How to Remove ‘Emergency Call’ Button from Android Lock Screen
How to Remove ‘Emergency Call’ Button from Android Lock Screen

As we all know Emergency Call Button in smartphone lock screen are specially inbuilt to access some of the emergency numbers that you need at the time of emergency when you don’t even have time to unlock the device. However, you can remove this button from your lock screen. We have mentioned two working methods that will help you to accomplish this task



Emergency Call Button in smartphone lock screen are specially inbuilt to access some of the emergency numbers that you need at the time of emergency when you don’t even have time to unlock the device. Like the numbers 100 and 911 etc are accessible but sometimes this may cause trouble for you, as some of the children while playing with your android can dial these numbers and also sometimes while taking your phone in a pocket the numbers can be pressed unintentionally. So to avoid this, you can simply remove this button from your lock screen. It is a very easy task and you can easily do that by following up our complete guide discussed below.

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How to Remove ‘Emergency Call’ Button from Android Lock Screen

Here I am discussing two different methods, one for the rooted android and another for nonrooted android. You can pick select anyone which you like. So proceed with these methods below.

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Removing Emergency Call Button In Non-Rooted Android

In this, you will need to use an app that will let you customize your android lock screen according to your wish.

Step 1. First of all, you need to download and install cool locking app that is Hi Locker – Your Lock Screen.

Removing Emergency Call Button In Non-Rooted Android
Removing Emergency Call Button In Non-Rooted Android

Step 2. Launch the app after installing on your device and then it will ask you to turn off the default lock screen and set this up in the default.

Removing Emergency Call Button In Non-Rooted Android
Removing Emergency Call Button In Non-Rooted Android

Step 3. That’s it with this you will not having the emergency button in lock screen and also you can avoid the dialing of an annoying number there.

Removing Emergency Call Button In Non-Rooted Android
Removing Emergency Call Button In Non-Rooted Android

The above method is not that sufficient for some security reasons, so better to go for the below method.

Any Lock Screen app will do the job for you. If you want to find out the best apps that could replace your default lock screen then you can have a look at our post 5 Must-Try Lock Screen Replacement Apps for Android

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Removing Emergency Call Button In Rooted Android

Step 1.First of all, you need to download and install Xposed Installer on your android device that will only work if your android is rooted (How to root android).

Removing Emergency Call Button In Rooted Android
Removing Emergency Call Button In Rooted Android

Step 2. Now you need to get the module Lockscreen Tweak Box on your android device.

Step 3. Now open the module and there simply tick on Hiding Emergency Call option.

Removing Emergency Call Button In Rooted Android
Removing Emergency Call Button In Rooted Android

That’s it! you are done, the Emergency call option will now be disabled from your lock screen and no one can access it.

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Using Go Locker:

GO Locker, a lock screen featuring highly-recommended security, stability, and compatibility, ranking NO 1 locker with top downloads in Google Play, customized with a variety of high-quality themes!

Features:

  • Lock home button from waking up your screen to fully protect your privacy (NEW)
  • A vast number of themes with plenty of unlocking styles, iPhone style, android style and other styles beyond your imagination (keep increasing)
  • Shortcuts to system switches and settings
  • Read your message directly from the lock screen

Step 1. First of all, download and install Go Locker on your Android Smartphone and launch the app.

Go Locke r- schöne themen
Go Locke r- schöne themen
Developer: GOMO Go
Price: Free
  • Go Locke r- schöne themen Screenshot
  • Go Locke r- schöne themen Screenshot
  • Go Locke r- schöne themen Screenshot
  • Go Locke r- schöne themen Screenshot
  • Go Locke r- schöne themen Screenshot

Step 2. Now open the app and you will see the screen like below. Here you need to tap on ‘Start’ to continue.

Using Go Locker
Using Go Locker

Step 3. Now you need to open the Go Locker and there you need to tap on settings.

Using Go Locker
Using Go Locker

Step 4. Here you need to ‘Activate Go Locker’

Using Go Locker
Using Go Locker

Step 5. You can explore other settings like Notifications, Schedule, Phone & SMS and many other things from the setting panel itself.

Using Go Locker
Using Go Locker

That’s it! You are done, now simply lock your android screen. You will not see any Emergency call option on your lock screen.

So above is all about How to Remove the ‘Emergency Call’ Button from Android Lock Screen. With this method, you can easily remove out the emergency button from your Android lock screen that sometimes can cause trouble to you when children start playing with it or the numbers get pressed in your pockets. So use the method and disable it from your lock screen. Hope you like this cool solution, keep sharing with others too. Leave a comment below if you have any related queries with this.


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