Microsoft's Android-exclusive lock screen app, Picturesque, launched back in February, offering users a way to access the many images that the company has posted on its Bing.com homepage. Now the app has received a major update to version 2.0, adding a number of features.
Here's what users can check out with this update:
- Search for contacts, apps and web, all from lock screen
- Tap on search bar to get your top contacts
- Added PIN/Password/Pattern security
- Receive all app notifications on your lock screen
- New revamped responsive UX
- Control music from lock screen
- Easily accessible shortcuts
- Earn Bing rewards by searching in the app (Available only in US)
- Performance improvements
The Picturesque Lock Screen, which is part of the lineup of Microsoft Garage apps, is available to download now from the Google Play Store.