Lock screen pop up message on Samsung Galaxy S2X

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HI, I was just wondering if Lock screen pop up message on Samsung Galaxy S2X is an option that I can enable on my phone? It's annoying to have to unlock it every time I want to see the message. You know, the way it is on iPhones... the box pops up on the lock screen. Can I get that on my Samsung Galaxy S2X, or am I just out of luck?
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i'am not sure if the option is availaible on the Samsung GSII, but if it is like other phones you should find the option under SMS > settings > Notification preview.
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to access the sms settings page, tap the messaging app, then tap the menu button at the bottom left hand corner of the phone. choose the option that says settings.
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I still don't see any SMS option. Seriously.. Once I'm in settings there's no 'texting options' whatsoever.
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From the main screen of the phone, tap the messaging app. This opens the main messaging screen which displays all of your conversations. From this screen, tap the menu button on the phone. It's located in the lower left hand corner and looks like a half sheet of paper with two lines on it. from the pop-up menu that appears, choose settings. This is the SMS settings page.
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Haha you know, I thought that's what you meant, but I was in a conversation when I tried, and hadn't thought to go back a step.

Anyway, I don't seem to have that option anywhere. :( I"m sad.
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Sorry for you :-)
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I don't believe the Samsung app has this option. Go to the play store and grab either Chomp SMS or Handcent SMS. Both of these apps have the option to display your message in a box over the lock screen. Remember to disable notifications from the built in messaging app so you won't get double notifications.
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You're right. Chomp SMS is a way nicer app. :)
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On top of your screen you should see an "i" inside square, click on it manually to see if you got SMS notifications and like Chad/GIS all samsung phones have SMS notifications.
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No, I don't have that, and no, that's nto an option for this particular samsung.
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And that wouldn't accomplish what we are trying to do here. Op wants a pop up on lockscreen.
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I understand, you want it to be like on iPHONE, in this case Samsung got beaten on this by Apple!
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Try LockerPro Lockscreen from the Google Play Store. It pretty accurately replicates the iOS 6 Lockscreen.
If you want the iOS pop-ups the same Dev has several Apps that do that too.

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