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Samsung One UI 5.0 Edge Lighting Style Feature

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Samsung One UI 5.0 makes the user experience more welcoming and seamless through its new features and improvements over its previous version. In addition to several other sections of Settings, the company also enhanced the Notifications to make One UI 5.0 more intuitive. Users like to see or open a notification that attracts their eyes easily, however, you can’t edit the text of the notification but you can customize its style, Edge lighting, color, and more on your One UI 5.0-based Samsung smartphone.

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The most attractive feature in the Notification pop-up is the Edge lighting style, when you enable it, you can see a light on all the edges of your smartphone, which gives a beautiful look. You can customize its color, effect, width, transparency, and more.

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Samsung Edge Lighting Style Feature

You can easily enable the Edge lighting feature on your One UI 5.0-based Galaxy smartphone, just need to follow a few steps. Firstly open Settings on your Galaxy smartphone >> tap on Notifications >> Click on the Notification pop-up style option >> Press the Edge lighting style feature. Now three customizations options appear:

Samsung One UI 5.0 Edge Lighting

Effect:  You can tap on any effect to see its preview on the screen. On the first page, you can see only 7 effects, and swipe left to see 4 more.

  • 11 Effects – Basic, Wave, Bubble, Glitter, Heart, Fireworks, Eclipse, Multicolor, Echo, Glow, spotlight.

Color: 

  • Auto – If you want to keep the color that has come in the default, then leave it on the auto option.
  • Color – You can select any one color from 11 basic colors or choose your favorite color by clicking on the gradient option.

Advanced:

  • Transparency – Adjust the slider to maintain the transparency of Edge lighting.
  • Width – You can adjust the width of the edge lighting from Narrow to Wide.
  • Duration – You can manage notification pop-up time in three duration (Short, Medium, and Long) through the slider.

Now after selecting the wonderful effect, your favorite color, and duration, you have to press Done. That’s it, now whenever the notification comes you can see all the things including effect, color, and more that you have selected on your smartphone.

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

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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

Availability 

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

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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]

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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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