The Galaxy S21 series gets the One UI 5 (Android 13) beta

What you have to know

  • Samsung just lately rolled out the One UI 5 beta to the Galaxy S22 series, issuing two updates for customers that need to strive the software program out.
  • The firm has prolonged the beta to the Galaxy S21 series, beginning with customers in South Korea and the U.Okay.
  • The beta contains quite a lot of enhancements and new options that customers can count on in the secure construct.
  • Samsung is anticipated to launch secure One UI 5 later this yr, together with different Android OEMs.

It is solely been a couple of weeks since Samsung launched the One UI 5 (Android 13) beta for its flagship Galaxy S22 series. Nevertheless, studies point out that the firm is already extending the beta program to Galaxy S21 house owners in some international locations.

Two studies from SamMobile point out that customers in South Korea and the United Kingdom are already receiving the beta on their Galaxy S21 units.

Enrolling into the One UI 5 (Android 13) beta on a South Korean Galaxy S21

(Picture credit score: Sam Cellular)

This replace offers customers a style of Android 13 and features a bevy of options and enhancements for Samsung units. That features a tweaked notification shade, an expanded shade pallet for UI theming, per-app language settings and notification permissions, enhancements for privateness, safety, and accessibility, and way more.

A second beta construct was just lately launched for the Galaxy S22 series with further options equivalent to a sensible strategies widget. This additionally kicked off the program in the U.Okay. and India for the S22 series. It is anticipated that there should not be a lot distinction in software program between the Galaxy S21 and Galaxy S22, so customers can probably count on an analogous expertise.

In accordance with SamMobile, the U.Okay. replace options construct G99xBXXU5ZVHE and is available in at almost 2GB. Understanding Samsung, the program ought to prolong to different areas shortly.

To enroll in the beta, open the Samsung Members app and discover the related banner or navigate to the Notices part (bell icon). After registering your gadget, head over to the software program replace part in the cellphone settings, and the replace ought to be ready for you.

Take into account that that is beta software program, so there are prone to be bugs. It isn’t precisely really helpful that you simply set up the beta in your day by day driver, so strive at your individual danger.

Steady Android 13 is anticipated to begin arriving on Galaxy smartphones later this yr, however till then, we count on Samsung will increase its beta program to extra of its finest Android telephones in the coming weeks.