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Top 10 Best Widgets For Android – 2022

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There are tons of widgets available for Android. Over the years, we’ve seen a lot of them pop up, and many of them are quite good. So, this list could go in a lot of different directions. Well, if you’re on the lookout for some new widgets for your Android device, we’ve highlighted some of the best ones here, some of our favorites. You’ll find 10 apps listed below, and those apps come with very compelling widgets.

Do note that some apps are widgets themselves, while some are not. We’ve also included one app that is essentially a widget hub of sorts. There is something for everyone here, and if you’re lacking inspiration when it comes to widgets, this list may be able to help out. Do note that the apps are not listed in a specific order.

Top 10 Best Widgets For Android 2022

Below is a quick overview of the top 10 best widgets for Android 2022, including any download and in-app purchase costs.

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Download CostIn-app cost (per item)
Google At a Glance
Month$0.99-$3.49
Overdrop$1.89-$18.99
Musicolet$3.99-$4.29
Google News
Battery Widget Reborn$1.99-$4.49
KWGT$5.99
Sectograph$1.99-$99.99
TapTap Lock
Google Keep

Top 10 Best Widgets For Android 2022 Downloads

Below is a little more information on each app, and a direct link for easy downloading.

All download links go to the app’s Google Play Store listing. Users are always recommended to download apps from Google Play or an authorized app store.

Google At a Glance

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  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: No
  • Size: Varies with device
  • Google Play rating: 4.3 out of 5 stars

Many of you are probably familiar with Google’s ‘At a Glance’ widget. This widget is a part of the Google app, so chances are the vast majority of you have access to it. This widget is actually most useful on Pixel phones, due to some exclusive features, but it’s also useful for other Android phones. You can access your calendar directly from it, and the same goes for the weather info.

It helps that the widget is minimal, so it can fit basically any setup you have going on. It has a pleasing white-colored font, and an icon representing current weather conditions in your area. That’s it. Simple. If you tap on the calendar, Google Calendar will open, while tapping on the weather will pull up weather via the Google app.

Download Google At a Glance

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Month

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  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: $0.99-$3.49
  • Size: Varies with device
  • Google Play rating: 4 out of 5 stars

If you’re on the lookout for a really nice-looking calendar widget, well, look no further. Month is an app available via the Play Store, and this is just a really nice-looking widget. The thing is, it’s heavily customizable, as there are over 90 themes that you can choose from. You can make it as colorful as you want, or as see-through as you want. So, it has the potential of fitting with basically any setup you have going on.

The aforementioned themes can really do wonders for this widget. This widget can display calendar events, friends’ birthdays, lunar calendar, your agenda/to-do lists, and so much more. You can, of course, choose which calendars you want this widget to show for you. At the very least, it’s worth trying out, as you’ll hardly find a more versatile calendar widget.

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Overdrop

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  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: $1.89-$18.99
  • Size: Varies with device
  • Google Play rating: 4.4 out of 5 stars

Overdrop has some of the best-looking weather widgets you can grab. They’re flat, and look simply great. Modern and minimal. There’s really a lot to choose from here. You can get as much or as little information as you want, and various different designs are available. Well over 20 widgets are available in the free version of the app, but if you upgrade, you’ll get access to a lot more of them.

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Overdrop is not just about widgets, though. This is also one of the best weather apps for Android in general. It has all the basic weather features, plus some additional ones. This app can show you a 96-hour radar map, keep you informed via severe condition alerts, and so much more. You can even customize the app’s look, if you want. For example, you can opt for an OLED dark theme.

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Musicolet

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  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: $3.99-$4.29
  • Size: Varies with device
  • Google Play rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars

If you’re on the lookout for a new music player widget, well, look no further. Musicolet is a great music player as it is, but it also comes with really compelling widgets. As you can see in the provided image, you do have plenty to choose from. Regardless of whether you want a minimalistic widget, or a gigantic one with plenty of information, it’s all good, you can get that.

In addition to offering these great widgets, Musicolet is a great music player on its own. This app plays files that you have stored locally, though, so do keep that in mind. This is not a music streaming service or anything of the sort. It does have a ton of features built into it, though, and it also comes with a powerful equalizer with separate settings for speakers, headphones, Bluetooth, and so on.

