Picturesque Lock Screen

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 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.