Questions tagged [lockscreen]

The visual interface on a Mac or iOS which is available before the user has entered a passcode or otherwise to activated the full functionality of the device. This tag should be used when having trouble using the lock screen feature, or when directly regarding the lock screen interface.

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Reverting from 3D Touch to Swiping for Lockscreen Actions?

On the iPhone X, can you revert from 3D Touch to swiping for lockscreen actions? I really would rather swipe and hit than push into the phone screen to access these action items. E.g. with Gmail you ...
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Is my screen being shared?! With whom?

For the last few days I've been getting a message on my lock screen Unlocking with Apple Watch is not available with your screen is being shared A tad worrisome but I sort of disregarded and ...
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Set Today View as default on Lock screen in iPhone

Is it possible to make Today View as the default on the iPhone Lock screen? Currently I need to swipe right on the Lock Screen to see the Today View screen (security is not an issue because Today ...
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Is there a shortcut to “Switch User” from the Lock Screen in macOS Mojave?

Let's say you lock your screen with Command + Control Q. Now, you want to log in as a different user, without using the mouse. It seems that this is possible if you press Shift Tab twice, followed by ...
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Tapping on notification unlocks my iPhone 8

When my iPhone is locked and I have notifications, certain ones allow me to touch the notification and it unlocks the iPhone without requiring me to authenticate by entering a passcode or Touch ID. ...
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Unique wallpaper for desktop and lock screen

I recently got a macbook pro 2018 and was trying to change the wallpapers. I would like to be able to set a different wallpaper for my desktop and lockscreen. Googling around, I managed to change my ...
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High Sierra lockscreen appears about one minute or more after waking the computer and interacting with it

After waking my macbook air from sleep I can immediately interact with visible apps and launch new ones -- but I can't type, click on webpages, switch spaces/desktops or enter fullscreen. After ...
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How do I lock my Mac without changing the display (keeps showing output)? [duplicate]

I'd like to lock my Mac, that is, require a password before any input. This is normal. What's different, though, is that I'd like to be able to show the exact same output as if the screen was not ...
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Any way to get the last times the screen was unlocked in macOS?

I'd be immensely grateful if someone helped me get the last screen unlocks (such as by going to the Apple menu > lock screen). With unlock I mean when you lock the screen then you have to unlock it ...
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Remove blur effect from lock screen on High Sierra

I'm on High Sierra 10.13.5. Following these steps to use my unblurred original wallpaper on the initial login screen of my Mac worked perfectly. Now I would like to do the same thing with the lock ...
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iPhone Whatsapp Lockscreen Notification Problem [duplicate]

Since upgrading Whatsapp to version 2.18.52 contact names do not appear on whatsapp lock screen notifications. For example, if I get a message from Mom, whatsapp only displays the whatsapp logo and “...