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Google News

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  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: No
  • Size: Varies with device
  • Google Play rating: 4.3 out of 5 stars

Google News is a great app for keeping up with what’s happening. The app is getting better and better, and it also comes with a really useful widget. Only one widget is included, the one shown above, but it’s really good. You can simply browse through various headlines, and tap on what you want to read, and have all that on your homescreen. It’s a really nice-looking widget, that’s for sure.

This app can keep you up to date on various different topics from the area of your interests. The more you use it, the better it will get, as it will learn from your preferences. It’s definitely not for someone who wants to read every headline from specific outlets, but it’s great for general stuff.

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Battery Widget Reborn

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  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: $1.99-$4.49
  • Size: Varies with device
  • Google Play rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars

In case your phone doesn’t have the option to show a battery percentage on the status bar, you may want to use something like this. Battery Widget Reborn is essentially a widget for your home screen. This widget is customizable, so you can make it look the way you want, to a certain degree. When you tap it, though, you get a lot more options, including some power settings.

You can resize this widget if you want, while various different additional tools are available as well. It also shows the charging speed, and some additional information. It’s a simple app with useful tools, and many people seem to love it. It has over 5 million downloads in the Play Store, and it’s holding a 4.6-star rating.

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KWGT

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  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: $5.99
  • Size: Varies with device
  • Google Play rating: 4.0 out of 5 stars

KWGT is… well, made for people who love widgets, basically. This is a hub for widgets of sorts. This app allows you to apply and customize a ton of widgets, as people have been uploading their own widget creations for KWGT. You can find a ton of them in the Google Play Store, and the possibilities are endless with this app. Regardless of whether you like minimalistic widgets, futuristic ones, iOS-like ones… there’s something for everyone.

This app also allows you to create custom widgets yourself, if you’re up for it. There are presets available for you, and you can really run wild here. Tons of options are available in the app, so you can really fine-tune a widget to fit your needs. Some of the best-looking Android setups online have been made partially with KWGT.

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Sectograph

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  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: $1.99-$99.99
  • Size: Varies with device
  • Google Play rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars

Sectograph is a day and time planner app. What really sticks out with this app is the way it visually displays your tasks. It will show you what’s coming in the form of a 12-hour pie chart, a watch dial of sorts. Yes, you can place that watch dial on the homescreen, and thus have a really powerful widget there. Never miss a meeting or a task with this application, as you can really make important things stand out.

This app allows you to keep track of your meetings, classes, workout schedule, meal schedule, and so much more. It is a great goal-reaching tool on top of being your regular planner. You can color-code tasks, and set various reminders while you’re at it. There are a ton of options in this app.

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TapTap Lock

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  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: No
  • Size: Varies with device
  • Google Play rating: 4.3 out of 5 stars

TapTap Lock is an immensely useful widget if you love the double-tap-to-lock feature, but your phone doesn’t support it. Sure, there are a number of single icon widgets that you can use for this purpose, and place on your home screen. I never liked that idea, as those icons are visible, and it’s just not the same. That’s where TapTap Lock comes in. This is a transparent widget.

Yes, you read that right. You can place it on your home screen, make it as large as you want, and have it act as a double-tap-to-lock panel of sorts. You can’t really place icons over it, of course, but the same would be with your regular double-tap-to-lock functionality, as you have to double-tap the background of your home screen, essentially.

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Google Keep

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  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: No
  • Size: Varies with device
  • Google Play rating: 4.2 out of 5 stars

Last, but not least, is the Google Keep widget. Google Keep aka Keep Notes is a very well-known app from Google. This is a note-taking application that not only looks great, but does a great job keeping all your notes in one place. Having said that, the app does include widgets, two of them. Both of them are really good, but completely different. You can check both of them out in the image above.

So, the first widget can show you your notes. It can show you all of them, or just the ones from a specific category. So you can set specific tags for notes in Google Keep, and have this widget show only those, such as grocery lists, for example. The second widget contains a bunch of shortcuts for creating new notes, regardless of whether you’d like to create a regular note, a checklist, a voice memo, an image note, or draw something.

Download Google Keep