One UI 3.1: All the new features and changes

The launch of the Galaxy S21 collection additionally marked the launch of One UI 3.1 from Samsung. The newest model of the firm’s pores and skin comes pre-installed on its flagship units and has additionally been made obtainable as a software program replace for the Galaxy Tab S7 collection. Samsung will finally deliver One UI 3.1 to extra of its units as effectively.

So what precisely are the changes that One UI 3.1 brings to the desk? While minor, they do assist enhance the usability of the pores and skin additional. Find out the whole lot that is new in One UI 3.1 under.

Google Discover Feed Home Page

One UI 3.1 lastly lets you add the Google Discover feed as the left-most dwelling display web page on the inventory Samsung launcher. Another possibility is to set Samsung Free on the minus-one display. Previous variations of One UI solely allowed customers to set Flipboard as the leftmost dwelling display web page or simply disable it altogether.

Google Duo Auto-framing

Google Duo on the Galaxy S21 collection and One UI 3.1 provides an auto-framing function that may robotically maintain you targeted whereas on a video name. This function will probably solely make its option to earlier flagship Galaxy units every time Samsung rolls out One UI 3.1 replace for them since it’s fairly {hardware} intensive.

Eye Comfort Shield

Eye Comfort Shield is one other take from Samsung on the blue gentle filter function. Tucked below Display, Eye Comfort Shield limits the blue gentle publicity by altering the show colours to a hotter tone. This will assist together with your sleep and scale back the pressure in your eyes.

On the Galaxy S21, Samsung is providing two choices for Eye Comfort Shield: Adaptive and Custom. The former will robotically alter the show colours relying on the time of the day to cut back eye pressure. As for customized, it’s going to allow you to set the time, coloration temperature of the show, and extra as per your liking.

One UI 3.1 on Galaxy S21

Object Eraser

The Gallery app positive factors a new Object Eraser perform in One UI 3.1. As the identify signifies, the function will allow you to take away undesirable objects out of your pictures. The function remains to be in beta which is why Samsung has tucked it below labs and disabled it by default.

To allow the Object Eraser function, open a photograph in the Gallery app and proceed to edit it. Then faucet the three-dot menu button on the top-right nook adopted by Labs and allow the Object Eraser possibility.

One UI 3.1 on Galaxy S21

Continue Apps on Other Devices

Taking a cue out of Apple’s guide, Samsung has added a ‘Continuity’ function in One UI 3.1. With the Continue apps on different units function, it is possible for you to to pause no matter you’re doing on one machine, decide one other suitable Samsung machine, and resume engaged on it. Apart from this, customers can even have the ability to copy and paste textual content, photos, and recordsdata between units.

For now, this function solely works between the Galaxy S21 and the Galaxy Tab S7 collection since they’re working One UI 3.1. Additionally, the function solely works with a restricted set of apps which is at the moment restricted to Samsung Internet and Samsung Notes. The function requires one to signal into the similar Samsung account on each units, with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth being enabled on each. Both units also needs to be on the similar Wi-Fi community.

Blur Background Calls

One UI 3.1 contains some actually helpful video name results as effectively. You can blur the background, use a customized picture, or only a stable coloration as your background whereas on a video name. The function works with most of the common video calling apps like Duo, Zoom, and WhatsApp.

One UI 3.1 on Galaxy S21

Director’s View

The Camera app in One UI 3.1 has additionally realized just a few new methods. There’s Director’s View which offers a dwell feed from all 4 cameras — three at the again and the selfie digital camera. You can document movies from two cameras directly, with one being the entrance digital camera, although even throughout recording you will get a dwell preview from the different remaining cameras as effectively. You also can swap between the cameras whereas recording the video.

Samsung has additionally improved the Single Take mode and now permits customers to resolve on what sort of movies and pictures they’d like the mode to shoot.


There are loads of different minor enhancements in One UI 3.1 together with sooner app launch instances, improved RAM administration, minor UI enhancements, and extra. Almost all of those features needs to be making their option to Samsung’s mid-range and former flagship units once they get the One UI 3.1 replace down the line.

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