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[] [Spud's Top Tips #8] changing your carrier name

2019-04-16 07:01:40
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Hi all you lovely Mi Fans

This is a simple top tip for you

If like me you lock your phone no one can access your contacts not even in an emergency

So a easy way around this is to edit your carrier name on the lockscreen to show a contact number (don't use your mobile number though)

Open Settings and look for notifications & status bar

Make sure
Show carrier when device is locked is toggled to on
Then tap on Edit carrier name

Once here type is your
Emergency contact number

Then on your lockscreen you will find a scrolling message with your personalised contact number

Hope you find this useful, it could help you out one day even if you have lost your phone this will help

Follow me at the top of this thread for more helpful info

Bye for now

2019-04-16 07:01:40
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GunplaMad | from app


Some great advise to everyone who wants they're phone fully locked but with a EC details.
2019-04-16 14:01:56

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Mi2000rs | from app


Thanks for sharing,very useful tip
2019-04-17 04:19:58

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BJW33 | from app


just done it now. Great thanks
2019-04-17 05:20:04

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jzmi | from app


You can also do this with Settings->Lock Screen->Advanced->Lock Screen Owner Info.  No need to repurpose another field :)
2019-04-17 19:51:21

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Stevean78 | from app


Thanks. It's equal to text on lockscreen feature but it doesn't work sometimes.  
2019-04-17 20:31:41

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spud77 Author | from app


You can also do this with Settings->Lock Screen->Advanced->Lock Screen Owner Info.  No need to repur ...

But if you use themes that dose not work
2019-04-17 21:42:41
Thank you Spud!!! Keep them coming :)
2019-04-17 23:03:58

Master Bunny

Wooky63 | from app


great advice, thanks for the tip.
2019-06-02 07:43:09

Semi Pro Bunny

Elzer0 | from app


Cool, v handy
2019-07-26 15:41:23
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