SAMSUNG EXPERIENCE Posts on XDA

Samsung Good Lock modules updated to bring slim recent apps in TaskChanger, Quick tools/action in One Hand Operation+, and more

As the largest smartphone manufacturer in the world, Samsung caters to millions of users worldwide. But only a handful of them may be aware that Samsung also allows for a highly customizable experience through a suite of officially developed mods, called Good Lock. The practical significance of this set of mods extends beyond lockscreen customizations,...

Galaxy A6s’s Samsung Experience 9.5 ROM gets ported to the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro has been a hit for the Chinese smartphone OEM even though it has a different name depending on where you buy the phone. The codename for the phone is WHYRED (which helps to clear things up a bit) and it has helped the company make major strides in the...

[Update: Not present] Adoptable storage may come to Samsung devices with Android Pie

When Android Marshmallow was launched back in 2015, it introduced a feature that dramatically improved the user experience for many, myself included: adoptable storage. When you first introduce a new microSD card on an Android Marshmallow (or higher) device with adoptable storage enabled, the system will ask if you want to use it as portable...

Samsung lists new features coming to Galaxy phones in 2019

Samsung is the largest Android OEM in the world which means they have a lot of users. All of these users have features they want to request or improvements to recommend. Samsung looks over their Samsung Members community forums for the best new features to think about adding to their devices. Today, Samsung posted a...

One UI, Samsung’s new Android Pie software, improves One-Handed use and adds a system-wide Dark Theme

At this year's Samsung Developer Conference, we finally caught a glimpse at the long-awaited smartphone with a foldable display. The device features a 4.6-inch Super AMOLED "cover" display which, when unfolded, reveals a 7.6-inch Super AMOLED "Infinity Flex" main display. In conjunction with Google, Samsung introduced the concept of "foldables" to the Android ecosystem. But...

Samsung’s Android Pie beta starts this month in the US, Germany, and Korea

Samsung held their big developer conference earlier today and had a lot of new stuff to talk about. A foldable phone made an appearance, but the thing we'll be seeing first is called "One UI." This is the same Samsung Experience 10 we've been showing off the last couple of months. It's based on Android Pie...

Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+, and Galaxy Note 9 will get Android Pie in January

We've been talking about Samsung Experience 10 since early September. We had the first hands-on with Samsung's latest iteration of their software, which is based on Android Pie. Today, Samsung made it official and showed off what they are calling "One UI." They also shared their update plans for Android Pie on the Galaxy S9...

Samsung Galaxy S9+ gets dockless DeX support in Android Pie beta

Samsung DeX is Samsung's desktop experience based on Android that appears when you connect your Galaxy S8, Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S9, or Galaxy Note 9 to a monitor. It allows for multiple windows and apps to be open at once with a special UI designed for a larger desktop screen. Samsung Experience 10 based on...

Custom themes already possible on Samsung Experience 10 ahead of Android Pie beta

In Android Pie, Google blocked custom substratum themes from being installed without root. Users were outraged but Google claimed that it was for security reasons that they blocked the install. Apps like Substratum still have ways to install themes on Android Pie, but it requires root. On Samsung Experience 10, though, the Substratum team was...

Samsung’s Good Lock Offers the Coolest Smartphone Features & Customization Nobody Talks About

Samsung’s Galaxy S and Galaxy Note continue to be the de facto Android experience for millions of people around the globe, remaining the best selling phones among casual crowds and a preferred option among enthusiasts as well. While the devices have been a bit predictable for a while, there’s no arguing that they’re incredibly competent products...

First Android Pie beta for Samsung Galaxy S9 rolls out soon, here’s our hands-on

The Android Pie beta for Samsung's latest Galaxy S and Note phones is coming up. We have already seen the alpha builds and gone hands-on with them on the Galaxy S9. Now, we have gotten a copy of a beta build. This is an early copy of the official beta which will be released very soon....

Samsung’s Android Pie update scheduled for early 2019, Galaxy S9 beta is imminent

Samsung Experience 10.0 is the latest version of the company's Android UI. Many people have been waiting since August, when Android Pie was officially launched, to get their hands on the latest version of Android for their Samsung devices. Samsung has finally posted a date for when Galaxy users can expect Android Pie to roll...