1. KPhantastic's Avatar
    Hi, so this has happened on numerous times on my Galaxy S3 on my lockscreen and it's very frustrating. I tried rotating the screen etc but the only solution is the restart my phone but it takes too long. Is there a quicker fix to this? I've tried many combinations of buttons as well. While in this screen, I cannot press my password to get into my phone so I have to restart it
    Attached Thumbnails Samsung Galaxy S3 lockscreen glitch?-screenshot_2012-10-03-21-53-06.png  
    10-03-2012 11:58 PM
  2. still1's Avatar
    try changing your lock from pin to pattern and then back to pin again. worth a shot.
    10-04-2012 12:02 AM
  3. sinfonia's Avatar
    I'm having same issue throughout the day when using a PIN. Don't know of permanent fix but quickest way for me to get past this was to go to Emergency Call, rotate screen to landscape, and once i back out of there, lock screen is back to normal.
    10-18-2012 01:18 PM
  4. Devinator's Avatar
    Is this happening with the Stock ROM?
    10-19-2012 10:27 AM
  5. sinfonia's Avatar
    Is this happening with the Stock ROM?
    Yes - for me, at least.
    10-19-2012 01:01 PM
  6. Devinator's Avatar
    Wow, I can't believe that didn't come up in testing. Do you do anything crazy with your phone? Or, just make phone calls, text message and web browsing?
    10-19-2012 01:13 PM
  7. sinfonia's Avatar
    Wow, I can't believe that didn't come up in testing. Do you do anything crazy with your phone? Or, just make phone calls, text message and web browsing?
    No, mainly email; some texting,browsing. Doesn't happen every time but happens daily. I've noticed it's more likely to happen when I let the screen time out on its own rather than pressing power. I was just in gmail inbox (in portrait mode), have phone set to 1 minute of inactivity and when I went to turn it on, I got that same screen OP posted. Tried to repeat it and got normal screen.
    10-19-2012 04:22 PM
  8. Devinator's Avatar
    Wow, that's really weird. Well, thanks for posting your workaround. It's better than no solution, that's for sure.
    10-19-2012 10:50 PM
  9. Prncss_J's Avatar
    I have the same issues, and I use the pattern lock.....the emergency- call landscape deal works, but it seems as though this is not an isolated issue and needs to be looked into......I have the factory ROM as well
    10-25-2012 09:49 AM
  10. Devinator's Avatar
    It might behoove you guys to shoot Samsung an email. If they aren't aware of this now, it would let them know. And, the more people that express their concern, the more likely it is to get fixed quickly.
    10-25-2012 09:53 AM
  11. Dan Davila's Avatar
    im having the same problem on the pattern lock. this kinda sucks when i paid 300$ of my own money for this
    01-06-2013 05:46 PM
  12. candyfloss2013's Avatar
    WhatI'm sayimg isnot relevant.But howdo you take lockscreen screen shots. I have an s3 and it will only take shots when myphone isn't
    locked. Any help??
    12-23-2013 12:18 PM

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