iPhone Is there a tweak to toggle on/off passcode lock?

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by TH55, Oct 14, 2012.

  1. TH55 macrumors 68030

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    This would seem to me to be one of the most basic and needed tweaks. If it doesn't exist that is retarded. Sometimes you need your phone locked quickly and shouldn't have to go through 8 menus.
     
  2. ritmomundo macrumors 68000

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    Try CleverPin (in cydia). Locks/unlocks based on location (i.e. at home/work on wifi).
     
  3. TH55 thread starter macrumors 68030

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    Is there anything that will let u manually toggle it on/off?
     
  4. 1rottenapple macrumors 65816

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    Nope. I wish we can change the pin erase trigger from 10 attempts to 5 tries before it does a full erase.
     
  5. erratikmind macrumors 6502a

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    That would be a nice feature in addition to the previous said toggle.
     
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    You can.
     
  7. erratikmind macrumors 6502a

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    Please expand on that. Any additional information would be much appreciated.
     
  8. wordoflife macrumors 604

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    Would be nice if I could lock certain programs, like Mail.
     
  9. drporf macrumors newbie

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    I know there is a tweak that disables the lockcode based on wifi networks.. You enter which are "safe" networks and your phone will not ask for code when connected to these. hope this helps..
     
  10. TM WAZZA macrumors 68000

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    I use Applocker for that. Mail, Phone, Messages, Notes. I toggle that when people wanna use my iPhone

    :D
     
  11. TH55 thread starter macrumors 68030

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    That's completely useless since the vast majority of the time you are nowhere near a wifi network
     
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    The threshold for wiping the device can be configured with any MDM software, the iPhone Configuration Utility, or the Apple Congifurator.
     
  13. wepiii macrumors 6502

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    I would imagine that would vary by user. The vast majority of the time I am near a Wi-Fi network... (Work and Home) So not exactly useless. But back to your main question, I'm not sure I'm following. What would the point of a passcode be if you could simply toggle it off? I feel like I'm not understanding the original question.
     
  14. erratikmind macrumors 6502a

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    Thank you. Looking at the iPhone Configuration Utility 3.5.
     
  15. TH55 thread starter macrumors 68030

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    What is confusing about this? You can only toggle it on/off when it's unlocked. You toggle it on when you go in public in case you set it down. Makes perfect sense, and is a great idea
     
  16. ritmomundo macrumors 68000

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    As far as I remember, there is no toggle like that (for SBSettings or for Activator). But I don't have access to cydia on my non-JB iPhone 5 to see if there is anything now.

    It sounds to me that CleverPin would solve your problem. It would automatically toggle the lock depending on your location (like when you're at home, for example), instead of you having to remember to do it when you go out. Only thing is, it used to be a paid app (I'm not sure if it still is paid or if it is free now).
     
  17. wepiii macrumors 6502

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    You can turn it off when it's unlocked... That's where I'm losing you. You can do this via settings/general/passcode lock... The same place you enable it. If you are simply suggesting there should be a shortcut, I find it much more frustrating that you can't turn wifi/Bluetooth on and off via a shortcut. Why are you so mad? Pretty sure people here are trying to help you.
     
  18. TH55 thread starter macrumors 68030

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    Exactly, that's my point....there should be a shortcut it's a huge hassle to have to go through three menus to do something simple. There is a shortcut for wifi/Bluetooth. Sbsettings.

    Sorry didn't mean to seem short, I just felt like I wasn't being understood.
     
  19. hNicolas macrumors 6502

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    Thanks for the tip ritmomundo! I just installed clever pin on my wife's iPhone 4 to unlock on our home network. Works great.

    Waiting for OS6 jailbreak to install it on my iPhone 5. I hate having to constantly unlock my phone, so I always leave it unlocked now. This feature is just perfect for my needs since I only need to have my phone locked when I'm out of the house in case it's lost or stolen. Well worth the $1.99. This is a feature or App that Apple must look at. This is one of the most usefull apps to have.
     
  20. hNicolas macrumors 6502

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    Seriously? I find an auto or simple toggle phone unlocking feature much more useful than quick Bluetooth on/off. How much power does the updated Bluetooth consume? I've tested it and it's battery drain is negligible.
     
  21. TH55 thread starter macrumors 68030

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    How is this perfect? It's a pain to have to type in a password every single time you open your phone outside of your home, why would you want to do this? Rather than have an arbitrary system automatically decide when to lock your phone wouldn't you rather have easy access to enabling it yourself? The majority of the time the phone is in your possession and therefore not in danger of being accessed by others, the only time you would need it locked is if you set it down or someone asks to borrow it.
     
  22. psywzrd macrumors 68030

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    Can cleverpin be configured to automatically turn passcode lock ON when you're connected to a specific wifi network? For example, if you don't want your kids picking up your phone at homd and playing with it, can you set it to turn the passcode lock on when you connect to your network at home?
     
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    Haven't heard any reports either way.
     

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