If you are one of those people who spend their time hitting the unlock button on their mobile to find out the time, then you've come to the right place. In this article, we have compiled the most beautiful clock widgets available on Android. Vintage, futuristic or contemporary, there is something for everyone. And you, which do you prefer?
Has the watch become has been?
Game consoles, cameras, diary, player, we no longer count the devices that have been dated by the smartphone. And this long list is far from complete. According to a study by OpinionWay, the phone has also replaced the watch in more than one in three users..
And we are only at the beginning of this phenomenon. 16-34 year olds spend an average of more than two hours a day with their eyes glued to the screen of their mobile. This techno dependence has sparked new uses and new behaviors. Many young people have chosen not to wear watches anymore.
Decorate your Android desktop
Tired of the clock installed by default? Desire for change ? Fortunately for you, the Android system offers a lot of possibilities in terms of customization. If you don't like the clock offered by the overlay on your smartphone, you might want to change it. That's good, we find on the Play Store a multitude of free applications acting as a watch..
The Android clock app isn't always the best effect. An alternative exists, it is called Timely. Alarm, alarm clock with gradual increase in volume, widget, animation this application is not lacking in strengths. The paid version allows you to suppress the display of advertisements.
So certainly this is only a small application, but it very cute this clock. Important detail, it is possible to display it on your desktop as an animated wallpaper. To do this, simply follow the following procedure..
- Install the Clock app
- Go to the home screen of your smartphone
- Place your finger on an empty space without any icon
- Select the animated wallpaper option from the menu
- Choose from the Analog Clock list
Pixel Art Clock
This application offers different clock faces that should make pop art lovers happy. The very colorful style and the discernible pixels contrast radically with everything that exists today.
Minimalist Clock Widget
This application is characterized by its simplicity of use. It offers no less than 20 different fully customizable clock styles (background, text, colors). Minimalist Clock Widget also offers a weather module based on information from OpenWeatherMap.
This application proposes to replace the lock screen of your Android phone. In addition to the clock, you will find various information such as missed calls, your Gmail messages, your appointments and a summary of the weather for the day. Only regret, we can not change neither the size nor the color of the font. DashClock Widget is available on the Play Store.
How to add the Clock widget to your mobile screen
The great strength of these mobile applications lies in their ability to display information directly on the home screen of your smartphone. For this you will need to add a widget to your desktop. We will explain how to do it.
- After installing one of the applications presented above, you will touch an empty location on your home screen
- Press and hold on your screen until a menu appears
- Then select the widgets icon located at the bottom of the screen
- Scroll through the different screens by sliding your finger from right to left
- Tap the weather widget
- And without releasing your finger from the screen, place it where you want on the home screen