Samsung One UI 5.0

Galaxy S22 One UI 5.0 Beta 3

Samsung One UI 5.0 is the 5th edition of Samsung’s exclusive One UI software for Galaxy smartphones, which is based on Google’s Android 13. The One UI software is made over Android’s features, which also included home-developed unique features just for devices made by Samsung.

Earlier this year, Samsung extended its commitment to delivering the latest software update for up to 4 generations of One UI and Android OS upgrades on Galaxy devices.


Just like every year, Samsung releases a new version of One UI with new features for compatible Galaxy devices. In this article, we will share every important news related to One UI 5.0. Let’s explore…

One UI History:

Samsung first introduced the One UI software in 2018, based on Android 9 Pie. Later in 2019, it upgraded to One UI 2, based on Android 10. In 2020, we saw One UI 3.0, based on Android 11. Last year, Samsung unveiled the Android 12-based One UI 4.0.

One UI 5.0 Beta:

Samsung managed the One UI beta program. The purpose of this beta program is to create a better, more reliable operating system and user experience (UX) for Samsung devices, based on user feedback.

As a One UI Beta Program participant, you can preview new features and UX for the latest Android operating system version, and submit feedback about its performance, stability, and usability.

The One UI Beta Program is open to participants in India, China, Germany, Poland, South Korea, the UK, and the US.

  • How to join the Beta program

To participate in the One UI Beta Program, you must register through the Samsung Members application on your device:

  1. In the Samsung Members application, log in with your Samsung Account. If you do not already have a Samsung Account, create one.
  2. Select “Notice > Registration for One UI Beta Program”.
  3. Complete and submit the application form. If you meet the participation criteria, you are enrolled in the One UI Beta Program.
  • How to download/install the One UI update

To download and install this update, you must be enrolled in the One UI Beta Program to install the beta software. To avoid compatibility issues, before installing the beta software, make sure all applications on the device are updated to the latest version available.

To install the beta software, on your device, select “Settings > Software update > Download and install”. Beta software updates are rolled out gradually to One UI Beta Program participants.

The One UI 5.0 beta program is available for the following smartphones.



To participate in One UI Beta Program, you need to install beta software. Beta software is intended for testing purposes only and may contain bugs, errors, and inaccuracies or behave unexpectedly. Some software features may also be incomplete or missing. The Beta software is provided “as is” and “as available”, without any warranty of any kind from Samsung.


Samsung expressly disclaims any and all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied. Your use of the beta software is at your own discretion and risk, and you will be solely responsible for any damage that results from the use of the beta software including loss of data. Samsung will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising out of or relating to participating in One UI Beta Program.

One UI 5.0 device list:

We now have (based on official information) a confirmed list of eligible Galaxy devices for the Android 13-based One UI 5.0 update. These Samsung Galaxy devices will get the One UI 5.0 update in the future:

  • Galaxy Z Fold 4/Flip 4
  • Galaxy S22/S22+/S22 Ultra
  • Galaxy Z Fold 3/Flip 3
  • Galaxy S21 FE
  • Galaxy S21/S21+/S21 Ultra
  • Galaxy Z Fold 2
  • Galaxy Z Flip 5G
  • Galaxy S20 FE
  • Galaxy S20/S20+/S20 Ultra
  • Galaxy Note 20/Note 20 Ultra
  • Galaxy S10 Lite
  • Galaxy Note 10 Lite
  • Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra
  • Galaxy Tab S8+
  • Galaxy Tab S8
  • Galaxy Tab S7+ (LTE/5G)
  • Galaxy Tab S7 (LTE/5G)
  • Galaxy Tab S7 FE
  • Galaxy Tab S6 5G
  • Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
  • Galaxy Tab A7 Lite
  • Galaxy Tab A8 10.5 (2021)

More devices:

