NiLS Lockscreen Notifications

NiLS Lockscreen Notifications

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

Add this app to your lists
NiLS provides rich, actionable and highly customizable notifications on your lock screen.

NiLS displays your notifications on top of your existing lock screen, so you can keep enjoying the functionality of your lock screen and get and interact with notifications without unlocking your device.
NiLS supports on most of the lock screens including WidgetLocker, Cover, GoLocker, SliderLocker and many more.

NiLS is the only notifications app that enables quick reply directly from your lock screen for several apps - including Gmail, WhatsApp, Hangouts, Textra and many more.

"You certainly should check it out.." - PhoneArena
"Just a sexy quality that I love about it!" - AndroidSPIN
"Much-needed feature to Android's default lock screen" - LifeHacker
"Making it easy to read an email in its entirety without unlocking your device" - TWIT - Android App Arena

Main features
• Displayed on top of any lock screen (no matter if it supports widgets or not)
• Provides swiping gestures such as swipe right to dismiss, drag icon to open, swipe down to dismiss all, etc.
• Displays full notification content as it appears on Android notifications bar and provides ability to perform actions such as archive gmail or reply missed call with SMS if available on the notification.
• Allow you to quick reply to a message directly from the lock screen on many supported apps.
• Highly customizable and provides 3rd party themes support.

Use swiping gestures to interact with the notifications:
- Swipe notification left or right to dismiss.
- Swipe notifications list down to dismiss all.
- Swipe notification icon right to open notification or perform additional actions.
- Click to show a preview, scroll down or up in the preview to read the whole conversation, or quick reply directly from there. (Premium)

Customize NiLS however you want:
- Set position and size, anywhere you want on your lock screen.
- Set any colors you want as your title color & text color, font sizes & vertical alignment
- (Premium) Change icon background and notification background.
- (Premium) Show multiple lines of each notification and change icon size.
- (Premium) Use 3rd party themes for great looking notifications.

Please note - NiLS requires you to enable a notifications service, please follow installation instructions within the app

Permissions used:
Photos/Media/Files - Allows NiLS to save & restore backup file on the sdcard
Device & app history - Allows NiLS to detect what is the current running lock screen app
In-app purchases - Allows NiLS to suggest you to upgrade to full version

First, read FAQ for installation instructions and see answers for most common questions:
Didn't find an answer? Have a bug report or feature request? contact
Every email will open a ticket. we'll respond any request usually within 24 hours.

Join our community on Google Plus for discussions and announcements.

Beta testing
If you want to get early access to beta versions and help us test new versions, request to join our beta community here:
and follow instructions here:

Tags: nils notification, nils, talk back speak notifications screen lock, is nils app safe, lockscreen notifier, whatsapp lockscreen, nils notifications lock screen, notification lock screen, nils i see the code lock, instal nils screen lock.

Recently changed in this version

v1.5.2.466 - Bug fixes
- Added Dutch translation (thanks Kars81 & Silknl)
- Lollipop - Bug fixes with 3rd party lock screen & fixed some FC's
- Lollipop - Hide NiLS automatically when pin code keypad is shown (Requires "auto hide" service to be running)

Comments and ratings for NiLS Lockscreen Notifications
  • (64 stars)

    by Sebastian Cowden on 24/01/2015


  • (64 stars)

    by Desiree' Rivers on 24/01/2015

    Love my phone but it doesn't light up to get my attention or let me know what the notification is. This app is perfect now I can see what my notification is to know if it's important or not, and my screen lights up to draw my attention when it's on silent

  • (64 stars)

    by Isabell DeRaps GragonSlayer on 24/01/2015

    There's the notification then there's this floating thing which is really annoying when I'm tapping my knock code, LG g3

  • (64 stars)

    by Raja Dhuri on 24/01/2015


  • (64 stars)

    by Joni Zietlow on 23/01/2015

    It doesn't work at all

  • (64 stars)

    by Puspak Patnaik on 22/01/2015

    Just loved it for its low memory and battery consumption... also synced beautifully with mobile stock notification. Till you have Android Lollipop update, use this. Best lock screen notification available in Play Store.

  • (64 stars)

    by brian smith on 19/01/2015

    So far has worked great

More comments