1. matt99881's Avatar
    I have a Samsung Epic 4G Touch, and I currently have a pattern security lock set to lock 10 minutes after the screen automatically turns off. However, when I'm not using my phone I'll press the power button and put it down (or in my pocket).

    Pressing the power button causes me to have to enter my pattern every time I unlock my phone again, and this is becoming increasingly annoying. Is there a way to make it so that my phone will lock 10 minutes after I press the power button, instead? I have tried looking up a solution, and I saw people said to uncheck the "Power button locks immediately," settings (or something of the like) however I see no such option. According to my phone I am running the most recent version of Android.
    07-11-2012 07:21 PM
  2. ack154's Avatar
    I'm pretty sure the lock is activated anytime the phone goes to sleep (in addition to the timeout you set). So when you hit the power button, you're really just putting it to sleep - hence the lock is enabled.

    My phone does the same thing.
    07-11-2012 08:33 PM