Today we are going to share a simple trick through which you can access your favourite apps directly from your lock screen as well as notification panel. We are going to show the step-by-step guide of two Android tutorials that will help you to launch your apps directly from your lock screen.
[dropcap]S[/dropcap]ometimes we find individually puzzled between a flood of open applications. To manipulate with them when they are particularly numerous may prove to be a bit difficult too, having shortcuts to better identify this mess should be a good solution. Usually, to reach an application, you must unlock your screen and jumble among the various pages available from your home screen. Also, if you need to implement multitasking, you must return again to the Home screen and start the search procedure to start your second application and so on. But there are simpler solutions that could ease your app accessibility.
How to Launch Your Favourite Apps From Android Lockscreen
Several Android applications are offering you to create shortcuts in your lock screen launcher exist such as Hangar. We will show you how to use hangar too. However, another seemed far more interesting and effective as it gives you the opportunity to launch your frequently used applications from the lock screen or via the flap notifications. This application is Launchify.
Launchify will add shortcuts to your applications on both the lock screens and the notifications panel. It will conclude what services you use most often and place them in areas shortcuts, however, it will not stop either that way. It may also resolve which applications to place in the shortened depending on your location, be it your home or workplace.
Key Benefits Of Launchify
- Quick access- It gives you quick access to the app that you need most on your lock screen as well as notification panel.
- It is Intelligent- It offers you the right app in the right time, that depends on your time and place. It remembers the apps and the time you usually use them and brings you the recommended app next time.
- Multitasking- It offers you to swaps between the apps from your notification panel which is sure to ease your workload.
How to use Launchify to access your favorite apps from your Lock Screen
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Step 1. Download Launchify from HERE. After you download successfully, open the app.
Step 2. After you open the app, Launchify will ask you to “Allow Launchify to track your app usage by enabling usage access” click on Ok.
Step 3. After this, you need to go to the settings which is located on the top. You need to enable the first three options which are ‘Background Tracking‘, ‘Notification‘, ‘Notification Icon on Top‘ .
Step 4. After you completed the step, it’s time to restart your Android device. After the reboot, you can easily access your favourite apps on you notification panel as well as lock screen.
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Step 1. First of all, you need to download Hangar from Google Play store and install it on your Android device.
Step 2. Now launch the app on your Android device, you will see the screen like below
Step 3. If you are running an Android marshmallow, you need to grant it few permissions, simply grant it.
Step 4. Now you will see the option “Notification Bar” at the top of General Settings, simply enable it.
Step 5. You can go to an “App” section where you can choose which app you want to pin to your lock screen
Step 6. That’s it now you can see the app in your Notification bar as well as on Lock screen too!
Note: This app might only work on Selected ROM’s only. However, it never failed to run on Android devices running on Android Lollipop.
#Using Microsoft’s Next Lock Screen
Next Lock Screen is the ultimate lock screen for busy professionals. Next helps protect your phone from unwanted access by others, and you are instantly more productive. It is an excellent productivity locker app and companion for your everyday life.
Step 1. First of all, download and install Next Lock Screen app on your Android device.
Step 2. Now you need to launch the app, and you will get to see “Welcome to Next” lock screen. You just need to click on “Go To Initial Settings.”
Step 3. Now in the very next step, you need to grant two permission “Enable Notifications” and “Enable Camera and Alarm.”
Step 4. Now you will see the screen like below. Which is your lock screen. You need to tap on “Pick Your Shortcuts.”
Step 5. Now here you will see all your installed apps. Simply, start picking the apps that you want to see on your lock screen.
Step 6. Once selected you will get to see the apps on the lock screen itself.
That’s it! You are done, this is the easiest way to launch your favorite apps from your Android lock screen.
So that was the easiest method out there to launch your favorite and most used apps directly from your Android device lock screen as well as from Notification panel.