  • Galaxy A33 5G
  • Galaxy A53 5G
  • Galaxy A73 5G
  • Galaxy A23
  • Galaxy A13
  • Galaxy A72
  • Galaxy A52s 5G
  • Galaxy A52 LTE/5G
  • Galaxy A71 LTE/5G
  • Galaxy A51 LTE/5G
  • Galaxy Quantum 2
  • Galaxy A42 5G
  • Galaxy A03s
  • Galaxy A32
  • Galaxy A32 5G
  • Galaxy A22
  • Galaxy A22 5G
  • Galaxy A03
  • Galaxy A04
  • Galaxy M42 5G
  • Galaxy M12
  • Galaxy M62
  • Galaxy M01
  • Galaxy M22
  • Galaxy M31
  • Galaxy M32
  • Galaxy M32 5G
  • Galaxy M52 5G
  • Galaxy M33
  • Galaxy M23
  • Galaxy F42 5G
  • Galaxy F62
  • Galaxy F12
  • Galaxy F22
  • Galaxy F23
  • Galaxy Xcover 5
  • Galaxy XCover 6 Pro

One UI 5.0 Features:

Samsung’s One UI 5 is based on Android 13. It means it includes all the system-level changes coming in Google’s Android 13 version.

Samsung said:

The One UI 5 brings a range of new customization, security, and accessibility features as part of Samsung’s ongoing commitment to delivering the latest mobile experiences to as many users as possible.

We are listing some of the key features that we found during beta testing.

  • Look and Feel

The One UI 5 has a new way to customize their smartphone experience. For a tailored look, users now get up to 16 preset color themes based on their wallpaper and 12 more color options for their home screens, icons, and quick panels for a look and feel suited to their style.

In addition, you can further customize the home screens by stacking widgets of the same size in a single location, it will also save space and create a cleaner look.

  • New notifications

To help you stay focused, the One UI 5 comes with a simpler way to tailor notifications across applications. These new options will allow you to block notifications from certain apps, you will get only those notification which is relevant to you.

  • Enhanced Language

For the first time, Samsung Galaxy users can also choose their preferred language for the different apps. You will be able to change individual app languages rather than the entire device.

  • Sound Settings

The One UI 5 streamlines the process to change sound and vibration settings with reorganized menus that provide easy access to all ringtone volumes and vibration intensities.

  • Enhanced camera capabilities

You can more seamlessly capture high-quality photos and video with a new icon in Pro and Pro Video mode that offers useful tips and tricks on how to use the various lenses, features, and controls.

In addition, a more responsive zoom bar for quicker close-ups, and makes it easier to zero in on the subject using only one hand.

You can add an auto watermark in the captured image using the camera app and can customize the watermark with different fonts and layouts.

  • New security tools

On the One UI 5, you can view the security status of the phone using a new dashboard. It shows whether there are security issues or not, it also recommends ways to fix them if there are any.

  • Magnifier feature

It enables users to better view and read on their devices, while different types of spoken assistance — such as audio descriptions of videos and speaking keyboard input aloud — help users navigate and use devices more seamlessly.

  • Fingerprint Animation and Smart widgets

You will see a minor change in in-display fingerprint animation in One UI 5.0 beta over One UI 4.1. In addition, you can simply make scrollable quick look widgets by long pressing the existing widget, on One UI 4.1, you have to create a new smart widget.

  • New gestures and multitasking

The One UI 5 comes with two experimental new gestures for multitasking – a floating window and a split-screen view. You can easily find these features under Labs in the Advanced Features section in device Settings.

Some of the other features are:

  • Improved the pop-up UI for the incoming call.
  • You can take quick notes during the call.
  • You can set custom backgrounds image for contact in the default Samsung dialer app.
  • Improved the About phone section.
  • Text extraction from the image.

One UI 5.0 Release Date:

Samsung has already started the stable Android 13-based One UI 5.0 update rollout for the Galaxy S22 series users. The One UI 5.0 beta program is now also available for several Galaxy devices.

Samsung has also shared the One UI 5.0 rollout roadmap for Galaxy users in Korea.

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