[UPDATE: 2nd Beta in the US] Samsung rolling out the One UI 3.0 Beta 1 to the Galaxy Note 10 devices in Korea, UK, India, and the US

by RPRNA Group

[UPDATE: 2nd Beta in the US – DECEMBER 19, 2020]

Samsung is rolling out the One UI 3.0 Beta 2 for the Galaxy Note 10 series in the US. It also comes with the December 2020 security patch.

It brings system stability improvements and fixes some bugs that are reported by the beta testers on the Samsung Members app. In addition, it also enhances the system features to increase their performance.

Software versions

  • Galaxy Note 10: N970U1UEU5ZTL9
  • Galaxy Note 10+: N975U1UEU5ZTL9


[UPDATE 4: DECEMBER 07, 2020]

Samsung has released the Android 11-based One UI 3.0 Beta for the Galaxy Note 10 in China.

Samsung announced that the Galaxy Note 10 series smartphones are now eligible to test the One UI 3.0 before its public release for these phones (via Sammy Fans).


[UPDATE 3: DECEMBER 04, 2020]

Samsung starts the Android 11-based One UI 3.0 Beta program for the Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy S10 series in the US. READ MORE HERE.


[UPDATE 2: November 24, 2020]

The Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ users in India are now able to test the Android 11-based One UI 3.0 beta. The One UI 3.0 Beta 1 for the Note 10 devices comes with the November 2020 security patch for better device security and a lot of new features. Check the complete report on Sammy Fans.


[UPDATE 1: November 12, 2020]

According to the latest information, Samsung has already started rolling out the Android 11-based One UI 3.0 Beta 1 for the Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ users in the UK. Samsung will soon start the One UI 3.0 beta program in the US, India, Germany, Poland, and China.


[ORIGINAL ARTICLE: November 11, 2020]

Earlier this morning, Samsung announced the Android 11-based One UI 3.0 beta program for the Galaxy Note 10 series in Korea, the company has already started rolling out the first One UI 3.0 beta build to the Galaxy Note 10 5G and Note 10+ 5G.

According to the latest information, the latest update comes with a software version of ZTK6 and a big size of 2061.15MB. It comes with the latest Android security patch released in November 2020.

Software versions:

  • N971NKSU1ZTK6 – Samsung Galaxy Note 10 5G
  • N976NKSU1ZTK6 – Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G

Samsung has already started the One UI 3.0 beta program for the Galaxy S20 and Note 20 series smartphones in several countries including the US, South Korea, Germany, and India. The company may soon start rolling out One UI 3.0 beta for other eligible devices including the Galaxy S10 series, Galaxy Z Fold 2, and Galaxy Z Flip.

Check the complete changelog below (thanks to SammyFans)

Find out what’s included in this update.
One UI 3 Upgrade (Android 11) Experience the new One UI with Android 11 upgrade.

One UI 3 provides a sense of immersion and satisfaction with a refined and refined design and improved performance. Core functions that you use repeatedly in your daily life are enhanced to make it easier to focus on what matters. Privacy has been enhanced to be more secure, and digital well-being features have been improved to make the device more balanced.

Your valuable opinions delivered through the beta program will be of great help in creating a more complete One UI.
* Please backup important data before proceeding with the upgrade.

We’ve refined the design so that you can focus more on refined and refined design content and feel visual comfort. Motion and haptic reactions that are smoother and more natural than before add joy to use, and the interface that responds to various screen sizes provides the best experience for different types of devices such as smartphones, foldable phones, and tablets.

It provides seamless usability through platform optimization such as faster app execution speed and behavior than improved performance, and improved memory allocation performance. System performance and power usage have also been improved overall by minimizing unnecessary app actions that occur in the background.

Personalization to your liking

One of the biggest advantages of One UI, the customization feature has also been improved. • Add image category for dynamic lock screen and select up to 5 categories at a time • Add widget to check mobile phone usage time on lock screen • Support interactive preview function when setting wallpaper • Always On Display and Improved lock screen editing interface · Set the incoming and outgoing calls screens to various contents such as videos • Lock tabs and change the order of Samsung Internet • Add various conditions and execution methods so that you can use Bixby routines as you wish • Routines Star icon setting, lock screen widget added • Digital well-being can be used by separating personal and work profiles

Key features that are used over and over again

Home screen and lock screen

We have improved the design and functionality of the most popular home screens and lock screens. • You can add related widgets by long pressing the app icon on the home screen • Offer the screen off function by double-tapping an empty space on the home screen and lock screen (can be set in [Settings> Useful functions> Motion and gestures]) • Clock on the lock screen You can change the interaction by tapping the area to check the widget and check various widgets such as schedule, weather, and music on one page.


