Samsung just finished rolling out One UI 3.0 firmware update for several flagship S-series, mid-range A-series, and even budget M-series smartphones. Then launched the Galaxy S21 series featuring a new software version – One UI 3.1 with some exclusive functionalities. In a recent press release, Samsung promised One UI 3.1 for several previous generation smartphones including the Galaxy Note 10 series and the S10 series. The two devices will also receive Android 12, but that would take another year.
Today, Samsung surprised users of Galaxy Note 10 and 10 Plus by rolling out One UI 3.1 firmware update based on Android 11 with the latest March 2021 security patch level. The OTA is currently live in Germany, Europe for the Exynos variants. It features firmware build numbers N970FXXU6FUBD for the Note 10 (SM-N770F) and N975FXXU6FUBD for the Note 10+ (SM-N975F).
According to Samsung’s official press release, One UI 3.1 will come to Galaxy S20 series, Note 20 series, Z Fold 2 and Z Flip, and the S10e/S10/S10+, Note 10/10+. The software update is already rolling out for Note 10+ in Europe with Exynos chipset.
One UI 3.1 features include improved Single Take for Samsung camera, object eraser for captured images, improved touch autofocus and autoexposure controller. Adding to the list is the new Multi Mic Recording feature while video recording under Pro Video mode. This enables you to simultaneously record audio through both your phone and a connected Bluetooth devices.
One of the most important features the new software update bring is support for eSIM functionality for select regions and the Galaxy S20 series. However, we aren’t sure whether this is true for the Galaxy Note 10 series as well or not. In order to check eSIM, go to Settings > Network & Connections > SIM card manager. See if you have eSIM anywhere. Note that it also need network support to work.
Download One UI 3.1 for Samsung Galaxy Note 10/10+
The easiest way is to download One UI 3.1 for Galaxy S10 and Note 10 series is by visiting settings > system update > download updates manually. You can also download the full stock One UI 3.0 firmware updates using SamFirm tool or the Firja Tool and install via Odin Flashtool.
One UI 3.1 is currently only available in select countries like Germany, Europe for the Exynos Galaxy Note 10 Plus series. Eligible devices include! Devices with MULTI-CSC OXM! You can check this by dialing using your phone app at – *#1234#, and check if OXM is in the CSC-build.
You can use the SamFirm (Samsung Firmware Downloader) tool and the newly added Frija (also a Samsung Software Downloader) in order to download the full stock firmware directly from Samsung Severs.
- First, download and extract the latest SamFirm tool or the Frija Samsung Firmware Downloader.
- Go to About Phone under Settings on your S20 and note down the model number like Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975F).
- Find the CSC code for your Galaxy Note 10+ phones from here. Also known as a region or product code. In this case, we are using DBT for Germany and Android 11.
- Input the model number and region code.
- Select or check the Auto box.
- Also, check decrypt automatically box.
- Hit check updates option.
- Once the details are shown, hit the download button.