Samsung Good Lock offers a wide range of customizable features through its modules that let you personalize the appearance and interface of your Galaxy device. If your Samsung Galaxy smartphone is compatible with S-Pen, then there’s a module known as Pentastic to enhance its features.
The Samsung Pentastic app lets you personalize the look of various UI functions related to the S Pen, including the Air Command menu, pointer, and more. At the same time, it offers you the ability to add a shortcut that will take action when you double-tap your screen.
Here’s how to use Good Lock Pentastic in the proper way to get the best out of your Samsung S-Pen:
Navigate to Good Lock’s “Life Up” section and install the “Pentastic” app. Once installed, you will see various features to customize your S Pen. Such as:
Air Command –
It has different Air command interfaces. These are more compact versions of the default interface that doesn’t waste space by explaining what each of the buttons does, as well as arrangements that organize the options in circles or with different icons.
You can customize the Air command interface in four different ways from this section. These include the Default one in addition to Line, Circle, and Retro.
For hover pointers, there are lots of fun designs available such as Basic, Heart, Crocro, Lisa, Cooki, and Bobby. You can customize their sizes as well. In addition, it also lets you create your own hover pointers that you can choose from your Gallery, it can be your picture, your favorite cartoon, or anything else you like.
This section of the Pantastic app allows you to change the sound that the S Pen makes when you take it out from your phone which has a built-in space. Besides Default, you can select between Basic, Heart, Crococro, Lisa, Cooki, and Bobby. Additionally, you can also set a sound from your files sections by tapping the Custom option.
Double tap shortcut –
At last, there is a feature known as the double-tap shortcut that opens an app when you hold down the pen button and double-tap the screen. This ensures you have instant access to the functionalities that mean the most to you.
To use this feature, just tap on it and turn it on. Finally, choose what happens when you use the shortcut, and it’s done.
Here’s how to switch your Galaxy buds between your phone and tablet
If you own a pair of Galaxy Buds, you might want to use them with both your phone and tablet. But how do you switch between the two devices without having to manually disconnect and reconnect them? Don’t worry, you can do that as Samsung offers a function for Galaxy devices named “Auto switch to other devices”.
The Auto switch to other devices function allows your Galaxy Buds to automatically connect to the phone or tablet you’re using when you start a call or play media. This way, you don’t have to worry about missing a call or pausing your music when you switch devices. You can enjoy seamless audio across your Samsung devices.
To use this feature, you need to sign in to the same Samsung account on both your phone and tablet. This feature may vary depending on your device, so make sure you have the latest software update on both devices. You also need to enable Bluetooth on both devices and pair your Galaxy Buds with them.
To enable the auto switch feature, follow these steps:
- Tap on Earbuds settings.
- Tap on the Auto switch to other devices option
- Toggle on the switch, next to the devices you want to use with the auto switch.
That’s it! Now you can enjoy using your Galaxy Buds with both your phone and tablet without any issue. You can also disable the auto switch feature anytime by following the same steps and toggling off the switch.
Here’s how to add transitional effects on lock screen of your Samsung device
Samsung offers a bundle of features for lock screen customization on your Galaxy smartphone. In addition to the wallpaper, you can now add transition effects for lock screen wallpapers, all thanks to the Samsung Wonderland Good Lock module.
The new update of Samsung Wonderland added a new type of wallpaper that includes captivating transition effects when the user turns on the screen. It allows users to customize their experience by setting different wallpapers with transitions.
How to add transitional effects on the lock screen?
To apply the transition effect lock screen wallpaper, you just need to follow a few steps given below.
- Open Samsusng Wonderland app.
- Tap on the “Create your different lock screen effect” option.
- Select any one transitional wallpaper for the lock screen. You can also select it from the Gallery app.
- Now tap on the Set as Wallpaper option and it is done.
However, you can customize the transition effects type, Speed, thickness, Brightness, and Grayscale of the lock screen, just need to tap on the Edit option ahead of Set as wallpaper.
Here’s how to use Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 ‘Water Lock Mode’
Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 offers a remarkable feature named Water Lock Mode. It prevents unintended interactions while submerged in water. This feature is a valuable addition, ensuring seamless functionality and peace of mind while wearing the Galaxy Watch 4 in the water.
There are two simple methods to activate Water Lock Mode on the Galaxy Watch 4. The first involves a quick swipe down to access the Quick Settings Panel, followed by tapping the Water Mode icon.
Alternatively, users can enable this mode through the device’s Settings menu by selecting “Advanced Features” and toggling on the “Water Lock” option. Once enabled, Water Lock Mode renders the touchscreen inactive, shielding the watch from accidental touches underwater.
To deactivate Water Lock Mode, users can press and hold the home key. The watch emits sounds to expel water from the speaker, while a gentle shake eliminates any moisture from the pressure sensor.