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  1. BlackD0127's Avatar
    I saw people posting about glance screen, that the menu point is gone in the extras. I have the same problem since 10166.
    I don't garantee that it'll work!
    Here's what I did to get my glance screen back:
    -I searched here at Windows Central for a post about Glance screen (because of the QR code):
    Glance Screen update lets you set your lockscreen photo as background | Windows Central (it should not bother you that the link is half a year old)
    -Then I diwnloaded for my phone a QR scanner (I used QR Code Reader from ShopSavvy Inc.)
    -Scanned the code and opened it in Edge on the phone,
    -Edge detected that my phone is a Windows Mobile, it opens the app in the store.
    -Now you wait for the store to search for the app and then to search through your phone for the app.
    -If the button "open" shows up, you made everything right, open the app and you can set it for yourself!

    I hope this helps some people!

    If it doesn't work:
    Store doesn't open when Edge opens:
    -Set your Edge to Mobile version. (Settings - Website preference)
    In the Store it doesn't show the "open" button:
    -Try again with opening the scanned url, maybe it helps
    -you don't have the Glance Screen installed (dunno how this happens, maybe it got deleted somehow)
    RumoredNow and fgaudet like this.
    08-21-2015 03:56 AM
  2. KeegdnaB42's Avatar
    I was just going to make a thread before I saw this one. The issue seems to be that the setting is there but hidden from the settings menu. Opening it from the store is the solution, but an easier way than hunting down a QR code is to use SysApp Pusher.
    RumoredNow, nCogNeato and fgaudet like this.
    08-25-2015 05:03 PM
  3. fgaudet's Avatar
    Tried the SysApp trick, and it worked to get Glance installed and to get to its settings page. However, Glance still doesn't work, even after reboot. Lumia 830 on W10 build 10512, phone had to be reset at some point to be usable with W10.
    08-31-2015 07:21 AM
  4. Derausgewanderte's Avatar
    Here is what I did. In SysApp Pusher, long tap glance, tap share and send link to onenote or messaging etc. then copy the link.
    Install Tile Builder, create Icon Tile, Action "Open web page", paste link into url, pick your favorite icon, create/pin the tile (don't waste your time with applying your own picture to an icon as that fails on W10M with Tile Builder - doesn't recognize the path to the pictures I think).
    Of course you could just open OneNote and tap the link again. But that is a few more taps ;)

    Now I have a tile on my start page that goes straight to glance screen in the store, which I simply tap to open. No more "hunting down".

    Last edited by Derausgewanderte; 08-31-2015 at 08:41 PM.
    08-31-2015 08:00 PM
  5. fgaudet's Avatar
    But does Glance actually *work* ? Even if I get to the glance settings, it just doesn't work. :( L830 with 10512.
    09-01-2015 06:51 AM
  6. Derausgewanderte's Avatar
    But does Glance actually *work* ? Even if I get to the glance settings, it just doesn't work. :( L830 with 10512.
    It should and has on my L830 and does on my L640xl on w10m
    09-01-2015 09:54 AM
  7. fgaudet's Avatar
    True! It works on mine now too! Guess it needed to reboot a few times to properly realize that Glance was on...

    Update: Doesn't really work - I set Glance to alway on, and it's not. At some point it seems Glance just quits, and I'm not going to reboot my phone twice a day just to please Glance. Hope Microsoft fixes this soon.
    Last edited by fgaudet; 09-02-2015 at 11:22 AM. Reason: Finicky Glance
    09-01-2015 10:50 AM

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