Android 11 with One UI 3.0 comes to the Samsung Galaxy S20 officially

Android 11 comes to the Samsung Galaxy S20 officially with One UI 3.0: these are its news.

And finally the day came. After a beta program lasting several months, Samsung has decided to release the stable update to Android 11 for the Samsung Galaxy S20.

The update brings with it all the news of Android 11, as well as the changes of One UI 3.0, the new version of the South Korean firm's software.

As told in SamMobile, the deployment of the update has started in the United States by the devices of the operator Verizon, and it is to be expected that in the next few hours it will end up landing in the rest of the models.

Samsung Galaxy S20, front

The Galaxy S20 is the first mobile of the brand to update to Android 11.

One UI 3.0 comes to the Galaxy S20

The update is based on the security patch of December –Which Google will announce during the first Monday of this month–, and among other things brings a improved multitasking system, the option to turn off the mobile screen with two taps natively or changes in the photographic section. At the end of this article we provide the full list of changes that brings One UI 3.0 to the brand's mobiles.

For now, there are only indications of the arrival of the update to the Samsung Galaxy S20, but it is expected that the Galaxy S20 + and Galaxy S20 Ultra receive the update simultaneously.

In any case, most likely residents of Europe and other countries beyond the United States have to wait a few days until you can enjoy the news of Android 11 on their terminals. Hopefully, the new version will be ready during this week or next.

One UI 3.0 official change list based on Android 11

  • Starting screen
    • Long press an app to add an associated widget
    • Turn off the screen by double-tapping an empty area on the home screen. You can activate this option in Settings> Advanced features> Motions and gestures.
  • Lock screen
    • The dynamic lock screen now has more categories and more than one can be selected.
    • Lock screen widgets have been improved.
  • Quick panel
    • You can more conveniently view your conversations and media in their own sections when you swipe down from the top of the screen.
  • ODA
    • The Always On Display widgets have been improved.
  • Accessibility
    • Get quick access to the most important accessibility settings during device setup.
    • Get recommended accessibility features based on what you use.
    • Configure Accessibility shortcut more easily in settings.
    • Sound detectors now work with SmartThings devices, such as televisions and lights, to give you more visibility
  • Samsung keyboard
    • You can find keyboard settings more easily in General Management under Settings, and the settings have been rearranged to put the most important options first.
  • Samsung DeX
    • Now you can connect to compatible TVs wirelessly.
    • New multiple touchpad gestures make it easier to change the font size and zoom of the screen.
  • Internet
    • The ability to block websites has been added so that you avoid redirects when you hit the back button.
    • Warnings and blocking options are added for websites that show too many pop-ups or notifications.
    • Menus reorganized to facilitate searching.
    • Several new plugins are added, including one that translates websites.
    • The option to hide the status bar for a more immersive browsing experience is added.
    • The maximum number of open tabs has been increased to 99.
    • The ability to lock and reorder tabs is added.
    • Improved tab bar design now compatible with all devices.
    • End of support for Edge panel on Samsung Internet.
  • Contacts and phone
    • An option is added to help you quickly remove duplicate contacts.
    • The search experience has been improved.
  • Phone / call background
    • The ability to customize the call screen with your own images and videos is added.
  • Messages
    • A trash can has been created to store recently deleted messages.
  • Call and text on other devices
    • Added the ability to turn calls and text messages on or off on other devices with Bixby Routines.
  • Calendar
    • Events with the same start time are now displayed together in month and agenda view.
    • Reorganized options for adding and editing events.
    • Improved layout for full screen alerts.
  • Digital Wellbeing and Parental Controls
    • Trends have been added to your weekly report. You can see how their usage has changed since the previous week and check the usage time of each feature.
    • Phone usage time while driving has been added to the weekly report.
    • A lock screen widget has been added so you can check your screen time without unlocking your phone.
    • Separate profiles have been added for personal and work modes so you can track your screen time separately.
  • Camera
    • Improved functionality and usability of autofocus and auto exposure.
    • Improved stabilization when taking pictures of the moon at high zoom levels
  • Photo editor
    • Added ability to revert edited images to their original versions.
  • Bixby routine
    • Grouped preset routines help you get started quickly and learn to create your own routines quickly
    • Now you can see what stocks are reversed when a routine ends.
    • New conditions have been added, such as a specific start time, disconnection from a Bluetooth device or Wi-Fi network, a call from a specific number, and more.
    • New actions have been added, including chat with Bixby and accessibility actions.
    • You can add a custom icon for each workout and add workouts to the lock screen for quick access.