1. stringbob's Avatar
    It's been since May that this topic was discussed. Thought I'd see if anyone has been able solve the problem. Any luck??
    Why, why, why is it so difficult to keep the phone unlocked while within my personal geo-space, or another trusted place???? What does it take, 3 lines of code? It seems unfathomable that something so simple is such a CF.
    Just as elementary would be, if I'm connected to my wifi, do not lock the phone. Near as I can tell, that's not even an option.
    Any new revelations?
    younggreenanne and Perryinjax like this.
    01-05-2019 01:24 PM
  2. gernerttl's Avatar
    I don't use geographic function. I use Bluetooth function and it works fine. Especially when I'm in my car. That's the only place that I worry about it staying unlocked.
    01-05-2019 01:29 PM
  3. andytiedye's Avatar
    It's been since May that this topic was discussed. Thought I'd see if anyone has been able solve the problem. Any luck??
    Why, why, why is it so difficult to keep the phone unlocked while within my personal geo-space, or another trusted place???? What does it take, 3 lines of code? It seems unfathomable that something so simple is such a CF.
    Just as elementary would be, if I'm connected to my wifi, do not lock the phone. Near as I can tell, that's not even an option.
    Any new revelations?
    Yeah, unlock by lan rarely works, so rarely thatI am surprised when it does.
    Perryinjax likes this.
    01-05-2019 06:15 PM
  4. Ed Penny's Avatar
    Don't you need to have GPS activated to have smart lock to work.
    01-09-2019 05:22 PM
  5. Perryinjax's Avatar
    I did find a solution that works.. it said to go in and change/edit the geofence location ever so slightly, which i find myself doing DAILY. That often is RIDICULOUS and more trouble than just unlocking my phone here at home.
    If they aren't going to bother fixing "Trusted Places" it should not even be an option.
    Trusted Places obviously does not work properly and THEY NEED TO FIX IT because i paid the crazy high price for a FLAGSHIP phone, such that I should be able to use a relatively CHEAP TO FIX problem with an easy few lines of code in an update. But i guess they've already got my money, so why bother fixing this model when their programmers are busy coding up the next slightly different generation of phone such that this one will no longer be the latest AND simple features not work too! Yay, not!
    02-01-2019 12:27 PM
  6. Perryinjax's Avatar
    Don't you need to have GPS activated to have smart lock to work.
    It STILL does not work for more than a day maybe, if you are lucky. It simply does not keep your phone unlocked like it's supposed to, even with GPS turned on.
    02-01-2019 12:30 PM
  7. Perryinjax's Avatar
    Yeah, unlock by lan rarely works, so rarely thatI am surprised when it does.
    Same. I'm absolutely SHOCKED when i'm at home and my phone stays unlocked using this feature. It VERY RARELY works, even though i have THREE "trusted places" set... my home address, plus a geofence that is centered on my home, and another geofence a few meters different.
    It needs attention. It does not keep my phone unlocked.
    02-01-2019 12:34 PM
  8. Perryinjax's Avatar
    I don't use geographic function. I use Bluetooth function and it works fine. Especially when I'm in my car. That's the only place that I worry about it staying unlocked.
    Those of us that don't use Bluetooth dont want to have to keep that battery draining function on just to be able to use the smartlock feature.
    02-01-2019 12:37 PM

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