The Security Lock Screen on Android has a Trick

Many people are walking around with their Android’s unlocked. This means that if the phone is lost then anyone can access your personal information. Instead of taking the chance know the trick and protect everything on the phone.

Play Store

When you have become tired of always having to enter a pin before using the Android go to the Play Store and grab the app Delayed Lock Trial. It is free for around 15 days which will give plenty of time to make sure you can use it. After the trial version expires then it will only cost $2.99 for the full version. Also make sure and grab the plugins for locations, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi since they are all free.

When to disable

Security can be disabled automatically you just have to decide when. For example say you are at home where there is a Wi-Fi connection. By enabling the plugin for Wi-Fi the phone will not lock. You can actually set it to any Wi-Fi connection that you feel safe if you sit the phone down. While driving the last thing you want to do is try and enter a pin so you can answer the phone. With the plugin for Bluetooth activated there will be no reason for entering a pin.

Setting up

Setting things up could not be easier then following the steps below:

  • Go to Settings on phone
  • Go to Security and tap the Security Lock or Lock Screen and set it to swipe
  • Open Delayed Lock and just swipe once to left
  • Admin Permission and Enable Delayed Lock need checked
  • GO to Activate Device Administrator and Activate
  • Enter password or a PIN
  • Always enter twice to confirm
  • If there are so many attempts made that are unsuccessful the phone and be set to automatically wipe itself clean

Tab for Plugins

The plugins are also easy to set in place. Just follow these directions:

  • Swipe left
  • Connect to Wi-Fi before setting up
  • Tap Wi-Fi
  • Add network currently connected to
  • Set seconds for phone to lock after disconnecting from Wi-Fi
  • PIN will be required when connecting to Wi-Fi each time

Now when at any of the locations that was set no PIN will be needed a million times. Remember keeps you informed.

Amanda Sanders

Amanda is a Sydney-based blogger. She is passionate about innovation, great Android design, technology and new gadgets. Her favorite quote is “No matter what. I wouldn't let anyone change me. I wouldn't let them strip away whatever tiny parts of me were human. Assuming I had any humanity to lose.”

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