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Options available in window shade when phone locked?

Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by PeteCress, Sep 12, 2018.

  1. PeteCress

    PeteCress Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    I get the part about being able to drop the WindowShade list when the phone is locked - so I can view messages from apps and other notifications.

    But it doesn't seem right that the top part of the WindowShade can be expanded, allowing access to various System settings/functions while the phone is supposedly locked.

    Opens up a whole bunch of Bad Things happening from butt dialing.

    I suspect my terminology isn't the best, so here's a screen snap of the area I'm talking about:


    SmartSelect_20180912-150333_Samsung Notes.jpg
    Is there a way to make those options unavailable for update when the phone is locked?
     


    #1 PeteCress, Sep 12, 2018
    Last edited by a moderator: Sep 12, 2018
  2. Mikestony

    Mikestony ~30% Carbon Black ±
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    I think you may want to fix that link...you are sharing your entire "Misc" folder.

    Edit: ah, nevermind, I fixed it for you and just added the screenshot. I figured by the time you got back to your thread, all your photos would be seen. ;)
     
  3. mikedt

    mikedt 你好

    Non of my phones do that. If they're screen-locked, I can't pull down the window shade settings area. This is a Huawei and a Samsung, both with Oreo.
     
  4. PeteCress

    PeteCress Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    My Bad.

    Tried to put it inline, but could not make it happen, so I fell back to pasting a link.

    At least the permission was Public....-)

    Thanks for bailing me out.
     
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  5. Hadron

    Hadron Smoke me a kipper...
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    You can with a Pixel.
     
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  6. Hadron

    Hadron Smoke me a kipper...
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    I just read the description of Cerberus (anti theft app) when thinking about a different question, and spotted that it says it can stop quick settings from being used from the lock screen.
     
  7. PeteCress

    PeteCress Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    I just applied one of Samsung's system updates and it seems to have fixed the problem.

    "Samsung Experience Version 9.0", "Android security patch level July 1, 2018"
     
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