With Android 5.1, I used to wipe from the bottom left edge to start a phone call. I mean, when I wanted to reach a human whose phone number I knew.
Now it changed and instead starting the phone call after unlocking I am confronted with something else.
So at the moment I swipe upward, unlock, search the phone icon in the second row from the bottom, try to hit it (often I have too fat fingers) and then I can start to lookup the number.
Really? Is that the way I am supposed to make phone calls now?
Or is there something better?
With #dic:gravitybox you can make shortcuts on your lockscreen that allow you to start some apps before/without unlocking the phone (you’d need #dic:root and #dic:xposed for that).
Another way would be to install an alternative lockscreen (often they come bundled with custom #launchers) that has this function.
… or you could simply disable the Assist feature:
Go to Settings / Apps / / Default Apps / Assist & voice input / Assist app and set that to None.
(This is becoming my favorite de-googlifying setting in Marshmallow. )
Thanks, you saved me.
Although I looked through the settings I did not find this…