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Default No Option for camera shortcut/widget with pattern lockscreen on kitkat 4.4.2?

Hi guys,

Just updated to I9505XXUFNB8 Samsung Galaxy S4 4.4.2 and I was under the impression that you would be able to use a camera shortcut/widget on a secure lockscreen with kitkat?

I set up a pattern lock and I can't seem to enable the camera shortcut.

Has anyone been able to enable this?
 
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I was under the impression that we would be able to add and use a camera shortcut with a secure lockscreen with 4.4.2 KitKat?

When I select a secure lockscreen, the ability to add a camera shortcut is greyed out per the screenshots below...




 
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And you can't have widgets, Which sucks!
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And you can't have widgets, Which sucks!
Hmmm... I thought this was supposed to be a feature of KitKat that you *could* have a camera shortcut on a security lockscreen or am I mistaken?
 
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Hmmm... I thought this was supposed to be a feature of KitKat that you *could* have a camera shortcut on a security lockscreen or am I mistaken?
We got Samsunged.

Can you add widgets with the pin lock?
Phones :
Galaxy S2 - JB Stock w/ Siyah 5.0 @ 1.6 Ghz [Gave it away]
Galaxy S4 - WanamLite 1.5

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Transformer Infinity (TF700T) - CleanROM Inheritance 3.4.7 @ 1.8 Ghz [Gave it away]
Nexus 10 - SaberMod w/ Trinity Ten - TX38
 
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We got Samsunged.
Ahhh, so this feature is available on Nexus phones and Google Edition Galaxy S4's but Samsung removed this functionality with Touchwiz? Grrrr.... this is bloody ridiculous!! I'd prefer this basic function rather than all the other rubbish software that samsung loads on there!
 
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Just tried and you can't add a camera shortcut with pin lock either...
 
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I got my sister a Moto G as few weeks back, switched on got Kit Kat straight away as on OTA.
Also has the camera shortcut on a pattern lockscreen.

Go figure ... bloody Samsung.
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