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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by BigSky!, Jul 9, 2013.

  1. BigSky!

    BigSky! Lurker
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    I've searched and can't find the on point answer I need. I have a Galaxy SIII. I recently installed some new apps and was making some adjustments. When I got done I noticed I have a new problem. After the lock screen I used to type in my security code, click "O.K." and it would take me to my home screen. Now, after I type in my security code and click "O.K." it immediately takes me to the google voice search screen. I have searched all of my settings to find the easy fix and cannot. Can anybody tell me how to remedy this issue? Thanks in advance for any help you can provide.

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  2. LilBit

    LilBit Extreme Android User

    Moved to S3 for better flow of info.:D
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  3. BigSky!

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    Thank you.
  4. funkylogik

    funkylogik share the love peeps ;)

    Ive no idea tbh man. Do you remember what you installed just before this started?
  5. BigSky!

    BigSky! Lurker
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    Well, after much piddling around, I figured out my problem.
  6. Shotgun84

    Shotgun84 Extreme Android User

    Welcome to the forum BigSky!

    Would you be able to post how you solved the problem. There might be others who have the same problem so this thread may turn out to be beneficial to them:)
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  7. BigSky!

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    Absolutely. I had installed Widget Locker and NiLS so that I could get the notifications of missed calls, messages, e-mails etc. that Verizon found the need to remove (bubbles on lockscreen). I could not find a way within Widget Locker to modify the buttons/sliders; but, I figured there had to be a way. I went to Widget Locker and it popped up my lock screen with the three sliders and I pressed held on, I think the center one, which took me to the screen that would allow me to assign apps for each of the three sliders. I was then able to make one of the three just an "unlock", one of the three a "phone launcher" and one of the three to "g-mail". I may even set one back to the "google voice search launch" now that I know I can do a straight unlock. I hope I explained that clearly enough. If not, let me know and I will try to do better. Note, from the normal locked screen I could not do the press and hold modification I mentioned above. I had to launch the actual app, which took me to the exact same screen, which then allowed me to do the setting of the various application launchers.
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The Samsung Galaxy S3 release date was May 2012. Features and Specs include a 4.8" inch screen, 8MP camera, 1GB RAM, Exynos 4412 Quad processor, and 2100mAh battery.

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