Does anyone else get annoyed by notifications blurring the lock screen?

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    One thing that bothers me more than anything else with iOS 7 is how as soon as you get a notification it blurs your lock screen until you unlock your phone.

    I have a nice wallpaper on my lockscreen that I'm so happy to see not being obscured by sliders and time like on iOS 6, but WTF is the point of having a beautiful lock screen if it's blurred to hell as soon as you get an e-mail?

    Or at work, there's a Starbuck nearby, so I have a pass on my lock screen displaying permanently, blurring it to a funny brown colour for the next 8 hours.

    Not cool :(.
     
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    Nope, I'm good with it. When there's a notification, I'm more interested in reading that then viewing the background behind it.
     
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    Nope, I really really like it. A nice touch by Apple.

    With the earth paper, it makes a nice blurry diagonal blue haze right behind notifications and lockscreen pad.

    It also helps legibility of notifications,
     
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    I really like the blur efect too, BUT something i really dislike is the transition from the blurred notification lockscreen to the normal lockscreen, the blur dissapears so awkwardly
     
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    This is also what i think.
     
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    I hate it too. One of the few things in iOS7 that I just can't stand.

    Why won't Apple just give us on/off switches for simple things like this that would make everyone happy..
     
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    In order to please everybody that would mean a whole lot of switches, because it seems as if some people are bothered with each and every detail of the OS.

    Would YOU want to scroll through a list of 250 switches to find the specific one that YOU are bothered about?
     
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    There aren't that many things to customise. I get where you're coming from but we all know Apple always gives us way less options to customise things than other manufacturers.
     
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    Yes. I don't like it. When it happens, I don't see what I'm used to seeing, and wonder what's wrong.

    Now, will I get used to it? I suppose so. But it is difficult for me to see this change as an improvement.
     
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    Thanks a lot, I was fine with it until you made me really think about it:D It's no big deal, but options in settings with different styles of notifications would be real nice.
     
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    No, I think it looks great, depending on your background of course.
     
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    I like it I just wish notifications were smaller like in os6 so that you would be able to see more at one time.
     
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    Then it should be no surprise :rolleyes:
     
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    Exactly. How many times have we heard that on this forum. We can't have a setting for everything.
     
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    It's not but that doesn't make it any better.
     
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    Not a big fan of it, but since all you have to do is pull down Notification Center and it goes alway, I can live with it
     
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    You can disable having the notifications show on the lock screen, if I recall correctly.

    The blurring is used to allow you to read the text over it. It did it in iOS 7 too, but would put it in an opaque box instead (still blocking the background) or in a thin wide box across the screen.
     
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    Solution: Disable lock screen notifications in Settings > Notification Center:cool:
     
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    thanks guys, I know I can disable this. I guess I just wish it wouldn't blur it, but partly tint, or something. I guess it's time to change the wallpaper...
     
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    Wait for a jailbreak and then you can do what your wishing to do
     
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    Aah :eek: COMIC SAAAANSS!!!!
     

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