Before setting a screen lock timeout, there are a few key considerations you must be mindful of. Take a close look at your configuration settings and ensure that the total of Maximum Auto-Lock Time + Grace Period for Device Lock is less than 15 minutes. If this value exceeds 15 minutes, use a Configuration Profile from your management tool to change them accordingly.
Security & Privacy
iPhone security settings provide users with many ways to safeguard and safeguard their phone. Users can restrict access to Control Center and applications on the lock screen and prevent apps from launching without first unlocking.
Change the timeout settings on an Eleyo mobile app to extend or shorten how long an open device remains logged in before the app timeouts and requires you to reenter your credentials in order to login again, providing greater data privacy for parents using Eleyo Child Care Attendance app on children’s devices.
School administrators should review their configuration settings to ensure the maximum auto-lock and grace period are set for 15 minutes or less, to prevent an iOS device being accessed indefinitely by individuals attempting to gain access and view emergency contacts, schedules or any other sensitive student data on its app.
Device passwords require users to enter a pin code or password before sleeping their device, providing additional protection from casual unauthorised access as well as protecting sensitive information against theft or loss. This feature can be especially beneficial for corporate-owned phones managed by IT departments.
A password also serves to protect the contents of a device against physical access and can be used to bypass automatic screen timeout settings if locked. It can be enabled under Settings, Security & Privacy, Passcode Lock. A user may choose whether their device will lock itself automatically after an inactivity period has elapsed or manually lock themselves at any time using their own unique passcode lock password.
An iPhone’s screen locks after 15 minutes of inactivity; however, if a user remains actively using an open app (meaning it has not been minimized or switched over to another) their session may remain active until their device is locked.
IT Glue iOS management tools make it possible to set a configuration profile which disables automatic display timeout and requires a password after 15 minutes of inactivity on a phone or iPad. To do this, set values for “Maximum Auto-Lock Time” and “Grace Period for Device Lock” so their sum lands somewhere between 1-15 minutes.
As an iPhone user, you may have experienced that your lock screen remains active after you enter your passcode – an important security measure to protect against unauthorised access – yet can become annoying when trying to use your device and are required to enter it every time you access it. However, there’s a workaround available which enables users to temporarily disable this timeout feature of their lock screen.
To do this, simply install a configuration profile to lock your device display after 15 minutes (or less) of inactivity, using Smart Lock, fingerprint recognition or another method to safeguard your privacy and maintain security.
Your Settings app provides plenty of opportunities for customizing your lock screen by pinning apps directly to the Home screen or customizing its background, wallpaper, and unlock animation – as well as setting brightness and orientation preferences that suit you best.
New personalization features include customizable photo wallpapers that let you display photos from your memory cards on the lock screen and widgets to quickly provide information. Notifications on your lock screen can also be expanded list view, stacked view or hidden view to provide information at a glance and track Live Activities such as scoring football matches or tracking food deliveries directly on your lock screen.
This app is an excellent solution for those who wish to keep their phone on and use it more frequently, without the hassle of unlocking every time. Easy and free, why not give it a try today!