Top 10 best lock screen apps for Android in 2016

Google Play Store offers many lock screen apps to make your experience more personalized and useful. It may be a difficult task however to make a decision, given the number of such apps available in the store. So, in order to make your life easy, in this article, we are bringing top 10 Android lock screen Apps that can ably spice up your lock screen with all new look and feel.

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Here are Top 10 Android lock screen apps:

                                                                         1.AC Display

acdisplay

                                                                   (  Price: free with app in purchase)

AcDisplay is a new way of handling notifications in Android. It will let you know about new notifications by showing a minimal, beautiful screen, allowing you to open them directly from the lock screen. And if you want to see what’s going on, you can simply take your phone out of your pocket to view all the latest notifications, in a similarly pleasing and minimalistic manner.
Features:
– Great design and awesome performance.
– Active mode (uses the device’s sensors to wake your device up when you need it.)
– The ability to use AcDisplay as lockscreen.
– Incredible level of stability.
– Inactive hours (to save some battery.)
– Enable only while charging.

AcDisplay
AcDisplay
Developer: Artem Chepurnoy
Price: Free+

                                                          2. Alarm Anti Theft Lock screen

alarm

(price: free with app in purchase)

Do you fear that your phone is taken while you are distracted? Or that someone look at your personal information? Alarm Anti Theft the application is right for you, if someone get your phone while Alarm Anti Theft is enabled, it will sound a loud alarm, fire a police siren, starts to vibrate and blink effects on the screen, thus making the person desist from taking your phone, or better you know someone is with him.

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Alarm Anti Theft Screen Lock
Alarm Anti Theft Screen Lock

                                                                   3. Dash Clock Widget

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(price: Free)

DashClock is a home screen clock widget for Android 4.2+ phones and tablets, with lock screen support for Android 4.2-4.4. It also exposes additional status items called extensions. The widget comes bundled with extensions that give you instant access to:

• Your current local weather
• Missed calls and unread text messages
• Your next calendar appointment
• Unread Gmail inbox or priority inbox conversations
• Your next scheduled alarm

DashClock Widget
DashClock Widget
Developer: Roman Nurik
Price: Free

                                                             4. Echo Notification Lock screen

echo

                                         (price:Free / $4.49)

Echo is the fastest and coolest lockscreen for your notifications. Featured by Google as a top app, Echo Lockscreen is loved by users in 50+ countries. Download Echo to bring notifications to your lockscreen.

Highlights of Echo Locker:
Instant notifications – Echo shows the complete notification and not just a summary. Never miss an important message or notification with Echo.
Minimal design – Cool lockscreen design. No effect on your battery
Music controls – Control music without unlocking
Automatic Grouping – Auto groups your Instagram alerts into social and your Gmail messages into work. Similar alerts are bundled together so you can deal with them all at once.
Snooze – Snooze notifications to come back at a later time or place you’re ready to deal with them: tomorrow, when you get home, or whenever you like.
Lockscreen security – Protect your phone with Echo’s pattern lock.
Personalize – Personalize your lock screen design with wallpapers and notification settings

Echo Notification Lockscreen
Echo Notification Lockscreen

                                                                      5. Go Locker

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(Price: Free / $14.99)

GO Locker, a lock screen featuring highly-recommended security, stability and compatibility, ranking NO 1 locker with top downloads in Google Play, customized with variety of high-quality themes!
The most stable lock screen can be adapted to more than 8000 kinds of phones! Nearly 100 million downloads, 1,000,000+ user reviews and a 4.4-star rating, that’s Go Locker! Never worry about your privacy again as GO Locker will completely lock home button from waking up your screen! You can set switches on the left screen, also you can clean the running apps to boost your phone up!

■ Free Features
– Lock home button from waking up your screen to fully protect your privacy (NEW)
– A vast number of themes with plenty of unlocking style, iphone style, android style and other styles beyond your imagination (keep increasing)
– Shortcuts to system switches and settings
– Read your message directly from the lock screen

GO Locker - theme & wallpaper
GO Locker - theme & wallpaper

                                                                      6. HI locker

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(Price: Free)

Hi locker is a lock screen that was developed based on the mix of classical “lock screen” on the older versions of Android, with the modern of android Lollipop, include notification system on lock screen, and Material design style. Hi Locker will bring you an experience that is both new and familiar, actually useful to you.
Features:

★ With 3 unlock style: Classic, Lollipop, iOS.

★ Supported Fingerprint for Samsung devices and some devices running android Marshmallow

★ What’s next: Show/Add events, weather in the next few days on lock screen.

★ Hi Locker is your lock screen, you can customize everything with your own style.

