Samsung One UI 5.0 in Italy: official date and compatible models

samsung one ui 5.0

After the global announcement of the past few days Samsung, the official status arrives also for theItaly: the update is coming One UI 5.0 with Android 13. With the advent of Google's major update, the South Korean company presented the new version of its proprietary interface that we will find on future upcoming models. But also on those already on the market, since the update will be released on millions of smartphones around the world, confirming Samsung as one of the companies in the Android field that handles better long-term software support.

Samsung announces the debut of the One UI 5.0 in Italy: here's when it arrives and on which models

We will start from 24 October, the day in which the roll-out of the One UI 5.0 will be officially launched on the first smartphones, namely Samsung Galaxy S22, S22 +, S22Ultra and the two folding From Fold 4 e Z flip 4. At that point we will have to wait for the next phase, from which the release will also start for all other models for which, however, there is still no date.

One UI 5.0 - Changelog

  • New design
  • New Icons and Illustrations - Icon symbols are wider for a sharper look and easier to view. The subtle shades of the background and the enhanced contrast give it a fresher and more natural look. The new illustrations have been created for a consistent look across all apps.
  • More intuitive than ever - New animations and transition effects make switching between screens more natural. Animations and other visual feedback appear instantly when you touch the screen, making interactions more intuitive. Scroll speed has also been improved to make scrolling smoother across the entire One UI.
  • Improved Blur Effects and Colors - Blur effects in the background of the Quick Panel, Home Screen and the entire One UI have been enhanced with brighter colors for a clearer and more consistent experience. The app's simplified color schemes help you avoid distractions and focus on the ongoing activity.
  • Customization
  • Personalize your lock screen - Touch and hold the lock screen to change. What's simpler? Customize your wallpapers, clock style, notification settings and more with live preview, all in one place.
  • More wallpaper choices - Wallpaper settings have been reimagined making it easier for you to find the perfect wallpaper for your home and lock screens. There are more images, videos, colors and filters to choose from, now more than ever.
  • More options for your color palette - It's easier to find the right colors for you. Choose from 16 color themes based on your wallpaper, as well as predefined color themes designed for a stunning look.
  • Easily See Who's Calling - Set a different background for each contact's calls to easily see who's calling, at a glance.
  • Procedures and routines
  • Choose your modes based on your activities - Choose a mode based on what you are doing, for example, exercise, work, relax, then choose what you want your phone to do in each of these contexts. For example, turn on Do Not Disturb mode when you are relaxing or playing music while driving.
  • Sleep Mode is now called Sleep Mode - When it's time to sleep, Sleep Mode allows you to automate several actions such as activating Night Mode and changing the sound mode.
  • Discovering pre-built routines is easier - A simplified layout that makes it easy to find routines that are useful for you.
  • Quickly check current routines - Currently active routines are shown at the top of the Routines screen so you can know what's happening and make changes if needed.
  • More actions and conditions for your routine - Automatically start routines when using Airplane Mode or Hotspot Mode. Routines can now open pairs of applications and adjust left / right audio balance.
  • Home screen widget
  • Stack widgets on the Home screen - Combine several widgets of the same size into a single widget to save space on your Home screen. Drag a widget onto another widget to create a stack, then swipe to switch between widgets. You can add more widgets to your stack at any time by dragging and dropping.
  • Get tips on your home screen - The new Smart Tips widget knows before you what you need. It suggests apps to use, people to call, and other useful tips. The suggestions are based on your usage habits.
  • multitasking
  • Swipe view - Switch between full-screen and split-screen views by swiping the bottom of the screen up with two fingers. Switch between full-screen and pop-up views by swiping with a single finger from any of the top corners of the screen. Gestures can be turned on or off in Settings> Advanced features> Movements and gestures.
  • Quickly open applications in Split Screen mode - Simply drag an application from the Recent screen to the side of the screen you want to open it with.
  • Connected devices
  • Do more with your connected devices - The Connected Devices menu has been added to Settings, making it easier and faster to access features shared with other devices, such as Quick Share, Smart View, and Samsung DeX.
  • Hide notifications on your TV - When watching content from your phone on your Smart View TV, you can choose to hide notifications on your TV to prevent others from seeing your personal information.
  • Play audio from your phone on any Chromecast device - Available Chromecast devices will appear when you tap Media Output in your phone's Quick Panel. Just tap on the device on which you want to play music or other audio content.
  • Room and Gallery
  • Zoom Easier One-Handed - The zoom bar has been focused so you can zoom in or out further from a distance with a single tap.
  • Get help with Pro mode - A help icon will appear in Pro and Video Pro modes. Tap the icon to get hints and guidance on using various lenses, options and controls.
