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New Good Lock modules coming with One UI 3.0 for always on display, gestures and screen capture



Samsung’s Good Lock is the most used app by Galaxy users to customize their phones with their own creativity. The Good Lock brings a bunch of impressive modules and apps to make your phone’s interface of your choice.

According to the latest information, Samsung acknowledged several suggestions and demands from the users and created a proposal to add some (expected 3) new Good Lock modules that are used as Third-Party apps from the Galaxy users.

On the basis of the proposal to expand the Good Lock functions with Android 11 based One UI 3.0, the Tab Star, Gesture Star, and LED Dot Star is the tentative names of the upcoming modules/apps for the Samsung Good Lock app.

Tab Star

It is a basic feature of Android 11 and provides a screen capture function with Tab.


  • Quick accessibility and user customization


  • Battery drain and malfunction

(In case of malfunction, the action is activated by impact when placed on the floor.)

Gesture Star

Depending on the smartphone, which is longer and has more gestures, gestures can be added to use software gestures rather than hardware buttons. Probably, it would be most useful if the function was added to the tablet, so it would be okay to provide it with Galaxy tablets.

Example Two-finger gesture/three-finger gesture

  • Activate the volume bar when swiping right with a two-finger gesture
  • Screen capture when swiping down with three fingers

LED Dot Star

It is a function of using LED in the AOD state. You can check the notification through AOD, but there are times when it is difficult to check the notification due to automatic brightness or fixed notification.

“We are already looking forward to what other features will be added to the Good lock 2021 that will be made for Android 11.” Said Samsung

Currently, Good Lock provides several modules including LockStar, QuickStar, Task Changer, Clockface, Multistar, NavStar, Home Up, and NotiStar. Aside from the modules, it brings a set of apps to level up the functions of your Galaxy smartphone. Pentastic, Wonderland, Theme Park, Nice Catch, One Hand Opetation+, EdgeLighting+, EdgeTouch, and SoundAssistant are the Good Lock apps that can be used to improve the user experience of your device.

James is the lead content creator on Sammy Fans and mostly works on Samsung's firmware section. His first phone was the Samsung Galaxy S4 and continue to get new S series devices. Most of the time, James tries to learn about new technologies and gadgets but he also sneaks a bit of free time to nearby rivers and nature.

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Samsung brings refreshed logo to Good Lock, check here [U]



Samsung Good Lock logo

Good Lock has again brought a new animated logo that shows the Autumn season scene that looks beautiful. In the scene, there is a branch that is a maple tree as well as an animation of the falling leaves of various trees. You can see the animation of leaves by touching the logo.

September 10, 2022

Samsung recently released Good Lock update which redesigned the entire interface. Along with the new categories, the company also brought a new logo and features like adding modulus to the home screen through this update. Now, the company has again refreshed the logo of the Samsung Good Lock.

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Samsung Good Lock Refreshed Logo

The refreshed Samsung Good Lock logo gives an amazing look to the overall interface of the app. This new logo shows a night view of a full moon where there are many stars, clouds, and shadows of 2 rabbits on the moon.

Furthermore, GoodLock is written on the logo in white color and a little shadow has been used in it. You can see this on the top of the page, just after opening the Good Lock app.

Samsung Good Lock refreshed logo

In addition, you can see the details of modules you haven’t installed without opening them, directly on the Make Up and Life Up categories. To be mentioned, the logo has been changed without any new update, so if you have received the GoodLock update then install it to enjoy the new features.

Samsung Good Lock refreshed logo

Previously, the company removed the boring text in the header and added a graphical logo of a beach scene that includes football, a round sun cap, coconut trees, and a musical instrument. If you have got the update GoodLock update

Samsung Good Lock Update

With this update, Samsung replaced the Unit and Family categories with Make Up and Life Up as well as distributed all the modules according to their functionality. The company brought a logo, a new first page UI, add to home screen feature, and more. You can check the full detail here…

Good Lock Major update

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Samsung Good Lock 2023 – News, Features, Release Date | Android 13/One UI 5.0 Support



Samsung Good Lock 2023

Good Lock is an app developed by Samsung exclusively for Galaxy devices. It provides several One UI customization services (modules) by which you can make your mobile interface more beautiful and easy to use. Hopefully, Samsung will launch Good Lock 2023 for eligible Galaxy devices soon.

