If you are a fan of customization and own the Samsung Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9 Plus, then this article is definitely for you. We will be looking at how you can fully utilize the new feature on the device. A feature that allows you to turn on, off or even modify your lock screen icons to further suit your personality.
The first thing someone would see when he/she picks up a phone would be the Lock screen icons. Some might say the lock screen icons of a device says a lot about the owner of the device. If there is one thing android user love about the Os, it will definitely be the freedom to fully customize your device to your taste.
Samsung knows that people will, at some point get bored with the usual lock screen icons and would like to tweak it. So they added a new feature on the Samsung S9 that helps users of this device tweak and configure the lock screen icons.
Modifying Your Samsung Galaxy S9 or S9 Plus’ Lock Screen
This guide will help get acquainted with this new feature. And in the end, you’ll be able to customize the lock screen whichever way you deem fit. With this feature, one will also be able to add the weather widget on your Lock Screen, which can be used to keep you apprised about weather conditions both around you and in other countries/states.
You also don’t need to install a weather widget as the Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9 Plus comes pre-installed with the weather widget but is disabled. You can activate the weather widget if you need it.
Follow the steps below to activate the weather widget on your Samsung Galaxy S9 or S9 Plus:
- You will have to Click on “Settings”
Scroll Down to Apps and tap it.
Scroll Down and look for the Weather Widget and click on it.
You can come back at a later time to disable it if you don’t require the service of the weather widget anymore. Starting to digress, so let’s get back on track.
How To Turn Lock Screen Icons On or Off On Samsung Galaxy S9 or S9 Plus
- Ensure Your device is turned On
Pull up the Apps Drawer or Apps Menu
Click On Settings
Navigate to Lock Screen Option
You can setup your lock screen how you want by Checking and unchecking the relevant boxes.
You can also Enable or Disable the Weather Widget from the Lock screen Option.
One can choose to leave the lock screen blank or you can choose to add numerous widget whichever way you want. Lets say you will need a weather forecast to determine, and plan your upcoming activities according. Then you should activate the weather widget to stay informed about the weather and avoid unnecessary disruptions or rain checks.
But if the weather is kinda constant and doesn’t change that often. You might not want be getting the same notification about the weather over and over again. You might choose to turn off the lock screen icons.