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Android Lollipop: Quick Access From Your Lock Screen

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 by | Filed Under: Android
 
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If you’re using Android Lollipop, you can quickly get to several things on your phone without unlocking your lock screen.

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Swipe up the phone icon to the left to instantly open your dialer app to make or receive calls.

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Swipe up on the camera icon to the right to instantly open your camera.

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But wait, there’s more. Swipe down from the top to get access to settings like WiFi, Location, Sound, Bluetooth and Screen Brightness instantly.

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You can also tap the gear symbol to gain access to your full settings.

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You’ll also reveal notifications and Google Cards.

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~ Cynthia

 

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2 Responses to “Android Lollipop: Quick Access From Your Lock Screen”

  1. CinciJim says:

    Did I miss something here, or does this mean anyone who picks up my Android phone can access these features from the lock screen? Maybe I read through it too quickly, but access to my full settings sounds a little risky.

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