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Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by jackblack45, Apr 23, 2021.

  1. jackblack45

    jackblack45 Lurker
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    samsung a40 android 11

    is it possible to have weather on lockscreen without swiping or pressing something?
     



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  2. Brian706

    Brian706 I like turtles!
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    I'm not familiar with all of your phone's built in widgets, but if you don't have a weather widget, at the very least you should be able to install a weather app that will provide a widget.

    On my phone I longpress on the homescreen and select "widgets" to see the available widgets.

    Someone more familiar with Samsung devices might have some better info on where the setting might be hidden.
     
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  3. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!

    AOD has the function where you can double tap on the clock to see your weather outlook. But that is not what the op wants. The op is looking for something where the weather is displayed on the lock screen without having to do anything extra.

    Unfortunately I have not come across anything like that.
     
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  4. Brian706

    Brian706 I like turtles!
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    Surely a weather app will come with its own widgets that you can display on the home screen?

    My phone's weather is always displayed and I can tap on it for more detailed stats.
     
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  5. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!

    homescreen....yes......lock screen.......no

    edit: AOD=Always On Display......this is when the phone and screen go to sleep AOD comes on and you can see the time and displays your notifications
     
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  6. jackblack45

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    my phone doesnt have AOD btw.

    btw: why arent i receiving email notifications from this thread?

    i have these enabled and im watching this thread.

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    #6 jackblack45, Apr 25, 2021
    Last edited: Apr 25, 2021
  7. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!

    not sure on notifications,

    but not having aod,, then means that there is not much you can do as far as having weather on the lock screen. you would think there would be a lock screen app for this, but i have not come across one yet.
     
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  8. Unforgiven

    Unforgiven ...eschew obfuscation...
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    Check your spam folder. Sometimes emails from here get flagged as spam.
     
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