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Microsoft Next Lock Screen gets pattern and pin unlock

| February 12, 2015 | 2 Replies

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The Microsoft screenlock for Android got updated with pattern and pin unlock.

WHAT’S NEW
* Lock your phone with a PIN or Pattern!
* Next Lock Screen is now available in three languages: English, Spanish and Chinese (Mandarin).
* The home button press is now disabled, preventing accidental

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Once you set a pattern you can have it email your passcode if you forget it.

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Oddly it was acting strange and saying the email was invalid.

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Anyway…it somehow decided to let me get past that.

Next, it asks to disable your main system unlock so you’re not doing it twice…

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This is generally how it looks…if you do it wrong I think 3 times it’ll ask to retry after 30 seconds.Screen Shot 2015-02-12 at 08.25.06

Nice update. The only thing I’d like is options to have the screen not ask me every time…say 1 minute, 5 minute, 30 minute options.

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