UnlockYourBrain: Learn Smarter

UnlockYourBrain: Learn Smarter

100,000 - 500,000 downloads

  • Excellent concept
  • Trains math skills
  • Doesn't work well in Samsung Galaxy Tab
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Expert's Review

"Unlock it naturally but training your mind"

Reviewed by / Feb 08, 2013

Solve simple equations and unlock your phone

Unlock Your Brain is a puzzle game for Android, a brain trainer application that improves your math skills in a simple but extremely efficient way.

How does it work? The app replaces your lockscreen with an arithmetic operation, which requires you to solve it in order to use your phone properly. This way, if you unlock your phone about 50 times a day, you will solve math operations 50 times a day, which will definitely help your concentration and logic skills improve.

Set the Unlock Your Brain as default launcher and start training your brain every day, even if you don't want to. The only disadvantage is that with the Samsung Galaxy Tab, the lock screen is not viewed properly, some of the numbers aren't clear and this should be fixed inmediately, although it works well in other devices.

UNLOCKYOURBRAIN is the developer of this helpful mind trainer, a useful math app that even has other features

* Still thirsty for more? Put in an extra workout by challenging yourself or others in Practice Mode

* Includes Addition. Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division available for purchase in the app.

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★★★★½ "Of all the many educational apps on Google Play, this is one of the best."CNET

Imagine if learning was as easy as unlocking your phone. Introducing UnlockYourBrain. Every time you unlock your phone, you solve a short language, math or trivia question - just slide the right answer to unlock!

"Everything about this ingenious app, from its laid-back, beautifully styled interface to the pronunciation feature for every word make it a great piece of software." — Yahoo! News

Our effortless bite-sized learning method makes it easy to:
• Learn a new word in any language in 30 seconds, beating the previous world record of 80 seconds
• Double your math speed in less than 2 weeks - scientifically proven!
• Create and learn from your own custom content (language, math, trivia, quiz material etc.) at https://create.unlockyourbrain.com
• ...and much, much more!


From languages to trivia to math, UnlockYourBrain’s mind-training method integrates learning into your daily life in the most convenient and effortless way possible.
• Choose from 150+ foreign languages, math exercises, quiz packs, trivia or create your own!
• Practice your math skills
• Prepare for tests like the SAT, GRE, GMAT or ACT
• Learn at your own pace with puzzles optimized by our mind-training algorithm
• Challenge your friends on the leaderboards and compete in Practice mode
• Track your learning habits with personalized statistics and progress updates

"I tried everything - Rosetta Stone, Duolingo, Babbel, Memrise - but I just couldn't stick with them. They disappeared into my phone. UnlockYourBrain is the only app that keeps me on track towards improving my English." - Hannes Petersen, Germany


Every time you activate your phone, a question appears (math, language, quiz, trivia) - just slide the correct answer to unlock your phone (you can always skip the question if you’re in a hurry, of course!). Learning becomes as effortless as breathing - you don’t even realize it’s happening.


The University of Potsdam proved that UnlockYourBrain is much more efficient than conventional learning methods (http://bit.ly/uyb-validation). Research shows that the most efficient way to learn is with small units spread out over the day. Whether you’re learning a new language, improving your math skills or honing your quiz / trivia knowledge, UnlockYourBrain’s bite-sized learning method is guaranteed to help reach your learning goals.


Learn any of these languages:
• French, German, Portuguese, Italian, Spanish, Mandarin
• ...and any other language you can think of!

Double your math speed in 14 days:
• Addition
• Subtraction
• Division
• Multiplication

Learn trivia with quiz packs covering following categories:
• Art, business, entertainment, lifestyle, science, sports, technology, world, health & safety (nutrition, medicine, survival, first aid), kids (learning, play, toddler, creative), productivity (shortcuts, time savers, tips & tricks), random (just for fun, in-jokes, confusing, riddles), tests (school, university, license tests)


Learn more about our app - http://www.UnlockYourBrain.com
Check us out on Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/UnlockYourBrain
Google+ - https://plus.google.com/+UnlockYourBrain/posts
FAQ for the app - http://www.UnlockYourBrain.com/faq
Feedback - support@unlockyourbrain.com

Recently changed in this version

Version 3.2

+ Quicklaunch shortcuts - Launch your favourite apps, right from your lock screen.
+ Practice individual packs - Now in practice mode, you can practice each pack separately.
+ Algorithm improvements - We're continuing to improve our algorithm to try and make sure that your learning is efficient and effortless.
+ Layout improvements - Many of our screens got a major overhaul, we hope you'll like the new versions.
+ Bugs squashed - Lots of fixes and improvements all over the app.

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Comments and ratings for UnlockYourBrain: Learn Smarter
  • (48)

    by Milena Lazarevic on 02/12/2014

    Great app but it would be better with an example sentence at least in the practice mode. Sometimes lock screen doesn't appear or it flashes for a second without giving me time to answer. How can I compete with friends? Please add more advanced German packs ^^

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    by Marcus Gregor on 21/11/2014

    Es läuft,es funktioniert. Bitte mehr Pakete, würde gerne für Englisch Vokabeln von B2 bis C1 haben.

  • (48)

    by daveanand mannie on 21/11/2014

    This so much convenient than sit AND read a text book....I love this

  • (48)

    by Vector Lightning on 19/11/2014

    Pros: Learn a little bit every time you check Tumblr or whatever. Cons: Not to easy to make your own questions. Really like it though, nice!

  • (48)

    by Aygul Zagidullina on 15/11/2014

    After just a couple of weeks with UnlockYourBrain, I confirm - words simply stack in my head :) Learning instantly became effortless - you don't even realize it's happening. Thank you, keep up the great work! Two suggestions: example sentence field for every word and better design of both app and widget (hopefully, material redesign is coming soon).

  • (48)

    by Thang Tran on 15/11/2014

    Wonderful, but still need more functions: <<1) ADD ONE MORE COLUMN “SENTENCE EXAMPLE” IN THE LANGUAGE PACK>> My word list has 3 columns: word – sentence example – meaning, and it doesn’t fit you 2-column format. <<2) A WIDGET SHOWING "WORDS - MEANING" ON THE DESKTOP>> Whenever I work with apps on my phone I wanna see the vocab on the desktop without waiting until the sc

  • (48)

    by Adrien Macor on 14/11/2014

    I have updated it, and now the locklock screen never appear. Please fix it i love your app