Convenient features have been added to make conversations with family, friends and loved ones more enjoyable and meaningful. In the notification window, you can collect and view conversations with important people separately, and you can easily edit the contact information of multiple accounts at once in the contact editing screen, and duplicate contacts can be easily organized. The period for keeping deleted contacts in the trash has been changed from 15 days to 30 days, and a trash feature has been added to keep recently deleted messages for 30 days.

Photos and Videos

The camera’s AE and AF functions and interface design have been improved so that you can leave great photos and videos without missing precious moments. The overall experience of viewing, editing, and sharing captured photos and videos has also been upgraded more naturally. The Gallery app has improved the multi-viewing experience to enhance the immersion of the content, and the similar photo feature allows you to easily move around and enjoy related photos. It also comes with a restore feature that lets you revert to the original at any time after photo editing.

The first screen of the Settings app and Quick Settings settings has been improved to be concise. It puts the Samsung account on top and provides a separate home screen setting. Search is also enhanced. Search is also possible when entering synonyms and typos. When entering the settings search window, it provides users with the necessary settings so that they can easily find them by tag. In the quick setting window, you can place important items first and add/edit the necessary settings easily.

Samsung keyboard input languages ​​increased to 370. If you’ve copied an image or received a verification text, you’ll get the ability to easily paste it. When entering text-based emoticons, related emojis and stickers are recommended. Improved keyboard layout to provide a large space bar when entering URLs and email addresses. Keyboard settings have been reorganized to make it easier to access the settings you use most.


Balance life and work by minimizing repetitive and complex tasks and handling them efficiently. • Analyzes the user’s repeated daily life and device usage patterns and recommends a new routine. • When the routine ends in the Bixby routine, it provides an option to return to the previous state, and various actions such as “Ask Bixby” and “Accessibility” Added a function to translate Samsung Internet websites and a function to hide the status bar to help you immerse yourself in the entire screen. • Cloud drive files can be browsed and selected from the file selection screen of My Files • Added option to delete cache files to easily free up storage space in My Files app • Collect duplicate events with the same start time in the month view and list view of the calendar Display

Easy Media and Peripheral Control

The way you control digital devices around you from your phone has been improved. Easily control media playback devices or apps through the media card in the notification window. You can quickly check the recently used media apps and easily change the playback device. You can also check Android Auto Settings by selecting it from the Useful Functions menu in Settings. Use your phone functions more safely and easily while driving with Android Auto.

Easily track device usage

The enhanced digital well-being feature makes it easy to check device usage and help you shape your digital usage habits correctly. Check the device usage time while driving, or check the change in usage time by function in the past week and this week through the upgraded weekly report analysis.

Accessibility for everyone

We recommend useful functions to me so that you can use the various accessibility functions provided by One UI well without missing out, and the improved “shortcut” helps you use more accessibility functions more easily and quickly, and keyboard input Speak to you as you type without turning on TalkBack.

Strengthen privacy protection

Manage your valuable information more safely and efficiently. The “Allow only this time” option has been added to the app’s microphone, camera, and location permission request screen, and permissions that have not been used for a while are automatically revoked, further enhancing privacy. The Always Allow button is no longer provided in the location permission consent pop-up, and this option is available only after setting it separately in the settings page, in the app’s location information permission.

In addition to additional function improvements, various functions have been improved more conveniently. • Added a function to read the alarm time and preset alarm name when a ringtone alarm occurs in the clock app. • Search contacts saved in English by entering Korean.

* For some apps, after updating the software, you must update the app itself. (Example: calculator, voice recording, Samsung Internet, Samsung Pay, Samsung Health, Samsung Notes, Samsung Music, etc.)
* Due to changes in the new OS, SD card files are not supported in the Dual Messenger app. To share files on the SD card, select the Share function in the Gallery app or My Files app.
* The file sharing function of the sharing panel’Wi-Fi Direct’ is no longer supported on Android 11. (Receive when sharing files on previous devices) From now on, you can share files with Nearby Share.
* Chromecast connection via Smart View is no longer supported due to compatibility issues with Google Chromecast devices. Chromecast functionality can be used through external apps that support Chromecast, such as Google Home.

Learn more: https://doc.samsungmobile.com/SMN976N/KOO/doc.html
Software update information
• Version: N976NKSU1ZTK6 / N976NOKR1ZTK6 /
N976NKOU1ETK6 • Size: 2061.15MB • Security Patch Level: Nov 1, 2020


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