5 Best Widgets For LG V40 ThinQ To Customize Your Home Screen

There are few devices in the market right now that have a large and vivid screen like the LG V40 ThinQ smartphone. It’s a beautiful display, and with how large it is, you have plenty of room to customize it almost any way that you want. As per the norm, you can customize your LG V40 ThinQ with icon packs and custom launchers, but if you want to add some extra functionality to the phone, then you might want to consider using widgets. Widgets are a great way to add new features to your home screen, and can even make you more productive by allowing you to manage and manipulate your favorite apps within the home screen without having to open them.

So if you’re ready to take your home screen to the next level, then be sure to follow along with us below. We’ve assembled the five best widgets for your LG V40 ThinQ to help you get started with the customization. Let’s dive right in. Here we go!

Google Calendar

As you might already know, Google Calendar is one of the best ways that you can easily customize your home screen with. As with anyone, you likely need a way to easily manage your schedule, upcoming events, and activities, and so, Google Calendar will be right up your alley. It’s likely already loaded on your smartphone, but if you don’t have it, you can grab it from the Google Play Store for free. One of the unique things that Google Calendar does with its app is include a widget in it — this way you don’t always have to pop into Google Calendar to manage your upcoming events and days — access them straight from your home screen. Google Calendar even gives you all different types of grid sizes that you can choose from so that you can make the widget fit alongside the other apps on your screen.

Download it now: Google Play


If you’re someone who loves music, then you’ve no doubt heard of Spotify before. It’s one of the biggest applications in the music streaming industry, allowing you to quickly and easily pull up your favorite song in just a few seconds. However, what you might’ve not known is that Spotify has its own widget for your V40 ThinQ’s home screen. Yes, just open the customization screen for your V40 ThinQ, and you’ll see that Spotify widget in the list. Place it on your home screen, and you’ll be able to instantly immerse yourself in music by simply pressing the Play button on the widget. The widget has play and pause functionality, as well as next track and previous track buttons.

Download it now: Google Play


Next up on our list, we’re looking at a cool application called AccuWeather. AccuWeather is an app that everyone should have on their smartphone, as it gives you important insights into how the weather is looking. See temperature information, what the forecast is, get weather advisories, and see what percentage of a chance there is of snow or rain. One of the cool things about AccuWeather is that it has a widget you can place on your LG V40 ThinQ’s home screen, which will give you highlights of the weather information that you need to know.

Download it now: Google Play


Google Clock is next up on our list, and is one of our favorite choices for a clean Clock interface without ads muddying it up. There’s a ton of great functionality in this one, but one of the cooler things about Google Clock is the easy to use app that it comes with. Place a digital Google Clock on your home screen, or take advantage of quick access to alarm clocks, timers, and more! Depending on the grid size that you choose, you can even manage multiple timers and alarm clocks.

Download it now: Google Play

Google News

Google News comes in as our number one contender for the best widget app for Google News. If you’re looking for a no-frills news app that you can put on your phone, Google News will be right up your alley. Google News shows you the highlights of the day that you need to see, showing you only accurate and real news. Google News even comes with a widget that makes it easy to access that content straight from your home screen.

Download it now: Google Play


As you can see, there are a lot of excellent apps that come with widgets to customize the vivid screen on your LG V40 ThinQ. We’ve assembled five of our favorites for you to try out, but it goes without saying, there are plenty more on the market that will add more functionality and customization abilities to your home screen.

Do you have a favorite widget you use on your home screen? Let us know what it is in the comments section below. We’d love to hear from you!

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Brad Coleta

Brad Coleta is a passionate reporter for The Droid Guy, covering all aspects of mobile, gaming, software, apps, and services. He graduated from the University of Rochester in New York with a degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering. When he's not reporting, he's a huge fan of the New York Giants and Yankees. But what might surprise you is that he also enjoys reading Manga during his down time. Brad is a dedicated reporter, always looking to tell the stories of the tech world. Contact me at Email or LinkedIn

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