One UI 5 Lock Screen Customization On Samsung Galaxy Devices – How To

Last year, Samsung introduced One UI 5.0, which is the latest upgrade of One UI that is based on Android 13. It is the system UI skin of Samsung, which includes all the new features of the latest Android as well as provides additional features for Galaxy devices. The latest update also includes new customization features, which are dedicatedly made for personalizing the Lock screen.

While the users are aware of a Good Lock module, Lockstar was already using the customization service for Lockscreen. Now with the One UI 5.0 and the latest One UI 5.1 update, Galaxy users can easily customize their lock screen without following additional processes. To customize the Lock screen items easily, you have to just tap and hold the lock screen, and you are ready to customize your device’s lock screen.

One UI 5 Lock screen customization

The lock screen of Galaxy devices contains several items, including Wallpapers: Live and Static, Clock, Fonts, Notification, Shortcuts, and Extra texts and emojis. You can easily personalize them according to you by going through the different options; let’s know how to customize them one by one.

Change wallpaper

The most attractive thing about any Lock screen is the wallpaper; whenever you open your phone, you will see the first thing is wallpaper, which makes the first impression of the device, so follow these steps to change your wallpaper.

  1. Touch and hold the screen 
  2. Click on the pill-shaped icon that appears at the top left of the screen
  3. Here you will see five different categories for wallpaper, including featured, Gallery, Graphical, colors, and wallpaper services.

In the featured option, you will get new wallpaper if your device is connected to the internet. In the Gallery option, you will get all your offline photos and videos saved on your device. In the Graphical, you will get different types of wallpaper. If you go to the color options, you will see different colors, which you can set as a background of the lock screen, and in the wallpaper services, there are different options available that feature different wallpapers that change after every time you click the power button.

  • Now just choose any wallpaper and tap done.

Change Clock style, Font, and Color

The second most important part of any lock screen of any device is the clock, and now you can change its color Font and style easily; just follow these steps:

  1. First, follow the same step, click tap, and hold on the lock screen 
  2. Now tap on the clock, and you will see different options
  3. By tapping on the first option containing the number, you will get a different font 
  4. Then you can set its different style by taping any tile containing different style
  5. In the last, you will see different colors options in the round shape; just tap any of them 
  6. If you have finished all these changes, tap on done it will be set.

How to set text on the lock screen

This option is very useful for those users who want extra security functions; with this, you can add information in the form of numbers or text; just follow these steps to add the text

  1. Long press on the lock screen
  2. Now tap on the contact information menu
  3. When you click on the option, a popup box appears 
  4. Now type anything in the tab whatever you want to display
  5. After finishing typing tap done.

Changing the Notification Layout

Now you can change the layout of lock screen notifications by following the below steps; you can also hide the notification from the lock screen.

  1. Tap and Hold the lock screen for a while
  2. The editing options will appear. Tap on notification icons that appear just below the clock
  3. Here you will see different options with heads None, Icon only, and Details; if you tap on none, the notification will disappear from the lock screen, while the other two will help you with how you want to display the notification like in the form of an icon or want details as well.
  4. If you choose the details option, the transparency option will unlock, so you can set the transparency of the notification as you want

Add or change shortcuts for different apps

Samsung always tries to make things easier as much as possible, as you see the different shortcuts options for different apps, the same as you can now do for the lock screen; just follow these steps 

  1. Follow the same Tap and Hold process
  2. You will see two options at the bottom 
  3. Click any of them you will get different apps 
  4. Just click any of the ones and tap done 
  5. The process will be the same for the other option as well.

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