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[Update: Live in S. Korea] Samsung opens up a One UI 3.0 / Android 11 developer beta for the Galaxy S20

After Samsung’s surprise announcement that they are committing to delivering 3 generations of Android OS updates for their flagship smartphones, the company has now surprised us again with another update-related announcement. Samsung is opening up a One UI 3.0 beta program for developers with the Galaxy S20, S20+, or S20 Ultra. One UI 3.0 is...

Android 11 Update Tracker: List of major phones getting the latest release!

It’s that time of year again when Google releases the new version of its mobile operating system, and after a long few months of beta testing, the American tech giant is finally rolling out the stable version of Android 11. But of course, it’s not just Pixel users who are getting this update. A range...

Samsung updates the Galaxy S10 Lite with One UI 2.5 and September 2020 patches

Samsung has been slowly rolling out its One UI 2.5 update to its vast library of devices, starting with its older flagship smartphones, and now the company is bringing the software to yet another such device. Galaxy S10 Lite owners can now download the One UI 2.5 update, which introduces a host of new features. The...

Samsung Galaxy Note 10/Note 10+ receive One UI 2.5 with September 2020 security patches

The Galaxy Note 20 series, the Galaxy Tab S7/S7+, and the Galaxy Z Fold 2 are the first devices from Samsung to run the latest revision of their custom Android skin, One UI 2.5. Since then, the Korean OEM has brought the new update to a couple of its high-end phones such as the Galaxy S20 series and...

Samsung updates the Galaxy S10 series and Note 10 Lite with One UI 2.5 and September 2020 patches

The Samsung Galaxy S10 series debuted in 2019 with the first generation One UI skin based on Android 9 Pie. A few months later, the smartphone lineup received its first major Android OS update in the form of One UI 2.0 on top of Android 10. The Korean OEM subsequently delivered an incremental update of...

One UI 2.5 ported to multiple Samsung Galaxy phones with the Exynos 7870

Samsung rolled out One UI 2.1 based on Android 10 for several Exynos 7870-powered devices earlier this year in April. However, the update didn't include the One UI 2.1-specific software features that were introduced with the company's flagship Galaxy S20 series. This prompted XDA Recognized Developer Astrako to release a generic Android 10 ROM for...

Developers can now test their apps on a real Samsung Galaxy Note 20 with Remote Test Lab

Samsung's Remote Test Lab (RTL) service gives app developers a way to test their apps on real Samsung Galaxy devices without needing to spend thousands of dollars on the company's latest flagships. The service makes use of actual Samsung smartphones connected to the cloud that developers can control remotely, which gives them an easy way...

[Update: Z Flip too] Samsung Galaxy S20 series gets One UI 2.5 update with Galaxy Note 20 features

The One UI custom skin from Samsung is soon going to get its third iteration based on Android 11, but the Korean OEM has been simultaneously working on an intermediate version named One UI 2.5 as well. The recently released Galaxy Note 20 series, the Galaxy Tab S7/S7+, and the Galaxy Z Fold 2 come with...

Here’s the list of Samsung Galaxy phones getting the One UI 2.5 update

In an announcement detailing some of the features Galaxy S20 owners can expect with the One UI 2.5 update, Samsung also revealed the full list of devices expected to receive the same update. Here’s the full list of devices:Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G Galaxy S20 Ultra Galaxy S20+ 5G Galaxy S20+ Galaxy S20 5G Galaxy S20 ...

Get the Samsung Galaxy Note 20’s new apps on your rooted Galaxy S20

Samsung recently unveiled the long-anticipated Galaxy Note 20 series (our first impressions) alongside the Galaxy Tab S7 and the Galaxy Z Fold 2 in its second Galaxy Unpacked event of this year. All these devices run Samsung's One UI 2.5 custom skin on top of Android 10 out of the box. Thanks to our own Max Weinbach,...

Developer ports One UI 2.1 and Galaxy S20 features to several Samsung Galaxy phones with the Exynos 7870

Back in April 2020, Samsung delivered the Android 10 update to the Galaxy J6 sans the One UI 2.1-specific software features. The phone is powered by the Exynos 7870 chipset, a 14nm octa-core SoC from 2016 that also powers several mid-range Samsung Galaxy phones. Many of those Exynos 7870-equipped devices are excluded from getting the...

Samsung Galaxy J8, Galaxy Tab A 10.5, and LG Q70 receive stable Android 10 update

As the foundation of Android 11 is getting finalized, several OEMs are trying to clear their backlogs by pushing stable Android 10 updates to the eligible devices. Samsung, for example, has upgraded a bunch of Galaxy devices, including tablets, to Android 10 with the company's own One UI 2 UI on top in the last...