  • Pro mode histogram - Use the histogram to control the brightness of each tone to get the perfect exposure.
  • Add watermarks to your photos - Automatically add a watermark to each photo containing the date and time it was taken, the phone model name or other personalized information.
  • Telephoto is now supported in Food Mode - Take better close-up shots of food using telephoto.
  • Single shot renewed - Single shot mode has been simplified. With fewer options and shorter recording times, getting great shots is easier and faster.
  • Choose Filters Easier - The filter selection menu has been simplified in Camera, Photo Editor and Video Editor. All filters are available in one list, which makes it easy to find the perfect filter for your photo or video.
  • Customize Albums in Gallery - Choose which album should appear as the default and hide less frequently used albums to eliminate clutter. You can also choose to merge albums that have the same name and create albums that automatically update based on the photos of people you choose.
  • A brand new look for Stories - Automatically created Stories in your Gallery have been revamped with an interactive slideshow view. Tap or swipe to browse photos and videos in your story.
  • Photo and video editor
  • Make Stickers From Any Photo - Create reusable stickers from any photo in your gallery. Just select the part of the photo you want to use as a sticker and adjust the thickness and color of the borders.
  • Other ways to edit animated clips - You can trim and adjust the ratio of animated clips to give them the right size. You can also choose to use the same editing features available for still images to decorate the animated clips as you please.
  • Preserve Portrait Video Effects Even After Editing - Portrait Video effects are now preserved even after trimming or editing filters so that you can adjust the background blur at any time.
  • Draw perfect shapes on photos and videos - Use the pen tool to draw a shape such as a circle, triangle, rectangle or heart. Press and hold your finger on the screen when you're done drawing to instantly get straight lines and perfect angles.
  • New stickers for photos and videos - 60 new preloaded emoji stickers available for decoration of your photos and videos.
  • AR emojis and stickers
  • New AR Emoji Stickers - When you create a new AR Emoji, 15 stickers are generated by default, giving you more ways to express yourself. If that's not enough, there are also other AR Emoji Stickers available for download to always find a sticker for your emotions.
  • Do more with AR Emojis - Use transparent backgrounds for AR Emoji stickers or choose any photo from your Gallery to use as a background for your emoji in Emoji AR> Camera. You can also combine two emojis and create fun dances and poses.
  • Samsung keyboard
  • New emojis available for Emoji Pairs - An additional 80 emojis are available in the Samsung keyboard to create an emoji pair. Now you can combine animal themed emojis, food and other items, as well as facial expressions. Choose the perfect combination to convey your emotions.
  • Rearrange Expression Buttons in Samsung Keyboard - Tap and hold the emoji, sticker, and other buttons to rearrange them.
  • Enter kaomoji directly from the Samsung keyboard - Liven up your chats and text messages with preset facial expressions created with keyboard symbols. (* ^. ^ *)
  • Customize the spacebar row in the Samsung keyboard - You can choose which function keys and punctuation marks to show on the bottom line of the keyboard next to the spacebar.
  • Extract and scan a text
  • Extract text from any image or screen - Extract text with Samsung keyboard, Internet, Gallery or whenever you take a screenshot. Paste the result into a message, email, or document instead of typing it.
  • Get suggestions based on text contained in images - When a text appears in an image from Gallery, Camera or other applications, you will be suggested actions based on this text. For example, if you take a photo of a sign with a phone number or web address on it, you can tap it to call that number or visit that site. Text extraction and suggestion functions are only supported in English, Korean, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese, and Chinese.
  • Samsung DeX
  • Improved Task Bar in Samsung DeX - A search button has been added to make it easier to find the apps you want to use, and you can right-click on some apps for quick access to activities within the app. You can also customize the buttons you want that appear on your taskbar.
  • New notification indicator in DeX - A red dot will appear on the notification button in the task bar if you have received any notifications since the last time you opened the Notification panel.
  • Mini Calendar in DeX - Clicking on the date in the task bar now pops up a mini calendar that allows you to quickly check your schedule without opening the Calendar app.
  • Notifications
  • Receive only notifications allowed by you - When you use an app for the first time, you will be asked if you want to receive notifications from it. Feel free to say no to applications you don't want to bother you.
  • Easier access to app notification controls - Is an app sending you too many notifications? Blocking it is easier than ever thanks to the notification settings that place the app's notification controls on top. You can also go directly to the app's notification settings using the button at the bottom of the Notification Panel.
  • Choose the types of notifications apps can send you - You now have separate control over app pop-up notifications, app icon badges, and lock screen notifications. Allow all types, some or none. It is up to you.
  • New layout for notifications - App icons are larger and make it easier to see which apps send notifications. Text alignment has also been improved to allow for easier reading of notifications.
