Samsung launches One UI 5 open beta program for Galaxy S22 series – Samsung Newsroom UK

Attendees can test out the new UI and customizable features before the official launch

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd today launched its Obeta pen One UI 5, which will initially be available on the Galaxy S22 series (Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22+, and Galaxy S22 Ultra) in the United States, Germany, and South Korea, with launches in other regions planned for the coming months. come. One UI 5 brings a range of new personalization, security and accessibility features as part of Samsung’s continued commitment to bringing the latest mobile experiences to as many users as possible.

“We know that our users seek the ability to create their own individual mobile experience, and we are constantly looking to improve One UI to give people more control and more choice,” said Janghyun Yoon, Executive Vice President and Chief the software platform team at Samsung Electronics Mobile eXperience (MX) business. “We are excited to offer early access to all of the new customizable features that come with One UI 5 as part of a release. open beta and we look forward to incorporating user feedback to develop a better and more meaningful experience for everyone.

Custom look and feel

The One UI 5 update introduces new ways for users to customize their smartphone experience, including an expanded set of color options for a more personalized look. Users now get up to 16 preset color themes to match their wallpaper and 12 additional color options for their home screens, icons, and quick panels to look and feel to suit them.

Users can further customize their home screens by stacking widgets of the same size in a single location[1]saving space and creating a cleaner, more organized look.

One UI 5 also offers an easier way to customize notifications between apps to help you focus on what’s important. New controls make it easier for users to block notifications from certain apps, so they only see what’s relevant to them.

Improved language and sound settings

One UI 5 streamlines the process of changing sound and vibration settings with revamped menus that provide easy access to all ringer volumes and vibration intensities. For the first time, Galaxy users can also customize their preferred language for their different apps.[2]. Whether they are multilingual or just learning a new language, users can easily select which language to use for each app in the settings.

More new features

The update brings several other new features that create an even better Galaxy experience for everyone – from improved camera capabilities and security features to more accessibility tools.

Users will be able to continuously capture high-quality photos and videos with a new icon in Pro and Pro Video mode that offers helpful tips and tricks on how to use the different lenses, features and controls. Plus, a more responsive zoom bar means faster close-ups and makes it easier to focus on your subject with one hand.

With One UI 5, a new dashboard lets users see their phone’s security status, indicate if there are any issues, and recommend ways to fix them.

The update also brings more accessibility options to make it easier for users to interact with their devices. The Magnifier function allows users to better see and read on their devices, while various types of voice assistance, such as audio descriptions of videos and voice keyboard input, help users navigate and use devices in a more meaningful way. more continuous. Other new and exciting features will be introduced throughout the beta program to provide users with the best possible experience.

[1] Applies to widgets that are at least 2×1.

[2] Availability may vary by app.

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