nature UX, and Samsung Experience, but these are lacking in many things, and due to this, users don’t get Good performance as expected.

But then, the company redeveloped the UI and added new things and released a refreshed UI for the Galaxy devices. Samsung has introduced the first iteration of One UI with the Galaxy S9 and Note 9 series; it was based on Android 9.0 pie. The interface featured a revamped design with rounded icons, simplified menus, and a focus on one-handed usage, then continuously rolled out new upgrades with time; here, we have made a list according to the devices achieved first.

  1. Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ (2018):
  • One UI made its debut with the Android 9.0 Pie update for the Galaxy S9 and S9+.
  • The interface featured a revamped design with rounded icons, simplified menus, and a focus on one-handed usage.
  1. Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (2018):
  • The Galaxy Note 9 received the One UI update along with Android 9.0 Pie.
  • The interface brought a similar design language and one-handed usability improvements.
  1. Samsung Galaxy S10/S10+/S10e (2019):
  • One UI was pre-installed on the Galaxy S10 series, starting with Android 9.0 Pie.
  • It introduced further refinements to the interface, including enhanced gesture navigation and a system-wide dark mode.
  1. Samsung Galaxy Note 10/Note 10+ (2019):
  • The Galaxy Note 10 series launched with One UI based on Android 9.0 Pie.
  • It continued the design language and added features like improved stylus integration and enhanced productivity tools.
  1. Samsung Galaxy S20/S20+/S20 Ultra (2020):
  • One UI 2.0 was introduced with the Galaxy S20 series, based on Android 10.
  • It brought smoother animations, refined visual elements, and enhanced performance optimizations.
  1. Samsung Galaxy Note 20/Note 20 Ultra (2020):
  • The Galaxy Note 20 series launched with One UI 2.5, based on Android 10.
  • It introduced new features such as wireless DeX, improved S Pen functionality, and enhanced Samsung Notes.
  1. Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 (2020) and Galaxy Z Flip (2020):
  • Both devices launched with One UI 2.5, based on Android 10.
  • One UI provided a tailored experience for foldable devices, optimizing the interface for different screen configurations.
  1. Samsung Galaxy S21/S21+/S21 Ultra (2021):
  • The Galaxy S21 series launched with One UI 3.0, based on Android 11.
  • It featured further design refinements, updated app icons, improved privacy settings, and expanded widgets.
  1. Samsung Galaxy S20 FE (2021):
  • The Galaxy S20 FE  received the One UI 3.1 update, based on Android 11.
  • It brought new features and improvements, including enhanced Quick Share, improved performance, and additional camera functions.
  1. Samsung Galaxy S21 FE (2022):
  • The Galaxy S21 FE is to launch with One UI 4.
  • It brought new features and improvements, including enhanced Quick Share, improved performance, and additional camera functions.

11. Samsung Galaxy S22/S22+/S22 Ultra (2022)

  • The Galaxy S22 launched with One UI 4.1 based on Android 12
  • The device has received the same features and improvements as older devices.

12. Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 & Galaxy Z Flip 4 (2022):

  • Samsung first introduce the One UI 4.1.1 and Android 12L for the Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Flip 4 smartphones.
  • The Android 12L basically designed for large screen devices like foldables and tablets. It brought the ‘Taskbar’ feature and several app optimizations for the large screen.

13. Samsung Galaxy S23/S23+/S23 Ultra (2023)

  • The Galaxy S23 launched with One UI 5.1 which was based on the Android 13
  • The One UI 5.1 includes several new features like lock screen customization and managing background apps with more ease.

Samsung has timely updated its devices after introducing One UI; however, the company has changed its strategy according to time; in the initial year’s company rolled out new major updates to any flagship device without waiting for a new one, but after a couple of years company release a new update to new flagship devices initially.

Samsung One UI 6.0 Update

Furthermore, this year Samsung will introduce a new One UI update in the form of One UI 6.0. Based on the previous roll-out, the update is expected to be available in late August. However, before the stable update, the Korean giant will release the beta updates to the device, and it is almost confirmed the update will be first available on the Galaxy S23 devices.


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One UI 6.1

Samsung confirmed to address the Quick panel issues in the next software update

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Samsung Galaxy users have recently received a featureful update in the form of One UI 6.1. With this update, users have received several new functions that provide convenience for them while using different functionality. However, with the latest features, it has also unintentionally brought some issues for the users. 

According to the information, there is an issue encountered in the Quick panel that is stopping users from taking details of the notification. When they tap the notification on the Quick panel, it doesn’t react and keeps reopening the Quick panel.

