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  1. jstwondrng's Avatar
    All,

    This isn't important, however, I kinda miss having this functionality. When my phone was on its lock screen, I used to have the ability to hover my finger over my lock screen and a light would follow my finger. After receiving the latest update, this no longer happens. Just a preference, but I'd like to get this back again. Any suggestions?

    J
    11-01-2013 10:43 AM
  2. SpookDroid's Avatar
    Did you disable the Lock Screen's Unlock effect? If "No effect" is selected, the trail is not present.

    I can't fathom why Verizon would disable suck a cool effect if they did...
    11-01-2013 11:26 AM
  3. jstwondrng's Avatar
    Did you disable the Lock Screen's Unlock effect? If "No effect" is selected, the trail is not present.

    I can't fathom why Verizon would disable suck a cool effect if they did...
    Tell me about it! Btw, just checked and my "Unlock Effect" is set to "Light Effect". However, still don't have the functionality I had before.

    J
    11-01-2013 12:13 PM
  4. SpookDroid's Avatar
    Does it work with the Ripple Effect? That's so weird if they really disabled that... I mean, it's not a killer feature, but it was a darn nice one! hehe
    11-01-2013 12:16 PM
  5. danhartman26's Avatar
    Mine still does it after the update. I think you need to turn on Air Gestures - Settings> System> Air View if you use list view in settings.

    Or if you use the tabbed view it's Settings>My Device.

    Posted from my Galaxy S4 via Android Central App
    MBM7881 likes this.
    11-01-2013 12:33 PM
  6. tech_head's Avatar
    I love the finger following.
    11-01-2013 01:01 PM
  7. shaw1234's Avatar
    Didn't even notice this until I read this thread. I no longer have the light either. Tried changing to ripple effect and back. No change. Turned on air view (I never enabled it before) and still no go.

    Posted via Android Central App
    11-01-2013 02:11 PM
  8. SpookDroid's Avatar
    Bad Verizon... (slap on the wrist... with a hammer... with encrusted nails... with rusty tips... dipped in acid)
    lv2bsilly likes this.
    11-01-2013 03:50 PM
  9. MBM7881's Avatar
    Mine still does it after the update. I think you need to turn on Air Gestures - Settings> System> Air View if you use list view in settings.

    Or if you use the tabbed view it's Settings>My Device.

    Posted from my Galaxy S4 via Android Central App
    Didn't have the light either (& I didn't notice until this thread) but this worked for me. Thanks!!

    Sent from my GT-N8013 using AC Forums mobile app
    11-01-2013 03:51 PM
  10. jstwondrng's Avatar
    Didn't have the light either (& I didn't notice until this thread) but this worked for me. Thanks!!

    Sent from my GT-N8013 using AC Forums mobile app
    Thanks! I got it to work again! Whew...

    J
    11-01-2013 04:16 PM
  11. shaw1234's Avatar
    Didn't work for me. Changed the air view settings, nothing. Restarted and it was back. Weird

    Posted via Android Central App
    11-01-2013 05:33 PM
  12. Oj467's Avatar
    What exactly is that light trail for anyway (other than just being cool to watch)?
    11-03-2013 06:51 PM
  13. lv2bsilly's Avatar
    It looks like the effect has changed. It used to follow your finger even when it wasn't touching the screen..now it lights up but only when your finger touches it. I liked the follow effect better.

    Oh spoke too soon.. it still follows the finger. You do have to have the Air Gesture turned on, if its off it will not follow your finger.
    11-05-2013 04:32 AM
  14. SevereDeceit's Avatar
    I do not have Air Gesture turned on. When I updated to 4.3 I lost the light trail on the Lockscreen, but after I installed 4.3 I wanted to start fresh so I did a Factory Reset and the light trail is back. Still no Air Gesture on either.
    11-05-2013 04:38 PM
  15. issam mountadar's Avatar
    Hello everyone,

    I would like to know please does the S5 have this feature ?

    Thank you.
    06-05-2014 07:55 AM
  16. Lui Soriano's Avatar
    Oh wow, the Mexican carrier "Telcel" finally pushed the update and I also lost the effect. My biggest problem is that they have disabled the option completely! It's funny because the selected option is "light effect" but I'm still missing the effect :/

    Did you disable the Lock Screen's Unlock effect? If "No effect" is selected, the trail is not present.

    I can't fathom why Verizon would disable suck a cool effect if they did...
    07-23-2014 08:57 PM
  17. SpookDroid's Avatar
    That is so odd! But if this is happening to a lot of users, then I guess it was actually Samsung that screwed things up
    07-24-2014 10:28 AM
  18. asma993's Avatar
    That is so odd! But if this is happening to a lot of users, then I guess it was actually Samsung that screwed things up
    I can't get it either after the update. Neither the ripple nor the tracking light. I want them back any help with the steps with a Samsung S4 please ? I'm so annoyed that I cant get it back
    07-26-2014 11:05 PM
  19. Emmanuel Hernandez2's Avatar
    I have a S5 from Telcel...and is the same...no more cool follow finger effect
    09-02-2014 09:16 PM
  20. twindragons187's Avatar
    Make sure air view is on and the boxes in air view are checked .
    blade22222 likes this.
    09-03-2014 05:24 PM
  21. KhalidKhan's Avatar
    All,

    This isn't important, however, I kinda miss having this functionality. When my phone was on its lock screen, I used to have the ability to hover my finger over my lock screen and a light would follow my finger. After receiving the latest update, this no longer happens. Just a preference, but I'd like to get this back again. Any suggestions?

    J
    12-25-2014 10:28 AM
  22. KhalidKhan's Avatar
    Solved.
    issue resolved by enabling following 3 steps.
    1. Enable Air view
    2. Enable unclock effects ( to any of which u like)
    3. Remove pattern ( I was using pattern, u can try by disabling any lock u have applied )

    It will work.
    Plz note that I m using Xposed additions as well.
    12-25-2014 10:31 AM
  23. Ray Nesbit's Avatar
    Needs to be set to water colour not ripple. Air gesture can be off too.
    08-29-2015 08:35 AM
  24. Stafidka's Avatar
    Hello i just got the galaxy s4 with the latest software, did factory reset etc 2 days straight i`m trying to set up that hovering light thing (saw it on a friend 2 years ago) Need more assist.
    I have all the air things turned on etc, and did everything mentioned above.
    09-21-2015 06:10 PM
  25. Yatin Salian's Avatar
    Same here...used to have it on kitkat...but it disappeared after updating to lollipop
    12-06-2015 02:47 PM
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