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10 Smart Good Lock features you can use on One UI 5.0 phone



With the release of Samsung Android 13-based One UI 5.0 software, the Good Lock app has grabbed various new features and improvements. The company has even introduced a bunch of new modules for the application that provides additional advanced functions to the users.

Good Lock needs no introduction. It is an effective Samsung application that has multiple apps and modules to let you completely personalize your Galaxy device. The company has introduced so many new Good Lock features, especially for the One UI 5.0 users.

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Let’s check out the 10 smart and most meaningful Good Lock One UI 5.0 features for your Samsung smartphone here –

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One UI 5.0 Good Lock features

Samsung Good Lock One UI 5.0 features:

1. Get iPhone’s like Back-Tap action ability –

You might be aware of the back tap features of Apple iOS that open the Control Center, take a screenshot, trigger accessibility-specific actions, and more with a quick double or triple tap on the back of the iPhone.

Samsung has brought a similar feature for its Galaxy users. Good Lock’s new RegiStar module comes with the new “Back-Tap action” feature. You can choose what action your phone will take when you double or thrice tap the back of your phone.

2. Customize the camera as you want –

The Korean company introduced a new Camera Assistant Good Lock module. It is a major addition to the Galaxy devices that lets users customize functions and select features of your Galaxy’s stock Camera app’s regular Photo mode.

It offers you various functions, including:

  • 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

3. Operate your phone’s large screen easily with one hand – 

Good Lock has a module named One Hand Operation+ that enables a slim gesture handle on either side of your screen and customizes it to perform actions, such as loading the previous page in your browser, turning off the display, taking screenshots, and much more.

To use this feature:

  • Head over to One Hand Operation+.
  • Enable the toggle to use the gestures.
  • Tap any of the handles you want Widgets popup on (Left, Right).
    • You can select what feature you want to use when you swipe straight right, Diagonal up, or Diagonal down.
    • You can also turn on Long swipe so you can use more shortcuts.
    • Choose any of the options and you can now easily use your phone’s various functions with just a swipe.

4. Never miss a single notification – 

Good Lock NotiStar app contains all the incoming notifications under a single roof. And they remain there until you clear them from NotiStar. And this is irrespective of whether you clear them off your phone’s notification panel.

It adds a nifty icon on your lock screen, swiping on which you will be able to see all the notifications. You can also clear them individually, or sweep them all at once, once you go through them all. This is not it, there’s also a neat search functionality at the top using which you can search for keywords.

To use it, you just need to enter the NotiStar module and you see all of your notifications, even if you have cleared them from the notification panel.

5. Design your Themes –

If you are someone who loves customizing their phones with different themes, the Good Lock Theme Park module is made for you. It will let you customize the theme in many different ways.

Besides just allowing users to create their own themes for One UI, Theme Park also gained the ability to use third-party icon packs from the Play Store to theme your home screen. To create your theme, just go to Theme Park, tap Create new >> Next and create your theme.

Samsung One UI 5.0 Good Lock features

6. Paint the Quick settings Menu –

One UI 5.0 software comes with 16 Color Palettes and Basic color options that lets you theme your quick settings panel that matched your phone’s wallpaper. However, with Good lock QuickStar, you can add more tweaks to the quick settings menu. Also, it has more color options.

To use this – Simply go to QuickStar app and tap Style your own Quick Panel. It will show you some recommended themes, you can choose one if you like. You can also design your own Quick Panel by tapping the + icon on the page.

7. Give the overview selection menu a makeover –

The default Task Manager of Samsung smartphones is too plain. Whereas, the Good Lock Home Up app lets you style your phone’s task manager in a variety of ways. You can choose between six different styles, including:

  • List
  • Grid
  • Stack
  • Vertical List
  • Slim List

To use it, you need to go to the Task Changer option on the Home Up module.

Samsung One UI 5.0 Good Lock features

8. Recreate your Volume Panel – 

With the Good Lock Sound Assistant module, you can make your own volume panel with a completely new design that suits you. It also has various features such as individual app volume, metronome, media manner mode, and voice changer that have their own excellence.

To create your own Volume Panel, head over to the SoundAssistant >> Make your own volume panel. You can choose one between different available themes or can make a completely new one by tapping on the Plus (+) option.

Here, you can choose different themes, colors, and many more to decorate your regular and boring volume panel to make it look amazing. You can either choose dark or light themes.

9. Give your Lock Screen or AOD a new look –

The Good Lock ClockFcae module has a variety of clock faces for your Galaxy phone’s Lock Screen as well as Always on Display. It offers you more than 35 clock faces to customize your lock screen and AOD.

Not only this, you can change the color of the clock and make your own as well. The colors can be set to adaptive, which is the default and the color will change depending on the wallpaper. It also has options for static and rainbow colors.

10. Add personal touch to your keyboard – 

Samsung Good Lock application comes with a KeysCafe module that allows users to customize their Samsung keyboard by changing colors, adding animations, creating custom layouts, as well as making their own sticker packs.

The module includes five options – Make your own Keyboard, Style your own keyboard, My Sticker, Play Keyboard game, and Advanced keyboard settings.

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One UI 5.1 Good Lock: Get all apps and plugins on your Galaxy



Samsung Good Lock One UI 5.1 New features

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

With the Android 13-based One UI 5, Samsung brought a handful of new plugins in order to make the Good Lock 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]

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

RegiStar [One UI 5]

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

DropShip [One UI 5]

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

Galaxy to Share [One UI 5]

  • Share your own created personalization settings of various Good Lock modules
  • Download – Galaxy Store | APK
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How to customize One UI 5.1 Edge Panel on your Samsung Galaxy



Samsung Edge Panels update

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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