Samsung formally introduces the Good Lock customization app

Several weeks ago, a rather curious app hit Samsung's Galaxy Apps store. Dubbed Good Lock, it's an advanced System UI that overhauls the notifications pane, the lock screen, and the recent apps menu. It is definitely a far cry from the regular interface that Samsung supplies with its phones, but then again, Good Lock is not intended as a full-scale replacement of TouchWiz.

It's just  a nifty app that allows you to customize some crucial interface elements of your phone without having to worry about rooting and flashing suspicious images in recovery mode. 

Well, Good Lock is now officially-official and is available for anyone sporting a compatible Samsung device. These are the Galaxy S7, S7 edge, Galaxy S6, S6 edge+, S6 Active, and Galaxy Note 5. You can get it from the Galaxy Apps store, but have in mind it will show up only if you situated in the good ol' US of A, the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, Singapore, and South Korea.

In case you want to learn more about Good Lock, you can check out our detailed walkthrough that will show you the ropes on nailing it. 

source: Samsung



1. Rocket

Posts: 673; Member since: Feb 24, 2014

I want that for my N5.

2. manojmcn

Posts: 634; Member since: Jul 16, 2015

Next week LG will release "Better Lock" app for LG flagships!

3. haikallp

Posts: 319; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

can you change the purplish theme i to some other color?

4. aikoo

Posts: 129; Member since: Feb 27, 2016

Yeah but they aren't really good in my opinion. No neutral colors either.

5. max1c

Posts: 103; Member since: Oct 11, 2014

They added the ability to change recent apps view to default today too.

6. Obádárà

Posts: 218; Member since: Nov 02, 2015


8. TerryTerius unregistered

I've been using it since it came out. The only real complaint I have is that using a swipe down gesture to trigger the notification panel on nova has a delay to it. Other than that, I like it.

12. max1c

Posts: 103; Member since: Oct 11, 2014

That was fixed 2 updates ago.

14. TerryTerius unregistered

It is still an issue on mine.

15. TerryTerius unregistered

At least it was smooth before. Now I have a delay and it stutters when I try that gesture on nova.

7. kent-gaga

Posts: 609; Member since: Apr 10, 2012

there's no option for changing what's on the quicksettings bar so it's a no for me after like 5 minutes of trying out the app

9. hwb01

Posts: 355; Member since: Apr 17, 2014

Not on my AT&T Note 5 for some reason

10. XDAdam

Posts: 276; Member since: Feb 03, 2016

Its only available for MM devices... so not gonna happen on any branded AT&T device until they decide to push the MM update.

11. kevinlyttle

Posts: 2; Member since: Mar 30, 2016

They have a new update today, Recents has their original list view or the vanilla recent apps card view. They added black and gray for notification shade, only affects the secondary color, the panel is still white however. customizable quick setting bar, (you can re arrange the icons on the quick settings bar on top of notifications. more updates, but most of them are bug fixes

13. joevsyou

Posts: 1091; Member since: Feb 28, 2015

must check out!

16. MarinoVladimir

Posts: 41; Member since: Aug 04, 2014

Why can't I find it in the Google Play for my SGS6?

17. LorvisLynn

Posts: 7; Member since: Oct 09, 2016

Seems good. But I would recommend LEO Privacy, it has custom theme feature.

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