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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 5.0

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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