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One UI 5.0

Here’s what you can do with Samsung One UI 5 Lockscreen using touch and hold function



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Samsung makes lock screen customization easy and time-saving with the latest One UI version. The company added new features and improvements to the lock screen with One UI 5.0, of which the Touch and hold edit function is one of them.

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One UI 5.0 Touch and hold edit function lets you easily edit and customize your smartphone’s lock screen by simply touching and holding on the screen. Although the option is turned on by default, but if you are not able to access it, then visit Settings >> Lock Screen >> Touch and hold to edit >> tap on the toggle to turn it on.

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One UI 5.0 Lock screen

Lock Screen Touch and hold edit function 

When you easily use this feature by just tapping and holding the Lock screen. After that, the edit mode opened, then you can customize several options for the Lock Screen, check them below.


This option will directly take you to the wallpaper section from where you can select the wallpaper for the lock screen. You can also apply filters to wallpapers.

Tap on the Wallpaper option >> open any category (Featured, Gallery, Graphical, Colors, Wallpaper services) >> select a wallpaper >> press Done.

Clock Style 

By tapping on the time on the Touch and hold edit mode, you can see customization options for Clock. You can customize the below-mentioned things.

  • Font style: Select any one font style for Clock from 6 different options.
  • Clock Style: There’re 5 different clock styles given, you can apply any one.
  • Color: You can choose a basic color or a gradient color.
  • Resize: By stretching and compressing the corner of the clock you can resize it.
  • Delete: Tap on the minus (-) icon to remove it.

One UI 5 Touch and Hold


From here you can customize some visibility functions of notifications. Firstly you have notification type from the two options:

Icon only

If you only want to see the icons of the apps that have a notification, you can choose this option


If you want to see the notification in brief then select this details option. When you select this option then 2 new customization options will become visible.

  • Transparency: Adjust transparency of the notification background by slider
  • Auto-reverse text color: Reverse the color of notification text based on the background color.

You can also delete the notification option by tapping on the Minus (-) icon.

Left Right Shortcuts

You can add left and right shortcuts to easily access apps or some features. Just need to tap on the Right or Left shortcut >> tap on any app to select.

One UI 5 Touch and Hold

Contact Information 

This option is for important information mainly for your phone number or emergency contact. It shows information such as your phone number or email address on the Lock screen so you can be contacted if you lose your phone.

One UI 5 Touch and Hold

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One UI 5.0

Samsung releases One UI 5.1.1 update for Galaxy Z Flip 5G



Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G One UI 5.1.1 update

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G smartphone is finally getting the One UI 5.1.1 update, which brings many improvements and new features to the device. The update is rolling out for locked variants in the US.

One UI 5.1.1 update for Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G comes with One UI build version F707USQU6IWI1 in the US. The latest firmware installs the August 2023 security patch to improve the system security and stability of the device.

Users who have received the notification on their smartphone can get the update through Settings >> Software Update >> Download and Install.

One UI 5.1.1 update for Galaxy Z Flip 5G

Based on Android 13, One UI 5.1.1 enhances the multitasking experience by showing better app previews on the Recents screen, allowing easy switching from pop-up view to split screen, and restoring pop-ups snapped to the edge of the screen.

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G One UI 5.1.1 update

The update also improves the Flex mode, which lets users use more apps with the Flex mode panel, customize the toolbar, and access improved media controls. It also introduces a new Quick Share feature, which enables users to share files with their contacts anytime and anywhere, and also protect their private content by setting expiration dates and preventing resharing.

Moreover, this major update also improves the Samsung Health app, which provides better sleep coaching, more meaningful sleep data, skin temperature measurement during sleep, better workout summaries, and enhanced rewards and badges.

Aside from this, the update also enhances the Camera and Gallery apps, which offer more date and time styles for watermarks, enhanced remaster previews, easier effect adjustments, and copy and paste effects. It adds some additional changes, such as drag and drop with two hands, app cache clearing, and enhanced memory management.


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Good Lock

Download the latest Good Lock apps/modules on your Galaxy – One UI 6/5.1.1



Samsung Good Lock 2024 One UI 6

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

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The Android 14-based One UI 6 Good Lock could come with a handful of new plugins as part of making the application 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 or higher]

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

RegiStar [One UI 5 or higher]

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

DropShip [One UI 5 or higher]

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

Galaxy to Share [One UI 5 or higher ]

  • Share your own created personalization settings of various Good Lock modules
  • Download – Galaxy Store | APK
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One UI 5.1

Samsung’s Android 14 Beta for Galaxy S23 is official in the US



Samsung Galaxy S23 One UI 6 Beta 5 update

In addition to South Korea and Germany, Samsung has now launched the Android 14-based One UI 6 Beta in the US. Users of carrier-unlocked or T-Mobile branded Galaxy S23, S23 Plus, or S23 Ultra smartphones can now sign up to get the Beta firmware via OTA.

It’s worth mentioning that the One UI 6 Beta is only available for T-Mobile and carrier-unlocked Galaxy S23 models in the US. This means Verizon, AT&T, US Cellular, and other carrier users have no other option than waiting for the official rollout.

One UI 6 Beta comes with a redesigned Quick Panel, which looks stunning and well-crafted for accessibility. The animations are also tweaked but require further optimization as the current situation of transition effects is not up to the mark.

In a recent Newsroom article, the South Korean tech giant confirmed that the One UI 6 Beta is equipped with more new customization capabilities. The design is simple and eye-catching, which will surely enhance the everyday operations of Galaxy devices.


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