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Samsung Care Ambassador

Note 20/20 Ultra - OneUI 3 / Android 11 Mega Thread

Howdy y'all, I hope you're all doing well.

 

If you're reading this, I think it's safe to say that your pretty darn excited for One UI 3 w/ Android 11! I'm so excited that we get to share the latest and greatest experience Samsung has to offer, together. With the One UI/Android 11 beta coming around the corner, I want to hear what excites you the most from One UI 3 and what you'd like to see. What features would you like added?

 

The contents of this post serve as and provide valuable information for users looking to participate in the beta. This post will be frequently updated as new information emerges.

 

 

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Beta Information

Some things to keep in mind before signing up and installing the beta:

  • The main goal and purpose of the public beta is to gather feedback from users. When unexpected errors occur, please submit feedback via the One UI Beta app.
  • The beta firmware is exactly what it is, beta. This means that there may be some unexpected bugs and possibly not so good battery life.
  • Some apps might not function properly (if you rely on using banking apps, it might be wise to wait for the official update.)
  • Data loss may occur. It is recommended to backup your data. Samsung offers SmartSwitch on both Android and on PC/Mac. I'd highly recommend making a backup of your data before you install the beta.

Who's eligible for the One UI Beta?

  • Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra users on unlocked firmware
  • Unlocked users (U1 devices purchased directly from Samsung; Any carrier is supported on unlocked firmware.)

Current Beta versions:

  • ZTK9 (Public Beta 3)

Older Beta versions:

  • ZTK1 (Public Beta 2)
  • ZTJG (Public Beta 1)

 

Known Issues:

  1. Apps the rely on Safety Net will not be supported via Google Play Store. (Example: Google Pay, Netflix & Disney+)
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How to register:
  1. Open the Samsung Members app
  2. Press the OneUI beta banner
  3. Press the enroll button
  4. Wait a few minutes then go to the Software update page and check for updates

 

Picture reference available in spoiler below:

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Galaxy Note 20 Android 11 beta registrationGalaxy Note 20 Android 11 beta registration
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Feedback/Suggestions/Bug ReportsSamsung MembersSamsung Members

How do I submit beta feedback, suggestions and bug reports?

  • Open your app drawer and open the Samsung Members app (pictured above)
  • FOR FEEDBACK/BUG REPORTS: Press Beta feedback>Send feedback>Error reports>Select the error type/topic>Enter details and select how frequent the error occurs. Please be sure to provide as much detail as possible. When done, press the send button on the top right.
  • FOR SUGGESTIONS: Press Beta community>Press the compose button on the bottom right>Select a category>Enter a title & write your suggestion below. Be sure to add some tags under the body of your suggestion. Feel free to comment on other suggestions as well.
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How do I un-register and leave the beta?

Sometimes beta software isn't for everyone and that's okay. It's quite easy to leave the beta and return to the official software version for your device.

*This will require a PC or Mac with a valid connection to the Internet and WILL FACTORY RESET YOUR DEVICE

 

To unregister from the beta, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Samsung Members app
  2. Press the Settings button located on the top right side of the screen
  3. Press the "One UI Beta Program status" button
  4. Press WITHDRAW at the bottom of the screen
  5. Follow the steps below to return to stock firmware.

 

To return to official stock firmware, follow these steps: (This will factory reset your device)

  1. Download and install Samsung SmartSwitch for PC or Mac (https://www.samsung.com/us/support/owners/app/smart-switch/)
  2. Open SmartSwitch on your PC or Mac
  3. Using the charging cable that came with your Galaxy device, plug your device in to your PC/Mac
  4. Under your device details, you should see a downgrade button and a message that says "You can go back to a previous version of software." Click downgrade and follow the prompts.SmartSwitch software downgrade optionSmartSwitch software downgrade option
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Best regards,
Rydah
Samsung Care Ambassador

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Re: Note 20/20 Ultra - OneUI 3 / Android 11 Mega Thread

so T-Mobile/Sprint users aren't eligible?
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Astronaut

Re: Re: Note 20/20 Ultra - OneUI 3 / Android 11 Mega Thread

I can't seem to find the download I wonder if it's not available for T-Mobile users and if that so that even makes me more angry this year. I've had nothing but problems with my Samsung devices I called it my galactic failure 2020
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Re: Re: Re: Note 20/20 Ultra - OneUI 3 / Android 11 Mega Thread

yeah, i just got a sim swap so now my device is locked to T-Mobile 🙄
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Comet

Re: Re: Re: Re: Note 20/20 Ultra - OneUI 3 / Android 11 Mega Thread

SIM alone doesn't lock it to T-Mobile. I am on T-Mobile with unlocked phone. If software info show SM-N986Uxxxx instead of SM-N986U1xxx, then it's a locked version unless you flashed it. You can go from TMB U to TMB U1. I used Odin v13.14.4
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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Note 20/20 Ultra - OneUI 3 / Android 11 Mega Thread

ohhh okay how easy is it? will it possibly brick my device?
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Comet

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Note 20/20 Ultra - OneUI 3 / Android 11 Mega Thread

yes, device can be bricked if not done correctly. I have not had the issue. I get almost 99.9% of my ROMs from sammobile
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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Note 20/20 Ultra - OneUI 3 / Android 11 Mega Thread

I'll just wait rather than have that risk, i thought my device was unlocked but apparently not, but i read online i can call sprint amd get it unlocked after i pay it off so ill probably end up doing that this next weeks, i bought my note so for $462 so i can pay it off whenever i just havent yet lol. i appreciate your assistance!! enjoy the beta!!
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Comet

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Note 20/20 Ultra - OneUI 3 / Android 11 Mega T..

getting it SIM unlocked doesn't change the ROM/firmware though.
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Halo

Re: Re: Note 20/20 Ultra - OneUI 3 / Android 11 Mega Thread

if you flash the U1 firmware you can get it. it's a CSC thing, not a device thing. be patient.
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