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MinimalLock is simple concept. It has no buttons or sliders, using solely gestures to handle your music controls, sms and call notifications and of course unlocking your phone.

It can display sms or call notification in the form of a contact picture as depicted above. When a notification is tapped it can open directly to the sms thread, show a quick preview or simply dismiss it.

It also has music controls which supports a variety of music players including PowerAmp, DoubleTwist, Winamp, PlayerPro, Google Play Music, Amazon MP3, MIUI, Apollo and many more.

Feature filled and minimalistic. Simple.
Free or Pro - Please leave a review if you like the app
If anyone has any feature requests or ideas I will be happy to look into implementing them if possible.

Feedback is greatly appreciated. Screens attached. Enjoy
HOME BUTTON does unlock the screen as many have pointed out however there is no easy way around this. I am looking into it but I'm not sure if I want to implement what is essentially a hack to prevent this. My advice to you for now is simple.. Don't press the home button

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    * Fixed in upcoming release
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Version 1.6 - 13/10/12
  • Fixed wallpaper bug
  • Lockscreen now starts immediately after a reboot
  • Removed leading 0 on 12 hour time format
  • Faster lock screen loading
  • Minor bug fixes

Version 1.5.2 - 06/10/12
  • Added color picker
  • Added BeyondPod support (username request)
  • Fixed black or custom wallpaper issue
  • Wallpaper now autocrops, no longer squeezes or stretches an image
  • Minor bug fixes

Version 1.4.3 - 01/10/12 - BETA
  • Added long press for Help option
  • Possible fix for some people having to swipe multiple times to unlock
  • Fix lockscreen shows over call when listening to music
  • Changed missed call to open to call log
  • Disable orientation change - Portrait only for now

Version 1.4 - 30/09/12 - BETA
  • Added twelve hour clock option
  • Added option to choose unlock gesture
  • Added option to choose font from SD card
  • Added option to change font size
  • Fixed quick preview bug
  • Changed quick preview appearance
  • Made settings scrollable
  • Minor bug fixes

Version 1.1 - 22/09/12 - BETA
  • Fixed bug with sms sometimes opening to an empty thread
  • Added quick preview

Version 1.0.1 - 22/09/12
  • Minor bug fixes
  • Fixed lock screen stops working bug

Version 1.0 - 20/09/12
  • Optimized lockscreen loading
  • Added the option for a custom wallpaper
  • Minor bug fixes

Version 0.6 - 18/09/12
  • Fixed settings screen closing automatically
  • Removed option to disable stock lockscreen, this is now the default functionality
  • Minor bug fixes

Version 0.5 - 18/09/12
  • Added an option to disable the native lockscreen
  • Fixed a bug where the lockscreen shows over the dialer while in call (Broken by the lockscreen fix)

Version 0.4 - 17/09/12
  • Fixed app showing over normal lockscreen
  • Fixed lag when unlocking
  • Fixed app flashing up during switching settings tab

Version 0.3.4 - 16/09/12
  • Fixed music controls showing null
  • Fixed MinimalLocker not always showing
  • Fixed white box if contact has no image
  • Fixed MinimalLocker showing over call screen
  • Fixed calls and texts for the same contact showing two pics
  • Changed font size
  • Changed font to default
  • Change default contact image
  • Added dark theme (Text)
  • Added option for missed calls
  • Added option to toggle Lockscreen elements
  • Added down swipe to unlock on music control screen
  • Improved settings UI
  • Various optimizations
  • Missed call now open to Contact card
  • New Icon

Version 0.2 - 15/09/12
  • MinimalLock no longer shows up in running apps
  • Call notifications not always showing bug fixed
  • Battery status doesn't always update bug fixed
  • Back button no longer unlocks the screen
  • Added support for many more music players
  • MinimalLock wasn't properly checking if the screen is locked bug fixed
  • MinimalLock appears when normally using a supported music player bug fixed
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Nice work!! The lockscreen is looking good actually. I could see my battery status, time and operator name. Very nice. Love it.

Few UI improvements required,
1. Need to have help screen text.(Even I don't know how to use this. Please provide some more info regarding how to use gesture)
2. The settings screen could be improved more.
3. Could provide some option to select the features to be displayed in lock screen.

This app collides with native lock screen. Need some focus over there.

Appreciate your work

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This is simply beautiful, but you might want to work on how it the music data is pulled?

On my Sony Xperia S (not necessarily sure whether or not this is related to my ROM or not) using the stock (Sony) music player, it'll come up as "Null - Null" for all my songs...

Apart from this, it's an absolute beauty to use...

Have yet to test missed calls though, but messages work perfectly.
 
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Nice work mate. Need to work over few issues. But it's perfect looking lock screen. Back button kills lock screen. Even if I unlock the system lock is still showing.
 
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1. Need to have help screen text.(Even I don't know how to use this. Please provide some more info regarding how to use gesture) - Possibly will do this but for now the gestures are depicted in the attached screens
2. The settings screen could be improved more. - Will be added in an upcoming release
3. Could provide some option to select the features to be displayed in lock screen. - Will be added in an upcoming release
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On my Sony Xperia S (not necessarily sure whether or not this is related to my ROM or not) using the stock (Sony) music player, it'll come up as "Null - Null" for all my songs...

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Have yet to test missed calls though, but messages work perfectly.
I'll see what I can do, the issue with this is theres no official way to pull music info so it depends on the player to broadcast an intent to say if a track is playing or has changed,, I'll see if I can find one for the Sony music player.. Calls in now fixed along with a few others, I'll upload a new release later on today once I've had time to test it.

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Nice work mate. Need to work over few issues. But it's perfect looking lock screen. Back button kills lock screen. Even if I unlock the system lock is still showing.
By system lock are you referring to a pin/pattern or just the normal slider? And back button does, I thought I had fixed that I'll do it for the next release.

Appreciate the feedback guys keep it coming
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New Release is up, Changelog:
  • MinimalLock no longer shows up in running apps
  • Call notifications not always showing bug fixed
  • Battery status doesn't always update bug fixed
  • Back button no longer unlocks the screen
  • Added support for many more music players
  • MinimalLock wasn't properly checking if the screen is locked bug fixed
  • MinimalLock appears when normally using a supported music player bug fixed
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New version's up.. fixed a bunch of bugs and made a bunch of optimizations.. changelog in the 2nd post would appreciate some feedback.. thanks
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Great app. It works great and looks real good except for one thing. It does not replace my normal sense lockscreen, so I have to unlock twice. That's for the latest version, the first one does it. I'm on an unrooted HTC DHD, on gingerbread. Keep up the good work.

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