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In February 2020, Samsung made the impossible possible by launching the Galaxy Z Flip which is the first-ever clamshell foldable smartphone introduced by Samsung. Its iconic foldable design is the only palm-sized when folded, but unfolds to give a full 17.01cm (6.7″)* screen experience.

The Galaxy Z Flip comes with numerous camera features such as Flex mode, Quick Selfie, Single Take, Dual Preview, and much more that can help you take your everyday photography to the next level.

Here are the tips below to learn the massive camera features:

Live Focus:

Live Focus lets you adjust the level of background blur as you capture. While taking a picture of your pet, you can ensure the focus is on the foreground in order to capture the perfect, mess-free picture. This feature is available on both the main and front camera of the Galaxy Z Flip.

Quick Selfie:

Quick Selfie feature allows you to snap a picture without unfolding your device. Simply double-click the power button when the device is off to turn on the camera, view your photos in the case display, and then click the volume button or show your palm on the front camera to take a shot.

Flex mode:

You can easily take cute shots of yourself and your pet with the folding mechanism and Flex mode of the Galaxy Z Flip to capture shots on a timer without the need for any accessories. When your device is placed on a surface, its display can be divided into two 4-inch partitions equally so that you don’t have to compromise when capturing.

Dual Preview:

This feature displays the camera preview screen on the main display and the front cover display at the same time. Using Dual Preview, you can also click a picture of a curious child who won’t look at the camera by engaging their attention to the Z Flip’s front display and capture pictures with ease.

Single Take:

The AI-powered Single Take feature provides you with a range of photo, video, and ‘memorable mode choices based on just one shot of up to 15 seconds long. Once the moment is over, you can head to the Gallery to check out your dog’s antics in all kinds of different modes and filters – Single Take will even recommend the best cuts to you based on the subject and background.

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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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How to disable RAM Plus in any Samsung device

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Samsung’s RAM Plus feature occupies a certain part of your Galaxy phone’s internal storage and uses it as virtual memory as part of boosting applications’ performance. With time, Samsung made regular improvements in RAM Plus feature, which is now almost matured with One UI 5.0, but, some users want to disable it completely.

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How to disable Samsung RAM Plus in One UI 5.0

With the One UI 5.0 update, the Samsung RAM Plus feature got ability that lets users totally disable or turn off the virtual memory. To disable RAM Plus, open Settings > Battery and device care > Memory and tap the toggle added at the top of the screen to turn off the feature.

Samsung One UI 5.0 RAM Plus

How to disable RAM Plus in any Samsung device

While the One UI 5.0 software officially allows you to disable or turn off the RAM Plus feature on Galaxy devices, this functionality isn’t available in devices running One UI 4.1 or lesser. Meanwhile, you can still disable the RAM Plus in any Galaxy phone running One UI 4.1, credits – Android Police.

Requirements:

  1. PC with ADB installed
  2. Turn on USB Debugging on your phone

With your phone connected to ADB on your computer, copy and paste the following command into the terminal:

adb shell settings put global ram_expand_size_list 0,1,2,4,6,8

Once the command runs and gets completed, you need to reboot your Galaxy smartphone. After the reboot, access the RAM Plus menu again by navigating towards Settings > Battery and device care > Memory. Now, the RAM Plus will show you more new options from 0GB to 16GB.

  • From here, pick the 0GB option, then reboot your Galaxy device again, the RAM Plus is now disabled.

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How to get Back Tap gestures on your Samsung device

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As the third addition to the Good Lock suite, Samsung introduced the RegiStar plugin. This new module is available in the Life up tab of One UI 5 Good Lock and allows you to re-arrange the Settings menu and change the side key’s long press behavior. Samsung RegiStar also lets users add Back Tap gestures on Galaxy devices.

Samsung mentioned in the RegiStar plugin’s Galaxy Store listing that the back tap gestures feature is only available for Galaxy S and Flip series smartphones. As the RegiStar module is a part of One UI 5 Good Lock, your smartphone should have installed the latest Android 13 OS.

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Using the RegiStar tool, Samsung consumers, having a compatible smartphone, can officially get the back tap gestures including double tap and triple tap for various functions. You can assign back-tap gestures for the below-listed tasks:

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  1. Take and share screenshot
  2. Access your Google voice Assistant
  3. Start pop-up window
  4. Show notifications
  5. Show recent apps
  6. Back button
  7. Open app

Apart from back tap gestures, the RegiStar app also allows you to the re-configure menu of Settings home screen, change order, hide, manage groups, set method of displaying Samsung account on the Settings home screen, search settings change history, change notification settings, and run features by long-pressing the side key.

  • RegiStar also has a Fold 4 exclusive feature that lets you run features by pressing the screen strongly.

Here’s how to get back tap gestures

Open Good Lock app —> Life up —> RegiStar (download via Galaxy Store)

Samsung back tap gestures

Inside RegiStar, select Back-Tap action and enable the toggle to get access to Double Tap and Triple Tap gestures.

Double Tap: You can assign function/task that will be performed when you tap twice on the back.

Triple Tap: You can assign function/task that will be performed when you tap three times on the back.

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Download and install Good Lock in any Samsung phone, any country

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When it comes to Galaxy phone’s software customization, Good Lock for Samsung comes first in the line. It offers a huge library of modules and applications that provides you with various options for user interface customization and a lot more.

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Samsung has previously confirmed that Good Lock will come out of selected markets and will be available for global Samsung device users under a staged release. Interested users will be able to download this application via Galaxy Store.

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However, if you’re in hurry, you can install it via a simple trick that is detailed below.

Instructions to install Good Lock:

  1. Remove your SIM card
  2. Tap and Hold Galaxy Store app and tap on App info
  3. Tap Storage and Clear data
  4. Download and Install a VPN app such as UFO VPN (Free or Paid, any would work) from Google Play Store (not from Galaxy Store).
  5. Open the UFO VPN and choose a location from either U.S. or India
  6. Open Galaxy Store
  7. Search Good Lock and install it
  8. Open Good Lock and download available modules
  9. Once installed, you can insert your SIM card and use your smartphone

How to Install Good Lock through APK:

  1. After removing your SIM card, download Good Lock’s APK from APKMirror (latest version)
  2. Open UFO VPN and select Location
  3. Install Good Lock APK, open and grant required permissions and download available modules
  4. Now you can insert your SIM card back into the phone and start using the Good Lock.

Let us know in the comment, whether this trick worked for your Samsung smartphone.

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