1. Grodelj's Avatar
    On my 930 running win10 I had a VPN shortcut in quick actions, but it seems I cannot add it on 950XL. There is no option. Do you guys have it?
    01-06-2016 06:03 AM
  2. msirapian's Avatar
    It's a "known feature". When your display allows 5 buttons in the action centre, then for the sake of symmetry, you only get 5x3 buttons. On smaller displays, it's 4 buttons, and 4x4 displayed when fully extended. The one which is sacrificed on the 5x3 layout is the VPN button.
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    01-06-2016 06:36 AM
  3. Grodelj's Avatar
    Thanks for the answer. The man who made that decision had to be pure genius And of course, there is no option to customize it. I would much rather sacrifice quiet hours for example. Anyhow, I must now find a way to pin VPN to start.
    01-06-2016 06:49 AM
  4. nadroj915's Avatar
    This can be solved, I learned through another post by going into Settings>Display>Size of Text, apps, etc. - and adjusting the slider so that it reads 400 % or greater. The Lumia 950 XL defaults to 350% which gives you the 5x3 grid, but if you scale it to 400% or more (restart is required), you'll get the 4x4 grid, and the VPN quick action button will show up. Hope this helps!
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    01-06-2016 06:50 AM
  5. Grodelj's Avatar
    This can be solved, I learned through another post by going into Settings>Display>Size of Text, apps, etc. - and adjusting the slider so that it reads 400 % or greater. The Lumia 950 XL defaults to 350% which gives you the 5x3 grid, but if you scale it to 400% or more (restart is required), you'll get the 4x4 grid, and the VPN quick action button will show up. Hope this helps!
    Thanks, that actually does solve this problem but creates another one: I don't want for the text to be soo big, it's ugly.
    01-06-2016 06:59 AM
  6. msirapian's Avatar
    And what happens if you switch to 4x4, set VPN on the main row, switch back to 5x3: will VPN remain handy or does it disappear?
    01-06-2016 07:05 AM
  7. nadroj915's Avatar
    Really? I noticed very little, if any difference in text size going from 350% to 400% Attached are a couple of screen shots from my device at 400% I think it looks okay.wp_ss_20160106_0001.jpgwp_ss_20160106_0002.jpg
    01-06-2016 07:07 AM
  8. nadroj915's Avatar
    And what happens if you switch to 4x4, set VPN on the main row, switch back to 5x3: will VPN remain handy or does it disappear?

    That I actually haven't tried, so I'm unable to comment. You'll just have to try it and see what happens.
    01-06-2016 07:09 AM
  9. msirapian's Avatar
    I'm on a 950, so maybe a 150/950 XL owner will try eventually :)
    01-06-2016 07:34 AM
  10. Grodelj's Avatar
    I'm on a 950, so maybe a 150/950 XL owner will try eventually :)
    I tried it, VPN disappears and default icon comes back.

    Does anybody know if there is a way to pin VPN to start?
    01-06-2016 08:58 AM
  11. rfr0st's Avatar
    Just long press on the VPN settings icon and "pin to start".
    Seems you cant pin a specific connection, only a shortcut to the settings tab.
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    01-07-2016 02:07 PM
  12. Grodelj's Avatar
    Just long press on the VPN settings icon and "pin to start".
    Seems you cant pin a specific connection, only a shortcut to the settings tab.
    That's close enough, thanks! I did not know that these type of shortcuts can be pinned.
    01-07-2016 04:28 PM
  13. msirapian's Avatar
    Anyway even the quick action button is not a toggle but rather a shortcut to the VPN menu ;)
    01-08-2016 02:41 AM
  14. rfr0st's Avatar
    A toggle would definitely be nice!

    Didn't know about pinning shortcuts until I started fiddling yesterday when I saw your post. ;)
    01-08-2016 06:41 AM

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