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One UI 6.0 Update: Release Date, Latest Beta & Stable info, Supported devices, and more



Since at least three months earlier, Samsung has started internal testing of One UI 6.0 in its Galaxy devices, and recently the company has released the beta updates to Galaxy S23 users. The updates were released back in August. The One UI 6 beta is limited to flagships. It should also release for other mid-range Galaxy devices in the future, but there’s no word on when that will happen. To start with, the One UI 6 beta program will be available in just seven countries, including China, UK, US, India, Germany, Poland, and South Korea.

Samsung One UI 6.0 and Android 14 Update Insights

October 21, 2023: According to the information, a new One UI 6 Beta 9 test build is spotted on the test server, which has the firmware version number S91*BXXU3ZWJK

October 20, 2023: The Galaxy Z Flip 5 is getting a beta 3 update with firmware version number ZWJ8 in Korea.

October 19, 2023: Samsung has started rolling out Beta 3 of One UI 6.0 for the Galaxy Z Fold 5 and Flip 5 and is starting with the UK market. Now the company is expanding the update for US users.

October 19, 2023: The One UI 6 beta 8 update for Galaxy S23 Series is rolling out in Germany, India, Poland, the US and, the UK.

October 19, 2023: The Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 devices are initially getting the test of One UI 6 features in South Korea.

October 19, 2023: To be more concrete about the arrival of the One UI 6 stable update, there is one new firmware version spotted on the Samsung servers. According to the information, a new firmware version, BWJG (last letters), was on test servers in three countries, including Europe, India, and South Korea. 

October 19, 2023: Samsung has rolled out the third One UI 6 beta update for the Galaxy Z Fold 5, which is carrying firmware version number F946BXXU1ZWJ8 with a download size of 711.97MB

October 17, 2023: Samsung has rolled out the One UI 6.0’s new beta update in China for Galaxy S23 Series. It is technically the sixth beta update, but as per the version number, it is similar to the seventh beta update. 

October 17, 2023: The Galaxy Z Fold 4 is getting the first One UI 6 beta update in UK with firmware version number F936BXXU4ZWJ4. It comes in a 3GB software package, and the latest beta update is using the October 2023 patch for new security codes.

October 16, 2023: Samsung has released the One UI 6.0 beta update for the Galaxy M23 5G. The update is based on Android 14 and includes a number of new features and improvements. 

October 16, 2023: Samsung has officially opened the One UI 6 beta program for Galaxy A52s devices in South Korea. The user can now join the program by registering their device in the beta program

October 16, 2023: The company released the One UI 6.0 beta 7 update for Galaxy S23 to several countries, and now it is making it available for Polish users.

October 16, 2023: Now, the Korean giant is now distributing the One UI 6 beta updates to the Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Z Flip 4 devices in India.

October 15, 2023: Samsung expands One UI 6.0 Beta 7 for Galaxy S23 Series in Germany.

October 14, 2023: Samsung has released the One UI 6 beta 7 update for the Galaxy S23 device, which comes with firmware version ZWJC and comes with the same October 2023 security patch. 

October 13, 2023: Samsung released the One UI 6 beta 2 for the Galaxy Z Fold 5. The latest beta update for the Galaxy Z Fold 5 is coming with firmware version number F946NKSU1ZWJ4. It is currently spotted in South Korea.

October 13, 2023: The One UI 6.0 beta 2 update for the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+, and Galaxy S21 Ultra in Korea is about 1GB in size and comes with a security patch for October 2023. You can recognize it by its firmware version, ZWJ7.

October 13, 2023: Samsung has started opening the UI 6 beta program for the Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4. It is currently spotted in South Korea, and it is expected that it could be available in more countries in the coming days.

October 13, 2023: Samsung released the Android 14-based One UI 6.0 beta program for the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+, and Galaxy S21 Ultra in the United States. 

October 13, 2023: Samsung has opened the One UI 6 beta program for the Galaxy F23 in India, carrying firmware version number E236BXXU4ZWJ2

October 13, 2023: Samsung Good Lock modules – Nice Catch and Theme Park get support of One UI 6.0 update

October 12, 2023: Samsung is expanding the One UI 6.0 beta 2 update for Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22+, and Galaxy S22 Ultra in India

October 12, 2023: Samsung has rolled out the second One UI 6 beta update for the Galaxy A53 in India, which is carrying firmware version number A536EXXU7ZWJ1, which weighs 960.73 MB.

