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All Samsung Galaxy S21 Camera functions are here with One UI 5.0 update



Samsung S21 One UI 5.0 Camera

The camera is one of the most important elements of any smartphone, especially for flagship smartphones as they claim to deliver a great photography experience. Samsung has further improved its Camera functions and well as added some new features with the One UI 5.0 update and we are going to examine them in the Galaxy S21 smartphone.

One UI 5.0 brings significant changes to Camera Pro mode. It gets a new “i” icon, which will guide you on how to capture perfect shots. The Histogram is also a new feature of the camera which let you better understand the light distribution at a glance.

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Samsung S21 One UI 5.0 Camera

Samsung Galaxy S21 Camera Functions: One UI 5.0

Samsung has made some notable tweaks in the Galaxy S21 Camera settings menu with the One UI 5.0 upgrade. Once you open the stock Camera application and tap on the Settings icon, placed at the top left corner, you will see the following functions:

Intelligent features

  • Scene optimizer: Set the device to adjust the color settings and apply the optimized effect automatically depending on the subject or scene.
  • Shot suggestions: Set the device to suggest the ideal composition for the picture by recognizing the position and angle of your subject.
  • Scan QR codes: Set the device to scan QR codes from the preview screen.

Samsung S21 One UI 5.0 Camera


  • Swipe the Shutter button to: Select an action to perform when you swipe the camera button to the edge of the screen and hold it.
  • Watermark: Add your name, device name, or date and time watermark to your photos
  • Advanced picture options: Select how you want to save pictures.
    • High-efficiency pictures: Take pictures in the High-Efficiency Image Format (HEIF).
    • RAW copies: Set the device to save pictures as uncompressed RAW files (DNG file format) in pro mode. RAW files retain all of a picture’s data for the best image quality, but they will take up more memory. When using the RAW copies feature, each picture is saved in two formats, DNG and JPG.


  • Save selfies as previewed: Set the device to save pictures as they appear on the preview screen when taken with the front camera without flipping them.
  • Selfie color tone: Set a tone to apply when you take selfies


  • Auto FPS: Set the device to record brighter videos in low-light conditions by automatically optimizing the frame rate.
  • Video stabilization: Activate anti-shake to reduce or eliminate blurry images resulting from camera shake while recording a video.
  • Advanced recording options: Set the device to use an advanced recording option.
    • Reduce file size: You can record videos in the High-Efficiency Video Codec (HEVC) format. Your HEVC videos will be saved as compressed files to conserve the device’s memory.
    • HDR10+ videos: You can record videos in which each scene’s contrast and color are optimized.
    • Zoom-in mic: While recording a video, you can record sound from the zoomed-in direction at a higher volume.


  • Tracking auto-focus: Set the device to track and automatically focus on a selected subject. When you select a subject on the preview screen, the device will focus on the subject even if the subject is moving or you change the camera’s position.
  • Grid lines: Display viewfinder guides to help composition when selecting subjects.
  • Location tags: Attach a GPS location tag to the picture.
  • Shooting methods: Select additional shooting methods for taking a picture or recording a video.
    • Press Volume keys: Press the Volume keys to take pictures or record videos.
    • Voice commands: Take pictures by saying “Smile”, “Cheese”, “Capture”, or “Shoot”, or report video by saying “Record video”.
    • Floating shutter button: Take pictures with an extra Shutter button you can move anywhere on the screen.
    • Show palm: Show your palm to the camera to take selfies or start recording selfie videos.
  • Settings to keep: Keep the last settings you used, such as the shooting mode, when you launch the camera.
  • Vibration feedback: Set the device to vibrate in certain situations, such as when you tap the camera button.


  • Privacy Notice: View the privacy notice.
  • Permissions: View the permissions required to use the Camera app.
  • Reset settings: Reset the camera settings.
  • About Camera: View the Camera app version and legal information.
  • Contact us: Ask questions or view frequently asked questions.

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One UI 5.1

How to customize One UI 5.1 Edge Panel on your Samsung Galaxy



Samsung One UI 5.1 Edge Panels

One UI 5.1 offers different customization possibilities to meet the need of users. This operating system allows the smartphone’s interface to be configured in a few steps in a very practical way to combine the power of the Galaxy with the user’s lifestyle. Among the many options of One UI 5.1, the Samsung Edge Panel is a powerful ally for everyday usability.

Edge Panel is a sidebar that unfolds only when desired with a brief pulling movement towards the center. It allows you to access your favorite app with just two taps. This feature is not only easy to use but also powerful.

When did you think of measuring small things with your phone? This can be achieved with an edge panel ruler. In addition, you can also use a surface level to level objects and a compass to guide you in the right direction.

Samsung One ui 5.1 Edge Panels

Enable Edge Panel

Firstly, find the handle of the Edge Panel which is basically located next to the volume buttons. Then drag to one side to scroll from right to left.

Now, tap on the Settings button in the lower right corner of the screen. From there you can choose which panel category to add. If you want widgets with animated messages, reminders, contacts, or tools for different purposes, just select the category to add an Edge Panel table with these settings.

Aside from this, you can also add this feature through Settings >> Display >> Edge Panels.

Also, you can visit Galaxy Store where you can choose from different free and paid options for Edge Panels templates such as Calendar, Reminders, Contacts, and more.

How to customize Samsung One UI 5.1 Edge Panel?

