Samsung Galaxy S21 series, the 2021 flagship series, joined Android 14 based One UI beta three weeks back. However, the beta was available in South Korea until now. The One UI 6 Beta for Galaxy S21 series is now available in the US as well.
Samsung is gearing up for the stable One UI 6 release which can be noticed from a lot of activity related to One UI 6 happening from Samsung’s side. Multiple Galaxy phones joined the One UI 6 beta program recently. And devices that already received One UI 6 beta are getting their second or third beta.
The One UI 6 is Android 14-based custom UI for Galaxy phones and it includes many new features. The main change you are going to notice is the new Quick Settings layout. It is completely revamped. There are many other features such as more customization controls on the lock screen, new One UI Sans font, new emojis, a new media player, separate battery settings, and more.
You can check everything about the new major One UI update from the dedicated One UI 6 page.
The first One UI 6 beta for Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+, Galaxy S21 Ultra in the US is available to users with build version ZWJ2. And it weighs around 2.3GB in size. Along with a bunch of new features and changes, the beta update also comes with the latest October 2023 security patch.
If you have a Galaxy S21 phone and you are from the US, you can now opt for the One UI 6 beta program. The beta update notification is appearing to users in the Samsung Members app. In case you don’t know how to join beta, check out our guide. The update might expand to other regions soon.
Before you go ahead and update to the first beta, make sure to backup your data. Also charge your phone to at least 50%.