Next Lock Screen for Android updated with volume control, expanded finger print unlock, and more

Mark Coppock

Next Lock Screen

Microsoft offers some interesting apps for Android that leverage that relatively open mobile operating system’s unique strengths. One of them is the Next Lock Screen app by the Microsoft Garage, which takes advantage of the ability to replace the default Android lock screen with a more personalized variation.

Today, the Next Lock Screen app was updated to version 3.10.0, and here’s what’s new:

1. New welcome tutorials
2. Support volume control shown on top of lock screen
3. Support finger print unlock on a lot more devices
4. Improve GPU performance and reduce memory usage.
5. Bug fixes

You can go to the Google Play Store and hit the update button to get the new functionality, or download the app and give it a try via the link below. Let us know in the comments what you think of Microsoft’s Android app development efforts.

The app was not found in the store. 🙁