DashClock Widget

DashClock Widget

1,000,000 - 5,000,000 downloads

Pros
  • Neat and polished UI
  • Easy to set
  • Amount of extensions
Cons
  • Only Android 4.2+
  • Some extensions integration should be enhanced
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Expert's Review
8.4
Great

"All the relevant info to your lock screen"

Reviewed by / Dec 02, 2013

DashClock is a lock screen replacement widget with lot of extensions (Android 4.2 )

Android 4.2 brought an interesting built-in feature: lock screen widget support. Since then DashClock has become one of the most downloaded and used lock screen replacement so far.

DashClock allows users to add to their lock screen info such as time/date, local weather, missed calls and unread text messages counter, calendar appointments, Gmail inbox, RSS, alarm and many other add-ons through "extensions".

The idea is basically push to your lock screen all that info you need to check out several times per day. This way you can save unnecessary "unlocks" and "clicks". In other words, DashClock helps you save a lot of time.

Configuring it is straightforward: swipe your lockscreen, push the " " button and set it at your whim. You can set it as your default lock screen and download more extensions to enhance its functionality.

DashClock is neat and polished. It looks outstanding in both smartphone and tablets (especially in the latter), and it's fully extensible. What else?

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Developer's original description available here
Attention: on Android 4.4 devices, please check "Enable widgets" in security settings and follow the instructions below.

DashClock is a replacement lock screen clock widget for Android 4.2+ phones and tablets. 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

To add the widget to your Android 4.2 device's lock screen, first make sure that "Enable widgets" is turned on in your security settings. Then, simply swipe to the left-most page of your lock screen and touch the "+" icon. Finally, select "DashClock" to customize and add the widget. You can make this the primary lock screen widget, replacing the default clock, by first touching-and-holding it and then dragging it horizontally to the very rightmost position.

Developers: DashClock is extensible! Visit the open source project at http://code.google.com/p/dashclock to learn more or just check out the source.

Have a bug report or feature request? Just find the issue or file a new one here: http://code.google.com/p/dashclock/issues/list

Recently changed in this version

Version 1.6
• NEW! Visibility and color customization options
• NEW! Visual design tweaks
• NEW! New options for accessing DashClock settings
• Weather extension reliability improvements
• Fixed a few bugs related to the Gmail and SMS extensions

Full changelog: http://code.google.com/p/dashclock/wiki/Changelog


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Comments and ratings for DashClock Widget
  • (69)

    by Ben Phiri on 27/08/2014

    Great

  • (69)

    by Shubham Misar on 27/08/2014

    Please introduce new features and more themes

  • (69)

    by Richard Piekutowski on 26/08/2014

    It only works on non password secure phones...

  • (69)

    by Raquel Cruz on 26/08/2014

    Didn't work for me

  • (69)

    by Johan Appelgren on 26/08/2014

    Use it for displaying next calendar event and weather on my lock screen. Works just fine when screen is locked using a pin.

  • (69)

    by Simon Baeyens on 26/08/2014

    Cant let it work on my note 2. Ecery time I get a tekst message I get my factory lockscreen notifications and not the daskclock lockscreen. Can some one helo me?

  • (69)

    by Maritza Vargas on 26/08/2014

    But I hate that you can't add widgets to the lockscreen on the S5, I wish there was a work around!