Windows 10: Message icon on Lockscreen

Discus and support Message icon on Lockscreen in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; My opening ‘Lock-screen’ has an icon like a small (squareish) speech bubble with a number 1 underneath, I think it tells me that I have 1 message.... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by MikeAitch, May 11, 2016.

  1. MikeAitch Win User

    Message icon on Lockscreen


    My opening ‘Lock-screen’ has an icon like a small (squareish) speech bubble with a number 1 underneath, I think it tells me that I have 1 message.

    But the thing is, I don’t think I do.

    It is similar to the notifications icon in the system tray at the bottom-right (once I’m logged in), but the icon on the lock screen is the same whether I have notifications there or not - and it always says '1' never any other number.

    I use Outlook 16 and again, the icon on the lock screen is the same whether I have unread messages in Outlook or not.

    I have attached a picture of the icon – for clarity. I would love it if anyone could tell me where my unread message (that is so important it should be on my opening lock-screen) is.

    Thanks
    M

    :)
     
    MikeAitch, May 11, 2016
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  2. How to get rid of message notification icon on lockscreen? I have no unread message.

    I own a Lumia 610. I have a message notification icon on lockscreen and it won't remove. It looks like a common message icon but it has a wavy line on it. What does it mean? How do I remove it? Please help.
     
    Lemilemlem, May 11, 2016
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  3. get rid of voicemail notification

    Hot do i get rid of the voicemail notification, i tried calling the Voicemail and there were no messages for me. how do i get rid of this icon on the tile and also the lockscreen ??
     
    srikanth shenoy, May 11, 2016
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  4. derekimo Win User

    Message icon on Lockscreen

    That is the messaging icon, like a text message,


    Message icon on Lockscreen [​IMG]


    Mail is a bit different.
     
    derekimo, May 11, 2016
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  5. MikeAitch Win User
    Thanks derekimo, so where is my messaging - once I am logged in? i.e. how do I see my message? and how do I get to the place with the options in your screenshot - I'd like to know how to turn them on and off?

    Thanks

    M
     
    MikeAitch, May 11, 2016
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  6. derekimo Win User
    derekimo, May 11, 2016
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  7. MikeAitch Win User
    Thanks for coming back to me, but - now I need a bit of clarification...
    1. notifications were switched off
    2. I had no messages in my messaging app - if fact it just showed me a version of my Skype messages, which I am always on top of anyway - I'm a regular skype user
    3. I don't see the options that you had in your screenshot where you can choose which icons to show on the lock screen - just a switch for notifications on/off

    Sorry if I am being dumb/missing something obvious

    M
     
    MikeAitch, May 11, 2016
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  8. derekimo Win User

    Message icon on Lockscreen

    Message icon on Lockscreen [​IMG]


    I don't know why it's showing that if you don't have any messages and they are turned off.
     
    derekimo, Apr 4, 2018
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