Samsung announces the release timeline for the stable launch of One UI 3.0


Samsung announces the release timeline for the stable launch of One UI 3.0, here is what we know

Android 11 is now official!!! Google has officially released the public stable version of Android 11 for Pixel devices last month. After releasing the first Android 11 developer preview in February the company has come a long way with multiple new features and improvements. Whereas other top brands like Samsung, Oneplus, Oppo, Xiaomi have also started to release the beta version of the layer of the self-made OS based on Android 11.

According to AndroidAuthority, it was known that Samsung has now announced a release timeline for the stable launch of One UI 3.0. As spotted by an XDA-developer member the company has also started to roll out the public beta for the One UI 3.0 to a limited number of users. Samsung has already released the Android 11-based One UI 3 beta developer initiative for the Galaxy S20 series.

With the new update, the users will be able to use Bluetooth in Airplane Mode, and also sending images right from the Notification Replies is an impressive turn around from the company. Samsung OneUI 3.0 now comes with an improved battery optimization when using a higher refresh rate.

Add to that three new biometric categories: weak, strong, and device credentials and you get a much secure device. Then the audio codec support for headphones will make it easier for you to keep a check on the supported codes for your headphones. The XDA-developer member has also shared the changelog of the latest OneUI 3.0 update popped by the company. So let’s take a look at the list below.

Samsung One UI 3.0 Changelog

Home screen

  • Touch and hold an app to add an associated widget.
  • Turn the screen off by double-tapping on an empty area of the home screen (settings > advanced features > motions and gestures)


  • The dynamic lock screen now has more categories, and you can select more than one.
  • Lockscreen widgets are improved.

Quick Panel

  • See your conversations and media more conveniently in their own sections when you swipe down from the top of the screen.


  • Always On Display widgets are improved.


  • Get quick access to the most important accessibility settings during the device setup.
  • Get recommended accessibility features based on what you use.
  • Set the accessibility shortcut more easily in settings.
  • Sound detectors now work with your SmartThings devices such as TVs and lights to give you more visible alerts when the doorbell rings or the baby is crying.

Samsung Keyboard

  • You can find the keyboard settings more easily under General management in settings, and the settings have been reorganized to put the most important ones first.

Samsung Dex

  • You can now connect to supported TVs wirelessly.
  • New touchpad multi-gestures let you change screen zoom and font size more easily.


  • Added ability to block websites from redirecting you when you tap the back button.
  • Added warnings and blocking options for websites that show too many pop-ups or notifications.
  • Rearranged menus to make things easier to find.
  • Added several new add-ons, including one that translates websites.
  • Added option to hide the status bar for a more immersive browsing experience.
  • Increased maximum number of open tabs to 99.
  • Added ability to lock and reorder tabs.
  • Improved design for tab bar which is now supported on all devices.
  • Ended support for Samsung Internet edge panel.

Contacts and Phone

  • Added the ability to edit multiple linked contacts at one time.
  • Added an option to help you quickly delete duplicate contacts.
  • Enhanced the search experience.
  • Extended the storage period for the Trash bin from 15 to 30 days.

Phone/call background

  • Added the ability to customize the call screen with your own pictures and videos.


  • Created a Trash bin to store recently deleted messages.

Call and text on other devices

  • Added the ability to turn calls and text on other devices on or off with Bixby Routines.


  • Events with the same start time are now shown together in month and agenda view.
  • Reorganized options for adding and editing events.
  • Improved layout for full-screen alerts.


  • Improved layout for full-screen alerts.

Digital wellbeing and parental controls

  • Added trends to your weekly report. You can see how your usage has changed since the previous week and check your usage time for each feature.
  • Added phone usage time while driving to your weekly report.
  • Added a lock screen widget so you can check your screen time without unlocking your phone.
  • Added separate profiles for personal and work modes so you can track your screen time separately.


  • Improved autofocus and auto-exposure functionality and usability.
  • Improved stabilization when taking pictures of the moon at high zoom levels.

Photo Editor

  • Added the ability to revert edited pictures back to their original versions.

Bixby Routines

  • Grouped preset routines help you get started quickly and learn how to build your own routines quickly.
  • You can now see what actions are reversed when a routine ends.
  • New conditions have been added, such as specific start time, the disconnection of a Bluetooth device or Wi-Fi network, a call from a specific number, and more.
  • New actions have been added, including talking to Bixby and accessibility actions.
  • You can add a customized icon for each routine and add routines to the lock screen for quick access.

This is the complete changelog posted by the user on XDA-developer. Talking about the stable release of the update, it was known that the company will release it after November 2020. However, the timeline seems plausible because Samsung has already launched the One UI 3.0 public beta in South Korea. What do you think about the new update and its changelog? Do mention your views in the comment section below. For more news on tech and cybersecurity stay tuned on Android Rookies by following us on Google News.


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