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Check out what Samsung Galaxy S21 Security and Privacy menu has to offer with One UI 5.0 update



Samsung S21 One UI 5.0 Security and Privacy

Samsung always makes sure to provide One UI customers with the best privacy feature, therefore, the company is continuously working on improving it. Samsung Galaxy S21 has received the One UI 5.0 Beta update and it reveals a new “Security and Privacy” menu on the Settings page.

Samsung understands that there is no privacy without security, therefore, it has merged these two settings menus into one clear and easy-to-navigate dashboard. The One UI 5.0 is making it easier than ever for you to keep your device protected and your sensitive information private.

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With one quick glance, you can get a quick overview of your device’s security and find suggestions and warnings depending on the status. Here’s every new feature that Samsung Galaxy S21 Security and Privacy menu offer with One UI 5.0 interface.

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Samsung S21 One UI 5.0 Security and Privacy

Samsung Galaxy S21 Security and Privacy: One UI 5.0


Simply tap on the red Scan button and your device will start scanning if there are any bugs or viruses present on your phone. If there’s nothing harmful it will notify “Looks Good”.

Lock Screen

  • Screen Lock: You can check out every screen lock setting.
  • Fingerprints: Customize the fingerprint lock feature.


  • Samsung account security and privacy
  • Google Account Security

Samsung S21 One UI 5.0 Security and Privacy

Find My Mobile 

It lets you locate and control your phone remotely if it’s lost or you forget how to unlock it. Three options are available:

  • Remote unlock
  • Send the last location
  • Offline finding

App security 

  • Device Protection: McAfee and Samsung keep your phone safe by searching for malware and suspicious activity.
  • Google Play Protect: It regularly checks your apps and device for harmful behavior.


  • Security Update: You can directly check the latest software update from here.
  • Google Play system update: Google Play System updates will appear here.


Inside you can see the permission used in the last 24 hours, the Permission manager, and several privacy settings. There is also a panel of Control and alerts, which offers three privacy options, including:

  • Camera access
  • Microphone access
  • Alert when clipboard accessed

Samsung S21 One UI 5.0 Security and Privacy


Two screen lock options are available:

  • Face recognition
  • Fingerprints

If you want to show unlock transition effect, you can turn on the toggle, and turn it off if not needed.

Samsung Pass

It is a secure and easy-to-use biometric authentication service that can be used to sign in to websites and apps on your mobile.

Secure Folder

It is used to keep your private photos, videos, files, apps, and data safe and secure. It allows you to add a passcode or biometric lock to keep your data safe from any other eyes.

Private Share

It is a privacy-protected file-sharing function that allows you to share your data without the concerns of privacy invasion and loss of ownership.

Install unknown apps

If you want, you can allow unknown app installation on your phone. This option shows you that installing apps from sources 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

Samsung S21 One UI 5.0 Security and Privacy

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One UI 5.0

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



Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G October 2023 update

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 plugin installation 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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One UI 5.1

Samsung’s Android 14 Beta for Galaxy S23 is official in the US



Samsung Galaxy S23 update One UI 6 Korea

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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