Samsung’s One UI 6, the next iteration of its custom Android skin, is now rolling out. But when exactly will your phone get it? Here’s everything you need to know…

TL;DR: Updated Samsung One UI 6 Rollout Schedule 🗓️📱

  • 📅 November 13, 2023:
    • Galaxy A34, A54, S22 Series, S23 FE, Z Flip 5, Z Fold 5, A14
  • 📅 November 20, 2023:
    • Galaxy A13, A33, A53, S21 Series, S21 FE, Z Flip 4, Z Fold 4
  • 📅 November 27, 2023:
    • Galaxy A52, A72, A13, A23, Z Flip 3, Z Fold 3
  • 📅 December 1, 2023:
    • Galaxy A25

🌟 Summary: Samsung’s One UI 6 update is rolling out across a wide range of devices, bringing the latest features and enhancements. While the rollout has been dogged by issues and delays, Samsung now appears to have hit its stride with stable versions of One UI 6 now rolling out to its Galaxy phones.

It took a while to happen but Samsung’s One UI 6 update is now rolling out. Samsung finally delivered the new build of One UI to its Galaxy S23 series of phones during the back end of November. 

But where does that leave everybody else? Samsung makes a ton of different models, so obviously people are wondering when their Samsung phones will get the update. 

Here’s everything you need to know about the on-going roll-out of Samsung’s One UI 6 update, including timeframes for when specific series of Samsung phones will get the update.

One UI 6 Rollout Timeline

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A Samsung community moderator inside its European forums has given us a sneak peek into Samsung’s rollout plans for One UI 6, based on Android 14. While this information isn’t officially confirmed by Samsung, it does offer a glimpse into what we might expect.

Starting November 13, 2023

  • Galaxy A34 & A54: These models are set to get a fresh look with the new update.
  • Galaxy S22 Series: Including the S22, S22 Plus, and S22 Ultra.
  • Galaxy S23 FE: The fan edition is not left behind.
  • Galaxy Z Series: The innovative Z Flip 5 and Z Fold 5 are also included.
  • Galaxy A14: Rounding up this batch.

On November 20, 2023

  • Galaxy A13, A33, A53: These popular A-series models are next in line.
  • Galaxy S21 Series & S21 FE: The entire S21 line-up, including the FE edition.
  • Galaxy Z Flip 4 & Z Fold 4: Continuing the updates for the foldable series.

Following on November 27, 2023

  • Galaxy A52 & A72: Two more A-series phones join the update party.
  • Galaxy A13 & A23: Additional models in the A-series.
  • Galaxy Z Flip 3 & Z Fold 3: Foldable technology gets the latest UI enhancements.

And Finally, on December 1, 2023

  • Galaxy A25: This model will be the last to receive the update in this phase.

What to Expect

The One UI 6 update, based on Android 14, promises to deliver an enhanced user experience with improved performance, better battery life, and a host of new features and tweaks. It’s not just about the visuals; it’s about bringing a more intuitive and efficient interface to your Samsung device.

Will Your Samsung Phone Get One UI 6 Update?

Here’s a breakdown of all the Samsung phones that are confirmed to be getting the One UI 6 update. Whether all of these will get the One UI 6.1 update – due to land inside Q1 2024 – remains to be seen. But if you’re rocking one of these Samsung phones, you will be getting One UI 6:

Galaxy S series

  • Galaxy S23 Ultra
  • Galaxy S23+
  • Galaxy S23
  • Galaxy S23 FE
  • Galaxy S22 Ultra
  • Galaxy S22+
  • Galaxy S22
  • Galaxy S21 FE
  • Galaxy S21 Ultra
  • Galaxy S21+
  • Galaxy S21

Galaxy Z series

  • Galaxy Z Fold 5
  • Galaxy Z Flip 5
  • Galaxy Z Fold 4
  • Galaxy Z Flip 4
  • Galaxy Z Fold 3
  • Galaxy Z Flip 3

Galaxy A series

  • Galaxy A73
  • Galaxy A72
  • Galaxy A54
  • Galaxy A53
  • Galaxy A52 (A52 5G, A52s)
  • Galaxy A34
  • Galaxy A33
  • Galaxy A24
  • Galaxy A23
  • Galaxy A14 (LTE+5G)
  • Galaxy A13
  • Galaxy A04s
  • Galaxy A05s

Galaxy M series

  • Galaxy M54
  • Galaxy M53 5G
  • Galaxy M33 5G
  • Galaxy M23

Galaxy F series

  • Galaxy F54
  • Galaxy F23
  • Galaxy F14 5G

Galaxy Xcover series

  • Galaxy Xcover 5 Pro
  • Galaxy Xcover 6 Pro

Galaxy Tab series

  • Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra
  • Galaxy Tab S9+
  • Galaxy Tab S9
  • Galaxy Tab S9 FE
  • Galaxy Tab S9 FE+
  • Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra
  • Galaxy Tab S8+
  • Galaxy Tab S8
  • Galaxy Tab A7 Lite

One UI 6 Release Date

The One UI versions are tied with Android versions, and One UI 6 is based on Android 14. This means Samsung will release One UI 6 only after the launch of Android 14. 

One UI 6, Samsung’s latest interface update, is now available but with a phased rollout. The Galaxy S23 series was the first to receive this update on October 30, 2023. Samsung is progressively releasing One UI 6 to other eligible devices, including the Galaxy S22 series, Galaxy S21 series, as well as the Galaxy Z Fold3, Galaxy Z Flip3, and the Galaxy Tab S8 series.

It’s important to note that this schedule can vary based on your location. To check if the update is available for your device, go to Settings > Software update > Download and install. Keep an eye out for this update to experience the latest enhancements from Samsung!

One UI 6 Beta Is Out

Samsung is now rolling out One UI 6 beta versions to the Samsung Galaxy S23 series. Samsung Galaxy S23, Galaxy S23+, and Galaxy S23 Ultra users in the US, Germany, Korea, India, China, Poland and the UK. If you can’t wait for the stable One UI 6 update, you can try out One UI 6 Beta if you have a Galaxy S23 series device.

One UI 6 Beta is already on the latest version – One UI 6 Beta 2. The new Beta 2 version is said to bring a newly revamped Samsung Health app, a new video editor with Samsung Studio, and some new features in the camera app, in addition to all the changes it made with the first One UI 6 Beta.

One UI 6 Features

One UI 6 brings a lot of new features to the most popular custom Android skin. The beta updates of One UI 6 have revealed lots of stuff that are new to One UI 6; let’s take a look at them:

  • New quick settings panel – One UI 6 brings a new and updated quick settings panel. It looks even more modern now but doesn’t look quite like the one in stock Android.
  • Extended lock screen customizations – One UI 6 brings new clock styles to the lock screen and the ability to place the clock anywhere on the lock screen.
  • New fonts and emojis – One UI 6 has a new system font, and the emojis have been updated.
  • New media notifications – The media player on the notification panel has been updated. It now shows a wave following the seek bar. 
  • Situational wallpapers – Situational wallpapers on One UI 6 ensure that your phone will wake up to a new wallpaper based on the situation. 
  • Android 14 features such as:
    • Bigger fonts.
    • Granular media access.
    • App pair.
    • New widgets.
    • Predictive back gesture.
    • Forced-themed icons.
    • Partial screen recorder.
    • Drag and drop text across apps.

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