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Download these 5 Samsung apps to take full advantage of One UI 5.1

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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

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:
    1. Number of pictures after timer
    2. Camera timeout

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Also, read | Everything about Samsung Camera Assistant app

Samsung Camera Assistant

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.

Samsung Dropship

RegiStar

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.

Samsung RegiStar

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.

Key Features:

  1. Select and apply the settings you want in the Recommended tab.
  2. You can manage and share the settings you have created.
  3. Dropship the settings created with Galaxy To Share
  4. Share through the app.

Samsung Galaxy to share

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Samsung One Hand Operation + next update to improve the virtual touchpad function

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Samsung One Hand Operation Virtual touchpad

Samsung is planning to improve the One Hand Operation Plus‘s virtual touchpad function in its next update as it is currently disappearing too quickly. Users have expressed frustration when trying to operate their phones with one hand on larger screens, as the touchpad disappears fast.

A Galaxy Z series phone user recently reported that due to the large screen size, he is trying to use the virtual touchpad to operate with one hand. But it is not working properly, he feels that it disappears (returns to the corner) very quickly.

In response to this concern, Samsung’s One Hand Operation moderator has acknowledged the issue and apologized for any inconvenience caused. He said that the company is reviewing and adjusting the timing of the touchpad’s disappearance in the next software update.

Users can expect that future updates will provide the Virtual touchpad function of the One Hand Operation Plus app. Stay tuned for more information.

Samsung One Hand Operation Virtual touchpad

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Samsung NotiStar introduces enhanced features with One UI 6.1.1 compatibility

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Samsung NotiStar One UI 6.1.1

Samsung NotiStar Good Lock module is receiving a new update, which brings One UI 6.1.1 support. Identified via version 6.0.92.0, the update brings several notable improvements to enhance functionality and user experience.

The fresh update makes the Samsung NotiStar app compatible with One UI 6.1.1. Now, users can enjoy the NotiStar features on their smartphones with the latest software. This ensures seamless integration with the newest features and optimizations that One UI offers.

In addition to One UI 6.1.1 compatibility, Samsung has improved the widget logic on the cover screen. This adjustment makes widgets more responsive and useful.

Moreover, the update adds the ability to select the background color of the notification screen on the lock screen. This feature option lets users personalize their device’s look to their preferences.

The update also addresses an issue where receiving notifications containing large images could cause errors. By fixing this bug, Samsung improves overall stability and reliability for smoother performance.

Samsung NotiStar app is available on the Galaxy Store with a package size of 9.62MB. To install the update, you just need to visit Good Lock or Galaxy Store app >> Menu option >> Updates. Also, you can download the update from the third-party app link mentioned here.

Aside from this, some Galaxy users expressed disappointment when attempting to retrieve missed or accidentally deleted push notifications, as clicking on notifications currently only launches the associated app without providing access to detailed content

Good Lock’s NotiStar lacks detailed notification access on Samsung devices

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Samsung RegiStar brings exclusive features to Galaxy Z Flip 6, Fold 6

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Samsung RegiStar Fold Flip 6

Samsung has pushed a new update for the RegiStar Good Lock module, which brings several improvements specifically for users of the Galaxy Flip 6 and Fold 6 devices. The update arrives on Galaxy devices with version 1.0.54.

The fresh update improves the voice recording operations. The company fixes errors that users may have encountered to ensure smoother and more reliable performance when recording voice memos or using voice commands in apps.

Moreover, the update of Samsung RegiStar introduces new capabilities exclusively for Galaxy Flip 6 and Fold 6. Users can now perform actions even when the screen is off, such as receiving notifications through sound or vibration at specified times.

This feature allows users to stay informed without needing to interact directly with their devices. Through these enhancements, Samsung aims to enhance the overall experience of using its flagship foldable smartphones.

To access these new features, users can update the RegiStar module via the Good Lock app or from the Galaxy Store app >> Menu option >> Updates.

Samsung RegiStar Good Lock module allows users to conveniently customize their Settings app by enabling actions such as pressing the side key, tapping the back of the device, and more. This app is compatible with Galaxy devices running One UI 5.0 or higher.

Samsung reminds Good Lock’s RegiStar compatibility for Galaxy devices

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