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On Android 13-based One UI 5.0, multiple apps and modules of Good Lock have stopped working because of compatibility issues with this new One UI version. Since the customization of the UI is based on the operating system, the company needs to re-optimize Good Lock to bring One UI 5.0 support.

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In early August, the South Korean tech giant started the Android 13-based One UI 5.0 Beta program for the Galaxy devices, starting with the S22 series. It’s expected to be expanded for Galaxy S21, Galaxy S20, Note 20, Galaxy A53, and Galaxy A52s phones as well.

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Due to compatibility issues, the Galaxy device running One UI 5.0 cannot properly use the Good Lock functionalities. But with Good Lock 2023, the company will resolve all issues as well new will release new features for the consumers.

Good Lock 2023 & Modules

  • One Hand Operation +
  • Pentastic [New]
  • LockStar [New]
  • To be added.

Rollout Plan

As Samsung has started the One UI 5.0 beta program for its eligible devices, the release of Good Lock 2023 is not far away. To make all Good Lock Module One UI 5.0 compatible, the company will soon release a major update for Good Lock so that there is zero possibility of modules shutting down or crashing.

Samsung hasn’t shared its plans for Good Lock 2023 at the moment, but we can expect the company to release a major update to Good Lock around the Galaxy S23 launch, which means early next year.

Samsung Good Lock 2023

Latest News

September 05, 2022

  • Samsung recently released a new update for Good Lock with version This update redesigned the UI of the app as well as changed categories to MakeUp and Life Up. Read more here…

August 24, 2022

  • Samsung is fixing issues with another Good Lock module LockStar via a new update. The new update for the LockStar app brings a fix to remove an internal error for One UI 5 beta users. For more details, click here…

August 23, 2022

  • Samsung rolled out a new update for the good lock module Pentastic, which shows that the app supports One UI 5.0. This means that Galaxy S22 Ultra users who are testing One UI 5.0 beta can enjoy the features of the Pentastic module. For more details, click here…

August 03, 2022

  • With a new update with version 5.5.25, Samsung released Android 13-based One UI 5.0 support for the Good Lock module One Hand Operation +. The company has improved the widget popup feature with the One UI 5.0 support. For more details, click here…
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Good Lock gets serious design changes and usability upgrades, check all here!



Good Lock Major update

Samsung recently released a new update for Good Lock with version via the Galaxy Store. The Korean tech giant keeps improving the app on a regular basis, but this time the company has made some major changes along with general improvements through this new update.

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Meet Brand New Samsung Good Lock

According to the changelog of this update, the company has replaced the Unit and Family categories with the Make Up and Life Up. In the Make Up category, those Good Lock models have been placed that make your smartphone’s interface more beautiful and customizable.

In the Life Up category, you can find models that will help you to use your smartphone in a more easy way. Below you can see which module is in which category.

  • Make Up: Theme Park, Pentastic, Wonderland, LockStar, KeysCafe, NavStar, HomeUp, ClockFace, QuickStar.
  • Life Up: NiceShot, SoundAssistant, NotiStar, EdgeTouch, NiceCatch, One Hand Operation +, Routines+, MultiStar.

Further, the company has changed the Galaxy Store icon and Detail option to place the “More” option in front of each module. On clicking the More option, you will get these four options:

  • Go to store
  • Uninstall
  • Add to the Home screen
  • About

Now, you can add your Favourite module to your Home Screen by using the “Add to the Home screen” option. After clicking this option, you can click Add or touch and hold the icon to add it to the home screen.

With this new update, the company has added an image at the top of the page, which is of a beach scene with a football, a round sun cap, coconut trees, and a musical instrument. You can see this, just after opening the Good Lock app. Previously, there was only ‘Good Lock: Redesign Your Galaxy’ written. If you have got the update then update it soon and enjoy the new features.


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