One UI 4.0 is the latest entry in Samsung’s ecosystem, born to power all the Galaxy devices launched in 2020 and 2021. This new iteration is obviously based on Google’s Android 12 mobile platform, bringing a slew of new features including the Material You theme engine.
The tech giant promised to gradually deliver the Android 12 update to hundreds of Galaxy devices until the second half of next year, the One UI 4 Beta testing is underway as well for various flagship Galaxy devices, including older and newer.
As always, Samsung’s Beta testing of the latest Android OS is limited to seven markets including the US, South Korea, India, Germany, Poland, the UK and China. Meanwhile, even these seven regions differ when it comes to different Galaxy models.
In this situation, you can try flashing the One UI 4 Beta ROM manually, no matter where you live, but only perform such activity if you want to experience Samsung Android 12 update on your phone right now, to be noted, Beta program is limited to select models. Know more
You can get various One UI 4 Beta ROMs for Galaxy devices below. Reminding, AndroidTrends won’t be responsible for any type of data loss or phone brick during manual ROM flashing/installation.
Android 12 One UI 4 Beta ROM (update.zip)
Galaxy S10 Series
- South Korea versions
S10 5G [SM-G977N]
Galaxy Note 10 Series
Note 10 + 5G [US | SM-N975U1]
- One UI 3.1 to One UI 4 Beta 1 – Download
Note 10 + 5G [Korean]
Note 10 5G [Korean]
Galaxy S20 Series
S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988B)
S20+ 5G (SM-G986B)
S20+ LTE (SM-G985F)
S20 5G (SM-G981B)
S20 LTE (SM-G980F)
- Snapdragon (US Version)
S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988U1)
S20+ 5G (SM-G986U1)
S20 5G (SM-G981U1)
- Not Available.
- Snapdragon (Korean Version)
S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988N)
S20+ 5G (SM-G986N)
S20 5G (SM-G981N)
Galaxy Note 20 Series
Note 20 Ultra [SM-N986B]
Note 20 Ultra [SM-N986U1]
1. Download SDK platform tools https://developer.android.com/studio/releases/platform-tools
2. Extract the file in your desktop.
3. Inside the extracted folder, put the update.zip file you downloaded.
4. Inside this folder, holding left shift, do a right click with the mouse and select “open command prompt here”, The command prompt will open.
5. Shutdown your phone and connect it to your pc with an original cable
6. Holding power and volume up buttons, enter into recovery mode.
7. Select “update via ADB”. (scroll down using the volume buttons and select using the power button).
8. Connect the phone to a PC using an original samsung USB cable.
9. In the command prompt run the following command:
10. Wait to see that the daemon has started and that your device is found.
11. If you device is found, run the following command:
./adb sideload update.zip
1. Download the bin file and rename it to update.zip (by going to file options on your pc you can select to view the file extensions. This makes the renaming process much easier and safer, and avoids renaming the file to update.zip.zip)
2. Copy it to the root directory of your SDcard.
3. Shut down your phone.
4. Connect any USB device to your device, AKG earphones could work, then press Power+volume up buttons to get into recovery mode.
5. Using your volume keys navigate to “update via sdcard” and press power button to select it.
6. Again using volume keys navigate to the file “update.zip” and press power button to select it.
7. Update will start. Leave it till it completes installing. It will take some time.
8. Phone will reboot by itself and load android.
The update process will start. You will see a percentage counting. First it will verify, then patch etc. Do not move the cable, disconnect the phone or power off the PC.
Once the process is completed (it takes some time) the phone will boot itself, update the apps and log into your home screen.
There are two methods that you can use to get into recovery mode:
1. Connect your phone to your PC (Make sure USB debugging is on).
2. Using ADB, enter the command ./adb reboot recovery
3. Wait a little and you should be in recovery mode.
1. Power off your device
2. Connect your device to a PC or connect the AKG earphones.
3. Hold down Power+VolumeUp buttons and keep pressing them until you enter recovery mode.
(Credits – XDA Forums)