You lock screen let anyone looking at your device know a few things about you. The lock screen tends to show your personality, or rather your style. Android comes with lots of customization capabilities, even when your device is not rooted. A lock screen isn’t just a barrier between your handset systems to provide security but it can also provide tons of useful information and you can design it in many ways.

This can be done using application and widgets that help you customize your lock screen according to your preferences. Moreover, there are also some basic functions that can help you customize your lock screen.

Lock screen protection

You can enhance the security of your Android device by adding different protections to your Android lock screen, including, pin, pattern, password protection and face detection. These options are accessed on your handset’s Settings under ‘Lock Screen’ or rather tap on ‘My Device’ and select ‘Lock Screen’.

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Pattern option is quick to unlock but more vulnerable. The same applies to face detection, it’s a fun way to unlock, but it is also easier to compromise. However, the lock screen isn’t just limited to these ‘monotonous’ features. Instead, you can get a handy lock screen application or widget that lets you add tons of interesting ways to unlock your device.

How to change your lock screen

There is also another common way to change your Android lock screen that does not require an app to do that.

  • Select a part of your home screen with no widgets or icons and long press it
  • A customization menu opens, tap on ‘Wallpapers’
  • Go through the list of wallpapers, you can also open My Photos to choose a photo you have taken
  • Adjust the position and crop where appropriate and then tap ‘Select wallpaper.’

Lock screen widgets

You can also make use of lock-screen widgets for convenient and quick access to apps and information on our lock screen.

Widgets can be used on your phone’s lock screen without entering the handset unlock code. You will be required to enter the code to add new widgets.

Android apps come with some lock-screen widgets, and also some third-party application has the ability to include them. In case you do not like the lock-screen widgets, you can install Lockscreen Policy app; It has a simple interface you can use to enable the policy option and disable the lock-screen widgets.

Make the lock screen beautiful.

There are a variety of lock-screen applications that are developed to make it look beautiful. It is also possible to achieve both beauty and also ease of access to most of the applications.

Some of the apps recommend to ‘beautify’ the lock screen are:

Making your lock screen productive

Most of the lock screen applications are primarily based on making your device more productivity. Fortunately, finding some of the fantastic lock screen applications is not a problem. If you’re looking for productivity, I would recommend the apps below to serve the purpose:

  • C Locker – Comes with over thirty shortcuts
  • AcDisplay – Has sensors to automatically wake up or sleep phone.
Source: Android Central

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