UPDATE 2: September 21 – One UI 5.0 Beta [United States]
Samsung Galaxy S21 One UI 5.0 Beta update is now released for carrier-unlocked customers in the United States. This update brings a bunch of new and advanced features alongside various improvements over the previous.
Since this is the first beta for Galaxy S21 in the US, you will have to register it through the Samsung Members app and then download the latest update by heading to Settings >> Software update >> Download and install.
UPDATE 1: September 9 – One UI 5.0 [Beta India]
Samsung is expanding the Galaxy S21 Android 13-based One UI 5.0 beta update in India. Customers can now register for the One UI 5.0 Beta program and enjoy the last changes before the public release that will happen in mid-October.
Mainly, the builds the meant to test the One UI 5.0 update so don’t forget to report the issues and problems on the Samsung Members app.
ORIGINAL ARTICLE: August 30 – One UI 5.0 Beta Korea, UK
After the Galaxy S22 series, Samsung has now started the Android 13-based One UI 5.0 beta program for the Galaxy S21 series smartphones. As per the latest information, the beta program is now available in the Korea and UK.
The Galaxy S21, S21+, and S21 Ultra are now eligible in these two regions, these three units are getting the software versions G991BXXU5ZVHE, G996BXXU5ZVHE, and G998BXXU5ZVHE respectively.
If you are living in these regions, you can join the One UI 5.0 beta program using the Samsung Members app after login in with your Samsung account.
Apart from Korea and the UK, the One UI 5.0 beta program will be available in India, China, Germany, Poland, and the US.