1. isabel95's Avatar
    I used to be able to turn off the requirement for a pin number, but now every time I turn off my phone for even a minute I have to re-enter my pin number.
    Can I get around that?
    01-06-2014 05:58 PM
  2. isabel95's Avatar
    Never mind - figured it out - under security and encrypt device. I can change the requirement for using a pin when I go out easily. At home it's a pain leaving the lock on.
    01-06-2014 06:01 PM
  3. GSDer's Avatar
    Delayed Lock: http://market.android.com/details?id...n.delayedlock2
    Delayed Lock WiFi-Plugin: http://market.android.com/details?id....plugins.wifi2
    There are lots of similar apps, but I started with this and have been pretty happy - keeps the phone unlocked when you're at home connected to your Wi-Fi, but reverts to your normal lock selection when you go out. There are also plug-ins for Bluetooth, etc.

    Sent from my rooted, debloated, deodexed Sinclair ZX-80 running CM -0.001 using Tapatalk Pro
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    01-06-2014 09:55 PM
  4. isabel95's Avatar
    Thanks. I'll give this a try.
    01-07-2014 05:51 AM
  5. ansextra's Avatar
    Delayed Lock: http://market.android.com/details?id...n.delayedlock2
    Delayed Lock WiFi-Plugin: http://market.android.com/details?id....plugins.wifi2
    There are lots of similar apps, but I started with this and have been pretty happy - keeps the phone unlocked when you're at home connected to your Wi-Fi, but reverts to your normal lock selection when you go out. There are also plug-ins for Bluetooth, etc.

    Sent from my rooted, debloated, deodexed Sinclair ZX-80 running CM -0.001 using Tapatalk Pro
    My understanding is that these programs won't work on phones using security restrictions from corporate exchange servers however. Just something to keep in mind. I'd love to find one that would work though.
    01-07-2014 07:54 AM
  6. isabel95's Avatar
    Thanks!

    My understanding is that these programs won't work on phones using security restrictions from corporate exchange servers however. Just something to keep in mind. I'd love to find one that would work though.
    01-07-2014 08:10 AM
  7. dawgzilla's Avatar
    Ok, this should not be this difficult! i'm trying to turn off the PIN, and have no lock screen at all. Following the directions under "Encrypt Device", it still doesn't allow me to turn off the lock screen PIN. I'm certainly missing something, can anyone enlighten me? thanks.
    01-11-2014 01:11 AM
  8. isabel95's Avatar
    Go to "Security" "Encrypt Device" "Set Screen Lock" - down at the bottom is "none"
    01-11-2014 04:56 AM
  9. JessIsOK's Avatar
    I'm having the same issues. Even when I go into Security> Set Screen Lock, the "None" option is grayed out. I've removed all the apps I can think of that would have had anything to do with the screen lock and am still not able to take the screen lock to none. Anyone have any other ideas that I could try? I'd sure appreciate the help!
    01-11-2014 01:46 PM
  10. AxlMyk's Avatar
    I'm wondering if once the screen lock is set, it stays that way. Corporations would want that.
    01-11-2014 05:01 PM
  11. JamesRussell01's Avatar
    Does this have to do with the "knox" security that was in the update? My wife and I both have lock screens now. As soon as we dl'd foxfi it requied a security certificate and said security certificate required vpn which required lock screen.

    Sent from my SCH-I535 using AC Forums mobile app
    01-11-2014 06:12 PM
  12. GTWalling's Avatar
    Does this have to do with the "knox" security that was in the update? My wife and I both have lock screens now. As soon as we dl'd foxfi it requied a security certificate and said security certificate required vpn which required lock screen.

    Sent from my SCH-I535 using AC Forums mobile app
    FoxFi now requires a password to get around KNOX, if you want free tethering.
    01-12-2014 08:59 AM
  13. JamesRussell01's Avatar
    That's what I thought. Is there no workaround to eliminate lock screen password?

    Sent from my SCH-I535 using AC Forums mobile app
    01-12-2014 12:37 PM
  14. GTWalling's Avatar
    Not if you want free tethering.
    01-12-2014 07:25 PM
  15. nitestryker's Avatar
    Go into security scroll down and clear credentials and then it'll let you turn it off!
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    01-19-2014 07:56 PM
  16. Karen5927's Avatar
    Perfect! Thanks. Been driving me nuts trying to figure that out.
    03-11-2014 08:44 PM
  17. GBPL's Avatar
    Go into security scroll down and clear credentials and then it'll let you turn it off!
    ughhhhhh THANKS SOOO MUCH! 24 hours of dinking with it to figure out how to get this off....and FINALLY did it!
    Its the little things that make or break ya! ha!!
    07-18-2014 10:54 PM
  18. deveralar's Avatar
    The "Clear Credentials" in my Samsung GS3 is not active. I can't turn off the lock screen. Thanks.
    MufficanWhatSon likes this.
    08-12-2014 06:19 AM
  19. wsuzieq's Avatar
    Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! This was very helpful. I knew Foxfi was the cause, but I did not know how to undo it.
    08-13-2014 02:53 PM
  20. francine wilson's Avatar
    I cleared credentials - fixed it! thanks
    09-15-2014 06:52 PM
  21. Shahiduzzaman Shahid's Avatar
    I used to be able to turn off the requirement for a pin number, but now every time I turn off my phone for even a minute I have to re-enter my pin number.
    Can I get around that?
    10-11-2014 05:51 PM

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