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Speed Launcher Pro Lock screen

Speed Launcher Pro Lock screen

1,000 - 5,000 downloads

Pros
  • Great idea
Cons
  • Some bugs
  • No layouts, skins
  • You have to uninstall it to disable the lockscreen
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Expert's Review
3.0
Standard

"Retro-dial lockscreen"

Reviewed by / Jan 03, 2012

Speed Launcher is a lockscreen designed as a retro-phone dial (circle)

In spite of its name, this is not another Launcher, but a lockscreen. A lockscreen that looks like a circle dialpal as the old phones used to be. In each one of this circle, you can add a contact for a fast call or messages. If you hold the contact and swipe right, you will call him/her. If you do it to the left, message inbox will be launched. You can add up to 9 contacts. There's no need to unlock the device for calling or sending a message, just swipe it on the right way.

What's more, it brings some extra options that will be only available in the Pro version which only costs 0.50€. That's it, shortcuts to phonebook, call log, app drawer and settings.

We've noticed two main catches. First off, the design, it's a bit poor, it could be certainly improved. Second, when you try to add a new contact, instead of unlocking the device it self, Speed Launcher disappears, not your default lockscreen, which you will have to unlock to start adding contacts. What's there's no way to disable the app if you don't uninstall the app. Finally, there aren't options for customizing as layouts, skins, icons style, etc.

Speed Launcher is a great concept of lockscreen. However, it needs to be enhanced to compete with the amount of great launcher that are already on the market. We encourage PetalApps, its developer, to make it.

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Developer's original description available here
Speed Launcher Pro replaces your default lock screen with customizable screen. It gives you ability to call/text your frequent contacts, launch favorite applications and manage your phone settings with just simple swipe.

Blog: http://speed-launcher.blogspot.com/

+ Beautiful rotatory dial for contact/apps/settings & call-log
+ Call/text your friends from lock screen
+ Launch your favorite apps from lock screen
+ Enable/disable android settings. E.g. Enable/Disable WiFi/Bluetooth/Sound etc.
+ Unread messages and missed call log to quickly take an action on
+ Unlock your phone with a stylish swipe
+ Missed call and Unread message count notification. Launch missed call/message log for quick reading
+ Intuitive and consistent interface to interact with application.
+ Date, time & battery percentage displayed on lock screen

We hope you enjoy Beauty, Style and Speed of our app! Please provide review for our app and share it with friends.

Note: There is an issue on 4.0 for Call-log feature. We are looking into this and will address this as part of our next release

Recently changed in this version

Version 4.1 Launched

+ Updated battery images
+ Background image can be configured by users
+ Better integration for lock screen to show up

Version 4.0 Launched
+ New Beautiful themes
+ Facility to set Apps on main screen
+ More customization options
+ Performance optimization
+ Resolved minor issues


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Comments and ratings for Speed Launcher Pro Lock screen
  • (64)

    by sean cruz on 25/01/2014

    Four stars. I'd give 5 but the call log never worked

  • (64)

    by SEKHAR KALYANAM on 08/12/2013

    I think this is a very very useful and great app for all other people who has using the cell without unlocking. I like very much.

  • (64)

    by Celestine Westerfield on 30/11/2013

    It's very useful when you have a lot of applications installed.

  • (64)

    by Anthony Lewis on 21/11/2013

    Its kewl

  • (64)

    by James McKay on 11/11/2013

    Good

  • (64)

    by wilson ndebay on 10/11/2013

    Nice, smooth, and easy to use

  • (64)

    by Deborah Fairchild on 04/11/2013

    Overall a nice app but some features don't work even on the pro version.