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  1. mzman's Avatar
    HTC support informed me that the new On Body feature of Smart Lock has been disabled in the current version of Sense 7. Is that everyone's experience who has an M9?

    I have no idea why they would disable such a useful feature, especially as it seemed to work well on my M7 with Lollipop, during the brief time I had it before I upgraded. We should petition HTC to bring this back!
    04-17-2015 03:20 PM
  2. accursedvenom's Avatar
    What exactly is this? I see it in my settings.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    04-17-2015 05:23 PM
  3. mzman's Avatar
    You have an HTC One M9 and you see an option for "On Body" in Smart Lock settings?

    Android Central has an article you can read about this. Just Google "Smart Lock On Body". I would post a link but AC won't let me.
    04-17-2015 05:39 PM
  4. bhatech's Avatar
    That has nothing to do with HTC, it's part of Google play services and will be part of all devices.
    04-17-2015 06:35 PM
  5. BA_100's Avatar
    My On Body Smart Lock works as specified. As long as the phone is in my pocket and I am "somewhat active" the phone does not lock itself. If I place it on my desk then it locks as soon as the security timer expires.
    05-11-2015 07:28 PM
  6. BargainingJew's Avatar
    That has nothing to do with HTC, it's part of Google play services and will be part of all devices.
    What a misinformed post. Of course it's part of Google Play Services. However, HTC could have easily disabled it.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    05-19-2015 05:33 AM
  7. wildclip's Avatar
    My M9 has the setting

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    05-22-2015 11:47 PM
  8. HOONIGAN43's Avatar
    Me too work wrong Smart Lock
    05-24-2015 08:25 AM
  9. Lamensterms's Avatar
    I have this on my M9 too.
    05-24-2015 08:29 AM
  10. hgmichna's Avatar
    HTC support informed me that the new On Body feature of Smart Lock has been disabled in the current version of Sense 7. Is that everyone's experience who has an M9?

    I have no idea why they would disable such a useful feature, especially as it seemed to work well on my M7 with Lollipop, during the brief time I had it before I upgraded. We should petition HTC to bring this back!
    I bet they disabled it because it does not work reliably.

    I don't have an HTC phone any more, but when I put my phone, a OnePlus One, on my desk at work, it sometimes does not lock.

    I only have enabled on-body and location (home).

    This is a fairly big security issue, in my view. If a phone maker delivers a security function which fails, clients may inadvertently give important data to intruders and could create very bad publicity, if not lawsuits. The least the customers could do is return the phone for a full refund at any time because it malfunctions in a very bad way.
    07-03-2015 08:05 AM

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