How to Customize Galaxy S7 Lock screen

Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge are still two of the most popular smartphones today. This guide will explain how to customize the Galaxy S7 lock screen and add some unique features to suit your personal wishes and needs.

The options and possibilities are almost endless when it comes to using Samsung devices. From adding a new theme, changing the homepage launcher to changing the lock screen shortcuts, clocks and more. With that in mind, here we want to show you how.

Our lock screen has quick shortcuts for phone dialer and camera which is nice. At the same time, double-tapping the home button will launch the camera, so there’s no point in keeping it on the lock screen. Instead, customize it with something more useful or an app you use more often than others.

Those who want to get more out of their Samsung Galaxy S7 can learn a lot from our great 45 Tips and Tricks post. Then keep reading for quick and simple instructions on how to customize the lock screen and a few other tips.


Whether you’ve been using the S7 for a while or just got one after the last Galaxy Nougat update, this will help. A few quick taps in the settings can completely change the way we interact with the device. It makes it easier to use and more suited to individual needs. Lets start.

Go to settings by tapping the gear-shaped settings button at the top of the notification pop-up bar. Or find the Settings app in the app tray. Next, go to what is shown below and details.

There are several options in this original menu of information and application shortcuts. You can add double watches, add owner information, and even add a “missing” number or address. Then there are the shortcuts at the bottom.

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It’s really easy. Simply go to the app shortcuts menu and we can completely change which apps are shown on the lock screen. They are separated by left and right. Once selected, users will see a complete list of all installed apps. Here you can easily choose what you want. Now these will be displayed the next time you unlock your device.

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All owners have to do is swipe up from the app icon instead of in the middle, and the Galaxy S7 instantly opens to that app instead. It’s a nice and quick way to get things done conveniently. This is just one of the many advanced features of the Samsung Galaxy S7. We go over this and more in our tips post above. The “Owner info” option is also a nice touch for customization.

Alternatively, owners can go to the display settings and do more with the always-on display feature. Give it a try today. While you’re here, take a look at these best cases for the Galaxy S7 and even a new screen protector. Enjoy.