Microsoft Releases Picturesque Lock Screen App For Android Devices

Picturesque Lock Screen Play Store

Microsoft today released yet another lock screen app called Picturesque in Google Play Store. It is also a part of Microsoft Garage project. This new app brings the beautiful Bing home page images to lock screen and allows users to change the image (from the past 6 days Bing homepages) with just a shake of the phone or by swiping to the right. Uers can also see their missed calls and text messages at a glance on the lock screen and also search directly from the lock screen without unlocking your phone. Find full list of features below.

Picturesque Lock Screen Play Store 1

Key Features:

Beautiful Bing Homepage images: Your lock screen will be updated with the beautiful daily Bing image; you could swipe through the images from past 6 days or shake your phone to change the image on your lock screen.

Search on the lock screen: You could search for anything on the web directly from the lock screen and read all the linked pages without having to unlock your phone.

Latest news: Keep yourself updated with the latest news headlines and tap through to read the full articles.

Weather: Find out what the weather is at your current location; long tap through on the icons to get the detailed weather predictions for the week.

Notifications on Screen: See your missed calls and Messages quickly from your lockscreen. Quick call or reply from the notification from Home screen itself.

Regional Calendars & Muhurats (Only for Indian users): Personalize the lock screen to access your favorite regional calendars and Muhurat. Now you can figure out what festival is on for the day, rahu kalam, chogadiya/hora timings all from the lock screen itself.

Camera & Phone controls: Access your phone camera from the lock screen; Change your WiFi, Bluetooth, volume, brightness settings; also use your phone as a torch from the lock screen.

Download it here from Play Store.

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