I have HTC One X with Android 4.2.2 and Sense 5.

In 'Settings > Personalize > Lock screen style > Widget' when I click on 'Settings' button I have options of Gmail, Google Now, Google+ posts, My Tracks, Tumblr and Wunderlist. I can add only from these widgets which would be displayed on my lock screen.

How can I add more app widgets to this list?

2 Answers 2


The only way to add more widget is to install an application that allow their widgets to be used on the lockscreen. Developers need to specify if their widgets can be used on the launcher, the lockscreen or both.

So, if a widget is available on the launcher but not on the lockscreen, I'm afraid that you can't use it on the lockscreen. (But you could mail the developer so he makes his widget available on the lockscreen).

As said in the comments, a Xposed module is available for rooted to user that enable all widgets on lock screen : GravityBox

  • @RossC I remembered seeing a Xposed module for this, but didn't found it when I wrote my answer, I'll add it thanks :) Commented Jan 17, 2014 at 15:56
  • sorry I acutally put an answer in as I found a screenshot. Feel free to add it to your own here and I'll remove my one or whatever suits!
    – RossC
    Commented Jan 17, 2014 at 16:03
  • I made a community wiki, I think it's better :) (if you want to add your answer, feel free :D) Commented Jan 17, 2014 at 16:11

If you are not rooted then Shywim's answer is correct.

However, if you have rooted your device you can install the Xposed framework. This allows you to install modules that tweak various aspects of Android.

The module GravityBox (KK) for kitkat and (JB) for Jelly Bean, which you can install via the Xposed Installer has an option "Allow Any Widget" for the Lockscreen.

Article on GravityBox

In this image you can see in the bottom left "Allow Any Widget" under the Lockscreen Tweaks.

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