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Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by jdarnall2001, Nov 27, 2010.

  1. jdarnall2001

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    On my Blackberry I could unlock my phone by typing in a number password of my choosing. Is there an app for that on Android? I've been looking without any luck.
     

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    Well my Android has the Trace Pattern to unlock the phone in general. For my apps I found App Protector Pro. It was $2, which I wasn't happy with, but it gives you the option for a # password and a list you can add whatever app you want to protect. Sometimes, however it gets annoying. I have to put in the code every time I want to view a text message.
     
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    I *think* you can set that up by going into Settings/Security... you can put in a PIN IIRC.
     
  4. jdarnall2001

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    The thing I don't like about the pattern unlock is you can see where your fingers have traced. I'm not really looking to protect specific apps as I am the phone as a whole.... where you have to type in a password to use the phone in general.
     
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    I am coming from a Blackberry and looking for the same thing. I had a 6 character password to unlock the screen, it was a pain, but I have allot of personal information on the device and I don't need to lose it.
     
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    Settings>Location and SecurityChange Screen lock. Here you can choose to use a password, pin or pattern.
     
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    also on pattern lock you can set it so your trace isn't visable.. well u can on my wildfire
     
  8. jdarnall2001

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    I don't have that option... My phone just says screen unlock pattern and you can set it as being on or off.... no pin or password option is available. :(

    The only thing it has under the settings about passwords at all is if you want your passwords to be shown as you type and setting up a password for your secure credentials. I set that up, but I still can't type in a password on the phone to unlock it. :(
     

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