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Good Lock 6.0: A whole new level of customization for One UI 6

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Good Lock is one of the very appreciated applications of Samsung, it provides a lot of modules that help users make changes to system-level apps. For instance, you can easily create redesigns or wallpapers through Wonderland. To add some new changes, Samsung has released many new updates for the Good Lock. But they are not significant for the users. However, now the Good Lock Team is all set to introduce some important tweaks for the app.

Samsung Good Lock 6.0: Release Date, New Feature, Modules, and more

Today, the Samsung community moderator announced some new plans for Good Lock development. In a post, he shared about several features that will be coming with the One UI 6 Good Lock. Let’s know all about it.

Samsung’s Good Lock app is a suite of modules that allow users to customize their Galaxy devices in a variety of ways. Good Lock is typically updated alongside new versions of One UI, and Good Lock 6.0 is expected to be released alongside One UI 6.0 later this year.

Samsung has revealed some of the new features and improvements that will be coming to Good Lock 6.0.

  • Edge Lighting +: Edge Lighting +, which was previously only available on Galaxy foldable devices, will be made available to all Galaxy devices with Good Lock 6.0. Edge Lighting + allows users to customize the way their display edges light up when they receive notifications.
  • Sound Assistant: Sound Assistant is getting a makeover in Good Lock 6.0. Users will be able to customize the volume panel with various effects and control method changes.
  • Wonderland: Wonderland is a Good Lock module that allows users to customize their lock screen. In Good Lock 6.0, Wonderland will be getting new transition effects when moving between the AOD, lock screen, and home screen.
  • Nicecatch: Nicecatch is a Good Lock module that helps users identify and fix notification problems. In Good Lock 6.0, Nicecatch will be getting more detailed information about why notifications are not ringing.

Good Lock 6.1: More improvements on the way

Samsung is working on a number of new features and improvements for Good Lock 6.1, which is expected to be released later this year. One of the biggest changes that is coming is the integration of LockStar and ClockFace into the lock screen. This is something that many users have been requesting for a long time, and it will make it much easier to customize the look and feel of the lock screen.

Another new feature that is coming to Good Lock 6.1 is the ability to map desired functions to keyboard gestures and designate keyboard touch sounds as desired. This will be a great addition for users who want to customize the way they interact with their devices.

  • HomeUp is undergoing major structural improvements to support a wider variety of styles. This will result in a delay in the release of HomeUp 6.1.
  • The theme park is also undergoing structural changes to make themes lighter and faster to install. This will also result in a delay in the release of some Theme Park features, such as icon shape changes and keyboard wallpaper.
  • Dex will be integrated into HomeUp 6.1, making it easier to use a keyboard and mouse with the Galaxy Home screen.

The Game Booster team has joined Good Lock in 2024 update

The Game Booster team joining Good Lock in the 2024 update is a big news for gamers. Game Booster is a popular app that helps users optimize their devices for gaming. It has a variety of features, such as the ability to boost performance, reduce lag, and save battery life.

With the Game Booster team joining Good Lock, we can expect to see even more powerful and versatile gaming features in the app. For example, we could see new features that allow users to customize their gaming experience, optimize specific games, and manage their gaming resources.

Overall, the addition of the Game Booster team to Good Lock is a great thing for gamers. It means that we will have access to even more tools to help us improve our gaming experience on Galaxy devices.


Aastha is a Author of Samlover.com. With a degree in Engineering with IT, Aastha is deeply immersed in the realm of technology. Specializing in Android and Hardware. She is Passionate about technology at the service of digital entertainment that can be used through any platform. Music, movies and video games have always taken up a good part of his free time, but he doesn't give up outdoor activities, from simple walks to cycling and skiing. He has been producing editorial content for SamLover since 2022 and has run a computer and telephony store for 3 decades.

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Google Messages Now Lets You Make 3-Second Selfie GIFs

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In recent weeks, Google has made a lot of improvements to its dedicated messaging application. Recently, the most useful addition has been the custom camera, which provides a simple camera interface for users to quickly click or shoot videos for instant messaging. Now, it has introduced a new capability that allows users to quickly create selfie GIFs.

As of writing, this feature isn’t seen anywhere in the Google message, but the company has already shared a dedicated article with information on how to create a selfie GIF in the application.

