Sparky Lock Screen

Sparky Lock Screen

5,000 - 10,000 downloads

Pros
  • Easy, anyone can make use of it
  • Lets preview
  • Original and beautiful design
Cons
  • It might come with even more different themes
  • No security features (it wasn't the idea either)
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Expert's Review
7.5
Great

"Drag a doughnut to unlock"

Reviewed by / Jul 25, 2013

A collection of original and beautiful lock screens

Sparky's is a collection of lock screens for your Android, beautifully designed and easily changeable with a couple of taps. Themes are pretty original, ranging from doughnuts to cinema tickets, and every one has its own way to work. Some are funny, others are elegant instead, but all look clean and neat.

It's also appreciated the chance to test a lock screen before actually setting it up. Likewise, a brief settings menu allows to turn on and off the unlock sound, choose time settings between 12 and 24h modes and hide or unhide the status bar. As you can see, a few yet useful options to customize your unlocker.

Lastly, your new unlock screen will show lost calls and incoming messages and allows one-gesture access to them. Sparky Lock Screen is an example about how to easily customize an Android device in a useful way without flashy or complex "3D retro-futuristic-barroque multi-faceted" apps.

You can check the free version if you wish and test the first two of the available unlock screens.

Tags: sparky lock screen.

Developer's original description available here
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What users are saying about Sparky Lock Screen:
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"Excellent lockscreen I've been waiting for a convient way to get a good looking screen, this app delivers"
Asad Ahmed

"Awesome Very Simple and very effective. Love it."
Dean Morgan

"Super Super fast! Super clever! Super simple!!"
Tufan Akkarpat

"Amazing! Been looking for an app that would take the hard work out. Simple and clean. Works amazing on my galaxy s3!"
James Cook

"Easy to set up Tried a ton of lock screen alternatives and this is very easy to set up. Theme designs are beautiful."
Tsao Shih-Hao

"Really cool! Awesome app guys. Offers unique lock screen customization."
Kyle Yahn

"Excellent Lock Screen App The designs are extremely creative and they all work smoothly. The developer is responsive and the updates have been great! Keep it up."
Vince Uathavikul

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* NOTE: this app DOES NOT support security lock screen (pattern, pin, etc..), for more information read FAQ on the bottom.
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We developed some of the most creative and eye-candy Lock Screen themes ever and we kept it simple to use!
Sparky Lock Screen lets you completely change your smartphone Lock Screen!

Features:

- State of the art themes: design, creativity and usability!
- Easy and fast: one touch setup!
- No extra download needed!
- Optimized performance!
- TELEPATHIC UNLOCK :)

* Beta Version: smartphone support only.

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Sparky Lock Screen - FAQ
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>Why do I experience a delay sometimes before the lock screen appears?
Android OS imposes a 5 second delay to launch a screen from a background service after pressing HOME key.
So if you press HOME and immediately turns off the screen and then turn it on before the 5 seconds expires there will be a delay before launching the lock screen. This is a rare situation and the only scenario where there is a delay.

>I want more themes, is it possible?
Sure, we are working on many new themes and features. Please suggest new themes on contact@sparkymobile.com.

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Recently changed in this version

- Fixed clock issues on some themes when running on Kit Kat
- Added New Themes: Winter and Green Cube!
- Added Italian language support.
- Fixed issue with Wind Queen not sliding to shortcuts sometimes.
- Fixed random crash on some phone models.


Comments and ratings for Sparky Lock Screen
  • (66)

    by Carl Bailey on 17/11/2014

    So far so good. .

  • (66)

    by Brent Chapman on 11/11/2014

    I love the concept and was looking around for a nice Lock Screen. I have a LG2 and after I unlock the screen that you provided, I get the default lock screen that came with the phone. I see the notification in the tray above. Is there something that I am doing wrong? 5 rating if I can figure this one out!

  • (66)

    by Jonathan Paquette on 02/11/2014

    Looks good but functionality is hit and miss. Crashed frequently first off. Also it is annoying that some themes have notifications, some have action buttons, but none have both or give you any customization. All should let me set up either / or both as i like. Uninstalling for now.

  • (66)

    by Kiay Ichsan on 07/10/2014

    This is great, can you please add feature to set any wallpaper, i wait till next update

  • (66)

    by Kain Mercer on 22/08/2014

    Worst idea. Delete it and I'll give 5 stars. Otherwise I'd like a refund, cheers.

  • (66)

    by Ryan Mathieu on 15/06/2014

    Fun app needs more themes

  • (66)

    by Keith Wilson on 04/06/2014

    Fully happy