The day has finally arrived, Samsung kicks off the One UI 5.0 beta program for Samsung Galaxy S22 users who want to test the Android 13. And since the One UI 5.0 beta program is now open, anyone with an eligible device can join the beta program. , Here is a complete guide on how to join One UI 5.0 beta program on Samsung phones.
The One UI 5.0 Beta was expected to arrive last month, but after a slight delay, Samsung finally opened the One UI 5.0 beta program for Galaxy S22 series. Currently the One UI 5.0 beta is live for Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22+, and Galaxy S22 Ultra.
Luckily Samsung allows all of its Samsung users to follow the same procedure to apply or join the One UI beta program on any Samsung phone. And so this guide will work for all Samsung phones that are eligible for the One UI 5.0 beta program.
Apply for One UI 5.0 Beta Program
The One UI 5.0 beta program for the Galaxy S22 series is currently live in Germany, but will soon expand to other regions as well. So to confirm if One UI 5.0 beta is available on your device and in your region, you can try the first few steps below.
Samsung has mentioned that currently, only the unlocked variant is available for One UI 5.0 Beta, but if you have a carrier locked variant, you can still try these steps to confirm if it’s available for your phone or not.
Let’s jump into the guide.
Step 1: Open the Samsung Members App. Install the app if not available on your phone.
Step 2: Now you will find a One UI 5.0 beta banner on top if your phone is eligible for the beta program. And if it’s not available in the banner, then tap on the notification icon to check the missed banners.
Step 3: Now once you find the banner, tap the banner and tap enroll button.
Step 4: It will show a pop-up, tap Continue.
Step 5: Now it will show Withdraw button which means you have successfully enrolled for the One UI 5.0 Beta.
Download and Install One UI 5 Beta
After joining the One UI 5.0 beta program, wait for a few minutes and then you can download and install the update manually. Before updating, I recommend taking backup of your device and also charging it to 50%.
Step 1: Make sure your phone is connected to the Internet and go to Settings.
Step 2: Go to Software Update > Download and Install.
Step 3: It will now show the Android 13 based One UI 5.0 beta update that you can install on your phone.
Once you install the first beta then you will get OTA updates for new beta updates until you Withdraw from the beta program. If you want to rollback to the One UI 4.0 build then you will need to reset your phone.
Joining the One UI 5.0 beta is easy. All you need to do is wait for the beta program to arrive for your model and region. And then just apply through the Samsung Members app.