1. Mdbills484's Avatar
    New S7e owner here. Am I missing something or are there no lock screen notifications unless it's a stock app? For example, I get no notifications for Facebook, Instagram, Textra or even gmail without unlocking the phone.

    Please tell me I'm missing something.

    FYI, AOD is on.
    11-03-2016 07:43 AM
  2. aldo82's Avatar
    AOD only displays notifications for Samsung apps. But if you wake the screen to the lock screen then you should get notifications on there for all apps. Do you? The limitation is AOD will will hopefully get fixed on the update to nougat
    11-03-2016 07:53 AM
  3. Mdbills484's Avatar
    How do I wake the lock screen without the FPS unlocking the phone?
    11-03-2016 07:56 AM
  4. aldo82's Avatar
    Press the sleep/wake button on the side of the phone. Or press the home button with a something other than the fingerprint you've saved for security (e.g. a different finger)
    11-03-2016 08:22 AM
  5. ABOSWORTH007's Avatar
    You can get TP notifications on the locks screen. Go to Settings, Lock Screen And Security, Content on Lock Screen. Make sure show content is checked off and that the All Apps button is on.

    How do I wake the lock screen without the FPS unlocking the phone?
    Just tap the home button with your finger tip and it will wake but not unlock. Or you could press the power button.
    11-03-2016 08:25 AM
  6. Mdbills484's Avatar
    You can get TP notifications on the locks screen. Go to Settings, Lock Screen And Security, Content on Lock Screen. Make sure show content is checked off and that the All Apps button is on.



    Just tap the home button with your finger tip and it will wake but not unlock. Or you could press the power button.
    Seems rather cumbersome and lame for a flagship.
    11-03-2016 09:46 AM
  7. ABOSWORTH007's Avatar
    Press the sleep/wake button on the side of the phone. Or press the home button with a something other than the fingerprint you've saved for security (e.g. a different finger)
    I use the same thumb with my stored fingerprint to wake the device all the time. If you do it fast enough or use the tip, it doesn't unlock. I've honestly never even had it unlock when I didn't want it to.
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    11-03-2016 11:08 AM
  8. ABOSWORTH007's Avatar
    Seems rather cumbersome and lame for a flagship.
    What does? Having the ability to choose which apps show in your notification tray and on the lock screen? LOL

    I don't think I understand what the problem is.
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    11-03-2016 11:09 AM
  9. aldo82's Avatar
    What does? Having the ability to choose which apps show in your notification tray and on the lock screen? LOL

    I don't think I understand what the problem is.
    Me neither. It works great. Only limitation is lack of 3rd party apps on AOD which is a bit lame
    11-03-2016 11:17 AM
  10. Mdbills484's Avatar
    I stored my thumb and index finger on both hands in the FPS since those are what I used to unlock the device. If I try merely waking the phone as suggested in this thread, most times it unlocks the device which defeats the purpose. are you suggesting I use my middle, ring or pinky to wake the phone when it's sitting on my desk?

    Apple had this same problem which is why they switched up the home button.

    AOD is utterly useless unless you like an always on clock.
    11-03-2016 12:33 PM
  11. aldo82's Avatar
    Your fingerprint reader must work much much better than the one on my phone does as it's really easy to wake up the lock screen without unlocking the phone. Even with the finger I've saved the print of
    11-03-2016 02:07 PM
  12. Mdbills484's Avatar
    I have the G935f and yes, it's quite fast. Best one I've used on a Galaxy phone yet.
    11-03-2016 02:19 PM
  13. ABOSWORTH007's Avatar
    If you use the tip of your thumb, I don't see how it would register your fingerprint to unlock the device. Heck, even just giving it a quick tap flat on with my registered thumb doesn't accidentally unlock my phone. Maybe you're holding your thumb on too long?
    11-03-2016 03:03 PM

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