Written byMudit Dube
One UI, which replaces Samsung Experience, focuses on single-handed usage and brings a host of new design and feature updates.
Notably, the beta update is currently available in South Korea, US and Germany.
Here's how to get One UI.
Now go to 'Notices' and select 'One UI Beta Program Registration' to complete and submit your application.
If selected in the program, you'll be able to download the One UI beta update by going into Settings->Update Software->Download Updates Manually.
Samsung claims its One UI is designed for "more natural and comfortable" intuitive UX as against Samsung Experience's UI that feels like a cluttered design.
The new UI aims to offer one-handed usage by utilizing the upper part of the display for viewing while assigning the lower part for touch interaction - a design that makes sense on taller phones.
One UI gets a bunch of changes to suit the viewing area and interactive area design that Samsung has adopted.
Under the Clock App, tabs like Alarm, World Clock have been moved to the bottom. Similarly, pop-ups also appear at the bottom of the display.
Notably, One UI also gets a system-wide night mode and a color-coded theme to match your smartphone.
With One UI, apart from the design aesthetics, Samsung is also simplifying the settings menu. Under the revamped menu, Samsung will group similar setting options together. This will basically make it easier for users to quickly browse and find what they are looking for.
Samsung will roll out the stable update to several of its smartphones.
The Korean tech giant has confirmed that the update will be released for Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ and Galaxy Note 9 in January.
Further, Samsung will also roll out One UI update to Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+, and the Galaxy Note 8, but no specific timeline has been announced for these phones.
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