1. eawortman's Avatar
    09-30-2011 05:31 PM
  2. klee0032's Avatar
    I would have to say that I am amazed how this got looked over but I am not concerned. I do not let my phone leave my sight ever.
    09-30-2011 05:52 PM
  3. DubyaEl's Avatar
    I just saw this, too... gotta admit, it's a bit troubling. But then again, my phone is never out of my own possession or control. Not enough of an issue for me to NOT get it when I can upgrade on November 1.
    09-30-2011 05:57 PM
  4. Mr.Gadget's Avatar
    I guess it has something to do with the AT&T customizations as this isn't a problem on this phone with other vendors; so I'm betting on a quick fix from AT&T. I'm still grabbing my SG2 when it comes out...
    09-30-2011 06:17 PM
  5. androidcfan's Avatar
    Hey guys,

    No worries..samsung just released this statement..i guess we can use this as a temporary fix. Super excited about this phone...i am not going to change my mind.

    UPDATE: Samsung issued the following statement in regards to the bug:

    Samsung and AT&T are aware of the user interface issue on the Galaxy S II with AT&T. Currently, when using a security screen lock on the device, the default setting is for a screen timeout. If a user presses the power button on the device after the timeout period it will always require a password. If a user presses the power button on the phone before the timeout period, the device requests a password but the password is not actually necessary to unlock it.

    Samsung and AT&T are investigating a permanent solution. In the meantime, owners of the Galaxy S II can remedy the situation by re-setting their time-out screen to the immediately setting. This is done by going to the Settings ->Location and Security->Screen unlock settings->Timeout->Immediately.
    Major security flaw lets anyone bypass AT&T Samsung Galaxy S II security [updated]
    Trip64 and TBayTom like this.
    09-30-2011 06:39 PM
  6. fossil54's Avatar
    I have the "No Lock" app because I use my phone so much the lock just takes extra time. Plus it takes holding the phone with both hands for me to unlock. I like instant access! No BFD for me.
    09-30-2011 07:02 PM
  7. Johnly's Avatar
    set your lock timer folks
    09-30-2011 07:03 PM
  8. jfenton's Avatar
    I have never once used a lock on any of my android phones. It's either on me somewhere , in my car, house or pocket.

    Just don't loose the darn thing.
    10-01-2011 07:09 AM
  9. eawortman's Avatar
    I use the lock on every smartphone I've had, partly because I have young kids and partly for a second line of defense (first line being not losing physically). Lately I would have had to have the lock whether I wanted it or not due to enterprise security requirements.
    10-01-2011 07:29 AM