Following the release of the latest One UI 3.0, Samsung has also started developing some of its native applications. Samsung Good Lock is one of the most popular applications among Samsung Galaxy smartphone users.
Good Lock comes with a various set of tools that allows users to customize their Galaxy smartphone in a lot of different ways. It comes with several special applications such as plug-ins to customize the lock screen, quick configuration notification panel, one-handed, special edge lighting effects, simple handling, and much more.
Following the release of One UI 3.0, only selected modules/applications of the Good Lock are working with this latest One UI version, while the rest are incompatible to work after upgrading to One UI 3.0.
Regarding this matter, Samsung has now confirmed that a new version of the Good Lock app is under development, and a release likely to happen in February 2021. According to the information, Good Lock 2021 will come with the support of Android 11/One UI 3.0.
Adding to this, when the Good Lock 2021 starts distributing to the eligible Galaxy models, the company will publish a notice via the Samsung Members app.
Furthermore, Samsung is also planning to introduce some new modules including Tab Star, Gesture Star, and LED Dot Star. The Tab Star module will provide a screen capture function with Tab while the Gesture Star lets you add more gestures can be added to use software gestures rather than hardware buttons. The upcoming LED Dot Star module allows you to check the notification through AOD.
- The update will roll out in several batches
- Roll out schedule could be changed according to internal development/verification
“Dear customer, you must have been curious about the distribution schedule of the Good Lock update for the full version of One UI 3.0. Good lock 2021 compatible with Android 11 (R) OS will be serviced in February 2021. When the upgrade is distributed, it is notified through a notice in the Samsung Members app, so please refer to the confirmation.” Said Samsung Support
Samsung ‘Nice Catch’ Good Lock 2022
Not so famed, Samsung’s Good Lock is a wonderful application that has various modules to let you customize your smartphone in every small and big aspect. One of such Samsung Good Lock modules is Nice Catch.
Samsung Nice Catch is surprisingly a useful tool that provides a detailed history of app actions on your Galaxy smartphone. Thereby, offering an alert digital watchman of your apps and what they’re doing when you’re not looking.
You can take advantage of this module when you want to see if there are applications on your phone that have doubtful behavior. You can also use it to see the changes in permissions, which is another key aspect to determine if it is dangerous or not.
Samsung Good Lock Nice Catch
You can download and enable this module from Good Lock itself. Once enabled, it will show you a detailed history of when apps made vibrations, changed the ringer mode, changed call mode, displayed ads, showed toast popups, woke up the screen, and others along with time stamps for all instances.
For example, if you enter a vibration history, you’ll see a list of apps that have vibrated your phone and the number of times they have done so in the past seven days. When you click on an app, it will show you a list of the exact times it vibrates.
The most useful part is its log for toast notifications (the little bubbles that appear at the bottom of your phone from time to time). You can check these logs by entering the Nice Catch app and clicking on the appropriate category.
Further, the history will be automatically deleted after seven days. You can also delete it whenever you want by hitting the 3-dot menu and clicking Clear all histories >> Yes.
Samsung LockStar updated to version 3.0.00.6, check what’s new!
Samsung’s Good Lock service introduces a lot of customization options, consisting of Units and Family sections. Among them, the Unit section’s LockStar module comes at first as it appears on top just after opening the Good Lock application.
As the name suggests, Samsung LockStar enables Lock screen customization of the Galaxy devices, however, your phone should support Good Lock functionality. Officially, Samsung claims LockStar lets users place Clocks, Notifications, and App Shortcuts in various places to further beautify the lock screen.
In order to further improve the usability of the LockStar module, Samsung keeps this application regularly updated, and also adds new features and customization options. In this article, we will cover all the latest insights about the Samsung LockStar module.
Samsung LockStar update
- Samsung LockStar 3.0.00.6
Samsung is releasing a new update for the LockStar module with version number 3.0.00.6 and an updated package size of 61.23 MB. Read the full story here.
- Samsung LockStar 3.0.00.5
Samsung One UI 4.1 LockStar module is getting a new update with version number 3.0.00.5. To be mentioned the update weight is around 61.23 MB. Read the full story here.
- Samsung LockStar 3.0.00.3
Samsung is releasing a new update to its Good Lock’s module LockStar with version 3.0.00.3 and an updated package size of 61.23MB. It brings several improvements to enhance stability and performance. The latest update change position of clocks, music widgets, notification, and tips as well as manages saved styles. You can download the latest update from here.
- Samsung LockStar 2.1.00.29
Samsung LockStar app is getting a new update, which updates the library for Clockface support. Aside from this, there’s no new feature or change noted. Users can identify the update through version 2.1.00.29 and can download the update from here.
- Samsung LockStar 2.1.00.27
Samsung released a new LockStar update through the Galaxy Store, carrying build number 2.1.00.27. The changelog mentions a newly added reset menu alongside support for a guide popup of music widget visibility accessible through [Settings > Lockscreen > Widget > Music] in One UI 4.0. [Source]
- Download Link – To be added
Download Samsung Good Lock 2022 apps/modules based on One UI 4.1
For One UI customization, Samsung developed an interesting application called Good Lock, which works on Galaxy flagships and select A series devices. This suite includes several excellent services including modules and apps that make the One UI software system highly customizable.
Earlier this year, Samsung officially started to rollout the Good Lock 2022 update to flagship Galaxy devices via Galaxy Store. The new variant comes with better compatibility with the Android 12-based One UI 4 software as well as improvements for better user experiences.
Download One UI 4 Good Lock modules
You can get download the latest version of the Android 12-based One UI 4.0 supported Good Lock and its modules/services via the official links given below. However, we’ve compiled a list of Good Lock apps and modules that have received Android 12 support with new updates, check the list here.
Good Lock 2022 new features
In addition, the ClockFace module enables the Galaxy Watch 4 users to use the watch face on the phone as well. Meanwhile, only the watch faces made by the developers via the Watch Face Studio will be compatible with this feature.
In addition to this, the One Hand Operation+ update comes with new gestures for keyboard shortcuts and moving the screen. Moreover, the SoundAssistant makes the volume panel templates easier to use and allows Galaxy fans to make their own in DeX mode.
|Good Lock||2.2.04.13||Changelog||APP LINK|
|Home Up||13.0.00.35||Changelog||APP LINK|
|Routines +||1.0.34||–||APP LINK|
|Keys Cafe||1.0.03.9||Changelog||APP LINK|
|Theme Park||1.0.09.26||Changelog||APP LINK|
|Nice Catch||1.1.01.4||Changelog||APP LINK|
|One Hand Operation +||188.8.131.52||–||APP LINK|
|Edge Touch||1.1.18||–||APP LINK|