Top 5 widget apps for your Android device

Do you love customizing your homescreen with widgets? Well then, here are some of the popular and recommended widgets that you should try on your Android device.

By Kunal Khullar Published Date
20 - Jun - 2014
| Last Updated
20 - Jun - 2014
Top 5 widget apps for your Android device

If you are an avid Android user, then surely you must be among the ones who like customizing the way their devices look. One of the important tools for customization in Android is a widget - a useful little feature which lets you access apps or information right on your homescreen. Widgets are probably the only feature in Android which makes the OS stand out and makes it more productive.

If you love playing around with them then here are some recommended widget apps which you should try.

Beautiful Widgets Pro

One of the top rated widgets apps on the Play Store, Beautiful Widgets Pro gives you access to a number of widgets of different sizes. This means that the app is perfect for both smartphones and tablets. Primarily you get a bunch of clock and weather widgets, but you can download more from the Play Store. The app costs Rs.165 and is available on the Play Store over here.

Chronus: Home and Lock widget

Similar to the famous Cyanogenmod cLock widget, this app is a clock, weather, news feed and calendar widget. It is quite useful as it gives you all the information in one single widget, be it the weather or your upcoming appointments or events. The app is free of cost and can be downloaded from here.

Ultimate custom widget (UCCW)

The Ultimate Custom Widget app lets you place custom clocks, battery meters, weather info, and just about anything else on your homescreen. There are a number of skins available on the Google Play store and you can download them without any hassles. The app itself offers customisable options for each widget that you use. Download the UCCW over here.

Dash Clock

DashClock widget is something similar to Chronus and can show a count of unread e-mails and messages, battery status, weather via a variety of DashClock extensions. Quite helpful as it reduces the amount of widgets you need to add on your homescreen. Click here to download Dash Clock.


Just like UCCW, Zooper is not just one widget but lets you choose among some pre-installed templates, a blank slate, or any templates you’ve downloaded from the Google Play Store. You can even customise each widget as per your liking. The Zooper widget can be downloaded from here.