Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Enable or Disable Lock Screen Shortcuts

There are some options available on Samsung Galaxy SIII which will allow you to customize your lock screen, such as showing Facebook information ticker, shows owner information, shows clock, etc.

See also: How to Enable or Disable Time Clock on Samsung Galaxy S3 Lock Screen

You can also customize your lock screen by displaying shortcuts to help you accessing the apps quickly through your lock screen when your phone is locked.

How to show shortcuts on lock screen?
If you wants to display shortcuts of certain apps on your lock screen, then here are the steps:
  1. Go to Apps through Home screen.
  2. Scroll to Settings, then tap on it.
  3. Scroll to Lock screen, then tap on it.
  4. Tap Lock screen option.
  5. Depending on your current settings, tap Shortcuts to enable or disable this option. When the slider next to this option shows green or in the right side means this option is turned on.
  6. Tap Home button to return to the standby mode.

Enabling this option will make your phone to display shortcuts on your lock screen which will facilitate you to quickly access apps when your phone is locked, while disabling this option will make your phone not to display shortcuts on lock screen.

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