Meet Next, Microsoft's handy lock screen replacement app for Android

Meet Next, Microsoft's handy lock screen replacement app for Android
Guess who made an Android lock screen app? We'll save you the suspense - Microsoft Garage of all things. Now that Lollipop dud away with lock screen widgets, the enterprising folks over there introduced a way to make your grumpy old lock display much more functional.

The so-called Next Lock Screen app provides interactive visibility for the most used actions with your phone - you can dial back with a simple swipe, scroll quickly through your calendar appointments, or simply launch a preset app, all from as early as your lock screen. That functionality is not all, though, as the lock screen replacement is very well made in terms of graphical design, too. You can customize the lock screen background to your own liking, too.

As with any self-respecting such app, Next will show your missed calls and unread text messages count, too, but you actually have control over what personal content will show or not on the lock screen so as to keep your info safe from prying eyes. Still, if you don't like that something has appeared there for the world to see, you can simply swipe it away. Take a peek at the Next Lock Screen app in the video below, and take it for a ride from the source link, if you got interested.

Developer: Microsoft CorporationDownload: Android
Category: ProductivityPrice: Free


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