★ Hi Locker with smart feature will automatically give some greetings to make you feel funny and friendly when using such as: good morning, good evening…

Enter your name: You can enter your name or favorite status on lock screen.

★ Hi locker displays notification on lock screen, you can easy to view, or delete notification by swiping left or right.

Drag “the dot” to circle lock or double tap to on “the dot” to unlock lock screen.

Open quickly or change usual app easily.

★ Wallpaper: Easy to change, add or delete wallpaper. Automatically change wallpaper after a period of time, blur wallpaper when you have new notification…

★ Flickr: Random wallpapers from Flickr.

★ More watch’s user interfaces for choosing.

Hi Locker - Your Lock Screen
Hi Locker - Your Lock Screen

                                                                      7. Holo Locker

holo

(Price:Free / $1.99)

Simple and fast lock screen replacement, based on stock Jelly Bean lock screen.
Holo locker is not a theme for Go Locker or others, it is the real Jelly Bean lock screen app.

Basic features:
– Enable/disable Holo Locker
– Support system security lock
– Customizable text color
– Emergency unlock
– Enable/disable vibrator
– Change screen orientation
– Hide status bar
– Disable status bar

Holo Locker
Holo Locker
Developer: Mobint Software
Price: Free

                                                                   8. Locker Master

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( price: free)

DESCRIPTION:★Big thanks to Captain Jack Sparrow for design cool video uploaded to YouTube for Locker Master global fans.
Lock your phone to your own style with Locker Master! Discover one of the world’s most amazing locker screen!
Locker Master provides you powerful features, beautiful themes, and clever screen unlocking mechanisms to turn your simple default lock screen into something completely personalized! Create your own unique lock screen themes from scratch with our easy-to-use DIY editor and share them with the world by uploading them to the Locker Master community. Not only that, see what other users are creating and freely download the lock screen themes that catch your eye.

★FEATURES:
1. A simple but powerful DIY editor that allows you to quickly create personalized, beautiful, and even complex lock screen themes;
2. An extensive selection of clock designs, decorations, sprites and props that you can easily mix and match to your heart’s desire;
3. A large variety of unique and clever unlocking methods to choose from beyond simple swipe gestures and password patterns;
4. A huge worldwide community of users creating, sharing, and enjoying creative lock screen themes all available for download;
5. Able to show unread SMS messages and missed calls on locker screen;
6. Supports 2k+ high-resolution images and themes!
7. Able to display third party app notification on locker screen (include Google +, Facebook, Twitter, WeChat etc.)

Locker Master- DIY Lock Screen
Locker Master- DIY Lock Screen

9. Next Lock screen

next

(price: free)

Next Lock Screen is the ultimate lock screen for busy professionals. Next helps protect your phone from unwanted access by others, and you are instantly more productive. It is an excellent productivity locker app and companion for your everyday life.

Perform the following functions, directly on your lock screen:
Custom unlock: protect your phone with a PIN or pattern code. Fingerprint unlock is available on hardware-supported devices. Smart lock based on location (home and/or work).
Notifications: view missed calls, text messages, and message notifications from apps like Facebook, Gmail and WhatsApp.
People: easily call or text your favorite contacts from the lock screen.
Apps: launch your favorite apps with our built-in app launcher.
Tools: quick access to the Camera, Flashlight, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and more.
Weather: check the local weather with automatic updates.
Calendar: view your upcoming events, complete with time and location. Receive summaries on the meetings you have for today and tomorrow.
Music player: control your favorite songs and playlists. Next supports the most popular music apps such as Spotify, Audible and Pandora.
Wallpapers: choose your own image or from our gallery of photos. Select the Bing Wallpaper of the day to receive a beautiful new image on your screen every day.

Next Lock Screen
Next Lock Screen
Price: Free

10. lok lok screen

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• LokLok is a free app that makes your standard Android lock screen less boring

• Draw on your phone without unlocking it

• Leave a note for others, it’s the first thing they’ll see when they reach for their phone

• Use it with your significant other or a group of close friends and stay in touch throughout the day

• Works like a whiteboard, erase what’s there or draw over it

• Take a photo and put it your friend’s screen. Draw over the photos they take

• Works as a lock screen and as a widget

• Share your masterpieces on social media with the #loklokapp hashtag

• Find friends from your contacts and Facebook or be completely private

• No history is saved, once you erase the drawing it’s go

LokLok: Draw on a Lock Screen
LokLok: Draw on a Lock Screen
Developer: Impossible
Price: Free+

Raj Patel
Raj defines himself as a person naturally addicted to gadgets and apps and likes to cover them. He has more than 3 years of blogging experience and is Content Author at GadgetOx. He has been covering Tech and Gadget news on other well-known Tech site WinCentral too. Write to him at Email: [email protected]
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