I can use iPhone-like ‘Back-Tap action’ on my Samsung phone, thanks RegiStar
Apple iOS lacks customization but some of its features are excellent. The Apple ‘Back Tap’ feature is the easiest way to put an iPhone function you use all the time at your fingertips. Luckily, you can now use the iPhone-like ‘Back-Tap action’ feature on your Samsung smartphone, all thanks to the new RegiStar plugin.
Earlier the last month, Samsung officially launched a new Good Lock module named RegiStar for its One UI 5.0 users. This new plugin unlocks a lot of possibilities for home screen customization, search options and history, a Power button, and much more.
In the meantime, the Samsung RegiStar module also brings a Back-Tap action feature for Galaxy customers. It allows you a little easier access to more precise settings on your phone.
Similar to Apple iPhones, Samsung offers you both Double Tap and Triple Tap action, You can choose what action your phone will take when you tap the back of your phone twice or thrice. Here are some Back Tap actions you can perform on your Samsung phone –
- Take and share a screenshot
- Access your Google Voice Assistant
- Start pop-up window
- Show notifications
- Show recent apps
- Back button
- Open an app – You can choose any of your most used applications by tapping the ‘Settings’ icons.
To use this feature, you just need to download the RegiStar module on your Good Lock application. Once you open the plugin, you will see different functions, you have to tap on “Back-Tap action”.
Now tap on the “Double Tap” option and choose any of the functions or apps. Do the same with the “Triple Tap” option. You will also see an option that reads “Event detection notification”, it shows a toast popup when a Back-Tap event is detected. If you want, you can enable it.
Samsung LockStar Good Lock Module Updates – 5.0.00.15
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.
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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 184.108.40.206
Samsung LockStar Good Lock module is getting a May 2023 update with version 5.0.00.15. It is available on Galaxy Store, you can install it to get a better experience. Read more here…
- Samsung LockStar 220.127.116.11
Samsung is rolling out March 2023 update for the LockStar Good Lock module, which brings with SmartSwitch support to deliver a better user experience. Read more here…
- Samsung LockStar 18.104.22.168
Samsung LockStar is getting December 2022 update with version 22.214.171.124. The new update comes with fixes for edit layout issues of the lock screen to improve the performance.
You can install the latest update via Galaxy Store with an updated package size of 61.54 MB.
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- Samsung LockStar 188.8.131.52
The Korean tech giant is releasing a new update for the Samsung Good Lock module LockStar with version 184.108.40.206. The new update brings One UI 5.0 Good Lock support for foldable devices.
You can install the latest update via Galaxy Store or download it directly from the link mentioned here.
- Samsung LockStar 5.0.00.3
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]
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One UI 5.0 brought Android 13 to Galaxy devices, and Samsung enhanced the user experience with One UI 5.1. Both One UI versions take your Galaxy device to the next level with new features, and better performance and animations. Well, you can maximize the advantage of One UI 5 with 5 new Samsung apps.
Late last year, Samsung introduced the One UI 5 Good Lock with improved performance over the 2022 version. In addition, the company released four new plugins that allow you to use various exciting new features on your Galaxy with the One UI 5 update. Let’s check them out!
Note: Availability may vary by region/model.
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.
Also, read | Download and install Good Lock in any Samsung phone, any country
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
Dropship [Korea limited]
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 the 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 or later. 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.
Samsung LockStar 5.0.00.15 update fixes GTS issues
Samsung LockStar Good Lock module received SmartSwitch backup and restore support in March 2023. Now, Samsung is releasing a May 2023 update for the LockStar app with version 5.0.00.15.
The new update brings bug fixes to amplify the performance of this app. It fixes issues related to LockStar functions sharing through Galaxy To Share (GTS). The GTS is also a good lock module that allows users to share Good Lock settings across Galaxy devices.
Although the company has not given much detail related to the GTS error in the changelog, after this update, you can get a better sharing experience.
Moreover, the update also brings common improvements to deliver an amazing user experience. However, the update does not include any new features or changes.
Identified via version 5.0.00.15, the new update of Samsung LockStar is compatible with Galaxy devices running Android 13-based One UI 5.1 or One UI 5.0 only. Users will have to download a 61.57 MB package to install this update.
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The new version is rolling out gradually so it will soon reach all eligible devices. You can install the update, just open the Galaxy Store app >> Menu option >> Updates. To install the update press on the refresh icon present next to the name of the LockStar app.