Customise lock screen in Android 14

Your phone’s screen is worth to be tailored to your tastes, displaying the right information

An undated image showing the lock screen of a mobile. — Unsplash
An undated image showing the lock screen of a mobile. — Unsplash

Every nine out of 10 smartphone users unlock their mobile devices either to see if they have some notifications, messages, calls and emails, or for nothing, mostly.

Regardless of the purpose of unlocking your phone, you’re going to see your lock screen hundreds of times a day, yes! You heard that right. Because every smartphone user unlocks his phone an incredible 150 times a day, as per a research.

This means that your lock screen should be something visually appealing, even if you look at it for a few seconds while pressing your finger to the screen or waiting for your face to be recognised by your phone.

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Gad Insider is here to make it super easy to transform your Android 14 device's lock screen. This guide will allow you to change different elements ranging from the background image to the clock style and font.

How to customise lock screen in Android 14

Getting into the settings of the lock screen customisation in Android 14 is not much of a hassle since you just have to go to your lock screen and not inside some concealed options under the phone’s settings.

  1. First things first, open your phone and long-press on the display.
  2. Press the Customise button emerging at the bottom of the screen.
  3. Now unlock your phone by entering your password, scanning your fingerprint or with your face lock.
  4. There you are. Now you’ve entered the customisation menu of your lock screen.

From this screen, you can change your lock screen’s wallpaper, the clock style, notification settings and much more to make the lock screen look like you want.