  • Settings
  • Set a language for each app - Want to use some apps in one language and others in another? You can now choose which language to use for each app in Settings.
  • Set Do Not Disturb Exceptions - You can now set individual contacts as Do Not Disturb exceptions. Your phone will ring or vibrate when someone of your choice calls or sends you a message, even with Do Not Disturb mode on. It is also easier to set apps as exceptions so that you receive notification alerts from them, even in Do Not Disturb mode. Just choose the apps you want to give consent to from the new grid.
  • Improved sound and vibration settings - Menus have been reorganized to make it easier to find the sound and vibration options you need. Set your ringtone and change volume and vibration settings, all from one place.
  • More options for RAM Plus - RAM Plus can now be turned off completely in Device Care if you don't need it or don't want it to use storage space.
  • Automatic Optimization - Device Care ensures your phone runs smoothly by automatically performing optimizations in the background. To make sure your phone enjoys the best conditions, you can set your phone to restart automatically when needed.
  • Security and privacy
  • Check your phone's security status in an instant - The new Security dashboard in Settings tells you if your phone has security-related issues and helps you fix them quickly.
  • Avoid Accidental Sharing of Personal Information - The sharing panel will notify you when you try to share photos that contain sensitive data, such as credit cards, ID cards or passports, so you can assess whether you really want to share them.
  • Security and privacy information for websites - An icon will appear in the Samsung Internet address bar indicating the security status of a site. Tap on the icon to find out what information the website collects and tracks.
  • Accessibility
  • More Accessibility Options in the Quick Panel - High contrast, color inversion, color adjustment, and color filter fonts items can be added to the Quick Panel for easier access.
  • Easier Access to Magnifier - Activate the Magnifier link in Accessibility to get quick access to the Magnifier feature. The magnifying glass uses your camera to zoom in on elements in the real world so that you can look at them closely or read them more easily.
  • More voice assistance - Choose from various types of voice feedback to get assistance using your phone, even when you can't see the screen clearly. You can enable the keyboard to read aloud so that you are sure you have typed the correct letter, use Bixby Vision to recognize nearby objects and know what they are, and enable audio descriptions that explain what is happening in a video.
  • Conveniently change the Accessibility button - Touch and hold the Accessibility button to quickly change the features you have access to by tapping the button.
  • New Actions Available for Corner Actions - If you are using a mouse or trackpad, new actions are available when you move the mouse cursor over any of the 4 corners of the screen. Now you can click and hold, drag or drag and drop.
  • Further changes
  • Use several timers at the same time - You can now start a new timer in the Clock app, even if another timer is active.
  • More control over guests to a calendar event - When you add an event to your Google Calendar in the Samsung Calendar app, you can choose whether invitees can find out who else was sent to the event and whether they can invite other people themselves.
  • Add video conferences to your events - When you create an event in the Google calendar in the Samsung Calendar app, you can set up a video conference at the same time. All guests at your event will receive the video conference link.
  • Add stickers to your Google Calendar - Add stickers to Google Calendar events in the Samsung Calendar app to view them quickly and easier. The stickers are shown in the calendar and agenda views.
  • Keep track of reminders due today - The new Today category shows only reminders due today. You can also check reminders due today at the top of the main screen in the Reminders app.
  • Show and hide completed reminders - You can show or hide completed reminders in any category. Show them to see what you've already done or hide them to stay focused on the things you still need to finish.
  • Choose the right view for your reminders - Choose the simple view to show multiple reminders on the screen at the same time or an expanded view that includes details such as due date and repeat conditions.
  • Drag and Drop Favorites Between Folders - Organize your favorites on the Samsung Internet by dragging and dropping them between folders.
  • More powerful Archive search - Choose whether to search all files or just files in the current folder. You can also choose whether to search for file names only or search for information contained in those files, such as in the text of documents or in information about the location of images. Once the search is complete, you can sort the results by name, date, size or file type.
  • Digital well-being redefined - The new dashboard offers clearer usage details and makes it easier to access the functions you need, such as application timers and screen usage time.
  • Get help in an emergency - Quickly press the side key 5 times to call emergency services even if your phone is in your pocket or you can't speak.
  • Integrated Emergency Contact List - Create an emergency contact list that includes people you want to contact in an emergency. You can use the same contact list for emergency functions on your watch and on your phone.
  • Show Application Names in the Applications Edge Tag Panel - Enable the Show Application Names option to have the application names appear under their respective icons.
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