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Samsung Galaxy M31s Getting Android 11-Based One UI 3.1 Update in India

- Updated: 29th Mar 2021, 13:12 IST
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    Samsung Galaxy M31s Android 11-based One UI 3.1 Update Rolling Out

Samsung Galaxy M31s started receiving the Android 11-based One UI 3.1 update in India. However, it is receiving the core version of the One UI3.1 that won’t get all features from Samsung’s flagship smartphones. Galaxy M31s will only be getting the February 2021 security patch in this update with the build number M317FXXU2CUB1. Moreover, Samsung has skipped One UI 3.0 completely for this smartphone.

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Additionally, Galaxy M31s already received the Android 11-based One UI 3.0 update last month in Russia and Ukraine. Now, Samsung is currently rolling out Android 11-based One UI 3.1 for the Galaxy M31s in India. Let’s see what this new update brings in:

Samsung Galaxy M31s Android 11-based One UI 3.1 Update Rolling Out

It brings with it a core version of One UI3.1, which loses out on some of the features available on the flagship smartphones. However, we can expect some refreshed UI, Parental Controls, Digital Wellbeing, a dedicated media player widget for quick settings, improved Samsung keyboard, among others. The new OTA update, with the February 2021 security patch, weighs in at around 1.93GB. Moreover, it is advisable to download it via Wi-Fi, while the phone is on charge.

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With the Android 11 update, the Galaxy M31s gets all-new features that Samsung has baked in its custom One UI 3.1 skin. According to the changelog, apps copied using Dual Messenger will no longer be able to access files on the microSD card. Users will have to navigate to their My Files app, head to the required file, select and share using Share Sheet and then select the copy of the app.

If your Samsung Galaxy M31s have not received the update, worry not. You can manually check if it’s available for your handset and install it. You can do so by going to: > System updates > Check for system updates > Download now > Install Update.

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Furthermore, One UI 3.1 for the M31s even brings in improved stock apps, new features to Samsung Keyboard and Internet apps, and it even speeds up app launches.

On the other hand, the company is hosting the Samsung Carnival on Amazon. The website will host it from March 9 to March 12. Through this, buyers can avail of a cashback of Rs 1,000 and an exchange bonus of Rs 1,000 on the Samsung Galaxy M-series.