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How to change lock screen shortcuts on Galaxy Note 8

Samsung galaxy Note 8 has several lock screen settings. But in this tutorial, I will show you complete guide to change lock screen shortcuts on galaxy Note 8 device. By default two app shortcuts on the lock screen for quick access. You will change left shortcut and right shortcut app on galaxy Note 8 using lock screen & security settings.

In most of device camera and phone app set as left & right shortcut icon. Add WhatsApp, Instagram or other app to your lock screen shortcuts. You will customize the lock screen app shortcuts on galaxy Note 8. Different device has slightly different settings to change lock screen app on galaxy Note 8 and other device. Follow below given step by step instruction to change lock screen shortcuts on Galaxy Note 8 device.


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How to change lock screen shortcuts on Galaxy Note 8

Step 1: Go to settings in your galaxy Note 8

Step 2: Tap lock screen & security

Here you will see several options list.

Step 3: Tap app shortcuts

You will see left app shortcut and right app shortcut option. Set your regular use app icon on lock screen to operate it from home screen in your device.

Change lock screen shortcuts on Galaxy Note 8

Step 4: Tap left shortcut or right shortcut

To change app shortcut icon on galaxy Note 8 lock screen, choose app icon from list you want to set.

If you can’t see any app shortcut on lock screen, turn off them in your device.

Samsung galaxy Note 8 Security:

In Samsung galaxy Note 8 device, you will set screen lock using above settings. Galaxy Note 8 include 3 biometric security including Iris scanning, Fingerprint sensor and Face recognition. You can set this biometric security using below settings in your galaxy Note 8.

Settings > lock screen & security > Iris scanning / Face recognition / Fingerprint sensor

Instant lock on galaxy Note 8:

Just press the stand by button, your phone lock instantly.

Settings > lock screen & security > secure lock settings > lock device

Smart lock on galaxy Note 8:

Settings > lock screen & security > secure lock settings > Smart lock

In galaxy Note 8 notifications settings, you can set only show notifications as app icons on lock screen in your Samsung galaxy Note 8 device. Also set app priority and disable pop-up notifications on an app in galaxy Note 8 device.

Did you find above article helpful to change lock screen shortcuts on Galaxy Note 8 phone? Do you have any other lock screen tips want to share? Tell us in below comment section. Don’t miss our single Samsung galaxy Note 8 tricks.

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