Last week, Samsung originally kicked off the One UI 5.1 rollout with the Galaxy S-series, Z Fold series, and the Fan Edition phones. A big list of premium phones has already received the anticipated update and now is the time for the beloved Galaxy Note 20. If you are a proud Galaxy Note 20 series owner and waiting for the new software, then you can now upgrade your phone to the new One UI 5.1 update.
Samsung starts rolling out the new update with the N980FXXU5HWAC software version number. At the time of writing, the update is available in Argentina and Switzerland, a broader rollout should follow in the coming days. As it is a big update, it requires a big chunk of data for downloading, so make sure you have enough storage space and data on your phone.
Samsung is pushing the new software to the Galaxy Note 20 with an upgraded February 2022 monthly security patch and a big list of new features. Talking about the features and changes, then the update reaches the Note 20 series with a new battery widget, support for family sharing album in the Gallery app, quick access to the Expert RAW camera app, improved AR emojis and AR zone, enhancements for stock apps, collaborating in Samsung Notes, Samsung Internet, and more.
You can head over to this page to see the complete changelog of the Galaxy Note 20 One UI 5.1 update.
If you own the Galaxy Note 20 series and want to update to the One UI 5.1, then you can navigate Settings > Software Upgrade > Download and Install to check the new software. If there’s a new update, then you can install it on your phone or you can wait for a few days and check back later.
If you are in a hurry, then you can manually sideload the firmware on your phone. Where you want to update your phone through OTA or want to many sideload the firmware, check out this story for more information about updating Galaxy phones to the new update.