1. dayoungtx's Avatar
    Hi everyone So with the new notification center I am wondering what the real value of Glance is, especially since the notification center can be accessed when the phone is locked... are you still using Glance? If so, why? Thanks!
    04-18-2014 03:05 PM
  2. primortal's Avatar
    One of the benefits of Glance for me (was being now I have an Icon) is that I can wave my hand over the phone and look at the phone and see there are any missed phone, text or emails without picking up the phone or moving it to hit the power button.
    04-18-2014 03:09 PM
  3. Edward_g's Avatar
    No I'm not. The notification center does it all. Even battery level, day and date.
    I'm thinking maybe that's why the icon doesn't have it.
    04-18-2014 03:09 PM
  4. Jas00555's Avatar
    It has the same benefit that it had before which was to be able to view notifications with just an easy glance.
    04-18-2014 03:22 PM
  5. Edward_g's Avatar
    I have double tap to wake. That's probably why I'm not seeing the need for glance anymore. If I had to press the power button to get to the notification center I'd probably feel different.
    04-18-2014 04:14 PM
  6. kostiraimo's Avatar
    You just need to take your phone out of your pocket to see glance with its notifications, no pushing buttons or tapping the screen. So yeah, quite beneficial.
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    04-18-2014 04:21 PM
  7. jleebiker's Avatar
    Even still.

    I have a corporate security policy on mine and in order to get to the Notifications, I have to unlock it. Glance allows me to see date/time, battery, QH, next appointment, counts for specific mailboxes, pics from FB feed, and whether I even HAVE notifications in the Notification Center or not.

    All without having to unlock my phone or going to the Notification Center. It's still VERY handy and a necessary feature for me. It's all about efficiency.
    04-18-2014 04:29 PM
  8. Eric Immerman's Avatar
    I like to be able to discreetly in meetings wave my hand over the phone to see if I have missed any calls or see what time it is. It is also nice at night when you can set it to a dark color and glance at it to see the time.
    04-18-2014 04:34 PM
  9. philxor's Avatar
    Yeah, they are two completely different things...

    Glance doesn't require I do anything to see time and notifications.

    Even still.

    I have a corporate security policy on mine and in order to get to the Notifications, I have to unlock it. Glance allows me to see date/time, battery, QH, next appointment, counts for specific mailboxes, pics from FB feed, and whether I even HAVE notifications in the Notification Center or not.

    All without having to unlock my phone or going to the Notification Center. It's still VERY handy and a necessary feature for me. It's all about efficiency.
    04-18-2014 04:34 PM
  10. Nimdock's Avatar
    One of the benefits of Glance for me (was being now I have an Icon) is that I can wave my hand over the phone and look at the phone and see there are any missed phone, text or emails without picking up the phone or moving it to hit the power button.
    This is pretty much what I use it for on my L920, wave of my hand and I can see what's going on! :D
    04-18-2014 04:41 PM
  11. Edward_g's Avatar
    Well that's what makes it great. Different needs met for different folks.
    Everyone's happy.
    Nimdock likes this.
    04-18-2014 05:15 PM
  12. Xpider_MX's Avatar
    Hi everyone So with the new notification center I am wondering what the real value of Glance is, especially since the notification center can be accessed when the phone is locked... are you still using Glance? If so, why? Thanks!
    But you need to unlock the phone to access the notification symbol, the same than before 8.1, glance is for check notifications with no need to unlock the phone
    04-18-2014 05:39 PM
  13. F3rzz's Avatar
    this doesn't even make sense

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    04-18-2014 06:55 PM
  14. zomechin's Avatar
    It's most useful for me when I'm in a class where phones aren't allowed and have to be on silent. I just keep my phone on the desk in front of me and casually put my hand on the sensor and take it off like 5 seconds later.
    04-18-2014 07:03 PM

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