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I'm trying to find an android application that is able to motivate me quickly when I'm outdoors and look at my screen. It could look like as follows:

  • It can display a motivational text (citation) on the Main screen (the screen before you unlock the phone, now it displays only date and time)
  • It could display more citations and cycle through them (e.g. every 5 minutes)
  • If I look at my screen and the text is already uniteresting there are two "buttons" previous and next and I can look at another citation. I should be possible without unlocking the phone.
  • It's possible to append new citations or to delete them.

Is there such an application or some approaching these features?

So far, I found only LSMemo enabling only one memo on the lock screen.

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I am not sure if there are any software. I would go the long and fulfilling way of writing my own application. – Prabhanjan Naib Sep 17 '13 at 3:30
Not the solution to your question, but you could put the most moving quote you've ever heard as your lock screen text, and you may end up experience some of the effect you're looking for. – Gaʀʀʏ Sep 17 '13 at 20:37
What phone/android version do you use. Starting from android 4.2 you can place widgets on your lockscreen I'm sure there is a widget that will work. – 2pietjuh2 Jan 9 '14 at 12:32

I think you can achieve this by using 2 separate apps:

  1. Install a good screen locker that allows displaying widgets. There are several screen locker apps that do this, for example WidgetLocker Lockscreen (paid version). Personally I use Go Locker which is free and can display widgets in a secondary lock screen (you swipe to access the secondary screen).

  2. Install a quote/motivational texts app with a widget. I don't know of an app that does exactly all the things you are asking, but this 'Motivational Quotes' app allows you to add your own quotes and set a refresh interval. There may be other better apps, I don't know of.

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I put "moral reminders" (quotations, reminders, etc..) in my calendar and then display my calendar events on my lock screen.

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