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Please bring back the lock screen sparkles!

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Please bring back the lock screen sparkles!

After upgrading to Android 5.0 (Lollipop) I notice the sparkles following your touch on the locks screen are gone.  Please bring them back!  It was one of the most beautiful interactive lock screen displays I've ever seen.

 

Thanks.

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Re: Please bring back the lock screen sparkles!

You need to forward your feedback to Xperia care - http://www.sonymobile.com/global-en/support/contact-us/

For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.   Richard P. Feynman



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Re: Please bring back the lock screen sparkles!

That's right, the sparks effect was gorgeus, i hope that Sony put him back as soon as possible.

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Re: Please bring back the lock screen sparkles!

me too lol, I've just been trying to get it back for ages x
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Lockscreen

Is there any way to get that fancy lockscreen from the previous version running on Lollipop? I really don't like the new one, since I can only swipe up to unlock and I miss the sparks.

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Re: Please bring back the lock screen sparkles!

@Thommo - I did contact Sony support and was told by "Mayelin" (actual quote):

 

In regards to your inquiry, we are sincerely sorry to hear you are feeling this way. Please keep in mind that every update is different.

 

So, not so helpful.  Folks, make some noise on Twitter and maybe the actual developers will kick into gear: @SonyMobileNews

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Re: Please bring back the lock screen sparkles!

I don't like the changes to the screen sparkles and the way I have to swipe it seems so awkward

Also on one of the screens I had a app or widget...not sure what it was but it had to do with the temperature with a small visual about the weather. After I upgraded it simply said 'network not connected '. I'm not sure how it was there in the first place but I sure liked it.I don't think I had it from day one with my tablet but I'm just not sure. Am I able to restore to prelollipop?  I was content with what I had. There are probably some good things about this new system but I have not experienced them yet

 

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Re: Please bring back the lock screen sparkles!

Some sort of sparkles are back in latest firmware for Xperia Z3 Compact. At least I noticed them after update last week. Maybe they will head into Z2 Tablet too. I can't say, because my version didn't receive Lollipop yet.

 

As of your widget - check if it's added into Stamina enabled apps. Otherwise it will not be able to connect to the internet when phone is locked.

Best regards,
Sergio PL

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Xperia Z3 Compact / Nexus 7 (2012)