Widget Lock is a free Android app to enable widgets on Android lock screen. This Android Widget Lock app is really a nice app that lets you select widgets and enable them even if your Android phone is locked.
Update: (July 17, 2103) This app is no longer available in Google Play Store. You may check out Widgetsoid2.X app for Android reviewed by us.
With widgets on lock screen, you don’t have to unlock your Android phone to view the important information through widgets which you have added. Just tap on the widget and start using it on your Android phone.
Widget lock is a nice application when you want to see important information like stock quotes, current weather or news if any, pending unread emails, and the like. However, you can easily set any widget of your choice, but the app is best for the one who want to only view important information without unlocking the Android phone. We all know that Android devices do have the functionality of smart pattern lock. It becomes a bit pesky process for the users who have set the their pattern lock a bit tricky. You can easily select the widgets which can give you important updates with ease on your Android lock screen itself.
Actually, this Android Widget Lock app does not replace lock screen. The app just covers your lock screen with another screen showing you all the widgets which you have selected. Also, due to the way the Android system is designed, it might be a possible that the widget screen does not display instantly. If you are turning off your screen and then rapidly turns off, it might be a possibility that you get your default lock screen instead.
Also, resizing of widgets can be only possible if you are using the Android version 4.0 and up. Resizing the widgets is only allowed in that version of the Android. You can only move the widgets and select their position according to your desired one. Moving widgets is possible in every Android version more than 2.2 and up.
How To Enable Widget On Android Lock Screen?
Launch the application and tap on plus (+) button. Now select the widgets which you want to display on lock screen. Long hold the widgets and move them to position them as you want. Long hold the widget till your Android vibrates and your screen becomes green. When you are all set, just tap on the settings button and enable the app to display the widget on lock screen of your Android. Turn off your Android screen and then after a while turn it on to check that the app is working successfully or not.
Features Of This Android Widget Lock App:
- Enable widgets on your Android lock screen.
- Move widgets and position them as you want.
- Works good specially on Android devices with big screen size.
- Simple and easy to set up.
- Separate widget screen above the lock screen.
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Install Widget Lock App:
Click here to download and install Widget Lock app from Google Play Store. If you have a Barcode Scanner, then scan the QR Code below and get the direct download link.
Widget Lock makes your work easier by giving all the important information above your lock screen itself. Save the time to unlock your tricky pattern lock to get the updates. Just tap on the widget directly from your Android lock screen and start using it on your Android.
Works With: Android 2.2 and up
Free / Paid: Free
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