Samsung has released the third beta update of One UI 6 for the Galaxy A34. With the latest beta update, Samsung has brought several fixes that will improve the functioning of the device. The update is live in India with firmware version number A346EXXU4ZWJ2

October 10, 2023: Samsung has rolled out a new update for the NotiStar, which is coming with version number According to the changelog, the new update brings support for One UI 6, which means the application is compatible with the devices that are running on the latest One UI skin.

October 7, 2023: Samsung expands the sixth beta of the One UI 6 update in Germany, Poland, the UK, and the United States, which have also joined in on the update, expanding its availability.

October 7, 2023: Samsung has rolled out the second beta update for the Galaxy S22 in South Korea with build number ZWJ3.

October 7, 2023: The One UI 6.0 beta 6 update for the Galaxy S23 Series is coming with firmware version number ZWJ6and weighs around 900MB in India. With this update, the company is finalizing and preparing for the One UI 6 stable update.

October 7, 2023:  Samsung has now released the One UI 6.0 beta for Galaxy Z Fold 5 in the UK as well, and it is expected that it will be available in more beta participant countries.

October 6, 2023: The One UI 6 Beta 2 for Galaxy S22 devices is live in the UK and is expected to be expanded to the other six beta participant countries. 

October 6, 2023: Samsung launched the One UI 6.0 beta program for its latest foldables, the Galaxy Z Fold 5 and Galaxy Z Flip 5, in Korea, India, and the US.

October 5, 2023: Samsung officially launched the Android 14-based One UI 6.0 skin for Galaxy smartphones in SDC 2023 and will soon announce the stable update.

September 27, 2023: The Android 14-based One UI 6.0 beta program has purportedly been rolled out to a select group of Galaxy A53 users in India.

September 27, 2023: The Galaxy S23 series is now getting the fifth beta version of One UI 6.0. Currently, this update is accessible in the UK, Poland, India, and Germany, featuring the firmware version ZWIK. Alongside the enhancements, it also incorporates the October 2023 security patch, and the update carries a total size of approximately 735MB.

September 22, 2023: The One UI 6.0 beta 4 update has gradually started rolling out to the Galaxy S23 in the form of software version ZWIC and also brings an October 2023 security patch and the update size is around 1GB

September 21, 2023: Samsung is now rolling out the newest version of its operating system, which is based on Android 14, to three models in the Galaxy S22 family in the United States. This means that people who own one of these three phones can try out the latest features and improvements.

September 20, 2023: The Korean gain has begun the rollout of the Android 14-based One UI 6.0 interface beta for the Samsung Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22+, and Galaxy S22 Ultra in the United Kingdom. The release of the latest beta version of the proprietary interface in the UK for the Samsung Galaxy S22 Series has started, with the firmware version S90*BXXU6ZWIA,and the update weighs about 2.8GB

September 19, 2023: Samsung started the One UI 6 beta program for Samsung Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+, and Galaxy S21 Ultra phones, beginning in South Korea.

September 19, 2023: Samsung opened the Android 14-based One UI 6 beta program for South Korean users of the Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22+, and Galaxy S22 Ultra. However, the latest beta update will be available with firmware version S90*NKSU3ZWIA and a package size of around 3GB for those users who have registered their devices for the One UI 6 beta program. 

September 15, 2023: Samsung is rolling out the first beta of One UI 6.0 for the Galaxy S23 series in China with build number ZWHO and a package size of around 2.7GB.

September 14, 2023: Samsung has started rolling out One UI 6.0 beta 3 update for Galaxy S23 series with firmware version ZWI8, introduces a host of exciting new features and fixes to enhance your smartphone journey.

September 13, 2023: The release of the latest beta version of the Android 14-based One UI 6.0 beta in India for the Samsung Galaxy A34 has started, with the firmware version A346EXXU4ZWI1.

September 8, 2023: Samsug expands the One UI 6 beta program for the Galaxy A54 and also joins the Galaxy A34 in the UK.

September 8, 2023: Samsung opens the One UI 6.0 beta program for the Galaxy A54 in its home country, South Korea.

August 31, 2023: Samsung Galaxy S23 devices get the second One UI 6 beta update in select countries, including Germany, the US, and South Korea. The latest update comes with firmware version ZWHO (last four letters).

August 31, 2023: Samsung rolls out the One UI 6 beta update for the Galaxy S23 in more countries, including India, the UK, and Poland.

