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Old 06-29-2010, 04:05 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have the BB 8100. I set a password on it yesterday because I just got a job and I don't want anyone to be able to get on my phone if they find it. The problem is, I thought the password screen only came up when you manually locked the phone yourself. But it's been popping up by itself if I don't touch my phone for a couple minutes. Is there anyway to make it so it only asks for a password when I manually lock it myself?
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No, it will automatically lock after a period of inactivity. You can set the maximum timeout to 60 minutes.
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No, it will automatically lock after a period of inactivity. You can set the maximum timeout to 60 minutes.
I thought the maximum timeout meant how long it permanently locks itself when it runs out of password attempts?
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Nope. The timeout is how long the device remains idle before it locks.

If you run out of unlock attempts, then the device simply wipes itself.
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