The lock screen on our smartphone screens are changed o a daily basis to enhance security. Most of Samsung S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus users have always had the desire to find out how they can change the lock screen icons on the smartphones.
Changing the lock screen wallpaper allows you to get rid of those icons are unused on your phone. You can also add onto the lock screen some other icons that you would like to use and this will make your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ Plus smartphone highly customizable.
Follow the guide below to learn how to turn off and on the weather widget icon which usually shows current weather at your location. Although this feature is a standard setting on the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus smartphones, you can disable this feature if you do not want to use it.
Turning on or off the weather icon on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus
- Power on your Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8+ Plus
- Go to the Apps page
- Browse through to locate the Settings
- Click on the Lock screen
- Check the weather box to turn its icon on or uncheck the weather box to turn off the icon for weather
- Return to the standby mode by clicking on the Home key
With this weather feature enabled on your phone, you should be able to see the basic current weather updates at the top of the screen when your phone is locked. Turning the weather icon off will completely remove it from the lock screen of Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus.