SlideLock App : Receive Notifications on Lock Screen

The Personalization category in Google Play Store is the category which gets is the most downloads. We have given lots of review for personalization apps and this one is really amazing. SlideLock app for Android just transforms your normal lock screen to full featured , simple and amazing lock screen. It is some what or more similar to the lock screen of iOS.


SlideLock App have a clean and simple lock screen with just the time, date, and “unlock” text. The screen can be slide in two ways, that is left and right. Sliding right side will unlock the screen and sliding left will open camera short cut.Whenever new notifications are arrive, they’ll appear on the lock screen in chronological order. There are two options for this notifications too, swiping the notification to right will open it and swiping to left will just dismiss the notification. There is a dismiss all icon, by which you can dismiss all of the notification at a single tap.

Features of SlideLock App :

– Clean lock screen replacement
– Swipe the screen to the right to unlock, swipe it to the left to access camera
– Actionable detailed notifications, swipe to the right to open, swipe to the left to dismiss
– Custom status bar
– Screen wakes up for a short time when receiving a notification, allowing you to perform a quick check without having to touch the device
– Custom settings for each app (sound, vibration, …)
– Pebble Watch support

The is a huge setting support where you can change the time and the date format for the lock screen. The SlideLock app also give the option to add security to the lock screen which uses the options present in the phone such as pattern, face and voice recognition , pin and passwords. But adding this security option degrade the look of the lock screen.


The advanced setting consist of options such as Black list (for concealing notifications whereas in specific apps, like games), proximity detection, or connectivity with the pebble for notifications the pebble doesn’t already handle (neato). There’s additionally an choice to disable the home button.

The size of the SlideLock app is 5.6 Mb , but the sad part is that it works only on devices having android version 4.1 and above. The app has got the more than 100,000 downloads and was recently updated to version 1.4 on 23rd Feb 2014.  The Slidelock app is completely free to download, so if you were looking to be a little closer to iOS lock screen, or simply hands-free notifications on your Android, give it a try.

The app is been removed from the Google Play Store, You can download the APK from here.