Samsung has finally released the Android 14-based One UI 6.0 beta update to the Galaxy S21 series. The update is currently available in South Korea. Users who wish to beta-test One UI 6.0 on their Galaxy S21 devices need to register their devices using the Samsung Members app after logging in using their Samsung account.
Galaxy S21 gets Android 14-based One UI 6.0 beta update in South Korea
The Android 14-based One UI 6.0 beta update for the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+, and the Galaxy S21 Ultra is available for factory-unlocked as well as models from KT, LGU+, and SKT carriers in South Korea. It will be a massive update with a download size possibly exceeding 2.5GB, so we recommend downloading the update on a Wi-Fi network.
If you have a Galaxy S21 series phone in South Korea and if you have registered your phone in the One UI 6.0 Beta Program, you can check for the update by navigating to Settings » Software update and tapping Download and install. It isn't clear if the new update brings the September 2023 security patch to the smartphones.
Samsung could release the One UI 6.0 beta update to the Galaxy S21 series in other countries, including China, Germany, India, Poland, the UK, and the US, in the coming weeks. One UI 6.0 introduces dozens of new features and improvements to existing features, and you can view most important changes in our video below.