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Samsung One UI 5.0 Security and Privacy



Samsung One UI 5.0 Security and Privacy

Samsung has released two beta updates of One UI 5.0 to eligible Galaxy devices and is preparing to roll out the third beta soon. Based on Android 13, One UI 5.0 brings many new features and improvements to deliver an amazing new experience. Apart from this, the company has added new options to device Settings as well as customized them, of which the Security and Privacy option is one.

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What do you think, is the Security and privacy option has new features? No, not at all. This option is made by combining two options of Settings to further customize it, namely – Privacy, Biometric and security. In One UI 4.0, there are two options in the Settings, the company optimized it very well and put all the security and privacy features in one place with One UI 5.0.

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Samsung One UI 5.0 Security and Privacy

Samsung One UI 5.0 Security and Privacy 

You can visit Security and Privacy option by visiting Setting apps on your One UI 5.0 eligible device. Here you can find all the security and privacy-related features of your smartphone.

Lock Screen

  • Screen Lock
  • Fingerprints


  • Samsung account security and privacy
  • Google Account security

Find My Mobile 

With this feature, you can locate and control your phone remotely if it’s lost or you forget how to unlock it.

  • Remote unlock
  • Send last location
  • Offline finding

App security 

  • Device Protection
  • Google Play Protect


  • Security Update
  • Google Play system update


Here you can check permission used in the last 24 hours, Permission manager, and several privacy settings. Here’s a panel of Control and alerts, where you get three  options – Camera access, Microphone access, and Alert when clipboard accessed.

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  • Face recognition
  • Fingerprints
  • Show unlock transition effect toggle

Samsung Pass

Samsung Pass is an identity management service for Galaxy smartphones, which is very secure and easy to use.

Secure Folder

It is a feature that provides encrypted location and uses the defense-grade Samsung Knox to create a personal space on your Galaxy smartphone.

Private Share

Keeps your data safe by sharing files privately and prevents recipients from resharing.

Samsung One UI 5.0 Security and Privacy

Install unknown apps

This option shows you that installing apps from source like Bluetooth, Galaxy Store, Messages, Gmail, and more may put your phone and data at risk.

Other security settings

Here you find other security settings options such as those for security updates and credential storage. The company has added a Google system app update under the Advanced category with One UI 5.0. You can check all options below.

  • Make passwords visible
  • Device Admin apps

Credential Storage

  • View security certificates
  • Users certificates
  • Install from device storage
  • Clear credentials
  • Certificate management app


  • Trust agents
  • Pin Window
  • Galaxy System app update
  • Security policy updates

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Samsung releases One UI 5.1.1 update for Galaxy Z Flip 5G



Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G April 2024 update US

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G smartphone is finally getting the One UI 5.1.1 update, which brings many improvements and new features to the device. The update is rolling out for locked variants in the US.

One UI 5.1.1 update for Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G comes with One UI build version F707USQU6IWI1 in the US. The latest firmware installs the August 2023 security patch to improve the system security and stability of the device.

Users who have received the notification on their smartphone can get the update through Settings >> Software Update >> Download and Install.

One UI 5.1.1 update for Galaxy Z Flip 5G

Based on Android 13, One UI 5.1.1 enhances the multitasking experience by showing better app previews on the Recents screen, allowing easy switching from pop-up view to split screen, and restoring pop-ups snapped to the edge of the screen.

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G One UI 5.1.1 update

The update also improves the Flex mode, which lets users use more apps with the Flex mode panel, customize the toolbar, and access improved media controls. It also introduces a new Quick Share feature, which enables users to share files with their contacts anytime and anywhere, and also protect their private content by setting expiration dates and preventing resharing.

Moreover, this major update also improves the Samsung Health app, which provides better sleep coaching, more meaningful sleep data, skin temperature measurement during sleep, better workout summaries, and enhanced rewards and badges.

Aside from this, the update also enhances the Camera and Gallery apps, which offer more date and time styles for watermarks, enhanced remaster previews, easier effect adjustments, and copy and paste effects. It adds some additional changes, such as drag and drop with two hands, app cache clearing, and enhanced memory management.


