Earlier this year, One UI 4.1 arrived with a slew of features and customization options that crosses every limit set for the personalization possibilities. We admire those features, but there are also some underrated amazing Samsung features that continue to offer their services to One UI 4.1 users.
One among them is the ability to change the Task manager style on Galaxy phones. Yes, you’re head right, you can change the Samsung Task Manager style and too in 5 different ways. All this can be done with one Samsung application – Good Lock.
What is Samsung Task Manager?
A task manager is a place where you can see exactly what is going on in your Galaxy phone. It lets you see what apps are running on your phone, open all in split-screen and pop-up view, how your apps are performing, and even how much space they are taking.
Opening it is very easy. If you are using a button navigation style on your Galaxy phone, just tap on the recent button and all of your active or opened apps will be listed.
On the other hand, if you using a swipe gesture navigation, swipe up from the bottom of your phone’s screen to see recent apps or manage tasks.
How to change Samsung Task Manager style?
The default Task Manager of Samsung smartphones is too plain. If you are bored with that, the Samsung Good Lock app lets you style your phone’s task manager in a variety of ways. You can choose between five different styles to customize the task manager and make it look good.
These include List, Grid, Stack, Vertical List, and Slim List. Here’s how to use them:
- Open the Good Lock app on your Galaxy phone.
- Download and enter the Home up module.
- Turn the toggle on to use the feature.
- At last, there’s an option called Task Changer, tap on it.
- You will see 5 task manager styles along with previews, choose the one that suits you.
Here’s how to switch your Galaxy buds between your phone and tablet
If you own a pair of Galaxy Buds, you might want to use them with both your phone and tablet. But how do you switch between the two devices without having to manually disconnect and reconnect them? Don’t worry, you can do that as Samsung offers a function for Galaxy devices named “Auto switch to other devices”.
The Auto switch to other devices function allows your Galaxy Buds to automatically connect to the phone or tablet you’re using when you start a call or play media. This way, you don’t have to worry about missing a call or pausing your music when you switch devices. You can enjoy seamless audio across your Samsung devices.
To use this feature, you need to sign in to the same Samsung account on both your phone and tablet. This feature may vary depending on your device, so make sure you have the latest software update on both devices. You also need to enable Bluetooth on both devices and pair your Galaxy Buds with them.
To enable the auto switch feature, follow these steps:
- Tap on Earbuds settings.
- Tap on the Auto switch to other devices option
- Toggle on the switch, next to the devices you want to use with the auto switch.
That’s it! Now you can enjoy using your Galaxy Buds with both your phone and tablet without any issue. You can also disable the auto switch feature anytime by following the same steps and toggling off the switch.
Here’s how to add transitional effects on lock screen of your Samsung device
Samsung offers a bundle of features for lock screen customization on your Galaxy smartphone. In addition to the wallpaper, you can now add transition effects for lock screen wallpapers, all thanks to the Samsung Wonderland Good Lock module.
The new update of Samsung Wonderland added a new type of wallpaper that includes captivating transition effects when the user turns on the screen. It allows users to customize their experience by setting different wallpapers with transitions.
How to add transitional effects on the lock screen?
To apply the transition effect lock screen wallpaper, you just need to follow a few steps given below.
- Open Samsusng Wonderland app.
- Tap on the “Create your different lock screen effect” option.
- Select any one transitional wallpaper for the lock screen. You can also select it from the Gallery app.
- Now tap on the Set as Wallpaper option and it is done.
However, you can customize the transition effects type, Speed, thickness, Brightness, and Grayscale of the lock screen, just need to tap on the Edit option ahead of Set as wallpaper.
Here’s how to use Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 ‘Water Lock Mode’
Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 offers a remarkable feature named Water Lock Mode. It prevents unintended interactions while submerged in water. This feature is a valuable addition, ensuring seamless functionality and peace of mind while wearing the Galaxy Watch 4 in the water.
There are two simple methods to activate Water Lock Mode on the Galaxy Watch 4. The first involves a quick swipe down to access the Quick Settings Panel, followed by tapping the Water Mode icon.
Alternatively, users can enable this mode through the device’s Settings menu by selecting “Advanced Features” and toggling on the “Water Lock” option. Once enabled, Water Lock Mode renders the touchscreen inactive, shielding the watch from accidental touches underwater.
To deactivate Water Lock Mode, users can press and hold the home key. The watch emits sounds to expel water from the speaker, while a gentle shake eliminates any moisture from the pressure sensor.