1. akin_t's Avatar
    Hey guys,

    Just got a new Moto X (2014) the other day, and so far it's been amazing. However, on Windows Phone, I could see my notifications without unlocking my phone, all I had to do was swipe down from the top of the screen while the phone was locked.

    Now I'm well aware my Moto X has "Active Display" but I need something that will help me preview notifications while the phone is locked. I know Android is customizable and all that so I'm hoping you guys can help me get this accomplished. Pretty much if I see a notification on the bar, I don't wanna have to unlock the phone to preview it. Any help will be appreciated.

    Thanks.
    10-17-2014 11:37 AM
  2. SpookDroid's Avatar
    Hello akin,

    I don't own a MotoX but I've confirmed with my buddies that you CAN swipe down on the notification bar as long as you don't have a secure lockscreen. I know, not MS or Apple-like, but that's the way it is. If you use a secure lockscreen, everything is blocked until you unlock it. Also, they confirmed that some voice actions are available while using a secure lockscreen but not all of them, obviously.
    10-17-2014 12:46 PM
  3. B. Diddy's Avatar
    10-17-2014 11:09 PM
  4. raptir's Avatar
    Android 5.0 has an option to view notification content even if the phone is securely locked. The Moto X should be seeing that update soon after the Nexus devices.
    SpookDroid likes this.
    10-20-2014 08:45 AM

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