One UI 3.0 (Android 11): Download Pre-beta For Galaxy S20, S20+ and S20 Ultra

A few weeks ago, Google rolled out the stable build of Android 11 and before that many OEMs had already started working on their respective skinned version of Android 11. Samsung has finally come up with its own Pre-beta One UI 3.0 a skinned version of Android 11 which replaces the current One UI 3.0 Beta.

Samsung Galaxy S20 series has started receiving the update. If you own Samsung Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20 Plus or Galaxy S20 Ultra, you can now download or upgrade your device to One UI 3.0 (Android 11). Here we are sharing our guide so that you can easily download and install One UI 3.0 on Samsung Galaxy S20, S20+ and S20 Ultra

This is a major update for the company as it brings a new android version along with whole loads of features. We will be sharing the official changelog of One UI 3.0 beta. Currently, only the Snapdragon variants of  Galaxy S20, S20+, ad S20 Ultra in the United States and Korea with carriers like Sprint, T-Mobile, and even Unlocked variants are supported for this beta update.

Region Carriers Device Model
United States Sprint / T-Mobile Galaxy S20 (SM-G981N), S20+ (SM-G986N), S20 Ultra (SM-G988N)
South Korea KT / LGU+ / SKT / Unlocked Galaxy S20 (SM-G981U), S20+ (SM-G986U), S20 Ultra (SM-G988U)
Unlocked Version Galaxy S20 (SM-G981U1), S20+ (SM-G986U1), S20 Ultra (SM-G988U1)

Galaxy S20 series upgrades to Android 11 (One UI 3.0 Beta)

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This is a beta roll out so we don’t recommend users to flash this firmware on their daily drivers as this update is not stable and may have loads of bugs. We highly recommend you to go through all the changelogs.

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Home screen

  • 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. You can turn this on in Settings > Advanced features > Motions and gestures.

Lock screen

  • Dynamic Lock screen now has more categories, and you can select more than one. – Lock screen widgets are improved.

Quick panel

  • 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

Samsung Keyboard

  • 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.

Samsung DeX

  • You can now connect to supported TVs wirelessly.
  • New touchpad multi-gestures let you change screen zoom and font size more easily.


  • Added ability to block websites from redirecting you when you tap the Back button. – Added warnings and blocking options for websites that show too many pop-ups or notifications.
  • Rearranged menus to make things easier to find. – Added several new add-ons, including one that translates websites.
  • Added option to hide the status bar for a more immersive browsing experience.
  • Increased maximum number of open tabs to 99.
  • Added ability to lock and reorder tabs.
  • Improved design for tab bar which is now supported on all devices.
  • Ended support for Samsung Internet edge panel.

Contacts & Phone

  • Added an option to help you quickly delete duplicate contacts.
  • Enhanced the search experience.

Phone/Call background

  • Added the ability to customize the call screen with your own pictures and videos.


  • Created a Trash bin to store recently deleted messages.

Call & Text on other devices

  • Added the ability to turn Call & text on other devices on or off with Bixby Routines.


  • Events with the same start time are now shown together in month and agenda view.
  • Reorganized options for adding and editing events.
  • Improved layout for full screen alerts.


  • Improved layout for full screen alerts.

Digital wellbeing and Parental controls

  • Added trends to your weekly report. You can see how your usage has changed since the previous week and check your usage time for each feature.
  • Added phone usage time while driving to the weekly report.
  • Added a lock screen widget so you can check your screen time without unlocking your phone.
  • Added separate profiles for personal and work modes so you can track your screen time separately.


  • Improved auto-focus and auto exposure functionality and usability.
  • Improved stabilization when taking pictures of the moon at high zoom levels

Photo editor

  • Added the ability to revert edited pictures back to their original versions.

Bixby Routine

  • Grouped preset routines help you get started quickly and learn how to build your own routines quickly
  • You can now see what actions are reversed when a routine ends.
  • New conditions have been added, such as a specific start time, the disconnection of a Bluetooth device or Wi-Fi network, a call from a specific number, and more.
  • New actions have been added, including talking to Bixby and accessibility actions.
  • You can add a customized icon for each routine and add routines to the Lock screen for quick access.


  • Download Samsung Members App From PlayStore

Follow the link below according to your device’s model, it will you bring you to the Samsung members apps. Just enrol and get the OTA update.

If you have the Samsung Members App, then you can click on this link.

Samsung Registration Page: One UI 3.0

simply copy and paste the following links in the browser using your Samsung phone:


Steps to Install One UI 3.0 Beta on Galaxy S20, S20+ and S20 Ultra

One UI 3.0 -Android 11 -Pre-Beta

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Disclaimer is not responsible for any damage happened to your device(s) while following this guide so please proceed at your own risk. However, we would be happy to help with any problems within our reach


Installation Guide (Manual Flashing using Odin)

  • First, take a backup of your important data
  • Once you get the beta file of One UI 3.0, simple just update your device like any other OTA.

Note:Before installing the updates, make sure your device is connected to a good wifi and your device has more than 50 percent battery life remaining

That’s it. Keep visiting the blog for more info.

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Dibyashree Sharma
Dibyashree Sharma
An NIT Rourkela Graduate in CS, Blogger, Android Geek, and a Tennis Fanatic. I have been writing about Android OS for Last 8 years.

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