1. AC Question's Avatar
    Whenever I unlock my screen it goes to sms rather than my home screen how do I stop this
    04-28-2017 11:32 AM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! Which phone? How are you unlocking your screen -- with a PIN/password/pattern, or are you just swiping?
    04-28-2017 11:49 AM
  3. Sdboy123's Avatar
    Samsung S7 Galaxy Edge newest update use a fingerprint to unlock it or pattern
    04-28-2017 12:36 PM
  4. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Was the messaging app still open when the phone locked before? Or does it unlock to the messaging app regardless of what was on the screen before it locked?
    04-28-2017 12:46 PM
  5. Sdboy123's Avatar
    It does not seem to matter whether or not the app is closed completely or if it's open and I've been using a different apps that app always opens up when the screen unlocks
    04-28-2017 06:11 PM
  6. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Is this the stock messaging app or a 3rd party one? What happens if you use a 3rd party one like Textra?
    04-28-2017 06:20 PM
  7. Sdboy123's Avatar
    Sorry should have said that. It is next sms (think used to be called handcent)
    04-28-2017 10:06 PM
  8. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Does this happen if you set the stock Messaging app as default again?
    04-28-2017 10:55 PM
  9. Sdboy123's Avatar
    Does not seem to
    04-29-2017 12:33 AM
  10. Sdboy123's Avatar
    Even switching back to next sms, the issue seems to have been alleviated
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    04-29-2017 12:36 AM
  11. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Ok, let us know if it comes back!
    04-29-2017 01:44 AM
  12. Sdboy123's Avatar
    And it is back, switching sms apps to the default ones does not seem to matter to it any more
    04-29-2017 09:41 AM
  13. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Does it happen in Safe Mode? https://support.t-mobile.com/docs/DOC-28008. If not, then something you installed is causing it. it can be challenging to pinpoint the culprit, though -- you may have to uninstall apps one by one.
    04-29-2017 11:10 AM

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