August 10, 2023: Samsung rolls out the first One UI 6 beta update in three countries, including Germany, South Korea, and the US. The update was available for Galaxy S23 device users.

What comes with the first One UI 6 beta update?

Samsung has introduced a lot of new features and improvements in the different functions, such as Quick Panel, which has a new button layout that gives it a fresh new look and several functions that have been enhanced. Weather: A new widget called weather insight was introduced that gives more information about the weather. Camera: A new custom camera widget is introduced that creates a shortcut for opening the desired mode directly. Gallery: Now you can drag and drop pictures with one hand and use another hand to drop them into another album. There is a lot of new improvement done with the One UI 6 first beta; you can get more information in our dedicated article.

When will the One UI 6 stable update be available?

As of now, it is very difficult to predict the One UI 6 stable update because this time Samsung has delayed the One UI 6 beta program by almost a month compared to last year. It is also obvious that Google is also delaying its Android 14 release. It all depends on Google. When it releases the stable update, Samsung will also start introducing the One UI 6 stale update for its Galaxy devices.

Which Galaxy devices will get the One UI 6 update?

Samsung follows a strict policy in terms of software updates. According to the new policy, the Galaxy device will get a maximum of five years of software support, including four Android updates and five years of minor security updates. Based on this policy, we have made a list of OneUI 6 eligible devices.

Galaxy S series

  • Galaxy S23, Galaxy S23+, and Galaxy S23 Ultra
  • Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22+, Galaxy S22 Ultra, and Galaxy S22
  • Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+, and Galaxy S21 Ultra

Galaxy Z series

  • Galaxy Z Fold 5
  • Galaxy Z Fold 4
  • Galaxy Z Fold 3
  • Galaxy Z Flip 5
  • Galaxy Z Flip 4
  • Galaxy Z Flip 3

Galaxy A Series

  • Galaxy A54
  • Galaxy A34
  • Galaxy A73
  • Galaxy A72
  • Galaxy A53
  • Galaxy A52
  • Galaxy A52 5G, Galaxy A52s
  • Galaxy A33
  • Galaxy A23
  • Galaxy A24
  • Galaxy A14
  • Galaxy A14 5G
  • Galaxy A13
  • Galaxy A04s

Galaxy M series

  • Galaxy M54 5G
  • Galaxy M53 5G
  • Galaxy M33 5G
  • Galaxy M34 5G
  • Galaxy M23

Galaxy F Series

  • Galaxy F54
  • Galaxy F34
  • Galaxy F23
  • Galaxy F14 5G

Galaxy Tab series

  • Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra, Galaxy Tab S8+, Galaxy Tab S8;
  • Galaxy Xcover series: Galaxy Xcover 6 Pro

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Google Get Inspired By Samsung; As It Copies Secure Folder Feature Housed In Galaxy Phones




Is Google following Samsung? With the Android 14 QPR3 Beta 2.1, it offers a new option for private space, which Samsung already offers with the title Secure Folder. 

Google released Android 14 QPR2 Beta 1 in November 2023, which introduced a feature called ‘Private Space’ already housed in Samsung devices as Secure Folder. Since reports have been around for several days that the latest iteration of Android 15 will be dedicated to more security and will bring tons of new features to enhance users’ secure experiences,  one of the awaiting features is Private Space. 

The upcoming Private Space feature will allow the user to install the application in a separate, locked profile, which they can hide at any time. Although this feature has been in the development phase for a long time, it has not yet gone live. Let’s take a closer look. 

The new feature named ‘Lock private space automatically’ will allow users to configure the feature to automatically lock the protected space depending on one of the two sub-options they select in it, which are ‘Every time device lock’ and ‘After 5 minutes of inactivity.’ While choosing the first, the feature will lock Privact Space instantly after they lock the device. 

But here’s the catchable fact: Secure Folder, available on Galaxy devices, already offers this feature, so somewhere it seems like Google got inspired by Samsung. 

The reports are also saying that when users set up Private Space, the feature now recommends them to create a dedicated Google account for using it to’stop data appearing outside private space; for instance, ‘Synced photos, files, emails, contacts, calendar events, and other data,’ and many more. This suggestion and the option to automatically lock the protected space further enhance the privacy and security of private space. 

Upcoming Private Space will offer a redesign setup flow to deliver a better idea of the feature. Since this feature initially appeared in Android 14 QPR2 Beta 1 and then Android 14 QPR3 Beta 2.1, it is expected that Android 15 will bring this feature to enhance the secure experience. 


