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Samsung Good Lock and its add-ons get updates with many improvements

Samsung has pushed an update for its Good Lock apps once again. Good Lock is made up of a group of apps that allow the user to change and customize parts of the UI. Most of these updates are just bug fixes, but some include some new features.Lock StarProvides the ability to freely drag...

Android P allows apps to lock the screen without disabling fingerprint unlock

The first developer preview for Android P has been out for close to a week, but we're still unpacking some goodies. The list of features and changes is so long that we had to break it into two parts. As with any update, some of the best stuff is underneath the surface. Features the average...

Chrome OS is Testing Android-like Lock Screen Notifications

In recent months, Chrome OS has significantly expanded its feature set. By adding features ranging from a floating keyboard to split screen in tablet mode to a display size slider, the operating system is getting more optimized for touchscreen use. Just recently, we saw a commit that allowed us to see that Google Chrome's top bar...

How to Only Show Lock Screen Notification Content at Home

Google introduced lock screen notifications in Android Lollipop and has allowed users to decide whether or not they want their notifications to show on the lock screen. Tucked away in settings is a menu where you can select to either hide notifications from the lock screen entirely, show that an app has a notification but...

How to enable Quick Reply from the Lockscreen on Samsung Galaxy Devices running Nougat

Android Nougat was a huge update for fans of the stock Android experience. Besides official multi-window support and a whole host of other changes, the update also brought a new quick reply feature to allow you to reply to messages from the notification shade without opening the app in question. Before the 5th Android N Developer Preview,...

It’s still possible to enable the AOSP Lock Screen on HTC Devices

Over the years, the lock screen has evolved with the changing design language of Google's Android. Starting with Android 5.0 Lollipop, the lock screen developed a Material Design flavor and implemented rich notification support. But apart from Motorola, OnePlus, and a couple of other outliers, most OEMs have opted to use their own lock screen...

Quick Reply from the Lock Screen will soon return to Android Nougat

One of the many welcomed new features in Android Nougat is the ability to reply to notifications in a pop-up without having to switch applications, a feature we've come to label "Quick Reply." The feature made its debut in the first Android Nougat Developer Preview, and with the second Developer Preview the feature was further expanded...

How To Recreate This Awesome Lock Screen

 First you'll want to open the app and check Hide clock, Hide date, Hide owner, Never show next alarm, Hide status bar, Update widgets and Hide bottom bar. Reboot your device once these items have been checked. This will blank out your lock screen so you can add your own widget.Now add the KWGT 4x2 widget...

Lollipop Lock Screen Mods – XDA Xposed Tuesday

Last Thursday we reviewed an application that gives you greater features when it comes to cut, copy and paste. Of course this idea as a whole is not unique. Some of you complained that it seemed disjointed from the system. Well, now we have a clip board that uses the Xposed Framework to integrate advanced...

Making Your Lock Screen Work for You

Having the right lock screen is essential to how we experience our devices, as it is the first thing that we see when picking our phones up. We use lock screens for security purposes and for quick glances at notifications. But for something used so often, it is frequently overlooked. The Android lock screen is just as customizable as...