1. Forkjulle's Avatar
    This is my very first post here, so be gentle. I am a recent convert to Android (a week old), after five years of iPhones and iCloud (the latter which keeps breaking and has finally pushed me away).

    So, my (first) cry for help () is the following.

    Strange lockscreen clock behaviour-screenshot_2015-09-15-12-39-41-2.jpg

    The above is from my lockscreen. I would like the weather to show too, but when I select that option in my settings, I get the following message:

    Strange lockscreen clock behaviour-screenshot-15-september-2015-12-29-.jpg

    But I don't want the clock/weather widget on my home screen. If I place the clock/weather widget on my home screen, then the weather shows on the lock screen. If I remove the widget, then the first screenshot occurs (with only the clock).

    This is very strange behavior. My friend's Galaxy S6 Edge (same as mine) doesn't display this behavior. Hers does what I'm wanting.

    Any ideas on how I can rectify this?
    09-15-2015 05:48 AM
  2. Forkjulle's Avatar
    I've searched the internet and can't seem to find an answer.

    Is no one able to help?
    09-21-2015 05:56 AM
  3. bbtkd's Avatar
    I've searched the internet and can't seem to find an answer.

    Is no one able to help?
    OK - what carrier do you have, and is your friend on the same carrier? Behavior of a phone varies by carrier. I wonder if the weather widget needs to be on your main screen, or whether you could create a separate side screen just to keep it out of the way? In other words do they include all screens as your home screen? Might be worth a try.
    09-21-2015 06:06 AM
  4. Forkjulle's Avatar
    You posted during what is overnight for most folks, and waited a whopping 8 minutes before criticizing the forum for no response.

    OK - what carrier do you have, and is your friend on the same carrier? Behavior of a phone varies by carrier. I wonder if the weather widget needs to be on your main screen, or whether you could create a separate side screen just to keep it out of the way? In other words do they include all screens as your home screen? Might be worth a try.
    Apologies. Didn't mean to sound aggressive. I posted my original question a week ago.

    I don't think carrier matters, as I am not in the US. I think if I create another screen with the weather widget on it, it will work. But that seems counter-intuitive, to create another screen just for a clock-weather widget.
    09-21-2015 06:10 AM
  5. iseededppl's Avatar
    The lock-screen weather gets its information from the weather widget. There is no way of getting it without having the widget on your home-screen. This isn't a problem for me since I have the widget on the Touch wiz home-screen but I use Nova launcher.
    09-21-2015 09:55 AM
  6. Forkjulle's Avatar
    The lock-screen weather gets its information from the weather widget. There is no way of getting it without having the widget on your home-screen. This isn't a problem for me since I have the widget on the Touch wiz home-screen but I use Nova launcher.
    I see what you mean. Yes this worked for me. Didn't think to do it this way. I have Nova too.
    09-21-2015 10:30 AM
  7. iseededppl's Avatar
    Cool. Its stupid though, getting location from the widget rather than a menu under settings.
    09-21-2015 10:35 AM
  8. Gator352's Avatar
    I see what you mean. Yes this worked for me. Didn't think to do it this way. I have Nova too.
    Hey, just letting you know I'm on sprint in the US and if i remove the home screen widget, i lose the weather on the lockscreen as well. Yeah, kinda stupid i know.....

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    09-21-2015 07:27 PM
  9. Forkjulle's Avatar
    So, do you think this is an Android issue or a Samsung issue? (Issue being the odd behaviour.)
    09-22-2015 02:09 AM
  10. Gator352's Avatar
    So, do you think this is an Android issue or a Samsung issue? (Issue being the odd behaviour.)
    It's not odd as they WANT you to use the widget. Most likely by design. And it's not an android issue......it's a Samsung issue.
    09-22-2015 04:42 AM
  11. iseededppl's Avatar
    Nah, its a consumer issue. Its just samsung's way of forcing the ugly widget upon us.
    09-24-2015 03:35 AM

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