We have already reported One UI 3.1 for the Samsung Galaxy S10 and Note 10 series which rolled out just last month. However that was a phased rollout with some countries in Europe receiving it like Germany and Switzerland or the UK with their 5G variants. Today, One UI 3.1 update expands to India for Samsung Galaxy S10E, S10, and S10 Plus starting with the Exynos variants. See what’s new and how to download One UI 3.1 for your device.
Some time ago, Samsung launched the flagship Galaxy S21 along with One UI 3.1 firmware update with some exclusive features. The OEM soon manufacturer promised these features to come to several previous generation smartphones including the Galaxy S10e, S10, and S10+.
Samsung just rolled out One UI 3.1 firmware update based on Android 11 for the Galaxy S10E, S10, and S10 Plus Exynos variant with the latest March 2021 security patch level. The OTA is now live in Asian countries including India. It features firmware build numbers G970FXXU9FUBD for the S10e (SM-G970F), G973FXXU9FUBD for the S10 (SM-G973F), and G975FXXU9FUBD for the S10+ (SM-G975F).
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 One UI 3.1 brings is support for eSIM functionality for select regions and the Galaxy S20 series. However, this may not be true for the Galaxy S10 series as well or not. The option for eSIM can be found under Settings > Network & Connections > SIM card manager. See if you have eSIM anywhere. Note that it also need network support to work.
Thanks to Yash on Twitter for first reporting the update for the Exynos Galaxy S10E in India. The update appears to be live across the globe now including devices like Galaxy S10E, S10, and S10+.
How to Download One UI 3.1 for Samsung Galaxy S10E/S10/S10+
The easiest way is to download One UI 3.1 for Galaxy S10 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 Switzerland, Europe for the Exynos Galaxy S10 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 S10 device and note down the model number like (SM-N970F) for S10E.
- Find the CSC code for your Galaxy S10 phone from here. Also known as a region or product code. In this case, we are using AUT for Switzerland 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.