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  1. DrWu's Avatar
    I'm new to HTC so I don't know if you could do this on the M7 or not - I would rather use dash clock on the lock screen and I see that by enabling lock screen widgets, it allows me to add the Dash Clock widget, but it won't let me remove the HTC clock widget. This wouldn't be a problem except the "home" lockscreen is the default HTC widget and I want the "home" lockscreen to be the dash clock, and I don't see a way to correct this. I don't want to have to swipe to get to dashclock as it defeats the whole purpose. Anyone know how to do this?

    Thanks!
    03-27-2014 04:02 PM
  2. Joe the Insider's Avatar
    Hold your finger down on the widget and drag up to remove.

    Done.

    Sent from my HTC6525LVW using Tapatalk
    03-27-2014 09:09 PM
  3. DrWu's Avatar
    Nope, that doesn't work on the lock screen widget. The remove option is greyed out. Only option is to edit it. Have you tried it?

    Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk
    03-27-2014 09:22 PM
  4. jedifire11's Avatar
    Hold your finger down on the widget and drag up to remove.

    Done.

    Sent from my HTC6525LVW using Tapatalk
    Just wanted to chime in as I would like the option to do this as well. However, when trying to remove the stock widget, the remove option is greyed out. Would I be missing a setting somewhere that allows this?

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    03-27-2014 09:30 PM
  5. Joe the Insider's Avatar
    Works for me, I have it on Verizon.

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    03-27-2014 09:33 PM
  6. DrWu's Avatar
    And you're talking about the widget on the lock screen right? Not the home screen?

    Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk
    03-27-2014 09:34 PM
  7. MATT_AUSTIN1's Avatar
    I can't do it either is grayed out!

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    03-27-2014 10:58 PM
  8. Adiliyo's Avatar
    try going to settings/security and click enable lock screen widgets.

    that should allow you to remove / replace the lock screen items
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    03-28-2014 02:19 AM
  9. DrWu's Avatar
    try going to settings/security and click enable lock screen widgets.

    that should allow you to remove / replace the lock screen items
    Yeah, tried that, doesn't work. Like I said, it does allow me to add the dashclock widget with it enabled but won't let me put it on the first screen and it won't let me remove the default weather clock widget.

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    03-28-2014 03:12 AM
  10. DrWu's Avatar
    Was able to get some screenshots to demonstrate the problem:

    First the default widget - "Remove" option is greyed out:
    HTC One (M8): Anyway to get rid of the built in time/weather widget on the lock screen?-3dzjzty.jpg

    This is the DashClock widget "Remove" option is available:
    HTC One (M8): Anyway to get rid of the built in time/weather widget on the lock screen?-n3el1tw.jpg
    03-28-2014 05:08 AM
  11. Adiliyo's Avatar
    interesting, i tried with my att m8 and it didn't work either.

    god i hate how the carriers mess with things that have no impact on them
    03-28-2014 05:32 PM
  12. MATT_AUSTIN1's Avatar
    Anyway to fix this

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    03-29-2014 07:49 PM
  13. arisenfury's Avatar
    interesting, i tried with my att m8 and it didn't work either.

    god i hate how the carriers mess with things that have no impact on them
    Pretty sure that's HTC's doing...

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    03-29-2014 09:02 PM
  14. Joe the Insider's Avatar
    Was able to get some screenshots to demonstrate the problem:

    First the default widget - "Remove" option is greyed out:
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    This is the DashClock widget "Remove" option is available:
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    That's your lock screen, you can't remove it. You can add widgets though and swipe to see other widgets.

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    03-29-2014 10:29 PM
  15. siksik6's Avatar
    That's your lock screen, you can't remove it. You can add widgets though and swipe to see other widgets.

    Sent from my HTC6525LVW using Tapatalk
    It's not the lock screen, it's HTC's default lockscreen widget. On stock Android, this can be moved to the right, so a secondary widget (ie Dashclock or Nils) can become the default.

    I haven't found any way to do this on my M8 yet (UK, Three version).
    03-31-2014 08:42 AM
  16. Kibbster's Avatar
    I've found exactly the same thing, must be an HTC thing that you have to have their lockscreen widget as default
    Hopefully they'll release a fix for this and soon.

    I've found a workaround of sorts.
    If you install the floating notifications for Nils they show up on the default lockscreen and you can rearrange them to fit underneath the stock lockscreen widget.

    Not ideal but sort of achieves it

    Now, if only there was a way to get the lockscreen to show unread notifications on the shortcuts.
    03-31-2014 01:41 PM
  17. jev425's Avatar
    Where in settings can you edit the time/weather app city or how often it syncs?

    Edit: Nevermind I found it
    04-01-2014 01:07 AM
  18. M8Droid's Avatar
    Is there an option to delete this yet or are we still stuck having to use the stock one?

    Thanks,
    05-08-2014 08:28 AM
  19. ELoXL's Avatar
    Unfortunately I haven't heard of anything new in regards to it....I hate to admit it but I'm gradually becoming accustomed to it. I do want my Dashclock. #womp
    05-08-2014 08:33 AM
  20. alyled's Avatar
    I'm on Verizon, and I can't remove it.
    05-08-2014 09:26 AM
  21. DrWu's Avatar
    Somewhat annoying but with the dot view case its no longer an issue. Opening the cover unlocks the phone....

    Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk
    05-08-2014 09:47 AM
  22. cdaq's Avatar
    This is my biggest annoyance with this phone. No reason I should not be able to customize my default lockscreen. Major WTF htc!
    05-08-2014 12:17 PM
  23. loraque's Avatar
    There are SOME customizations you can do to the lockscreen under SETTINGS-SECURITY and under the LOCK SCREEN section. You can't add other widgets, but you can add additional information to the lockscreen similar to Dashclock. Not a replacement for other widgets mind, but better than just the clock/weather widget.
    skeleton rider likes this.
    05-08-2014 12:27 PM
  24. Christian Farhat's Avatar
    Helloy,

    Whats the font you're using ?

    Thank you
    05-19-2014 04:45 AM
  25. DrWu's Avatar
    Helloy,

    Whats the font you're using ?

    Thank you
    Font is HandelGothic reminds me a bit of the fonts used in Star Trek.

    Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...t.handelgothic

    Posted via Android Central App
    05-19-2014 06:59 AM
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