1. hsbdobergirl's Avatar
    You can put app shortcuts on the lock screen. I don't see the point if you have to swipe/enter passcode-fingerprint to use it.

    I have an emergency information shortcut on the 'lock screen' I want people to see without knowing my passcode etc.

    How can I do this?

    Thanks

    These type of things drive me crazy about android.......
    08-15-2017 02:06 PM
  2. lucianus_luciferus's Avatar
    settings, lock screen and security, info and app shortcuts, owner information.
    there you can enter anything you want and it will show on the lock screen
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    08-15-2017 04:30 PM
  3. hsbdobergirl's Avatar
    Yes, it's showing on the lock screen but I can't get into it (by pressing the icon). I have to put in my passcode first. Kind of useless. That's why I'm asking if there is a workaround. I want to press the icon on the lock screen and have it open immediately, without me having to swipe or enter a passcode. Thanks
    08-17-2017 12:11 PM
  4. lucianus_luciferus's Avatar
    by pressing what icon? sorry i don't get it
    08-17-2017 05:36 PM
  5. chanchan05's Avatar
    It's just so that when you enter the passcode it goes directly to that app. It's still a shortcut in the way it's one or two steps less than if they weren't there.

    As for emergency info, that's what the text info banner on the lockscreen is for. There is also an Edge app that works on the lockscreen to post emergency info on.
    08-17-2017 05:48 PM
  6. Katrina White1's Avatar
    Shortcuts on the lock screen? As in the little icon in each of the bottom corners? If I understand correctly, you swipe them up from the bottom to open them without unlocking your phone.
    08-17-2017 08:59 PM
  7. 21538940075's Avatar
    Which phone are you using OP?
    08-18-2017 02:55 AM
  8. jhimmel's Avatar
    Which phone are you using OP?
    Yeah - definitely posted in the wrong forum...lol
    08-18-2017 04:52 AM
  9. hsbdobergirl's Avatar
    chanchan05, What app are you referring to? I have way too much info to simply put on the lock screen. the purpose of those icons was supposed to be a quick launch (nothing quick about it). For example I have an 'ICE' document icon and my camera icons on the lock screen. I don't want to have to do or know anything to launch these. Just press and go whether the phone is locked or not. I know there are ways around this, I really don't want to have to root the phone and create an app to get it to happen. I've heard of apps that will do this I just can't find them! Appreciate any help. Thanks.
    08-18-2017 08:50 AM
  10. hsbdobergirl's Avatar
    Samsung s7 Nougat.
    08-18-2017 08:50 AM
  11. hsbdobergirl's Avatar
    See lucianus_luciferus response, that's how you create these icons.
    08-18-2017 08:51 AM
  12. hsbdobergirl's Avatar
    Yep I messed up. I will post on S7 forum
    08-18-2017 08:55 AM
  13. hsbdobergirl's Avatar
    You can enable two icons at the bottom of your lock screen. In my case, I have an ICE icon (In case of Emergency) and the Camera Icon on my lock screen. I want (and others) to be able to open these applications by simply selecting the icon - WITHOUT having to swipe, enter a passcode, fingerprint etc. What good is it if emergency personnel need my passcode etc. to get to the ICE document?

    How can I do this? If there is no workaround, I do not see the point of having these icons on the lock screen. Makes no sense.

    Thanks
    08-18-2017 09:04 AM
  14. chanchan05's Avatar
    chanchan05, What app are you referring to? I have way too much info to simply put on the lock screen. the purpose of those icons was supposed to be a quick launch (nothing quick about it). For example I have an 'ICE' document icon and my camera icons on the lock screen. I don't want to have to do or know anything to launch these. Just press and go whether the phone is locked or not. I know there are ways around this, I really don't want to have to root the phone and create an app to get it to happen. I've heard of apps that will do this I just can't find them! Appreciate any help. Thanks.
    This one:

    http://www.samsungapps.com/appquery/...uipID=SM-G935F
    08-18-2017 09:43 AM
  15. hsbdobergirl's Avatar
    Thanks, but what is the name of the app so I can go look for it? The link you provided (depending on the browser) takes me to the buy S8 page or I get a 404 error. Thanks!
    08-18-2017 12:23 PM
  16. PJRed2008's Avatar
    Mod Note: Thread moved to correct forum.
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    08-18-2017 12:32 PM
  17. chanchan05's Avatar
    Thanks, but what is the name of the app so I can go look for it? The link you provided (depending on the browser) takes me to the buy S8 page or I get a 404 error. Thanks!
    You need to open in on your S7 so that it opens the Samsung App Store. Edge Panels aren't available on Google Play.

    Anyway its Emergency Card for Edge.
    08-18-2017 12:39 PM
  18. greysky's Avatar
    Mod Note: Thread moved to correct forum.
    do you have a link to where you moved it?
    07-20-2018 11:51 AM

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