As most people know by now, the Galaxy S24 series ships with an updated version of One UI. Samsung's proprietary Android interface got some new features, including AI-powered tools, but also implemented a few odd changes to the general interface.
Prior to One UI 6.1, Samsung made a significant alteration to the lock screen customization process. They introduced two large lock screen graphical representations in the settings menu, allowing users to tap on them and start customizing the lock screen. This change aimed to provide a more intuitive and user-friendly experience for Galaxy device users.
With the recent One UI 6.1 update for the Galaxy S24 series, Samsung has made some changes to the lock screen customization menu. While the update brings exciting new features and improvements, it may take a moment to adjust to the new layout. In this guide, we will walk you through the steps to access and navigate the lock screen customization menu in One UI 6.1.
Follow to Customize the lock screen in One UI 6.1
In One UI 6.1, the only way to customize the lock screen is through a tap-and-hold command. When you have access to the lock screen and then tap and hold to access the customization menu.
However, for this to work, the “Touch and hold to edit” option must be enabled. If it doesn't work, you may have imported your settings from your previous Galaxy phone, and you had this option turned off. To turn it back on:
Customizing your phone's lock screen can add a personal touch and make your device feel truly yours. Fortunately, it's easy to do! Follow these simple steps to edit your lock screen:
- Open the Settings app on your phone.
- Access the "Lock screen and AOD" option.
- Switch the "Touch and hold to edit" toggle to ON.
- Now, you can edit your lock screen by simply tapping and holding it.
But wait, there's another way to customize your lock screen!
If you're looking for more options, you can select the "Edit Lock Screen" option in the "Looking for something else?" suggestion box. You'll find this box at the bottom of the Lock Screen and AOD menu. Keep in mind that this suggestion may not always be available, so for now, the reliable method described above is your best bet.
So go ahead, give your lock screen a personal touch, and make your phone truly unique!