1. overground55's Avatar
    Is there a way to have several little notes on the lockscreen on the Galaxy S5? If I want to have a grocery list, and a list of tasks to work on, and I can see them before I unlock my phone, is there any way to do this? Or perhaps clever ways of accomplishing this using 3rd party lockscreen apps/widgets? Anyone who can help me with this will be a great help, and I will find you and give you a hug, a good one too, probably at least a 7-10 second embrace.
    06-07-2014 06:33 PM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! Have you tried the Google Keep lockscreen widget? You can make To-Do lists using Keep, and the widget allows you to view them from the lockscreen.
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    06-07-2014 06:41 PM
  3. overground55's Avatar
    Thank you for the response Diddy, I can't seem to figure out how to make notes on Keep show up on the lockscreen. Can you help me with this? I'm using the 9 dot unlock mode, dunno if that could be keeping me from seeing anything note related.
    06-07-2014 07:34 PM
  4. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Are you able to add the Keep lockscreen widget in the first place? If so, then make sure your main Keep app is syncing. Go to Settings>Accounts-Google>[your Google account]​, and make sure Keep is checked.
    06-07-2014 07:38 PM
  5. overground55's Avatar
    I don't know how to add it to the lockscreen on the s5 Diddy.

    Also, I would like to have the notes stay up for up to a month if possible. The reminders in Keep only seem to stay for a day at a time.
    06-07-2014 07:39 PM
  6. trickym81's Avatar
    I don't believe the default Galaxy S5 lockscreen lets you add widgets to it. I've never been able to figure it out.

    You probably need to use a different lockscreen such as Widget Locker to accomplish this.
    06-07-2014 07:42 PM
  7. B. Diddy's Avatar
    You're probably right. I don't have an S5, so I can't say definitively how to do it. It's easier on a Nexus 5. Let me look into this a little more ...
    06-07-2014 07:46 PM
  8. overground55's Avatar
    Tricky, I downloaded the go locker app, it looks promising. Have you found a go locker theme that would emulate a notepad where I can view the same text every day, and edit as I like?
    06-07-2014 07:58 PM
  9. trickym81's Avatar
    I have not as I don't use Go Locker. You might be able to add a notes widget to it though.
    06-07-2014 08:12 PM

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