Samsung One UI 5.1 features leaked ahead of Galaxy S23 launch

As if the leaked Samsung Galaxy S23 series so far weren’t detailed enough, now we have some new information about One UI 5.1 and all the new features that it comes with. WinFuture Just like One UI 5.0, we have published a detailed changelog of the new Samsung OS based on Android 13.

Based on the list of new features provided, One UI 5.1 will be a minor update to the current version with a focus on adding useful tweaks and customization options. Samsung’s new OS launches on the Galaxy S23 series and arrives later on the older models.

Samsung One UI 5.1 New Features (Machine Translated from German):


  • Changing the hue of your selfies just got easier.

  • Quick access to expert RAW

  • The Expert RAW app allows you to capture high-quality images without any processing or compression, perfect for those who want to edit their photos later. Expert RAW is now easier to access from the Advanced menu.

  • gallery

  • generic family album
  • Sharing photos with your family is easier than ever with Shared Family Albums. The gallery recognizes the faces of family members and recommends photos to add to the shared family album. You also get 5 GB of storage per family member (up to 6 people).

  • improved handling
  • Processing automatically removes shadows and reflections to make your photos look great. You can also recreate the GIF for better resolution and sharpness.

  • Convenient information display
  • When viewing a photo or video in Gallery, swipe up to see at a glance where and when the photo was taken, on which device, and where it was saved.

  • More Powerful Search
  • You can now search for more than one person or item at a time. You can also search for people by simply clicking on their faces without tagging them by name.

  • Choose where to save the screenshot
  • You can now save screenshots and screen recordings to a folder of your choice by setting them in Advanced Features.

  • AR Zone and AR Emoji

  • Use 3 Emojis in AR Emoji Camera
  • Take fun photos and videos with your friends (up to 3 people) in mask mode. You can change your friend’s face to another character by clicking on the emoji.

  • Improved layout and editing of AR doodles
  • Brushes are now available on the main AR Doodle screen for quicker access. You can also resize and move a drawing after it’s created, and a new eraser tool lets you erase parts of a drawing without completely erasing it.

  • widget

  • new battery widget
  • A new battery widget lets you check the battery level of your Galaxy device. You can check the battery level of your smartphone, Galaxy Buds, Galaxy Watch, and other supported devices right from the home screen.

  • Intuitive weather widget
  • A new illustration style and a summary of current weather conditions make it easy to know the weather.

  • Modes and Scenarios

  • Different wallpapers for different modes
  • Set different wallpapers for your lock screen and home screen depending on your current activity. Set different modes to choose business backgrounds, sports backgrounds, and more.

  • Additional Conditions and Actions for Scenarios
  • The script runs automatically when you turn on airplane mode or mobile hotspot. You can now open some apps with a script and adjust left/right audio balance, etc. New actions now allow you to control Quick Share and touch sensitivity, and change ringtones and font styles.

  • connectivity

  • Collaboration in Samsung Notes
  • Create shared notes that multiple people can edit simultaneously. Write a report with colleagues, take notes for a study group, or draw with a friend. The possibilities are endless.

  • Invite to Easy Share App
  • You can now easily invite people to shared albums, notes, and calendars using links that can be shared from apps like Messenger, Email, and social networks.

  • Advanced multi-control between Galaxy Book and smartphone
  • You can now use the Galaxy Book’s mouse, keyboard, and trackpad on Galaxy smartphones as well as Galaxy tablets. You can easily copy and paste text and drag and drop images from one device to another as if they were the same device.

  • Media output for WiFi speakers
  • If you want to continue listening to music on your Wi-Fi speakers via Spotify Connect and the built-in Chromecast, just open Media Output from the Quick Access Toolbar rather than from the Music app.

  • Continue surfing on your PC
  • After you surf the Internet on your smartphone with Samsung Internet and continue browsing on your PC, you can find websites you have open on your smartphone and continue browsing with your PC browser.

  • Samsung Dex

  • DeX Enhanced Multitasking
  • In split screen mode, you can now resize both windows by dragging the splitter in the center of the screen. You can also snap the window to one of the corners so it takes up 1/4 of the screen.

  • Set

  • Setup Suggestions
  • Suggestions now appear at the top of the Settings screen, alerting you to useful features or settings that need your attention so you can activate or try them right away.

  • Samsung Internet

  • Enhanced Search
  • You can now search by folder name in bookmarks or by group name in tabs. Improved search logic helps you find what you’re looking for, even if it’s misspelled.

  • setup wizard

  • Faster and easier initial setup of your new Galaxy
  • If you are switching from a Galaxy or another Android device to a new Galaxy, simply scan the QR code on your old device and your Wi-Fi network, Samsung account and Google account will be automatically migrated to your new device. Device to transfer without typing anything.
  • (Galaxy S23 Exclusive Features)

  • Detailed weather information at a glance
  • Useful weather information is now displayed on the main screen of the Weather app. Get severe weather alerts, daily weather reports, hourly precipitation and color temperature charts.

  • call

  • Bixby Text Call
  • Automatically answer calls and find out the purpose of the call with Bixby text calling. In text chat, you can see what the caller is saying and tap or type a reply that is read aloud to the caller. Bixby text calls are only available in English and Korean.

Source (in German)

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