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Smart Lock Timeout

With my MotoX (pre-Lolipop) I could unlock my phone via the Motorola Skip app and a trusted NFC device. Post-Lolipop, the Skip app no longer works, but the NFC unlocking is now built in. The ...
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Smart Lock not working, is it due to Outlook?

I have a Nexus 6 with Android 5.1, kernel version 3.10.40-geec2459, build number LMY47D. When I first started using the Nexus 6, Smart Lock worked. After a while it stopped working. If I open the ...
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Why doesn't my “Trusted Places” work anymore in my Samsung Galaxy s7?

Since I just got an update for my Samsung Galaxy s7, my trusted places quit working. In fact, I cannot even find the setting in my settings section.
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Smart Lock on Huawei P8 lite - only bluetooth option?

I've got Huawei P8 lite with Android 6.0. I'd like to use Smart Lock and Trusted Places to unlock my device, but in the settings I can see only bluetooth unlock option, nothing more. Why? Is possible ...
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Is it possible to require “initial unlock” for smart lock

Is it possible to enforce initial unlock while using smart lock? For example, I'm using smart unlock with "Trusted places" and I would prefer it didn't automatically unlock when I get in range of my ...
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Can't find Smart Lock on Huawei Y6 on Lollipop 5.1.1

My phone is Huawei Y6. I already have a pin lock. Enabled Smart Lock (Google) in Trusted Agents. But I still can't find Smart Lock feature anywhere.
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Pixel keeps removing Smart Lock devices

Phone Google Pixel OS Android 9 I connect my phone to my car using Bluetooth, and to use it hands free it must be unlocked. I use Smart Lock to achieve this, by adding my car as a Bluetooth device to ...
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Can I use a windows 10 computer with Bluetooth as a trusted device for Smart Lock?

I have a desktop computer with an old Bluetooth 2.0 dongle and a HP laptop with Bluetooth 4.0 that I can pair successfully to my LG G3 running stock Android 5.0, but when Secure Lock asks me if I want ...
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How to keep screen from turning on while unlocked?

When I get a notification from messaging apps like Snapchat, and my device is unlocked but the screen is off, the phone will not buzz but the screen will just turn on. This will happen when I am at a ...
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Allow unlocking my phone with my voice, but only when I'm at home

On my Google Pixel (and presumably other modern Android devices), there is a setting called Trusted Voice: I'd like to enable this feature, since without it I can't use Google Assistant hands-free ...
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Smart Lock, and multi-factor authentication?

I am using Marshmallow, and I use the built-in encryption mechanism. Typing my password every time the screen locks is a pain. I would like to leverage Smart Lock to have the following ideal ...
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How to enable Face Unlock on Samsung Note 3

For some reason, the Note 3 doesn't have the Face Unlock feature listed under Smart Lock (see screenshots below). Click on image to enlarge Do I have to download the APKs seperately?
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How does the smart lock feature on Android define a trusted device?

The smart lock feature on Android allows someone to set a Bluetooth device as "trusted" which makes it easy to unlock. See for example: https://support.google.com/nexus/answer/6093922 I tried to add ...
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Intent to select Android Security Screen Lock type

The Screen Lock on Android phones has been a point of contention for me for years. The only alternative I've discovered is to us a Tasker plugin called Secure Settings, which has an option to enter a ...
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Smart unlock says “no devices” despite one being connected

Honor 6A, Android 7.0. Bluetooth active, smartwatch paired and connected, phone contacts and calls are visible from the smartwatch, smartwatch accepts files via Bluetooth. However, when I try to set ...
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Add Smart Lock screen security options to Amazon Fire HD 8?

Smart Lock is present in vanilla Lollipop 5.* but isn't included in Amazon Fire HD 8, which is based on Lollipop. Can Smart Lock be added/enabled on Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet devices?
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Lollipop screen not locking, even after removing smart lock etc

Since I played around with smart lock, my device just does not lock anymore. I disabled smart lock, I cleared all credentials, I removed device administrators, accessibility accesses (Lastpass). ...
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Android Security Automatically lock

I'm using a Moto X (2nd Gen.) with Android 5.0 and I'm trying to utilize Smart Lock by setting the option in Settings → Security → Automatically lock to: 5 seconds after sleep, except when kept ...
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Trusted places not present under Smart lock in Nexus 5 (Android 5.0 lollipop)

I have just updated to Lollipop on my Nexus 5 and can't see "Trusted Places". I use "Trusted Device" which works pretty well, but I would like to use "Trusted Places" at work. However, it is not there....