How do I change my default camera app for the lock screen?

r2shyyou

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Do you mean automatically going from the lock screen camera button to, say, Camera+ or some other app like that? If so, I don't believe there's a way.
 

Razeus

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Grrr... I guess I'll have to delete Camera+ from my phone then. Thanks Apple. :mad:

(I meant when I'm at the lock-screen and jump right into he camera app).
 

Razeus

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I also noticed I can't use the volume button in Instagram to take a photo. Is this an Apple lockout feature too?
 

Razeus

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Not a lockout feature, but something that only applies to Apple's camera interfaces.
Are you saying that Instagram and other camera apps can update for this feature if they wanted to?
 

Intell

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No, its a feature that's unique to the Camera app and other Apple picture taking interfaces (like taking a picture for MMS for example).
 

a.jfred

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Are you saying that Instagram and other camera apps can update for this feature if they wanted to?
Ask Camera+ -- they had this as a hidden feature, and then got their app pulled from the app store because of it (more because it was hidden). When they were allowed back in, they were forced to remove the feature from their app before Apple would allow it.
 

GoCubsGo

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I don't understand. Why do you have to delete camera+ from your phone because you can't access it in this way?
Because it is necessary to be overly dramatic. There is no reason to delete Camera+ just because of that. Sure, it'd be nice to always use it but if you're dead set on using it then unlock your silly phone and use it. (as I do)
 

Rrod

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Yes it can

Jailbreak your phone and install AnyLockApp via Cydia. Any third party app can be assigned to that button on the lockscreen. Thumbs up ;) !
 
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GoCubsGo

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There are an option in camera settings where you can change your default camera app for lock screen if you can't change remove your app from your mobile and than set default now re install app so you will get your chosen settings.
No you can't. You cannot change the default lock screen camera app when using the phone as stock.