How does One UI 5.x with or without Good Lock compare to third party Launchers on the S23 Ultra?

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I tried to use it for about ten minutes before going back to nova lol.

It isn't bad by any means, it's just not as good.
 

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I've been using One UI and Good Lock with my S22U for the whole time, it was one of the first things I downloaded onto my S23U. I really enjoy good lock features.
 

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I tried to use it for about ten minutes before going back to nova lol.

It isn't bad by any means, it's just not as good.

Have you tried to use UI 5.1 with Android 13? I keep hearing about the new features.

Although it may just be catch up as compared to Nova or one of the other Launchers
 

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Have you tried to use UI 5.1 with Android 13? I keep hearing about the new features.

Although it may just be catch up as compared to Nova or one of the other Launchers
Nova probably already has those feature probably has had those features for a long time already

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Have you tried to use UI 5.1 with Android 13? I keep hearing about the new features.

Although it may just be catch up as compared to Nova or one of the other Launchers

Yeah, I was playing with it on my S23U with homeup enabled. It doesn't really seem any different than last time I used it to be honest... Maybe I'm missing something.
 

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I didn't even give OneUI a chance really. Used it on my Fold 3 and have been itching to get back to Nova since the customizations are far more superior than OneUI. Not that OneUI is garbage, because it does work for a great many people, but not for me. I want to use more of the space I have than the normal customizations offered will allow me.

If they would implement ONE feature that I use in Nova more than any, multiple icon dock pages, then I might try it again.

I am one of those that like to keep my home screen as clutter-free as possible. I don't like using the app drawer for my most used apps either, so I like the Dock Screens:

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This allows me to have quick access to all my apps that I use regularly and keep my screen clutter free. :)
 

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Good lock you able to do more customization to the stock launcher if you like to stick with it otherwise something like Nova just going to be little more beyond that

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I like Theme Park for using 3rd party icons and customising colours of unthemed icons.

I don't use Nova because I want to use my Google feed when swiping right which doesn't work in Nova.

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I like Theme Park for using 3rd party icons and customising colours of unthemed icons.

I don't use Nova because I want to use my Google feed when swiping right which doesn't work in Nova.

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You need to download the Google companion app then you get google to left on Nova

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