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Cant reply to text from lock screen after Oreo update

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by couch257, Mar 19, 2018.

  1. couch257

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    I use Textra for texting and love the app. After the Oreo update, I can no longer respond to a text directly from the lockscreen. Also the preview only lasts a few seconds so I have to unlock the phone every time I receive a text.

    Is this a feature in Oreo or an issue for Textra to fix?
     

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    Via reviews on textra from the Play Store, got more than a few with the same issue due to Android took away that feature in the 8.0 update.
     
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    Probably an OS security feature. I just tested on my Pixel (with a different SMS app) and while I could get a "reply" box from the lockscreen I had to unlock before I could type anything.

    I'm actually a bit surprised that you ever could reply without unlocking though. Seems like a recipe for pocket texting to me.
     
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