09-28-2016 03:27 AM
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  1. D13H4RD2L1V3's Avatar
    Well, it came way sooner than we expected.

    Samsung's radical UI overhaul, Good Lock, has just received an update in quite a long while that adds some nifty new stuff. They include;

    • Support for the Galaxy Note7
    • Support for unlocking the device using the Iris scanner
    • The ability to align the clock to the center of the lockscreen
    • Adds an unlock animation


    There's more to find andsince I'm currently running an unsupported build, I'm definitely giving this one a proper go.

    Source: https://www.reddit.com/r/Android/com..._update_24012/
    Shamshi-Adad likes this.
    08-28-2016 11:19 PM
  2. Almeuit's Avatar
    That is one thing I never did on my devices since it came out -- I am just lazy :-x.
    Shamshi-Adad likes this.
    08-28-2016 11:22 PM
  3. Jewels81's Avatar
    Sadly I had to uninstall it cause it did the same thing on my note 5 and not support my live themes. Won't use something that won't play themes I paid for.
    08-28-2016 11:44 PM
  4. stanleybb50's Avatar
    Wow - quite the update!

    Liking so far here.
    08-28-2016 11:55 PM
  5. Jaycemiskel's Avatar
    I may need to try this out. I used it as my default on my s7 edge. They've come a long way with it
    08-29-2016 12:00 AM
  6. Strong_Genetics's Avatar
    Love it!... No performance hiccups so far either...



    stanleybb50 likes this.
    08-29-2016 12:06 AM
  7. Stealthieone's Avatar
    Didn't like it, uninstalled
    08-29-2016 01:29 AM
  8. mcgeorge36's Avatar
    I had it installed on my Note 5 and it was absolutely killing my battery life. I may try it out again to see if it works any better on the 7.
    08-29-2016 02:13 AM
  9. Averix's Avatar
    Glad this is finally updated for the Note 7. Missed double tapping notifications to launch and the stock Android-ish settings shade.
    08-29-2016 02:41 AM
  10. Christine Aflak's Avatar
    That is one thing I never did on my devices since it came out -- I am just lazy :-x.
    DO IT! Clean lock screen + stock Nexus notification tray = better phone experience.
    stanleybb50 likes this.
    08-29-2016 03:53 AM
  11. the block's Avatar
    I was gonna install this day 1 but it wasn't available so I went back to Nova. Now that I have everything set up and tweaked the way I want it in Nova, I may be too lazy to try Good Lock.

    Are there any blow-me-away features Good Lock provides that's worth leaving Nova for?
    08-29-2016 06:26 AM
  12. Issemann's Avatar
    Love it!..
    Shout out to Bayonne native here!
    Strong_Genetics likes this.
    08-29-2016 06:38 AM
  13. D13H4RD2L1V3's Avatar
    I was gonna install this day 1 but it wasn't available so I went back to Nova. Now that I have everything set up and tweaked the way I want it in Nova, I may be too lazy to try Good Lock.

    Are there any blow-me-away features Good Lock provides that's worth leaving Nova for?
    Nova is just a launcher, so it only affects your home screen.

    Good Lock is a SystemUI overhaul, which changes not only the lockscreen but also the statusbar, quick settings, recent apps screen and more.

    I use both together, so it feels like I'm using a bit of a pseudo Nexus......with a pen.
    08-29-2016 07:06 AM
  14. Guerde's Avatar


    I can't find it. Anyone knows where to get it elsewhere?
    08-29-2016 08:41 AM
  15. calicocat2010's Avatar
    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/2016...f42c5a16c7.jpg

    I can't find it. Anyone knows where to get it elsewhere?
    Galaxy Apps store....it's not in the Google Play Store.
    Shamshi-Adad likes this.
    08-29-2016 09:04 AM
  16. Guerde's Avatar
    Galaxy Apps store....it's not in the Google Play Store.
    This is the galaxy app store. Anyway, I already found an apk online. Thanks.
    08-29-2016 09:08 AM
  17. Almeuit's Avatar
    DO IT! Clean lock screen + stock Nexus notification tray = better phone experience.
    The lock screen for me is normally clean (I have two notifications that are constant) but I actually enjoy the notification tray. Not that I had an issue when using stock (on my Nexus 6P) but I don't mind the toggles sitting at the top.
    08-29-2016 09:18 AM
  18. bhatech's Avatar
    Tried it on S7, was not a big fan and tried it again with Note 7 same result. For me the current TouchWiz UI + Material dark theme + Nova or Google now launcher works the best.
    08-29-2016 09:39 AM
  19. the block's Avatar
    Nova is just a launcher, so it only affects your home screen.

    Good Lock is a SystemUI overhaul, which changes not only the lockscreen but also the statusbar, quick settings, recent apps screen and more.

    I use both together, so it feels like I'm using a bit of a pseudo Nexus......with a pen.
    Ohh so this basically replaced the TouchWiz backend that Nova doesn't touch? You say you're using both together, you mean GL and Nova? If that's the case perhaps I'll give it a try. I just don't want to lose my Nova config.
    Shamshi-Adad and shaleem like this.
    08-29-2016 09:42 AM
  20. D13H4RD2L1V3's Avatar
    Some screenshots for your viewing pleasure.

    (Launcher is Nova Prime)

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    stanleybb50 and libra89 like this.
    08-29-2016 09:46 AM
  21. Guerde's Avatar
    Status bar disappeared on my nova launchers home screen, but when inside other apps it's visible.
    08-29-2016 09:55 AM
  22. D13H4RD2L1V3's Avatar
    Ohh so this basically replaced the TouchWiz backend that Nova doesn't touch? You say you're using both together, you mean GL and Nova? If that's the case perhaps I'll give it a try. I just don't want to lose my Nova config.
    Precisely.

    It doesn't affect Nova in any way. Just the backend system stuff.
    stanleybb50 and the block like this.
    08-29-2016 11:18 AM
  23. Stealthieone's Avatar
    I tried it and really didnt see the benefits of it.. What am I missing
    08-29-2016 11:20 AM
  24. gogoplata1980's Avatar
    Some screenshots for your viewing pleasure.

    (Launcher is Nova Prime)

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    How are you getting your Recent Apps to look like the Touchwiz version? I've looked in the settings and don't see anything. Good Lock is nice but I don't like the Recent Apps layout.
    08-29-2016 11:22 AM
  25. D13H4RD2L1V3's Avatar
    How are you getting your Recent Apps to look like the Touchwiz version? I've looked in the settings and don't see anything. Good Lock is nice but I don't like the Recent Apps layout.
    Good Lock settings > Advanced > Uncheck "Enable new recents panel"

    I tried it and really didnt see the benefits of it.. What am I missing
    It's basically a different UI for those who want something closer to stock Android.

    There's also new stuff like keeping notifications for later access, but I haven't messed with that sort of stuff yet.

    If you're fine with the standard TouchWiz UI, I would recommend sticking with that just to maintain familiarity.
    08-29-2016 11:25 AM
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