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Why is it when I lock my phone, I get the picture that's on my home page and a bunch of short cuts?

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When I lock my phone, I don't get my lock screen I get my home page picture with four differ shortcuts and a notification page. This has never happened before I have not changed my settings.

B. Diddy

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Mar 9, 2012
Welcome to Android Central! Which phone? Does it happen in Safe Mode? If not, then some app you installed sneaked in this hidden "feature," which is probably also associated with ads.