Samsung One UI 2.0: Features

One UI 2.0 supported device

Samsung’s One Ul 2.0 brings you Android 10, with exciting new features from Samsung and Google based on feedback from users. Samsung didn’t officially revealed all the features of its One UI 2.0 OS. Here we have few important features of the Samsung’s One UI 2.0 based on the Android 10 OS.

  • Full Screen Gestures:

In One UI 2.0, Samsung added a new navigation gestures – Full screen gestures – from Android 10. This is very modified version from Google’s gestures in a key area.

Sadly, you can not swipe between apps by swiping left or right on the bottom of the screen, but this may change in the future version.

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The new gestures on the Galaxy S10+ with Android 10/One UI 2.0
(Image source: Phonearena)

  • One-Handed Mode:

One UI 2.0 brings a new one-handed mode. If you want to use this new one-handed mode you can use it by enabling gestures.

Here’s how you can use it: double tap the Home button or swipe down the centre of the bottom of the screen. Settings moved to Settings> Advanced features > One-handed mode.

One-handed mode in One UI 2.0 (Image source: Phonearena)

  • New Media & Devices:

Now Media and devices Replaced the SmartThings panel with Media and Devices. These controls can be found when pressing the volume buttons and provide quick ways of toggling all types of volume, from media to ringer, and provide quick ways to switch between ringer and vibrate modes.

Media: Control music and videos playing on your phone as well as other devices.
Devices: Check and control your SmartThings – devices directly from the quick panel.

Volume sliders on the Galaxy S10+ with Android 10 (Image source: Phonearena

  • Biometrics:

With One UI 2.0, you will see enhanced Biometrice security according to Android 10 policies. You may need to enter your PIN, pattern, or password more often than before. Improved usability on the Lock screen and for authenticating in apps.

Added options for showing the (on-screen) fingerprint icon when the screen is off. You can choose to show it always, never, or only when Always On Display is shown.

  • Device care:

You will see a greater control over the Device care features. The Device Care submenu have been redesigned and now display all the information. Additionally, the battery usage graph now provides more detailed information.

Device Care & battery stats in One UI 2.0 (Image source: Phonearena)

One UI 2.0 added battery limit setting and other enhancements for Wireless PowerShare. It means now you can set a specific battery limit at which the Wireless PowerShare will disable automatically.

You can set the battery level between 30-90% to automatically turn off the wireless charging feature.

Wireless Powershare in One UI 2.0 (Image source: Phonearena)

Additionally, now you can remove duplicate images from your device to free up storage space.

  • Digital Wellbeing:

With One UI 2.0, you can do more in Digital wellbeing, set goals to keep your phone usage in check. Use Focus mode at work or school to help avoid distractions from your phone. Keep an eye on your kids’ activity with new parental controls.

  • Internet:

    • Customise the quick menu to get instant access to the features you use the most.
    • You can get more information from the app bar.
    • There’s a Video assistant to enhance your experience with web videos.
    • If you want to use more features you can install add-ons from the Galaxy Store.
  • Samsung Contacts:

    • Added the Trash feature for Contacts. Contacts that you delete will stay in Trash for 15 days before being deleted forever.
  • Calendar:

    • Calendar Priority options are now provided for event alerts.
    • Stickers can be added to a date without creating an event.
  • Reminder:

    • More options are available for repeating reminders.
    • Set location-based reminders for a specific period of time.
    • Share reminders with your family group and other sharing groups.
    • Set reminders for a specific date without an alert.
  • My Files:

    • Created a Trash feature so you can restore files if you delete something by mistake.
    • Added more filters that you can use while searching to help you find things quickly.
    • You can now copy or move multiple files and folders to different destinations at the same time.
  • Calculator:

    • Added speed and time units to the unit converter.
  • Connected Car:

    • Android Auto is now preloaded.
  • Tips:

    • Android tips to help you get the most from your Galaxy.
  • NFC:

    • Removed Android Beam feature.

Check the Android 10 based One UI 2.0 video by Phonearena:

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