1. tpd15's Avatar
    Hi,

    New to Android, I just received my Nexus 4 today.

    Is there a way to alter the time it takes for the lock screen to activate? It's kinda a pain to have to unlock the screen so often. Is there a way to not have it lock until a certain amount of time has passed since it was last used instead of just every time the screen goes out?

    I found the app "Delayed Lock" in the play store, but it requires a rooted phone for Android 4.0+ and I do not really want to root the phone.

    Thanks,
    Toby.
    12-06-2012 07:35 PM
  2. still1's Avatar
    settings-->display sleep--> this will set the time it takes to go to sleep

    settings-->security-->Automatic lock--> sets the time to lock screen after the phone goes to sleep
    12-07-2012 09:43 AM
  3. tpd15's Avatar
    settings-->display sleep--> this will set the time it takes to go to sleep
    I found this one, thanks for the pointer.


    settings-->security-->Automatic lock--> sets the time to lock screen after the phone goes to sleep
    I don't appear to have this one (am running Android 4.2.1), although this is exactly what I want...
    12-10-2012 09:34 AM
  4. tpd15's Avatar
    Oh, my mistake!

    I had been using the slide unlock, and no lock.

    I do have the settings-->security-->Automatic lock--> sets the time to lock screen after the phone goes to sleep option, but it's only available when I've set up a pattern unlock. I didn't test the other options (PIN, password, or face unlock) but it's probably available in those, too.
    12-10-2012 09:44 AM
  5. still1's Avatar
    Oh, my mistake!

    I had been using the slide unlock, and no lock.

    I do have the settings-->security-->Automatic lock--> sets the time to lock screen after the phone goes to sleep option, but it's only available when I've set up a pattern unlock. I didn't test the other options (PIN, password, or face unlock) but it's probably available in those, too.
    ha that make sense now. althoug i wish it was available for slide to unlock.
    12-10-2012 04:29 PM
  6. artvaro's Avatar
    Most of my settings are set to 1 minute as you still1.
    12-12-2012 08:48 PM
  7. johnywhy's Avatar
    A quicker way, on Jelly Bean. Swipe down the notifications screen. Tap "Time out".
    01-29-2014 10:42 PM

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