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[UPDATE: Now rolling out in the US] One UI 3 (Android 11) Beta program started for Developers

SEPTEMBER 15, 2020:

Samsung has now started rolling out the Android 11-based One UI 3.0 pre-beta for developers in the US. It is for the Galaxy S20 series.

SEPTEMBER 10, 2020:

As we all know that the Galaxy S20 One UI 3.0 pre-beta program for the developer has started in Korea and the US, we now have the screenshot of the device running One UI 3.0 based on Android 11.

The screenshot comes from @UniverseIce, it also reveals the security patch information, the September 2020 security patch. We are likely to see more information about the public beta program of the One UI 3.0 in the coming days.

READ MORE: Here’s the list of eligible Samsung devices that will get the One UI 3.0/Android 11

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SEPTEMBER 09, 2020:

After the official Android 11 announcement – Samsung’s One UI 3 beta program for developers is now live in Korea for the Galaxy S20 series users. The company may soon start the Android 11-based One UI 3.0 beta program for the public users.

AUGUST 09, 2020:

We now have more information about the One UI 3.0 beta update for the Galaxy S20 Ultra. Max Weinbach has shared the build number of the One UI 3.0 pre-beta for the locked Galaxy S20 Ultra variant in the US. You can check the versions below:

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AUGUST 05, 2020: Original Article

Earlier we exclusively reported about the upcoming One UI 3 beta program and now Samsung has officially kicked off the beta program for Android 11-based One UI 3 for developers.

The One UI 3 Beta Program is currently open to participants in South Korea and the U.S. Following the One UI 3 beta for developers, Samsung will release the public beta version and with more eligible models.

The One UI Beta Program allows users to try One UI features before their official release. As you can preview the new features and design, as well as providing feedback to Samsung to help improve their new features as well and user experience for the stable release.

Currently, One UI 3 Pre-beta phase opened for Developers:

Samsung partners with developers and allows then to participate in a pre-beta phase and to ensure that the application store apps are compatible with the beta software before the public beta period.

One UI 3 eligible devices for Pre-beta phase testing:

  • Samsung Galaxy S20
  • Samsung Galaxy S20+
  • Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra LTE
  • Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G

One UI 3 eligible devices for Pre-beta phase testing Countries:

South Korea:

Service Provider (KT / LGU+ / SKT / Unlocked) =  Models [Galaxy S20 (SM-G981N), S20+ (SM-G986N), S20 Ultra (SM-G988N)

United States:

Service Provider  (Sprint / T-Mobile) = Models [Galaxy S20 (SM-G981U), S20+ (SM-G986U), S20 Ultra (SM-G988U)]

Service Provider (Unlocked) = Models [Galaxy S20 (SM-G981U1), S20+ (SM-G986U1), S20 Ultra (SM-G988U1)]

How to participate (Developers):

To participate in the pre-beta, apply to become a Samsung partner developer. Approved partner developers can learn how to access the beta software through the “ONE UI BETA FOR PARTNER” tab on this page, and are notified when the pre-beta phase begins.

Apply for Samsung Developer Partnership

Note :

  • The pre-beta phase is for the purpose of compatibility testing with the listed devices only. Your partnership application can be rejected if the conditions and requirements are not met. If you cannot participate in the pre-beta, you can participate in the public beta when it is available.
  • The outcome of the application is confirmed within 2 business days after applying for a partnership.
  • Before installing beta software, it is highly recommended to back up your data to your computer with Smart Switch. Unexpected behavior in beta software can cause data loss.

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