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Android 14 QPR3 Beta 2.1 Now Available




Google is preparing for its second-pixel drop update for this year. To develop it, the company has already started the Android 14 QPR3 Beta updates. Now,  moving forward, it has started rolling out the Beta 2.1 updates, while earlier it rolled out two more beta updates, including Beta 1 and Beta 2, which brought several fixes.

Android 14 QPR 3 2.1 beta update: What’s New

The Android 14 QPR3 beta 2.1 is now available for Pixel devices. It is carrying the firmware version number AP21.240305.005. It is still using the March 2024 patch for security, but now it is live for all the eligible Pixel devices, including the Pixel 5a, Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro, Pixel 6a, Pixel 7, Pixel 7 Pro, Pixel 7a, Pixel Tablet, Pixel Fold, Pixel 8, and Pixel 8 Pro. With the latest update, several issues have been fixed, which will surely improve the overall experience of the devices.

With the latest update, there are several problems related to the UI that have been solved. This includes a launcher crash, a charging issue in the Pixel tablet, the home screen, the layout of notifications, wallpaper settings, ‘Quick tap to start actions’ gesture functionality, and many more. 

Along with this, the update changelog also shares information about the top open issues and some common issues related to the Android platform and Google apps. For more details, check out the full changelog below.

Android 14 QPR 3 Beta 2.1 changelog

  • Fixed an issue that sometimes caused a device’s launcher to crash when trying to view recent apps. (Issue #328803294)
  • Fixed an issue that sometimes prevented Pixel Tablet devices from charging while connected to the dock. (Issue #299800125)
  • Fixed an issue where swiping up from the bottom of the screen didn’t always return to the home screen.
  • I fixed an issue that caused the layout of notifications on the lock screen to display with additional padding.
  • Fixed various issues that were causing frequent “Application not responding” errors for both system and user apps.
  • Fixed an issue where swiping down from the top of the screen didn’t always show the notification shade.
  • Fixed an issue for Pixel Fold devices where sometimes, when the device was unfolded, only half of the inner screen displayed content.
  • Fixed an issue that sometimes prevented a user’s wallpaper settings from being backed up properly.
  • Fixed an issue that sometimes stopped the “Quick Tap to Start Actions” gesture from working.
  • Fixed various other issues that were impacting system stability, performance, connectivity, interactivity, and camera

Top open issues

See Top Open Issues for the latest list of issues that have been reported by developers.

Other known issues

Based on our testing, you might encounter the following issues when using Android 14 QPR3 Beta 2.1: These issues are already known, so there’s no need to file additional reports for similar issues.

Android platform

  • An issue with sideloading the Beta 2 build can sometimes cause a device to fail to boot properly after sideloading is completed. Due to the potential disruption that this issue can cause, we’ve temporarily disabled downloads for OTA images until we can further troubleshoot the issue. To work around this issue, we recommend that developers flash a factory image to test devices instead.

Google apps

  • The Assistant The Glance widget sometimes displays weather information for the wrong location.

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Verizon rolls out One UI 6.0 and Android 14 for Galaxy Tab A7 Lite in the US




Samsung is always ahead in terms of distributing updates, whether they are related to Android or security patches. However, it is worth noticing that the company schedules the update for older Galaxy devices late, but carefully it provides the update to each eligible device, even if it is not so popular, like when it rolled out the update for the Galaxy Tab A7 lite.

Galaxy Tab A7 Lite has already grabbed the One UI 6.0 update in several regions, including South Korea; now it is getting the update in the US. More specifically, the device is getting a new update on the Verizon network; it is coming with the firmware version number T227USQU8DXB4

The latest software update for the Galaxy Tab A7 Lite brings the One UI 6.0 update, which will improve the UI and other settings of the devices. It will ultimately enhance the overall user experience of the device, even for the existing functionalities.

In a nutshell, the One UI 6.0 will bring several features to the existing functions, including Quick Panel, Lock Screen, Home Screen, Typeface, Multitasking, Samsung Keyboard, Content Sharing, Weather, Camera, and many more. If you want to know more details, you can check out the dedicated article.

The update also brings the December 2023 security patch, which will improve the device internally. If you want to take advantage of the new update, then you should update your device to the latest version. If you are using the Verizon-locked version of the Galaxy A7 Lite, then you should start receiving the update, but if you don’t receive the update, then you have to wait for some time.

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