How to customize the clock on the Android lock screen

The lock screen is often the first thing you see when you pick up your phone and the watch is in the foreground and center. Depending on your Android device, you can customize the look of the watch. We will show you how.

Unfortunately, many Android devices don’t have great lock screen customization options. It’s definitely very different from the iPhone lock screen in iOS 16. However, if you have a Samsung phone, your options are slightly better.

Personalize the clock on Google Pixel

Google gives you very simple options to change the clock on the lock screen. You can have a large “double line” clock or a smaller single line clock.

Big and small pixel clocks.

First, swipe down twice from the top of the screen and tap the gear icon.

Then, go to the “View” section.

To select "screen."

Now select “Lock Screen”.

To select "screen lock."

Activate or deactivate “Double line clock”.

deactivate "Double row clock."

To further customize your lock screen clock, we recommend playing around with the theme colors. The clock reflects the colors of your wallpaper.

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Customize the clock on Samsung Galaxy

Samsung Galaxy devices have several styles of clock to choose from for the lock screen. The color of the clock can also be changed.

First, swipe down once from the top of the screen and tap the gear icon.

Now go to the “Lock Screen” settings.

To select "screen lock."

Then, select “Clock Style”.

go to "clock style."

You will see some watch styles to choose from and you can also choose the color of the watch. The color with the “A” icon keeps the clock corresponding to the system color palette.

Choose a style and a color.

Tap “Done” when the customization is complete.

Faucet "done"


While you may not have a ton of options, there are some simple tweaks you can make. Samsung Galaxy owners can go even further with Good Lock’s Lock Star module. The lock screen is what everyone can see, so make it look cool.

RELATED: Why you should use “Good Lock” on your Samsung Galaxy phone