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  1. bravmer's Avatar
    Hi.
    I want to add new shortcuts to my lock screen. I know how to replace shortcuts but does anybody know how to add new ones? I accidently deleted one shortcut so i'm stuck with 3.
    Thx!
    06-04-2013 08:10 AM
  2. Golfdriver97's Avatar
    Hi.
    I want to add new shortcuts to my lock screen. I know how to replace shortcuts but does anybody know how to add new ones? I accidently deleted one shortcut so i'm stuck with 3.
    Thx!

    Welcome to the forums!
    Go back into your lock screen options, either Settings>Lockscreen or Settings>Display> click on the lock screen shortcuts, there should now be a plus icon. tap that and it should bring up a list of options. I think the limit is 4 or 5 shortcuts.
    06-04-2013 09:20 AM
  3. bravmer's Avatar
    Thank you Golfdriver97.
    Did that but not getting a plus icon on the shortcuts screen. Only the 3 shortcuts I have.
    I'm using galaxy 2 with 4.1.2
    06-04-2013 09:31 AM
  4. DrSavant's Avatar
    Thank you Golfdriver97.
    Did that but not getting a plus icon on the shortcuts screen. Only the 3 shortcuts I have.
    I'm using galaxy 2 with 4.1.2
    This is most likely because you did not go all the way into the settings, as suggested by the previous poster.

    You won't get a plus icon on the lock screen - you get a plus icon in the Settings> Lock screen> Lock screen Options> Shortcuts menu.

    You need to actually press Shortcuts, even though it has an on/off toggle switch.

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    06-04-2013 11:45 AM
  5. bravmer's Avatar
    Thanks DrSavant,
    Actualy I did get to the screen you are talking about and on that screen (the shortcuts menu on the lock screen options)
    I get no plus icon. Only the 3 shortcuts I have, and black all around
    06-04-2013 12:01 PM
  6. DrSavant's Avatar
    Thanks DrSavant,
    Actualy I did get to the screen you are talking about and on that screen (the shortcuts menu on the lock screen options)
    I get no plus icon. Only the 3 shortcuts I have, and black all around
    Hmm, weirdest sh*t ever - just tried to remove and add shortcuts - all good...



    Posted via Android Central App
    06-04-2013 01:34 PM
  7. bravmer's Avatar
    Indeed. I don't have that plus icon.
    Well, thanks anyway.
    06-04-2013 03:35 PM
  8. bearda's Avatar
    This is Samsung-specific, right? I've been looking for something similar on my Nexus 4 but don't have a lock screen option. Or am I missing something?
    06-04-2013 04:01 PM
  9. Golfdriver97's Avatar
    Indeed. I don't have that plus icon.
    Well, thanks anyway.
    If you have maximum shortcuts, you won't see it.

    Sent from my GT-P3113 using Android Central Forums
    06-04-2013 06:11 PM
  10. Golfdriver97's Avatar
    This is Samsung-specific, right? I've been looking for something similar on my Nexus 4 but don't have a lock screen option. Or am I missing something?
    I think it is.

    Sent from my GT-P3113 using Android Central Forums
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    06-04-2013 06:11 PM
  11. bravmer's Avatar
    I have only 3 icons on my lock screen. Maybe it's because i'm using a hebrew version...
    It's annoying.
    Attached Thumbnails Can you add new shortcuts to lock screen?-screenshot_2013-06-05-09-49-08-1-.png  
    06-05-2013 01:54 AM
  12. DrSavant's Avatar
    I have only 3 icons on my lock screen. Maybe it's because i'm using a hebrew version...
    It's annoying.
    Why don't you try to switch to English, see if the + will appear, add shortcuts if it does, and then switch back into Hebrew?

    Lahkzot yesum? Damn, what was wrong with livhor tohna? Someone must have been really bored on their localization team...
    06-05-2013 09:31 AM
  13. bravmer's Avatar
    I can't switch, the hebrew os is part of the phone and since it's a phone I got from work, I can't change the os.
    06-05-2013 11:54 AM
  14. DrSavant's Avatar
    I can't switch, the hebrew os is part of the phone and since it's a phone I got from work, I can't change the os.
    Are you trying to say you don't have English in the Language and input menu, (its in the personal section of the main Settings menu)?

