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    I just noticed that the lock icon is missing on the lock screen. The lock itself still works though. Any idea how to get it back?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ion628 View Post
    I just noticed that the lock icon is missing on the lock screen. The lock itself still works though. Any idea how to get it back?
    What lock icon? I don’t have one, either... don’t recall ever having one... how about a screen print?
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    Default Re: lock icon missing on lock screen

    Quote Originally Posted by Fausty82 View Post
    What lock icon? I don’t have one, either... don’t recall ever having one... how about a screen print?
    I'd like to know as well.
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    Default Re: lock icon missing on lock screen

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    Pre-iOS 6 there was a lock icon in the middle of the status bar when you were on the lock screen. Apple got rid of it in iOS 6:
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    Default Re: lock icon missing on lock screen

    Quote Originally Posted by Massie View Post
    Pre-iOS 6 there was a lock icon in the middle of the status bar when you were on the lock screen. Apple got rid of it in iOS 6:
    Thanks, Massie, but I don't remember it at all.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JustMe'D View Post
    Thanks, Massie, but I don't remember it at all.
    Me, neither. So, it’s version specific? I’m on 6.0.2... and I don’t remember ever having a lock icon...
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    Default Re: lock icon missing on lock screen

    Pretty sure it was there right up until iOS 6. There was even a jailbreaking tweak made specifically to get rid of it!


    For more about status icons:



    I'm not sure if its permanently gone or not...I would LOVE it if Apple got rid of it because they were getting ready to introduce notification and status icons and wanted the space. But if I had to guess I'd say they wanted that area for the Do Not Disturb icon:

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    Default Re: lock icon missing on lock screen

    It's not missing in iOS 6, my wife's iPhone 5 still has it.
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    Default Re: lock icon missing on lock screen

    I have the lock icon...surprised that u missed it..may be u should look into the settings
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    Default Re: lock icon missing on lock screen

    There is nothing obvious in settings to being it back
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    Default Re: lock icon missing on lock screen

    Quote Originally Posted by ion628 View Post
    It's not missing in iOS 6, my wife's iPhone 5 still has it.
    Interesting...is she on iOS 6.0, or 6.0.1, or 6.0.2?
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    My iPhone 5 doesn't have it either. I'm on 6.0.2.
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    Default Re: lock icon missing on lock screen

    for me, it went away after i installed iOS 6 [iPhone 4S]
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    my wife's phone had it on 6.0.2 until I rebooted her phone today. Maybe her having still was a bug. Shrugs.
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    Default Re: lock icon missing on lock screen

    Finally! Someone else noticed this too. I've been wondering about this too. Maybe once the JB for iOS 6 comes out, a dev will make a tweak to put it back (hint, hint)

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