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Create lock screen shortcut to direct dial a contact number

I’ve seen several articles like this, that show how to create a lock screen shortcut on my version of Android (8.1 Oreo), but I can’t seem to figure out how to create one that replicates behaviour of ...
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Allow running specific applications without unlocking? [closed]

I would like to have access to selected applications directly from lockscreen, without needing to unlock the phone. Calculator. Stopwatch. ASR Voice recorder (only record, no playback) (camera is ...
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How to change lock screen clock display on Samsung Galaxy A3?

On the lock screen of a Samsung Galaxy A3, the clock is displayed in two rows: 14 18 I'd like it to be displayed as God intended: 14:18 And I've spent an hour trying to get it this way, and ...
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Cyanogenmod 12: How to display calendar events on lock screen?

Seems fairly basic, and this has been working well with CM11, but however, with CM12 I have not managed to configure the lock screen to show the next couple of events, without having to unlock. I ...
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How to enable lock screen widgets in HTC One M8?

Update: turns out I was simply being blind, because I'm running Android lollipop... I do have a default widget though, which I don't seem to be able to change or remove. (Click image to enlarge) I ...
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What is the Enable lock screen notification in my Micromax a064

I have a Micromax Bolt A064 smartphone running on android 4.4.2. I know that KitKat have the option to enable lock screen widget in security. My phone doesn't support it. But that's not the problem. ...
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How can I change the temperature unit in Lollipop's lock screen?

Today, Lollipop became available for my Samsung S4 and I upgraded. Since then, the lock screen shows the current temperature: As you can see, it shows "61 °F". Since I am located in Continental ...
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No notification of new email received on SGN4 lock screen

Can anyone please advise on how to activate a function that will allow me to view lock screen notifications when an email is received just as I can with missed calls and sms messages etc. The only way ...
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What does a single tap on the lock screen do?

The Swipe lock screen on my S4 running Jellybean and Kitkat has a number of actions. Swipe left for camera Swipe right for other widgets Swipe down on the widget allows you to them click on the ...
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How can I put the Google Now widget on the lockscreen with Andoid L?

I cannot figure out how to replace the clock with the Google Now widget. I tried long tapping or pressing in any direction. Couldn't get to the widget selection.
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Is the analog clock widget somehow tied into the unlock screen?

I've encountered something bizarre on my phone which I think is just an innocent side effect, but I wanted to make sure that it wasn't indicative of something malicious. From time to time, right ...
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How do I add a widget to my lock screen? [duplicate]

I am running a fully stock Android 4.4.4 Nexus 5, with Nova (Premium) Launcher. Since I first bought this device, I have heard, read, and been told that adding widgets to the lock screen is possible, ...
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Is there an easy way to to send a simple GET request from a lock screen widget? [closed]

I've built a garage door opener that can be triggered by a GET request (with the appropriate password, of course), and right now it's controlled by a webpage with javascript. It's possible to use this ...
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Show command output on lockscreen

This started out with me wanting a calendar on the lockscreen. Not a list of events, mind you, but a calendar. You know, the kind that looks like the periodic table of the elements but with day ...
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How can i change the lock screen configuration?

My phone has spontaneously changed the configuration of the lock screen. It now has the clock on the left, and a miniaturized pattern lock to the right of that. I would like to get back to the ...