Samsung has been doing nice within the process of bringing Android 11 and, in flip, One UI 3 to its smartphones, however there’s one other entire replace to convey. One UI 3.1 debuted on the S21 collection, and now it’s beginning to increase with a launch on some Galaxy S20 FE fashions.
One UI 3.1 is constructed on high of three.0 and the identical Android 11 core, nevertheless it brings a handful of tweaks together with it. Maybe most notable is the addition of smart home controls from more apps, a local Android 11 characteristic, truly being enabled on this replace. As a substitute of being discovered within the energy menu, it’s below the “units” button within the notification shade. Past that, different adjustments embody higher cross-device performance with Samsung tablets and sure earbuds, just like the Galaxy Buds Professional.
To this point, One UI 3.1 has solely been accessible in two locations. First, the Galaxy S21 collection of smartphones. All three fashions ship with this replace out of the field. Past that, the one units Samsung has formally up to date to One UI 3.1 have been the Galaxy Tab S7 and S7+.
Now, Samsung is rolling out One UI 3.1 to the Galaxy S20 FE in elements of Europe. Particularly, SamMobile has discovered the replace rolling out within the Netherlands, Belgium, Greece, Romania, Spain, Germany, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Italy, United Kingdom, France, Slovenia, Portugal, and Poland, in addition to the Nordic and Baltic areas.
Replace 2/12: In accordance with SamMobile, Samsung has pulled this replace from manufacturing, which means it’s now not accessible by way of sideloading or OTA. More than likely, that is only a non permanent measure to squash some last bugs which will have been inflicting points.
The replace additionally carries the February safety patch. It’s unclear when the replace will increase, nevertheless it’s begin. It’ll be fascinating to see how quickly different Galaxy S20 fashions, Galaxy Fold 2, and the remainder of Samsung’s lineup decide up this replace.
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