The One UI 3.0 is the latest software offering from Samsung and comes with various new features that enhance the user experience. Ahead of the public release, Samsung tests the latest One UI version under the beta program.
The company has also opened the Android 11 based One UI 3.0 beta for several smartphones including Galaxy S20, Note 20, S10, Note 10 as well as Fold devices. However, One UI 3.0 is available for only a few devices in limited markets.
Early participants will be eligible to test the latest features offered by this Android 11 based One UI 3.0 system. Users will also have the option to feedback regarding the bugs, issues, or features improvements.
Below you can check the process of how to participate in the Samsung One UI 3.0 beta program via the Samsung Members app.
Before you begin:
- It’s recommended that you back up your important data using Smart Switch.
- The beta updates could come with bugs and issues.
- Samsung Members App (If not avaialble, download from Galaxy Store or Google Play Store)
- Your Samsung Account
How to Enroll One UI 3.0 Beta:
- Open Samsung Members app (Login, if not logged in)
- Click on Notice area (Bell icon)
- Tap on Notice image for One UI Beta Program
- Tap Enroll
- Agree to legal terms to complete the beta
After submission, users will be able to download and install the beta build.
To download the Software update use the instructions below.
- Go to Settings
- Software update
- Download and install
- Download updates manually
- The software update may not be available immediately after registration.
- Participation in the One UI Beta Program requires a Samsung Account.
- If you do not already have a Samsung Account, create one at https://account.samsung.com.
- The One UI Beta Program is available only for specific devices, OS versions, and countries.
- Beta program period and compatible devices vary by country.
- One UI features can differ depending on the device enrolled in the beta program.
How to disable RAM Plus in any Samsung device
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.
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.
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.
- PC with ADB installed
- 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.
How to get Back Tap gestures on your Samsung device
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.
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:
- Take and share screenshot
- Access your Google voice Assistant
- Start pop-up window
- Show notifications
- Show recent apps
- Back button
- 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)
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.
Download and install Good Lock in any Samsung phone, any country
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.
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.
However, if you’re in hurry, you can install it via a simple trick that is detailed below.
Instructions to install Good Lock:
- Remove your SIM card
- Tap and Hold Galaxy Store app and tap on App info
- Tap Storage and Clear data
- Download and Install a VPN app such as UFO VPN (Free or Paid, any would work) from Google Play Store (not from Galaxy Store).
- Open the UFO VPN and choose a location from either U.S. or India
- Open Galaxy Store
- Search Good Lock and install it
- Open Good Lock and download available modules
- Once installed, you can insert your SIM card and use your smartphone
How to Install Good Lock through APK:
- After removing your SIM card, download Good Lock’s APK from APKMirror (latest version)
- Open UFO VPN and select Location
- Install Good Lock APK, open and grant required permissions and download available modules
- 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.