Solved Disable and enable your lock screen at will (No Root!)

Learn how you can make your phone lock when the screen turns off only when you're not at home

  1. venky

    venky New Member

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    joaomgcd,
    I purchased AutoTools and I followed instructions to disable and enable lock screen. This is is what is happening.
    1. When I am away from home (or my wifi is disconnected), my phone locks immediately. So this part is working, no problem.
    2. When my phone connects to my wifi, my phone does not unlock automatically. I have to unlock it the first time and then it stays unlocked for the duration of seconds I configured in AutoTools. This part of unlocking automatically is not happening. I purchased AutoTools for this specific purpose i.e., to lock and unlock automatically. If I have to first unlock it then I can use my phone settings to do it, I don't need AutoTools. How can I make my phone unlock automatically after it connects to my wifi? Thanks!
     
  2. Stupifier

    Stupifier Member

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    I'm pretty sure it is working as it should. Before engaging the Automatic Unlock, you have to first Unlock your phone (one time). Otherwise, I think the feature would be a security risk
     
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  3. santinabella

    santinabella New Member

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    Good afternoon joaomgcd,
    I'm having an issue with this profile. After following the steps in the first post, the profile works for a period of time, but the locking and unlocking function seems to be random. Sometimes at home, the screen locks; sometimes when I'm away from my wifi, the screen is unlocked. Below is my Tasker set up. Any clues to what might be wrong with my profile? Thanks for your help!

    Profile: PIN Lock (21)
    State: Wifi Connected [ SSID:<my SSID is specified here> MAC:* IP:* Active:Yes ]
    Enter: Unlock At Home (27)
    A1: AutoTools Secure Settings [ Configuration:Automatic Lock: 86400 Timeout (Seconds):60 ]

    Exit: Lock While Away (37)
    A1: AutoTools Secure Settings [ Configuration:Automatic Lock: 0 Timeout (Seconds):60 ]
     
  4. Drose6102

    Drose6102 New Member

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    Thank you for this, I couldn't get the profile to work consistently.
     
  5. joaomgcd

    joaomgcd Administrator Staff Member

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    @santinabella can you try using the Tasker System Lock action in the away task? That will make sure that the device is locked right away. Thanks in advance!
     
  6. Stupifier

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    Ya, it is a workaround..... The problem is that Shell command turns the display of slower
     
  7. santinabella

    santinabella New Member

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    Thanks @joaomgcd, I added the System Lock action and will test it later today when I leave my home. I have one question: I'm using Google mesh wifi with 3 access points all with the same SSID. In my Tasker Wifi Connected State, when I tap the search button to select a wifi SSID, there are 6 instances of my SSID (3 in the 2.4 ghz band and 3 in the 5 ghz band). Do you recommend selecting all six or only the three in the 5 ghz band since that's what my phone primarily connects to?
     
  8. joaomgcd

    joaomgcd Administrator Staff Member

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    If they all have the same SSID you can just set it once :)
     

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