According to the official information, to create the selfie GIF, you have to follow these steps: Open a conversation on Google Messenger, now taught, and hold the camera icon. It will start a countdown to give you time to prepare, and the recording starts and ends automatically. Finally, it will be automatically saved on the camera roll, and you can send it to anyone.

Google has also officially said, “You can also record a selfie GIF by tapping a prompt in the conversation.” It is like one of the suggested action prompts, which already includes recent photos, sharing locations, and starting a video call.

As far as the availability of the new feature is concerned, it currently has not appeared anywhere near its stable channel or the beta channel. But as Google officially suggested steps for the feature, it is expected that the company may soon provide the feature for every user.

How to Create a selfie GIF on Google Messages

  1. Open Google Messages
  2. Open or start a conversation.
  3. In the message bar, touch and hold the Camera
    • If available, you can also record a selfie GIF by tapping a prompt in the conversation.
  4. A countdown appears to give you time to prepare. The recording starts and ends automatically.
    • You can also manually start recording by pressing a red button.
    • You don’t have an option to send the selfie GIF while recording.
  5. When the recording ends, tap Send 

Tips:

  • You can record a selfie GIF for 3 seconds.
  • You can access selfie GIF that are saved on your device’s camera roll.
  • You can’t edit recordings. To redo a recording, tap Restart.

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Google Maps & Android Auto Now Sync 3D Buildings

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Google Maps play a key role in navigation, whether it is for smartphones, tablets, or Android Auto. It is a commonly used application on all Android devices for navigation. It provides several features that make the user more comfortable to take advantage of many new features that help them find easy routes. Google has started rolling out a new update that will enhance the 3D building functionality to make the experience easier.

3D buildings are available on Android Auto-like smartphones.

The 3D building feature provides a cool visualization of the building, giving you the experience of seeing the building’s design without going anywhere. This feature appeared on Google Maps for some time. Subsequently, this mode emerged as the new standard for both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, and it is also compatible with Android devices and iPhones.

Now, with the latest update of Google Maps, version V125, a beta version, the 3D building feature is synchronized across all the user’s devices. When you open Google Maps, go to settings and activate or deactivate the show building in 3D toggle. It will keep remembering, and when you reconnect to Android Auto, you will find the synchronized option between two services. 

How to take advantage of the new Google Map features

According to the information, the new feature has been spotted on the beta version, so the update will only be available for the users who have enrolled in the beta program of Google Maps. In case you haven’t enrolled yet, you can still do that by just going to the official Play Store page of Google Map, tapping on the join button, and once it finishes restoration, it will show a new update, so hit on it.

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Samsung To Simplifie Customization on Galaxy Smartphones

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Samsung offers a Good Lock facility, especially for Galaxy users who desire more interface customization. Now its ‘Theme Park’ module will soon receive a new update. 

Samsung, to enhance users’ customization experience, offers Good Lock and rolls out updates regularly to keep it up-to-date. The Korean giant has created, expanded, and updated over the years collections of tools that allow most ‘geeks’ to have a convenient experience. Now reports are revealing that the Theme Park module will soon receive an update or new features that will improve theme creation. 

Samsung enhanced the Theme Park module last time with the arrival of One UI 6.0, which introduced a completely new architecture. Now again, Samsung is gearing up to offer a new update to Theme Park; this is being speculated upon by an announcement on Samsung’s community forum. The center point of the update will be making theme creation seamless and flawless instead of adding complex new features. This means Good Lock users will soon be able to bring their theme ideas to their devices more quickly. 

The update is expected to arrive by the end of April, along with various improvements for enhancing the customization experience. The design and theme application processes will be faster after this update; the existing themes can also be modified and overwritten; and the current icon pack design will automatically be applied to newly installed applications. 

The aim behind the forthcoming Theme Park update is just to make theme creation more user-friendly, effortless, and fast by eliminating unnecessary steps. This will enhance usability. 

Although the update not only brings new features and improvements but also brings some functional limitations; for instance, you will lose the power to use images to customize themes for Keycap Style in your Samsung keyboard, and the support for the folder shape on the Home screen will no longer be available, the ‘Change color palette’ and ‘App-specific theme settings’ items will appear as not presently supported. 


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