Samsung Galaxy S-series phones always come with an upgraded version of One UI. This year also, the Galaxy S21 series packed One UI 3.1 out of the box. Now, as per Sammobile, Samsung is rolling out the One UI 3.1 update to Galaxy S20 FE.
It is almost like a tradition by Samsung to start seeding the latest version of One UI, which comes bundled with Galaxy S-series phones to the existing phones. And the process has already begun with the last year’s budget flagship.
Note that the One UI 3.1 update is based on Android 11 and the Galaxy S20 FE has already bagged the Android 11 update. So, this is an incremental update over the One UI 3.0 update.
You won’t notice many changes in the UI. However, there are several fine tunings and granular changes that are meant to make the already great One UI more polished.
Notably, the Galaxy Tab S7 lineup where the first one to grab the One UI 3.1 update. Talking about the Galaxy S20 FE One UI 3.1 update, it arrives with version G781BXXU2CUB5.
It is currently live for Galaxy S20 FE model number SM-G781B across multiple European countries. To be specific, it is rolling out in Netherlands, Belgium, Greece, Romania, Spain, Germany, Nordic, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Italy, United Kingdom, France, Slovenia, Baltic, Portugal, and Poland.
The Android security patch level is bumped to February 2021
Good thing is that the update also brings the latest February 2021 security patch. Just so should you know, the latest Galaxy S20 FE One UI 3.1 update also includes a new version of the bootloader.
The previous Android 11 One UI 3.0 update did not change the bootloader version. But with the latest update, it is now bootloader build v2. Besides, the possibility of shifting back to the old bootloader version is also gone.
Well, you might be wondering what all features this One UI 3.1 update for Galaxy S20 FE brings. To give you a brief, it includes Google Discover right on the home screen.
It also adds the video call effects for third-party apps, which were introduced with the Galaxy S21 lineup. Some privacy features are also included where it removes location data from photos.
There are some improvements in camera quality, Gallery, Multi-Window, etc. It weighs around 1.7GB in size. So, make sure that you downloading this update on a stable Wi-Fi internet connection.
As usual, the update is pushed via OTA in batches. Meaning that it won’t be straightaway available for all Galaxy S20 FE users. Still, you can check for the update manually. For that, head over to Settings.
Then you need to navigate to “System updates.” From there, tap the “Download and install” option. You can proceed with downloading and installation of the update if a new update is available.