The One UI 3.0 interface update by Samsung for Android 11 is finally here. The new One UI 3.0 has new features, exciting UI tweaks, and enhancements for the phones.

Samsung One UI 3.0

Samsung One UI 3.0 (Android 11)

On December 2, 2020, Samsung users witnessed the release of One UI 3.0 that made its way to devices having Galaxy S20 on Verizon. A day later, Samsung announced that One UI 3.0 would roll out officially for the Galaxy S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra across United States, Korea, and specific global markets. Accordingly, the T-Mobile variants of the Galaxy S20 phone series received the One UI 3.0 update. Other Galaxy handsets like the Note 20 series, the S10 series, and the folding phone versions will receive the update in January.  Samsung also released a list of the update roadmap, listed below:

December 2020

  • Galaxy S20
  • Galaxy S20+
  • Galaxy S20 UltraSamsung One UI 3.0

January 2021

  • Galaxy Note 20
  • Galaxy Note 20 Ultra
  • Galaxy Z Fold 2
  • Galaxy Z Flip
  • Galaxy Note 10
  • Galaxy Note 10+
  • Galaxy S10
  • Galaxy S10+
  • Galaxy S10 Lite

February 2021

  • Galaxy Fold Samsung One UI 3.0

March 2021

  • Galaxy Note 10 Lite
  • Galaxy Tab S7
  • Galaxy A51
  • Galaxy M31
  • Galaxy M30s
  • Galaxy M21

April 2021

  • Galaxy A50
  • Galaxy M51 Samsung One UI 3.0

May 2021

  • Galaxy Tab S6
  • Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
  • Galaxy A80
  • Galaxy A71
  • Galaxy A70
  • Galaxy A31
  • Galaxy A21s

June 2021

  • Galaxy Tab A
  • Galaxy A11
  • Galaxy A01
  • Galaxy A01 Core
  • Galaxy M11

July 2021

  • Galaxy Tab S5e
  • Galaxy A30

August 2021

  • Galaxy Tab Active Pro
  • Galaxy Tab A 10.1
  • Galaxy A30s
  • Galaxy A20s
  • Galaxy A20
  • Galaxy A10s
  • Galaxy A10

If a person has a Galaxy Note 20 or Note 20 Ultra phone and resides in a location where Samsung released the One UI 3.0 public beta, they can visit the Samsung Members app and enroll for it. They need to select the One UI 3.0 beta banner in the app, confirm the registration process, and soon they will be able to download the One UI 3.0 beta based on Android 11 as an OTA essential update.

However, Samsung is limiting the global market number that has access to the One UI 3.0 with the update presently live only in Korea, U.S., India, and UK.

Samsung One UI 3.0

Samsung One UI 3.0 Features

Though there are not many design changes in the One UI 3.0 update, several exciting new features are available. Some include the ability to long-press an existing application to view the associated widgets and bring them to highlight on the home screen, and a double-tap gesture on the home screen can turn off the screen.

The One UI 3.0 update brings in the Conversations view, which debuted in the Android 11 phones and the super-active media player. Users will get better auto-focus and exposure controls in the camera tool, customize the call screen with personalized pictures and videos, check the device usage trends in the Digital Wellbeing feature, and access new Bixby Routines. The new One UI 3.0 change-log also brings in a refined look of all the new additions, like changes to the phone lock screen, accessibility features, DeX, Samsung Internet, and many more. There are also many tiny additions brought on to enhance the skin of the Samsung phones.