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Original story (published on February 10, 2021) follows:

The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE was one of the first few phones to get the stable update to Android 11 with the One UI 3.0 skin on top.

Like most other devices from the company, the S20 FE models bagged the update ahead of Samsung’s official schedule and at present has been made available to users across the globe.

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One UI 3.0 brings a host of improvements and new features to the device including a revamped user interface.

However, even though it has only been a couple of months since becoming available for the public, One UI 3.0 isn’t the latest skin Samsung has to offer.

That title has now been taken over by the One UI 3.1 skin that Samsung introduced with the Galaxy S21 series. And up until now, was only released for the Tab S7 series.

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Samsung Galaxy S20 FE

But that has changed since the South Korean giant has finally begun seeding the One UI 3.1 update for the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G.

The update is rolling out in the Netherlands, Spain, Germany, Poland, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Portugal, Greece, Romania, Switzerland, and a few other European countries as per SamMobile’s database.

It bears the firmware version number G781BXXU2CUB5 and also brings along the February security patch.

Samsung has also updated its official page for the Galaxy S20 FE 5G (SM-G781B) to reflect the release of One UI 3.1.

Furthermore, a couple of users (1,2) have confirmed receiving the update on Reddit. We’ve shared a screenshot of the software information page below:

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We’ve added the official changelog for the update below in case you wish to check out all that’s new with One UI 3.1 for the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G.

Calendar
– Extract the date and address from the event title and recommend automatic registration.
– Receive notifications from SmartThings devices that also have specified schedule notifications.
Camera
– Camera function such as image quality improvement when zoomed in low light have been improved.

Gallery
– View remastered picture feature has been added.
– Analyzes the image to find the optimum resolution, brightness, color and sharpness, and recommends optimized images.
Multi window
– By dragging pop-up view screen to the edge of the screen, it is now possible to hide the window and keep playing.

Reminder
– Extract the date and address from the reminder memo and recommend to register automatically, and remind important information by situation.
Samsung Free
– Samsung Daily has been changed to Samsung Free service to provide an improved UI and differentiated functions according to content characteristics.

Share Sheet
– It is now possible to protect your privacy by deleting the location information of previously taken photos before sharing or posting them on social media.
Social Platform
– Synchronize valid links created on devices with the same registered Samsung account.
– The use of social media services has been simplified. It is possible to share profiles, photos, notes, schedules, and more with friends simply by logging in to your Samsung account.

Now that the Korean smartphone vendor has released its One UI 3.1 skin to the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G in Europe, users can expect to get the update in other regions soon.

The standard Galaxy S20 FE should also pick up the latest skin over the following days or weeks. Matter of fact, it should be available to a host of devices for which the internal testing is ongoing soon as well.

That said, stay tuned to our dedicated tracker to know the status of One UI 3.1 for all eligible phones/tablets from Samsung.

Update 1 (February 12)

01:45 pm (IST): Samsung has reportedly pulled the One UI 3.1 update for the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G. At present, it’s unclear what lead Samsung to halt the update, however, it’s likely that some bugs may have slipped through. We’ll update the story once more details are available.

Update 2 (February 18)

06:15 pm (IST): Some Samsung Galaxy S20 FE users have begun receiving the One UI 3.1 update in Europe. This indicates that the issues that led to the update being pulled have been addressed.

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Dwayne Cubbins
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My fascination with Android phones began the moment I got my hands on one. Since then, I've been on a journey to decode the ever-evolving tech landscape, fueled by a passion for both the "how" and the "why." Since 2018, I've been crafting content that empowers users and demystifies the tech world. From in-depth how-to guides that unlock your phone's potential to breaking news based on original research, I strive to make tech accessible and engaging.

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