How to download and install One UI 5

How to download and install One UI 5

Software updates can be one of the most important things when it comes to a device. As Android 13 nears its stable release, the time is ripe for smartphone makers to give their custom skins a new coat of paint. Samsung, being one of the top OEMs, is also busy shaping the fifth iteration of One UI software on top of the new version of Android. As is often the case, keeping track of the rollout of a major update like One UI 5 is a tough job, so we’re here to make things easier for you.

Samsung has yet to announce an official list of eligible Galaxy devices to get the Android 13 update, but it is expected that the current generation flagships will receive their stable OTAs before the end of the year. The Korean OEM has already started the One UI 5.0 beta program for the Galaxy S22 series, and the company is likely to bring a handful of other devices into the beta phase, including older flagships and even some midrangers, before the eventual stable release.

One UI 5.0 Open Beta Hands On: New Features for Your Samsung Galaxy Phone

This article will serve as the central repository for download links for all Samsung devices that have received their official Android 13 updates in the form of One UI 5.0, including both the public beta and the stable version.

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List of Samsung phones that have received Android 13

None of the Galaxy devices participated in Google’s Android 13 Developer Preview program. Therefore, we will only follow Samsung’s nomenclature of build descriptions in the index below for the sake of simplicity.

Samsung is conducting its public beta initiative through the Samsung Members app. Over time, the OEM may expand the beta program to more regions. Therefore, Galaxy device owners are advised to check the beta schedule for their region by opening the app and going to the “Notices” section. However, rest assured that if you try to sideload the One UI 5.0 build deployed in Germany onto your European device from another region, you should still be able to use the phone in your respective European language, as it is essentially a unified EUX build.

Here are the devices that have received at least one Android 13 build with One UI 5.0 to date. Note that the devices are sorted alphabetically according to the dealer name.

  1. Samsung Galaxy S22 (r0s/r0q) — Added 08/05/2022
  2. Samsung Galaxy S22 Plus (g0s/g0q) — Added 08/05/2022
  3. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra (b0s/b0q) — Added 08/05/2022

You can find download links for One UI 5.0 public beta and stable releases below. These builds are sorted first by device name, and then by their regions/SoC variants and release chronology.

In particular, you cannot cross-flash a firmware intended for a Qualcomm Snapdragon SoC-based Samsung Galaxy model (eg the US variant) onto its Exynos-powered counterpart (eg the European variant) or vice versa.

1. Samsung Galaxy S22 (r0s/r0q)Image of the Galaxy S22 on a table

Sr. No. Channel, build number and region Recovery ROM Odin ROM Added/Status last updated
Germany For SM-S901B
1.1 One UI 5.0 Beta 1 (ZVH4) 5 August 2022
South Korea For SM-S901N
1.1 One UI 5.0 Beta 1 (ZVH4) 5 August 2022

2. Samsung Galaxy S22 Plus (g0s/g0q)

Samsung Galaxy S22 Plus against three

Sr. No. Channel, build number and region Recovery ROM Odin ROM Added/Status last updated
Germany For SM-S906B
1.1 One UI 5.0 Beta 1 (ZVH4) 5 August 2022
South Korea For SM-S906N
1.1 One UI 5.0 Beta 1 (ZVH4) 5 August 2022


3. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra (b0s/b0q)

S pen features appear on the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra

Sr. No. Channel, build number and region Recovery ROM Odin ROM Added/Status last updated
Germany For SM-S908B
1.1 One UI 5.0 Beta 1 (ZVH4) 5 August 2022
South Korea For SM-S908N
1.1 One UI 5.0 Beta 1 (ZVH4) 5 August 2022

Flashing instructions for One UI 5.0

We have a dedicated flashing guide for Samsung Galaxy users so they can easily sideload OTA packages or install the official One UI firmware from scratch. Take a look at the following tutorial – esp Page load through recovery section – to get a clear idea on how to install the One UI 5.0 OTA ZIP files.

How to update your Samsung Galaxy smartphone and install official firmware

In case you want to go back to the stable channel, you need to download the non-beta firmware for your model and perform a clean flash with Odin. The concept of a downgrade ROM is not applicable here.

Note that the above is more of a generic set of flashing instructions that should generally apply to any Samsung Galaxy device out there. However, there is a possibility that there is a variant that is unique to your device (such as a carrier model), so we strongly recommend that you visit your device forums for device-specific instructions.

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