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Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Use Notifications in Lock Screen in Android 5.0.1 Lollipop

When you have updated your Samsung Galaxy S5 to Android 5.0.1 Lollipop, you'll have a new feature that will let you to change the notifications behavior when the screen is locked. Your phone will display notifications in lock screen, in condition that you have set your phone to show the lock screen notifications either with its contents or not. The notifications in lock screen will help you to easily know that you have unread notifications so that you won't miss any important one.


How to use notifications in lock screen?
In Android 5.0.1 Lollipop, notifications in lock screen gets some improvements so that it's now more useful and interactive for the users. You can use the following steps as the example of using notifications in lock screen:
  1. When the screen is locked, notifications will be displayed in lock screen.
  2. If you have a lot of notifications, you can expand notifications to view all of them by swiping down the notifications section in lock screen. If needed, you can swipe up the bottom of the lock screen to shrink the notifications.
  3. To open a notification, tap the required notification and then perform your unlock method (e.g: swipe, pattern, PIN, etc). The notification will be opened in the appropriate app. As the example, if the notification is an unread text message then it'll be opened in the stock Messaging app.
  4. To remove a notification from lock screen, swipe away the required notification.
  5. To quickly clear all notifications in lock screen, tap CLEAR button at the bottom side of the notifications list.

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