try the following: I'm using the long secure password (not the 4 numbers). - lock your phone. - scroll with your finger bottom up and show the airplane mode, wifi, bluetooth buttons, etc.... - select the camera or the clock icon. - scroll your finger top down on the screen to get your latest notifications. - press the main button twice. - you are in without password. my settings on the Control Center are: Access on Lock Screen: YES Access Within Apps: NO Notification Center: Access on Lock Screen: - Notifications View: YES - Today VIEW: YES TODAY VIEW: YES to everything.