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    06-05-2013 07:22 PM
  15. bravmer's Avatar
    I have and I tried to switch, but with no resaults. Guess i'll have to stick with my 3 shortcuts until (hopefuly) they'll fix it...
    06-09-2013 03:26 AM
  16. katamon's Avatar
    Hey all,
    Got the same problem, and also have an Israeli Galaxy s2 - I do tried to change the language first, but it doesn't work. Probably a problem with Cellcom (you too?)

    Or.
    06-24-2013 06:26 AM
  17. mpowell33's Avatar
    Hi Bravmer,

    Did you ever get a resolve for the "only 3 lock screen shortcuts" issue you were having? I deleted one on my S2 and I do not get the + sign to add one back unless I delete the third shortcut, and then I still see no way to add back the forth.

    Thanks!
    06-29-2013 08:57 AM
  18. Muhammad Ubaid's Avatar
    I can only change wallpaper of lock screen no other option I can see I dont knw why? Using 4.1.2 on xperia sp
    08-03-2013 03:05 PM
  19. ChiNorthSideGuy's Avatar
    Welcome to the forums!
    Go back into your lock screen options, either Settings>Lockscreen or Settings>Display> click on the lock screen shortcuts, there should now be a plus icon. tap that and it should bring up a list of options. I think the limit is 4 or 5 shortcuts.
    "Lock Screen" is the screen at: "Settings" -> "Lock Screen"
    However, "Lock Screen Options" is not an option if the Lock Screen is defined to be:
    PIN
    "Pattern",
    "Password", or
    "None"

    In order to see "Lock Screen Options", configure "Lock Screen" to:
    Swipe, or
    Motion

    then you will see "Lock Screen Options"
    As said elsewhere, if you have 4 Icons defined, you will not see the "+" sign,
    One of the existing icons/shortcuts must be deleted first (press & hold, dragging it to the trash can icon).

    Hope this helps (FWIW, my carrier had to call Samsung to get this info for me)..
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    08-23-2013 02:54 PM
  20. Melle Zwerver's Avatar
    maybe the resolution of your phone only allows 3, if you're willing to root your phone and going through some code, it is possible to get more shortcuts, i have done that too, and now i have 4 shortcuts instead of 3
    10-03-2013 09:44 AM
  21. wendyweb's Avatar
    I had 4 icons. I deleted one. So, it's absolutely possible to have 4 icons in Lock Screen. (Don't get the + button too).
    10-06-2013 07:17 AM
  22. Nicolas Perez's Avatar
    I was having the same issue,

    Here is what you need to do:

    Go to:
    settings
    Lock Screen
    You then have to check the box that says " with swipe lock"
    Once you do that the option for Lock Screen options will be unlocked
    Once you are done making your changes you can uncheck the box for swipe lock and your home screen changes will still be saved.
    10-06-2013 12:00 PM
  23. jedisc's Avatar
    Hi, Ive seen lockscreens that let you have 8 slot options (including unlock) this goes around in an entire circle, I only have a semi circle.

    how do I find this option, is it an app, it looks like its within the slimbean rom which I have installed.
    10-13-2013 11:28 PM
  24. AviManor's Avatar
    Reset to factory defaults does the trick.
    10-25-2013 05:07 AM
  25. Ryyus's Avatar
    "Lock Screen" is the screen at: "Settings" -> "Lock Screen"
    However, "Lock Screen Options" is not an option if the Lock Screen is defined to be:
    PIN
    "Pattern",
    "Password", or
    "None"

    In order to see "Lock Screen Options", configure "Lock Screen" to:
    Swipe, or
    Motion

    then you will see "Lock Screen Options"
    As said elsewhere, if you have 4 Icons defined, you will not see the "+" sign,
    One of the existing icons/shortcuts must be deleted first (press & hold, dragging it to the trash can icon).

    Hope this helps (FWIW, my carrier had to call Samsung to get this info for me)..
    Thanks for this, after switching it swipe or motion the option is available. I was using the PIN option and could never access the shortcut screen.

    Posted via Android Central App
    10-26-2013 11:37 AM
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