Update: October 7, 2020 (6:20 AM ET): Some Samsung users in the US have received the One UI 3.0 public beta update through the Samsung Members app. We’ve updated the original article below with the latest information.
Original article: September 15, 2020 (3:15 AM ET): Samsung announced a One UI 3.0 developer beta based on Android 11 last month, available on the Galaxy S20 series. We didn’t hear about any particular features or changelog at the time, but we’ve finally got a comprehensive list of additions and tweaks.
One UI 3.0 features
Twitter user Samsung Rydah (h/t: XDA-Developers) posted a One UI 3.0 changelog earlier today, and it’s an extremely comprehensive list. Check out the list below.
- Touch and hold an app to add an associated widget.
- Turn the screen off by double-tapping on an empty area of the home screen (settings > advanced features > motions and gestures)
- Dynamic lockscreen now has more categories, and you can select more than one.
- Lockscreen widgets are improved.
- See your conversations and media more conveniently in their own sections when you swipe down from the top of the screen.
- Always On Display widgets are improved.
- Get quick access to the most important accessibility settings during device setup.
- Get recommended accessibility features based on what you use.
- Set the accessibility shortcut more easily in settings.
- Sound detectors now work with your SmartThings devices such as TVs and lights to give you more visible alerts when the doorbell rings or the baby is crying.
- You can find the keyboard settings more easily under General management in settings, and the settings have been reorganized to put the most important ones first.
- You can now connect to supported TVs wirelessly.
- New touchpad