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

(Topic created on: 10/26/20 9:05 PM)
Rydah
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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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Zapp2211
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cool 8) thanks I'll wait for the real update the last time I downloaded the beta version had a lot of bugs. :thumbs_up:8)
Paul Irlanda
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Lovely1980
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I finally got my update on my phone after I kept checking for the update on my settings
bwalsh
Cosmic Ray
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Hopefully the Android 11 Beta comes soon. T-Mobile just pushed out the October patch the last day of October... 
Seattleite
Astronaut
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do you do this with a T-Mobile device? if so, how?
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Babiboib
Cosmic Ray
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just keep checking for update
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Shepdogg
Cosmic Ray
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Does anyone know when the one UI beta is coming to note 20 ultra unlock version of this phone. My carrier is Verizon.
SHADOWGATE
Supernova
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It might not ever. There was such a large signup for Beta testing this past month (over 10,000) that if the UI runs successful they will probably just roll out the Official. Verizon is one of the carriers that plays very well with Samsung UI so not much testing is needed on their end to integrate their apps into the system. It's more for all the others like Straight Talk T-Mobile Att etc. but it's possible they roll out a Beta. If they do it will probably be to make sure the Radios and little things are correct. Doubt it would last long though. You are the Victim of having a more Structured Better Built More Stable System . which isn't at all a bad thing
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Shepdogg
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:face_with_tears_of_joy::face_with_tears_of_joy::face_with_tears_of_joy:...thank you
MikeSapienza
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From what I learned, as long as you enrolled, you will get the update. However, Samsung didn't give us a way to move from the October patch to beta just yet. I would say to give it some time.
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TomTom92
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I was just wondering if anyone had any insight on when the release for the beta program for the one UI 3.0 update will be coming to the note 20 series lineup of phone?