Create Dialer Shortcut on Lock Screen of the Nexus 6P

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You're watching VisiHow. In this tutorial, we're going to demonstrate how to get the Dialer shortcut back onto your lock screen using Marshmallow Android.

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    Turn off the device
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    Then, turn it back on
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    You will notice that in the lower-left corner there is a microphone input.
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    To change the microphone input to the Dialer shortcut, unlock the device
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    Swipe down from the top with two fingers
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    Then, tap the gear-shaped icon
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    Tap on "Apps"
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    Tap on the gear-shaped icon in the top-right corner of the screen
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    Tap on "Default Apps"
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    Then, tap on "Assist & voice input"
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    Tap on "Assist app"
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    Tap on "None"
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    It is changed from "Google App".
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    Tap on the circle button to go back to the home screen
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    Turn the device off
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    Then, turn the device back on
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    You will notice that the microphone icon has been replaced with a Dialer shortcut.
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    Swipe the screen and enter your passcode
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    This will enable me to get straight to the Dialer. Do note that if you disable "Google Assist" as the default voice feature, you won't be able to access "OK, Google!" from your lock screen.
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This has been a video tutorial on how to get a Dialer shortcut onto your lock screen using Marshmallow Android on your Nexus 6P. if you have any questions or comments, please leave them in the space below. Thank you for watching VisiHow!

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Recent edits by: VisiHow, Djinu

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