Along with editing preferences for shortcuts to be added to the Edge panel, you can also configure Edge’s design according to the user’s style, choosing colors, shades, and styles.

Samsung Edge Panels

Once you’ve tapped on the setting, click the arrow next to Panels to open the column customization. The Edges panel can be activated or deactivated, and the edges can be re-selected.

To change the strap that initially activates when you open the panel, select the Handle option. By choosing this option, you can change the color, transparency, size, and position of it.

Samsung Edge Panels


Edge panel customization is available on many Samsung Galaxy models including Galaxy S23 5G, S23+ 5G, S23 Ultra 5G, Galaxy S22 5G, S22+ 5G, S22 Ultra 5G, Z Fold4 5G, S21 Ultra 5G, Z Fold3 5G, S20 Ultra 5G, Note20 Ultra 5G and Z Fold 2.

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3 New Samsung One UI 5.1 Widgets



Samsung New one UI 5.1 Widgets

Samsung added new widgets with the One UI 5.1 update as well as improved some of the previous widgets and added new features to them. These new widgets were first introduced with the Samsung Galaxy S23 and are now available on a bunch of Samsung devices.

The newest version of Samsung’s custom skin One UI brought new widgets such as the Battery Widget and Dynamic Widget. Also, some older widgets like the Contacts and Smart Suggestions widgets have been improved.

So far, the Korean tech giant rolled out this major One UI update to several Galaxy devices including A series, S series, F series, Note series, M series, and Tab series in different regions. Along with this, more Galaxy users can now use new widgets.

Below you can see the details of the top 3 smart widgets that you must try on your Samsung Galaxy devices running One UI 5.1.

Samsung One UI 5.1 widgets

3 New One UI 5.1 Widgets 

Battery Widget 

Battery Widget allows you to check the battery of your Buds, smartwatches, and other connected devices effortlessly so you can check the information of the battery and charge them before they get discharged.

There are two formats of the battery widget, the first one that appears in circles and the second one that appears in the list form. You can choose and add it to your smartphone’s home screen.

Read more: How to add One UI 5.1 Battery widget on Galaxy phone’s lock screen

Samsung One UI 5.1 widgets

Dynamic Weather Widget 

Samsung improved Dynamic Weather Widget with One UI 5.1. The new widget lets you view important information like the place, temperature, UN index, and day/night at a glance.

The company has also added animation to weather widgets with the One UI 5.1 update. These animations feature a person’s character, who walks in frames created for the occasion, to signify the weather.

Samsung Weather Widget

Read more: Samsung One UI 5.1 Weather Widget

New Contacts Widget 

With One UI 5.1, Samsung further enhances the Contacts widget feature by adding a new and useful widget type. Once you install the latest One UI version, you can contacts widgets on your smartphone’s home screen in four formats, whereas in One UI 5.0, you can add it in 3 formats.

The fourth one is Direct Dial, which allows you to add four contact numbers to call directly.

Samsung One UI 5.1 Contacts Widget

How to add a Widget?

You can easily add widgets of any app on your home screen just need to follow a few steps. First, tap and hold the blank space on your smartphone’s home screen >> tap on Widgets >> select any app or feature >> click on Add option and it is done. Your Galaxy device must be updated on One UI 5.1 or later versions.

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Samsung Galaxy A22 4G starts receiving One UI 5.1 update [Expanding]



Samsung Galaxy A22 One UI 5.1

Samsung Galaxy A22 4G smartphone is getting One UI 5.1 update with a bunch of new features and improvements in Brazil. Users can identify the latest update through One UI build version A225MUBU5CWD1.

We recommend you install this major update to enjoy new features on your Galaxy A22 smartphone. To download and install, open Settings >> Software Update >> Download and install.

March 28, 2023

Samsung recently released the Android 13-based One UI 5.1 update for the Galaxy A23 smartphone and the company is now started pushing this major update for another A series smartphone – Galaxy A22 4G.

Samsung Galaxy A22 4G One UI 5.1 update comes with version A225FXXU4DWB8. The update is currently rolling out in different countries including India, Germany, Slovenia, Greece, Romania, Baltic, Portugal, and Spain.

Samsung Galaxy A22 One UI 5.1

The update is rolling out initially so it may take some hours/days to reach all Galaxy A22 models. The company will soon release One UI 5.1 to all eligible devices.

Back in 2021, Samsung launched Galaxy A22 smartphone with Android 11 and the device is now receiving its last update which is Android 13-based One UI 5.1

One UI 5.1 Features for Galaxy A22 4G

One UI 5.1 update brings a host of new features and improvements to take your phone to the next level. This major update revamped the gallery image info display, now, when you swipe up while viewing a picture or video in your gallery you can see detailed information with a simple layout.

In addition, the company also brings advanced multitasking features. You can now minimize or maximize an app window without going to the options menu, just need to drag one of the corners. For split view, you’ll see categories for Recent apps and Most used apps, allowing you to quickly select apps for Split Screen.

Furthermore, the One UI 5.1 update adds new widgets to the Galaxy devices including a battery widget, a contacts widget, and a dynamic weather widget. Not only this, you can now select a video clip to use as your wallpaper through Open Wallpaper > Select a video from your Gallery > Trim recommends the best moment (15 seconds max). The best part of the video clip is recommended for editing.

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