BREAKING: Samsung rolls out One UI 5.1 update to Galaxy S22, S21, and S20 series

Samsung launches the Galaxy S23 series phones with One UI 5.1 skin which is based on Android 13. The company did an outstanding job with the Android 13 rollout for the previous generation Galaxy phones. And now is the time for older phones to acquire some new features with the One UI 5.1 update. The tech titan now begins rolling out the new skin – One UI 5.1 to the Galaxy S20, Galaxy S21, and Galaxy S22 series phones.

Samsung starts rolling out the new software to these phones in European countries including Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom; a broader rollout should follow in the coming days.

The new update is rolling to the Galaxy S22 with the S90xBXXU3CWAI build number. Whereas the S21 picks up the new software with the G99xBXXU6EWAF firmware version and S20 receives it with the G98xxXXUFHWAK version number.

A number of users already received the new software, the update lands on the Galaxy S21 5G with 1.5GB of approx. download size. The size of the upgrade on the Galaxy S22 Ultra is around 2GB, Yes, it is a big update, so make sure you have enough storage on your device. Here’s a screenshot of the update rolling to the Galaxy S22 Ultra.

You can head over to this page to check out the complete changelog of One UI 5.1, before installing it on your phone.

Samsung is pushing the latest software to eligible phones with a flurry of new features and enhancements. In terms of changes and features, the One UI 5.1 update comes with features such as 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.

Whether you own the Galaxy S20, S21, or S22 series phone, you will receive the new update on your device over the air. Currently, it is in a rolling phase and will be available to everyone in the coming days. You can navigate to 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.

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