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Download the latest Good Lock apps/modules on your Galaxy – One UI 6/5.1.1



Samsung Good Lock update

Samsung Good Lock is a crucial part of One UI, especially for consumers who love smartphone customization. With each new One UI iteration, Samsung brings fruitful apps, plugins, and modules to Good Lock in order to take the personalization experience to the next level.

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The Android 14-based One UI 6 Good Lock could come with a handful of new plugins as part of making the application even more useful. Although all Good Lock plugins are not available for Galaxy consumers worldwide, you can take advantage of the remaining ones.

One UI 5 Good Lock update radically redesigned the overall look of the application, dividing the modules into two sections – Make Up and Life Up. The first section includes apps and services useful for personalization, while the second part consists of experimental Android tools.

Below, you can check brief info about plugins as well as download links from Galaxy Store and APKMirror.

Theme Park

  • You can create and apply themes easily and quickly
  • Download – Galaxy Store | APK



  • Allow creating 3D motion wallpaper with various effects
  • Download – Galaxy Store | APK


  • Customize and create a new lock screen and Always on Display.
  • Download – Galaxy Store | APK


  • Set the keyboard optimized for you and try creating your one unique animation sticker.
  • Download – Galaxy Store | APK


  • Conveniently organize the navigation bar and gesture mode.
  • Download – Galaxy Store | APK

Home Up

  • Enjoy the improved One UI Home experience.
  • Download – Galaxy Store | APK


  • You can configure many different clock styles on the lock screen and AOD and customize the clock however you want.
  • Download – Galaxy Store | APK


Nice Shot

  • Use the screenshot and screen recording features more conveniently
  • Download – Galaxy Store | APK


Edge Touch

  • Adjust settings for touch on edge screen easily
  • Download – Galaxy Store | APK


  • You can customize Sound, Vibration, and screen history.
  • Download – Galaxy Store | APK

One Hand Operation +

  • Use your phone or tablet easily with your thumb.
  • Download – Galaxy Store | APK


  • Various features have been added to Bixby Routines, allowing you to create more powerful routines.
  • Download – Galaxy Store | APK


  • Experience the improved Multi Window
  • Download – Galaxy Store | APK [New update]


  • Expand Audio System settings and increase convenience
  • Download – Galaxy Store | APK

Camera Assistant [One UI 5 or higher]

  • Customize your own camera settings to your preference
  • Download – Galaxy Store | APK

RegiStar [One UI 5 or higher]

  • Customize your smartphone’s home settings, search options, history, back taps, and more.
  • Download – Galaxy Store | APK

DropShip [One UI 5 or higher]

  • Easily share files between devices running Android, iOS, and the Web.
  • Download – Galaxy Store | APK

Galaxy to Share [One UI 5 or higher ]

  • Share your own created personalization settings of various Good Lock modules
  • Download – Galaxy Store | APK
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Samsung’s Android 14 Beta for Galaxy S23 is official in the US



Samsung Galaxy S23 second April 2024 update

In addition to South Korea and Germany, Samsung has now launched the Android 14-based One UI 6 Beta in the US. Users of carrier-unlocked or T-Mobile branded Galaxy S23, S23 Plus, or S23 Ultra smartphones can now sign up to get the Beta firmware via OTA.

It’s worth mentioning that the One UI 6 Beta is only available for T-Mobile and carrier-unlocked Galaxy S23 models in the US. This means Verizon, AT&T, US Cellular, and other carrier users have no other option than waiting for the official rollout.

One UI 6 Beta comes with a redesigned Quick Panel, which looks stunning and well-crafted for accessibility. The animations are also tweaked but require further optimization as the current situation of transition effects is not up to the mark.

In a recent Newsroom article, the South Korean tech giant confirmed that the One UI 6 Beta is equipped with more new customization capabilities. The design is simple and eye-catching, which will surely enhance the everyday operations of Galaxy devices.


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