Samsung Galaxy S20 FE smartphones locked on Verizon carrier in the US have started getting the Android 11 based One UI 3.0 update via OTA. This new update can be identified via build version G781VSQU1CTLC which also carries the December 2020 security patch.
Verizon’s Galaxy S20 series devices became the first to get the stable Android 11 update last month. Later on, the company has expanded this update for international units.
Talking about Galaxy S20 FE, in December 2020, this affordable flagship smartphone has also begun collecting the stable One UI 3.0 update amazingly. Furthermore, this firmware is also widely available for the international unlocked units.
Android 11 Features:
Android 11 is the eleventh major generation of Google’s mobile operating system. With Android 11, Google has added new features and improvements such as better privacy controls, one-time permissions for apps, chat bubbles, and much more. Check the complete changelog that is attached below.
- This software update brings the latest Android OS 11, with new features including Conversations, Bubbles, Categorized Notifications, and One UI 3.0.
- The latest Android security patch is also included in this update.
- Android OS 11 Update:
- Android OS 11 offers some of the newest ways to control your privacy, customize your phone, and get things done. It’s Android, just the way you want it.
- See, respond to and control your conversations across multiple messaging apps. All in the same spot. Then select people you always chat with. These priority conversations show up on your lock screen.
- With Android 11, you can pin conversations so they always appear on top of other apps and screens. Bubbles keep the conversation going—while you stay focused on whatever else you’re doing. Access the chat anytime or anywhere.
- One UI 3.0:
- The new One UI 3.0 improves user interaction for Quick Panel, Toolbars, Notifications, Settings, and more.
- Privacy Controls:
- One-time permissions-
- Give one-time permissions to apps that need your mic, camera or location. The next time the app needs access, it must ask for permission again.
- Permissions auto‑reset–
- If you haven’t used an app in a while, you may not want it to keep accessing your data. So Android will reset permissions for your unused apps. You can always turn permissions back on.
Here’s how to check for updates manually:
- From a Home screen, swipe up or down to display all apps, tap Settings >> System updates >> Check for system updates.
- If your device finds a new software update, tap Download now.
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