Samsung releases OneUI 3.0 Beta based on Android 11, here are all the new changes and features


Samsung releases OneUI 3.0 Beta based on Android 11, here are all the new changes and features

Android 11 is now official!!! Google has officially released the public stable version of Android 11 for Pixel devices last week. 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.

Taking about the new features the notifications panel in the new update has brought-in a ‘Conversation’ section for direct messages, also the apps can create Bubbles for quick access. Moreover, the device controls can now be accessed through the power button menu, also you will notice that the media controls are pinned inside the quick settings panel.

Samsung has already released the Android 11-based One UI 3 beta developer initiative for the Galaxy S20 series. If you talk about the features the new update brings in scheduled Dark Theme, Conversation Section in Notification Shade, New Permissions, New APIs for 5G.

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.

Talking about the availability the company has already released the first beta version of the Samsung OneUI 3.0 based on Android 11. On the availability of the new update on Samsung devices, here is the list of the smartphones that will be supported.

  • Galaxy Note 20
  • Galaxy Note 20+/Ultra
  • Galaxy Fold 2
  • Galaxy Flip 5G
  • Galaxy Tab S7
  • Galaxy Tab S7+
  • Galaxy S20
  • Galaxy S20 5G
  • Galaxy S20+
  • Galaxy S20+ 5G
  • Galaxy S20 Ultra
  • Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G
  • Galaxy Z Flip
  • Galaxy Fold
  • Galaxy Fold 5G
  • Galaxy Note 10+ 5G
  • Galaxy Note 10+
  • Galaxy Note 10 5G
  • Galaxy Note 10
  • Galaxy S10 5G
  • Galaxy S10+
  • Galaxy S10
  • Galaxy S10e
  • Galaxy Note 10 Lite
  • Galaxy S10 Lite
  • Galaxy A Quantum
  • Galaxy A90 5G
  • Galaxy A71
  • Galaxy A71 5G
  • Galaxy A51
  • Galaxy A51 5G
  • Galaxy A01
  • Galaxy A11
  • Galaxy A21
  • Galaxy A21s
  • Galaxy A31
  • Galaxy A41
  • Galaxy M01
  • Galaxy M11
  • Galaxy M21
  • Galaxy M31
  • Galaxy Tab S6 5G
  • Galaxy Tab S6
  • Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
  • Galaxy XCover Pro

With the new update the Samsung Gallery app now lets you revert any edits you make, the Samsung Messages app added a Trash bin to store deleted messages, the Contacts app helps you quickly delete duplicated contacts and more. Bixby Routines is getting some nice upgrades. You can now apply a custom icon for each routine, see what actions are reversed when a routine ends, toggle various Accessibility functions, trigger Bixby, use new conditions including specific time, Wi-Fi network, Bluetooth connection, and incoming calls from a specific contact or from any contacts.

Also, the new update brings Samsung’s custom Digital Wellbeing implementation has a few features you won’t find in Google’s version. These include setting a screen time goal, seeing trends in your phone usage in weekly reports, seeing your phone time usage while driving, and adding a widget to the lock screen for quickly viewing your screen use time.

All the features of the new update will be revealed soon. For more news on tech and cybersecurity stay tuned on Android Rookies by following us Google News.


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