1. jmjanzen's Avatar
    Hello, everyone. (My first post.)

    I seem to be having a bit of lag when I try to enter my PIN to unlock my phone from sleep. I can type decently fast on the on-screen keyboard, but when I try to enter my PIN really fast, it skips numbers or sometimes doesn't even recognize that I pressed "OK". I have to enter my PIN slowly and deliberately to get it to work, which kind of detracts from the security of it. Anyone watching me can very easily see what my PIN is. (It's also annoying because it takes me twice as long to unlock my phone.)

    It doesn't seem to be a processor or touchscreen issue, and it's not that I'm being sloppy. I'm very satisfied with the speed at which it recognizes my touchscreen typing once the phone is unlocked, but it is doing a really crappy job recognizing my screen touches ONLY on that PIN entry unlock screen.

    If anyone can explain to me WHY this is happening AND/OR how I can FIX it, that would be greatly appreciated.
    05-07-2014 03:57 PM
  2. BadgerVadge907's Avatar
    What kind of phone?
    05-07-2014 07:03 PM
  3. jmjanzen's Avatar
    Samsung Galaxy S3 (Sprint)
    05-08-2014 07:10 AM
  4. jmjanzen's Avatar
    There are a few posts about this type of thing already. I didn't find them at first because I was using the "SEARCH FORUM" box instead of "Search Site". SEARCH FORUM doesn't find any of these posts. I found them now....

    http://forums.androidcentral.com/sam...eep-sleep.html
    http://forums.androidcentral.com/ver...-issues-7.html
    http://forums.androidcentral.com/sam...galaxy-s4.html
    http://forums.androidcentral.com/dro...nlock-lag.html

    Unfortunately for all of us, in all of these threads, it is largely UNRESOLVED. (One workaround that worked for one person was to use a pattern unlock instead of a PIN.) Some say it's an issue with 4.3, others say the same thing happens with 4.4. Others have suggested using different launcher.
    05-09-2014 12:58 PM
  5. mposadal's Avatar
    Do you have "magnification gestures" on? Under settings/accessibility/vision

    There are a few posts about this type of thing already. I didn't find them at first because I was using the "SEARCH FORUM" box instead of "Search Site". SEARCH FORUM doesn't find any of these posts. I found them now....

    http://forums.androidcentral.com/sam...eep-sleep.html
    http://forums.androidcentral.com/ver...-issues-7.html
    http://forums.androidcentral.com/sam...galaxy-s4.html
    http://forums.androidcentral.com/dro...nlock-lag.html

    Unfortunately for all of us, in all of these threads, it is largely UNRESOLVED. (One workaround that worked for one person was to use a pattern unlock instead of a PIN.) Some say it's an issue with 4.3, others say the same thing happens with 4.4. Others have suggested using different launcher.
    06-24-2016 01:27 AM

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