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I'd like to have to enter the PIN not immediately after pressing the standby button, but only after some time, e.g. 30 minutes.

I know there is Password Delay, which is better than nothing. But it works only if you keep the application running and the application itself is not password-protected. Update: newer versions of Password Delay work okay (no more need to keep it running, application is now password-protected).

Are there better solutions? Or do technical limitations of Froyo prevent better solutions?

For Reference: tested.com (found via What is a good "Lock" program for Android Phones?) mentions Lock Delay and AutoLock, but these work only on 2.1 or below.

And How to disable screen lock on my HTC desire Z? proposes No Lock, but this is a solution of a different problem (complete disable the lock, not just delay it).

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The Lock Delay author mentions that Google has locked down the API relevant to locking in Froyo. Could be the reason why there aren't apps available. –  Sparx Jan 14 '11 at 3:00
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I have a HTC Desire running Froyo, and I can go to Settings | Security | Lock phone after and choose the timeout to "Immediately", 3, 5 10 or 15 minutes.

Doesn't the Galaxy Tab have this setting?

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no, the Galaxy Tab has just Set screen lock in the section Screen unlock setting. A colleague with a HTC also showed me that his device has a setting more in this section. –  pesche Jan 14 '11 at 23:15
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