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Make some lock screen items clickable shortcuts

asked 2014-01-29 09:33:32 +0200

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I set an alarm and closed the app. Lock screen still showed the alarm icon as it should but it couldn't be accessed. In that situation I had to go two screens down and and re-open the clock app from Launcher to access it. I think it would be intuitive for some of the lock screen icons to be clickable (maybe long touch) for quick access to settings. Alternatively alarm/clock shortcut could be added to the pulley menu although I think that's worse idea.

Do you guys think this is a good idea or should the lock screen stay as it is (ie. just to show some info but not access any apps)?

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i think that's a good idea. but wouldn't that invalidate the feeds screen?

droll ( 2014-01-29 09:47:58 +0200 )edit

The feeds screen didn't show the alarm/clock

vitra ( 2014-01-29 10:09:22 +0200 )edit

To my mind, if lock screen icons are clickable, it is too easy to unlock the screen in pocket/by mistake. Is it then a lock screen any longer? Maybe there should be a setting to enable/disable these click actions on lock screen.

szobi ( 2014-01-29 11:15:58 +0200 )edit

Related to this question https://together.jolla.com/question/491/notification-icons-in-lock-screen-as-buttons/. Maybe move the question there as a comment or answer?

Neo ( 2014-01-29 13:17:36 +0200 )edit

@Neo Sorry I didn't notice that Question although I used search.

fc ( 2014-01-29 13:20:42 +0200 )edit

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answered 2014-01-29 13:07:18 +0200

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updated 2014-01-29 13:07:53 +0200

i think it can be solved by just adding Alarms link to pulley menu, and that is part of configurable pulley menu on lock screen question. And i'm sure that's the way they will go. i don't like idea of clickable icons on lockscreen... one important idea of Sailfish is "less clicking, more swiping"

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one important idea of Sailfish is "less clicking, more swiping" Except for the VKB, where Jolla continue to argue that a swype (or swype-style) keyboard is the responsibility of 3rd party (or that's their current public stance on the matter) despite it being closer to the Sailfish ideal

strongm ( 2014-01-29 14:39:58 +0200 )edit
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