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Double click lock button option for Samsung wallet/cards?

(Topic created: 09-04-2023 12:04 PM)
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JerryBerry
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IPhone has the feature, but Samsung is very limited. Is there a way to assign my Samsung wallet/cards using the double click lock button on the right side? The only options they have are to slide up from the home screen, lock screen, or when the screen is off. This is a huge hassle considering I have to use either or instead if double clicking the side for convenience. 

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VerbumVeritum
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That's the great thing about Android (specifically Samsung) as opposed to iPhone though; the possibilities are nearly endless. 🙂
JerryBerry
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I wish they can fix that. Thats one of the few things I'd like to have to make it just more practical than swiping on my screen. I accidentally open Samsung wallet a lot when I'm on my lock screen. But because they give you few options, it's hard maneuver around it.
VerbumVeritum
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I would argue it's just something to become accustomed to, rather than something to fix. You're right, that the option should at least be there. I'm willing to bet that native side-key functionality for Samsung Wallet may be added in a future update!
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Kdrewh
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Hey I have what I believe will be great news. If you download "Good lock" and Registar app - you can customize the side key with "long hold" where you press and hold the side key - then select "open app" and Samsung wallet is an option. Please give it a try and let me know if that's an acceptable solution for you.
requa
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I'll give this a try as well. The only shortcoming I see is that I can only bring up the Samsung Wallet as a list of all registered cards, not as focused on the default card as is the case with the swipe action. Is there a workaround I'm missing?


Dan
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VerbumVeritum
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Nope, no workaround to bring up a default card through RegiStar yet. I don't see why this function can't be added though. Make sure to submit this request via an Error report in the Samsung Members app's Support tab.
requa
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👍done


Dan
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requa
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I'm not sure I agree with native incorporation of Good Lock. I think it's important for the developers to have a testing ground (or playground) to experiment with new features before they roll out broadly. If Good Lock became native, users would reasonably expect it to be fully matured features and become upset when they don't work as expected. In the playground, I expect a few bumps and bruises.


Dan
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Kdrewh
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Here is a screen shot. In Good lock select the "life" side at the bottom right....Screenshot_20230904_140246_Good Lock.jpg
Kdrewh
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Thank you for posting this Question @JerryBerry, your digging caused me to find the solution and enable it for myself too! The swipe up was easy, but the long hold is super convenient!!