Here’s how to download and install One UI 5

Software updates can be one of the most important things when it comes to a device. What android 13 approaching its stable release, the time has come for smartphone manufacturers to give their custom skins a fresh coat of paint. Samsung, being one of the top-tier OEMs, is also busy shaping the fifth iteration of its One UI software in addition to the new version of Android. As is often the case, keeping track of the release event of a major update like One UI 5 is a tough job, so we’re here to make things easy for you.

Samsung has yet to announce an official list of Galaxy devices eligible to get the Android 13 update, but current-gen flagships are expected to receive their stable OTAs before the end of the year. The Korean OEM has already launched One UI 5.0 beta program for Galaxy S22 seriesand the company is likely to bring a handful of other devices into beta, including older flagships and even some mid-range ones, before the final stable release.

One UI 5.0 Open Beta Hands On: New features for your Samsung Galaxy phone

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

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List of Samsung phones that have received Android 13

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

Samsung conducts its public beta initiative through the Samsung Members application 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 download the One UI 5.0 build distributed in Germany to your European device from another region, you should still be able to use your phone in your respective European language, as it is essentially a unified EUX build.

These are the devices that have received at least a build of Android 13 with One UI 5.0 to date. Please note that the devices are listed alphabetically by business 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 and stable beta below. These builds are sorted first by device name, and then by their SoC variants/regions and release timeline.

In particular, you may not cross-update a firmware intended for a Qualcomm Snapdragon SoC-based Samsung Galaxy model (eg, US variant) to its Exynos-powered counterpart (eg, European variant) or vice versa.

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

Mr. Good. Channel, Build Number, and Region recovery ROM Odin ROM Added On/Last Updated Status
Germany For SM-S901B
1.1 One UI 5.0 Beta 1 (ZVH4) August 5, 2022
South Korea For SM-S901N
1.1 One UI 5.0 Beta 1 (ZVH4) August 5, 2022

2. Samsung Galaxy S22 Plus (g0s/g0q)

Samsung Galaxy S22 Plus against the tree

Mr. Good. Channel, Build Number, and Region recovery ROM Odin ROM Added On/Last Updated Status
Germany For SM-S906B
1.1 One UI 5.0 Beta 1 (ZVH4) August 5, 2022
South Korea For SM-S906N
1.1 One UI 5.0 Beta 1 (ZVH4) August 5, 2022


3. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra (b0s/b0q)

S Pen features shown on the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra

Mr. Good. Channel, Build Number, and Region recovery ROM Odin ROM Added On/Last Updated Status
Germany For SM-S908B
1.1 One UI 5.0 Beta 1 (ZVH4) August 5, 2022
South Korea For SM-S908N
1.1 One UI 5.0 Beta 1 (ZVH4) August 5, 2022

Update instructions for One UI 5.0

We have a dedicated update guide for Samsung Galaxy users so that they can easily download OTA packages or install the official One UI firmware from scratch. Take a look at the following tutorial, especially the Side Load Through Recovery section — to get a clear idea of ​​how to install One UI 5.0 OTA ZIP files.

How to update your Samsung Galaxy smartphone and install the 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 do a clean flash with Odin. The concept of a downgraded ROM does not apply here.

Please note that the above is more of a generic set of flashing instructions that should generally apply to any Samsung Galaxy device. However, there is a chance that there may be a variation that is unique to your device (such as a carrier model), so we recommend visiting your device’s forums for device-specific instructions.

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