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Thu, Jul 23, 2020 4:28 AM

Updated Android Widget!

This may be old news but brand new for me.  Just added the Android SS widget again after I uninstalled it months ago and it is new and greatly improved.

First, you can now lock it down and gain access with your thumbprint or pin!  Once in you can now turn off, or arm your system in home or away mode!

Nicely done SS!

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2 y ago

Can you tell me where you got the widget?  I had it on my old phone, but can't find it now - and Simplisafe customer service has been useless.

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2 y ago

@sboston

Assuming that you have the main SimpliSafe app installed on your device, the widget would automatically be added to your phone as well. Just head over to your phone's Widget Section (on some Android devices, you can reach that just by long-pressing an empty space on your lock screen).

Johnny M.
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2 y ago

A bit of clarification: Android and you must manually add the widget.. or at least I had to. Johnny, did SS update the app to automatically add?

And, finally ATTN DEV and Product Mgt Goups: Another "stealth" update that provides a useful feature and capability that is again not formerly announced, no customer communication and results in confusion. This has occurred multiple times over the years and is beyond my understanding why a company that does new and customer oriented product updates doesn't communicate them?

All ears Simplisafe, if you could kindly answer that one question.