How can I pin apps on the lock screen of my Galaxy Tab E LTE to quickly launch them?

Last Update Date : Apr 09. 2018

Lock screen


With the new version of Android (Marshmallow), the lock screen display 2 shortcuts to 2 apps that can be launched quickly directly from the lock screen. By default, Internet and Camera are the apps displayed. But it is possible to modify this setting and display your 2 favorites apps on the lock screen.

Pin app 1


Note: Screens and settings available may vary by wireless service provider and software version.

Pin two applications on the lock screen


1. From the Home screen, touch Apps .

2. Touch Settings .

3. Sscroll to and touch Lock screen and security 1.

4. Touch Info and app shortcuts.

Pin app 2


5. Touch App shortcuts.

Pin app 3


6. Touch Left shortcut.

Pin app 4


7. Swipe your finger from bottom to top to access all available apps. Then select one of the two apps you can add to the lock screen. For this example, we choose Gallery.

Pin app 5


Note : It is also possible to display no shortcut on the left side of the lock screen by touching the slider Curseur On to turn off the function Curseur off.

8. Touch Right shortcut.

Pin app 6


9. Swipe your finger from bottom to top to access all available apps. Then select the second app you can add to the lock screen. For this example, we choose S Health.

Pin app 7


Note : It is also possible to display no shortcut on the right side of the lock screen by touching the slider Curseur On to turn off the function Curseur off.

10. Press the Power button two times in a row to access the lock screen.

11. The shortcuts for the two apps you selected will be displayed on the lock screen :

Pin app 8


Launch an app from the lock screen


You can quickly launch the selected apps from the lock screen. To do so, touch and hold the corresponding shortcut, on the lock screen, then swipe your finger in any direction on the screen.

Pin app 9

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