However, a community moderator has apologized for the inconvenience due to the issue and officially confirmed that the company will deliver a dedicated update that will fix the Quick Panel issue. Although he hasn’t shared the exact date for the update’s availability, it is expected to be available soon with the next security patch update.

Whenever the update is available for the Galaxy devices, we will immediately provide information about it. In the meantime, you can also frequently check the update manually by going to the system settings.

If you own any of the flagship devices, such as the Galaxy Z Flip 5, Galaxy Z Fold 5, Galaxy Tab S9 series, Galaxy S23 FE, and Galaxy S23, and have not updated your device to the latest version, it is recommended that you update your device to the latest version without worrying about some minor issues like this.


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Samsung Officially Announces One UI 6.1 Update with Galaxy AI for Galaxy S22, Fold4, Flip4, and Tab S8 in May

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Samsung has officially confirmed that it will provide Galaxy AI features with One UI 6.1 to several devices, including the Galaxy S22, Galaxy Z Fold 4, Galaxy Z Flip 4, and Galaxy Tab S8 series devices. The company has published that it will start rolling out the dedicated update for the devices in early May; however, it hasn’t mentioned the exact date, but it looks like after completing the April 2024 update, it may immediately start providing the One UI 6.1 update.

Earlier, there was some doubt if Samsung would provide every AI feature to the older devices, which are spotted on other high-end devices, or make some restrictions on them. However, now, the company has cleared the doubt and confirmed that it will provide several Galay AI features, such as Circle to searchChat AssistInterpreterLive Translate, Note Assist, Transcript Assist, Browsing Assist, Generative Edit, Edit Suggestion, and AI-generated wallpaper.

With these all-new AI power features, users will get a whole new experience for communicating with each other. For instance, with the live translation, users can talk to each other without any language barrier. Chat Assist helps users adjust text messages in different languages and message tone.

Meanwhile, users can also benefit from several productivity and information-accessible AI features, such as Circle to Search, which enables users to instantly take information about any object on the screen. Note Assist simplifies tasks with auto-formatting and summarization features. Browsing assistance provides the ability to summarize and translate them.


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One UI 6.1 with Galaxy AI: New Smart Features Coming to Your 2021 and 2022 Galaxy Phones

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Samsung initially introduced Galaxy AI exclusively for the Galaxy S24 series, then expanded it to 2023’s Galaxy flagship devices, and is now setting up to release it for 2022’s as well as 2021’s flagship lineups. 

Samsung has already teased the Galaxy S22 owners that ongoing testing is going on to deliver Galaxy AI features, and now recent reports are unveiling that not only the S22 series but also the entire 2022 and 2021 flagship lineups are in line to get the Galaxy AI features. 

This is being speculated by a forum post from Korea. A Samsung employee has confirmed that One UI 6.1 with Galaxy AI features will be coming to Samsung’s entire 2022 and even 2021 flagship lineups. Samsung had already announced earlier this week that more devices would receive Galaxy AI. 2023 Galaxy flagships have already grabbed the AI features, but noticeably, the Galaxy S23 FE is not eligible for the Instant Slow-Mo feature. 

  • Circle and search with Google
  • Live translation, to make voice and text translations of calls in real time;
  • Interpreter, who instantly translates the words of the interlocutors and displays them on a split screen;
  • Chat Assistant in the keyboard, to perfect the tone of the conversation;
  • Notes Assistant, for an AI-generated task summary and for creating templates to take notes with predefined formats;
  • Transcription Assistant to transcribe, summarize and possibly translate voice recordings;
  • generation wallpapers with AI
  • Generative change

Here’s the 2022 Galaxy device that would get Galaxy AI: 

  • Galaxy Tab S8
  • Galaxy Tab S8+
  • Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra
  • Galaxy S22
  • Galaxy S22+
  • Galaxy S22 Ultra
  • Galaxy Z Fold 4
  • Galaxy Z Flip 4

Samsung is also expanding the Galaxy AI to selected devices in 2021, although these devices would only support a few features such as Circle to Search and Magic Rewrite, which is expected to be a messy translation of Generative Edit. 

Here’s the eligible device list for the Galaxy AI in 2021: 

  • Galaxy S21
  • Galaxy S21+
  • Galaxy S21 Ultra
  • Galaxy Z Fold 3
  • Galaxy Z Flip 3

The exact timeline is not clear yet, but it is expected that the Galaxy AI features, along with the One UI 6.1 update, could arrive in early May. 


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