[Update: Jul. 28] Samsung One UI 3.1.1 update tracker: Here’s what we know so far
New updates are being added at the bottom of this story…….
Original story (published on June 29, 2021) follows:
According to a leak by Jon Prosser, customers might start getting the Galaxy Z Fold 3 from August 27.
While it is not yet clear what One UI 3.1.1 will bring along, it is possible that it might offer some handy features and improvements.
Among them, the Split UI feature as the said foldable devices are now expected to sport the One UI 3.1.1 update.
Moreover, there are chances that the said incremental update might arrive sooner than expected i.e., before the upcoming foldable devices come out.
This is because Samsung has started rolling out an update for the Nice Catch Good Lock module. The said module update brings along a new feature which would support Media volume muted history on One UI 3.1.1.
This further makes it clear that One UI 3.1.1 is indeed coming to eligible devices and it might even be around the corner.
However, all this is still based on speculation since the OEM has not made any comments on the matter so far.
Furthermore, there are no comments on the much anticipated One UI 3.5 update from Samsung so whether or not it is going to come out remains a mystery at this point.
All in all, it is unclear what the next incremental update will offer or if it will indeed start rolling out before the release of the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3.
That said, we will keep tracking this for further development and will report back when more details become available.
Update 1 (July 09)
IST 06:25 pm: Recent reports indicate that Samsung might unveil the Galaxy Z Flip 3 and Galaxy Z Fold 3 on August 11. The said devices are expected to sport the One UI 3.1.1 skin with not too many changes, however, all this is based on speculation until the launch event.
Update 2 (July 21)
IST 05:35 pm: According to a recent report, the official invitation for the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2021 event has leaked online but there is no mention of the One UI 3.1.1 update. It is possible that the said update might be just an incremental one.
Update 3 (July 27)
IST 10:40 am: As per a recent report, Samsung Galaxy S21 might start getting the update to One UI 3.1.1 by the end of August after getting the security update for the same month.
Update 4 (July 28)
IST 12:12 pm: It looks like some of the features that will be coming to the Samsung One UI 3.1.1 Good Lock have surfaced on the internet.
NavStar, a module loved by many, will add a Samsung DeX inspired task switcher. Known as Task Stack, it will shift all the navigation buttons on the bottom right of the screen.
The left bottom part of the screen will be filled with icons of currently opened apps. While it may not be visually appealing right now, we hope things change for the better before the final version comes out.
Another feature is the Theme Park. Samsung Good Lock users will be able to customize icons extensively. You can tint all icons to match the color of your wallpaper. Theme Park is currently available for use if you want to take a glimpse of what will be coming.
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