Android 13 inspired One UI 5.0 update is already started to release for eligible Samsung smartphones gradually. So far, the company updated all of the flagship devices to the new operating system, while select mid-range phones have also joined the party. Well, users can take full advantage of One UI 5.0 with 5 new Samsung apps.
Along with the One UI 5.0 software, Samsung also introduced the One UI 5 Good Lock customization suite with improved performance over the 2022 version. In addition, the company released four new apps/plugins that allow you to use various exciting new features on your Galaxy with One UI 5.0 update.
Let’s check them out!
Note: Availability may vary by region/models.
One UI 5 Good Lock
Instead of Good Lock 2023, Samsung released the new One UI 5 Good Lock for Galaxy devices. The new customization suite is loved by millions of Galaxy smartphone and tablet users, but with limited availability for devices and countries.
Camera Assistant is a major addition to the Good Lock suite that lets users customize functions and select features of your Galaxy’s stock Camera app’s regular Photo mode. The app provides you with a total of six ON/OFF choices for the following features:
- Auto HDR
- Soften pictures
- Auto lens switching
- Video recording in Photo mode
- Faster shutter
- Clean preview on HDMI displays
- Additional features:
- Number of pictures after timer
- Camera timeout
Also, read | Everything about Samsung Camera Assistant app
Samsung’s Dropship is a cross-platform file sharing tool that makes it easier to share files across Android, iOS and the Web. This is also a part of the One UI 5 Good Lock, which is currently in Early Access stage with availability in certain regions.
ResiStar is the latest arrival to the Good Lock crew and exclusively available for Galaxy devices upgraded to the One UI 5.0. This plugin unlocks the possibility of customizing the functionality of buttons as well as back tap features for select Galaxies.
Galaxy to Share (GTS)
Samsung has now released yet another new plugin – Galaxy to Share for the Good Lock suite that lets users share all customization and module settings across Galaxy devices.
- Select and apply the settings you want in the Recommended tab.
- You can manage and share the settings you have created.
- Dropship the settings created with Galaxy To Share
- Share through the app.
Download One UI 5 Good Lock with upgraded plugins and modules for your Samsung phone
Good Lock is one of the amazing and impressive apps offered by Samsung as well as being loved by Galaxy users. It offers a bunch of modules, you can use them to make your phone smarter. The company recently started releasing One UI 5.0 stable update for Galaxy devices and will soon expand it to more devices. Currently, Samsung is regularly working to release Android 13-based One UI 5.0 support to its stock apps including Good Lock modules, Good Guardians suits, Camera, Messages, and more.
At the moment, many stock apps and almost all Good Lock modules have got One UI 5.0 support. The reason for updating Good Lock modules is to make them compatible with the latest version.
When a new major update is released for any smartphone, it brings many functions and changes, so sometimes some applications don’t work properly or start crashing. But Samsung does provide support to the apps through so that no such issues arise.
Good Lock modules including One Hand Operation+, Theme Park, KeysCafe, Clockface, NotiStar, NiceShot, LockStar, Home Up, QuickStar, NotiStar, SoundAssistanat, Wonderland, NavStar, and MultiStar are now compatible with One UI 5.0. While the remaining modules will soon get Android 13 support.
To download Good Lock modules, you can check the links mentioned below.
Download Samsung One UI 5 Good Lock module
- One Hand Operation +: Link [New]
- NiceShot: Link
- NotiStar: Link
- Routines+: Link
- Wonderland: Link
- MultiStar: Link [New]
- SoundAssistant: Link
- Theme Park: Link [New]
- LockStar: Link
- KeysCafe: Link [New]
- NavStar: Link [New]
- Home Up: Link [New]
- Clockface: Link [New]
- QuickStar: Link [New]
Breaking: Samsung’s new Camera Assistant getting first update with Dynamic Icon
Samsung is rolling out the first update for the newly launched Good Lock module Camera Assistant. Identified via version 1.0.00.5, the new update brings dynamic icon support for Samsung Camera Assistant.
In the latest update of Camera Assistant, changes have been made in the description text to easily know about any feature. Apart from this, now you can see the icon of this module matches the theme of your smartphone as the color palette icon has been applied.
As soon as you set any wallpaper in your smartphone, as well as enable the options of color palette and app icons, then you can see that the icon of the camera assistant app is also supporting a dynamic theme.
It is an initial rollout so it may take some time to reach all eligible devices. It is worth mentioning that the update has been spotted on the Galaxy S22 Ultra smartphone and those users who already installed the Camera assistant on their smartphone app will also get this update.
To install this update, visit Galaxy Store on your smartphone then the Menu option, and now click on the Updates option. Here you will see all the available updates, now you can install any of them.
Samsung Camera Assistant App
Back in October, Samsung launched a new Good Lock module with a stable One UI 5.0 update named Camera Assistant. This module lets you modify several settings and options of the stock camera app as per your preference. Not that all, there’s a lot to explore in the newly added Camera Assistant module in the Good Lock family.
Samsung LockStar v5 update brings Good Lock One UI 5 features
Samsung’s Good Lock service introduces a lot of customization options, consisting of Units and Family sections. Among them, the Unit section’s LockStar module comes at first as it appears on top just after opening the Good Lock application.
As the name suggests, Samsung LockStar enables Lock screen customization of the Galaxy devices, however, your phone should support Good Lock functionality. Officially, Samsung claims LockStar lets users place Clocks, Notifications, and App Shortcuts in various places to further beautify the lock screen.
In order to further improve the usability of the LockStar module, Samsung keeps this application regularly updated, and also adds new features and customization options. In this article, we will cover all the latest insights about the Samsung LockStar module.
Samsung LockStar updates
- Samsung LockStar 5.0.003
Samsung LockStar module has received Android 13-based One UI 5.0 support via a new update with version 5.0.003. Read more here…
- Samsung LockStar 3.0.00.6
Samsung is releasing a new update for the LockStar module with version number 3.0.00.6 and an updated package size of 61.23 MB. Read the full story here.
- Samsung LockStar 3.0.00.5
Samsung One UI 4.1 LockStar module is getting a new update with version number 3.0.00.5. To be mentioned the update weight is around 61.23 MB. Read the full story here.
- Samsung LockStar 3.0.00.3
Samsung is releasing a new update to its Good Lock’s module LockStar with version 3.0.00.3 and an updated package size of 61.23MB. It brings several improvements to enhance stability and performance. The latest update change position of clocks, music widgets, notification, and tips as well as manages saved styles. You can download the latest update from here.
- Samsung LockStar 2.1.00.29
Samsung LockStar app is getting a new update, which updates the library for Clockface support. Aside from this, there’s no new feature or change noted. Users can identify the update through version 2.1.00.29 and can download the update from here.
- Samsung LockStar 2.1.00.27
Samsung released a new LockStar update through the Galaxy Store, carrying build number 2.1.00.27. The changelog mentions a newly added reset menu alongside support for a guide popup of music widget visibility accessible through [Settings > Lockscreen > Widget > Music] in One UI 4.0. [Source]
- Download Link – To be added