Picturesque Lock Screen, a Microsoft Garage project, brings the beautiful Bing home page images to your android lock screen. The app allows you to easily change the image (from the past 6 days Bing homepages) with just a shake of the phone or by swiping to the right. You could see your missed calls and text messages at a glance on the lock screen and also search directly from the lock screen without unlocking your phone. Picturesque also brings your current weather, news and Indian regional calendars on your phone lock screen.
вЂў 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.
вЂў 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.
вЂў Latest news: Keep yourself updated with the latest news headlines and tap through to read the full articles.
вЂў 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.
вЂў Notifications on Screen: See your missed calls and Messages quickly from your lockscreen. Quick call or reply from the notification from Home screen itself.
вЂў 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.
вЂў 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.
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Picturesque treat for all Cricket Lovers
Been waiting to follow cricket quickly from your lockscreen without having to unlock it? Your wait is over, picturesque team presents Live Cricket from lockscreen feature for all the cricket lovers across the world. The latest update of the app helps you choose whether you want follow the next upcoming match from lockscreen itself. Cricket feature lets you follow all running matches at the same time on the lockscreen.
Live Cricket feature would automatically appear when the live match is close by and keeps you updated of scores of both the teams in a visually appealing way. If you would want to get more detailed scores just double tap and you will be taken to a detailed score page on Bing where you can see ball by ball update, detailed scores, standings and schedules.