Samsung Galaxy A51 Picks Up Android 11-Based One UI 3.1 Update


After receiving the stable Android 11 update this year, the popular mid-ranger from Samsung, the Galaxy A51 is now picking up yet another Android 11 update, but this time with One UI 3.1.

Notably, the Samsung Galaxy A51 received the stable Android 11 update with One UI 3.0 back in February. Now, right at the edge of March-end, Galaxy A51 owners are now being treated with One UI 3.1 update.

Samsung has been one of the top players when it comes to updating its devices with the latest Android 11 update. On top of this, the OEM is also preoccupied with rolling out the latest security patches along with its latest One UI 3.1 skin.

As per a report by SamMobile, the Android 11-based One UI 3.1 update is currently live for Galaxy A51 users in Russia. It is available for Galaxy A51 model number SM-A515F.

Moreover, the update also packs the latest April 2021 security patchset. So, again, Samsung has hit the ball out of the park by releasing the latest security patch.

Note that the April security patch is already live for Samsung Galaxy S21, the Galaxy Note 10, and the Galaxy Z Fold 2 devices. Now, the mid-ranger also joins the list.

Galaxy A51 One UI 3.1 update can be detected with firmware version A515FXXU4EUC8

Talking about the update, it arrives with firmware version A515FXXU4EUC8. This One UI 3.1 update is feature-packed. For starters, it adds Google Discover feed integration, Google Home devices control Google Duo integration, video call effects.

Besides, it removes GPS location data from photos and Private Share, eye comfort shield, object eraser, etc. Some new camera features are also a part of this update such as Director’s view, vlogger view, Single Take 2.0, Focus enhancer.

Some additional changes like vibration patterns, custom call backgrounds, portrait videos, etc. are also a part of the update.

Samsung is pushing this new update via OTA in batches. Meaning that it will take sometime before going live for all Galaxy A51 units.

If your device detects the update, then you can tap on the update notification and install it on your device. However, if the system fails to detect the update, then you can trigger it manually as well.

To do that, you need to head over to Settings. Then go to System updates. Further, tap the Download and install option. If the updater detects a new update, then you can tap on it to install.

As mentioned, the update is available only for Russian Galaxy A51 models. We expect Samsung to expand the One UI 3.1 update for other regions in the coming weeks.

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