Describes a time where the screen of a device is powered off. There may be background processes running, but they aren't visible to the user. Typically a hardware button must be pressed to deactivate the screen lock.

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Disable Screen Sleep AppleScript

Is there a way to turn screen sleeping on and off temporarily through AppleScript? I'm making a script at the moment that will run for a few minutes when I'm away, so I don't want it to sleep, but ...
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Custom ios8 Keyboard locked me out of my iPad

I recently downloaded a custom ios8 keyboard. And in doing so I removed the default UK keyboard. So in my keyboard list I am only left with my custom keyboard. But now on the lock screen I am unable ...
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Exempt an app from requiring the lock screen being unlocked

Currently, one of my 2-factor authentication apps (Duo Mobile by Duo Security) is able to push an approve/deny request to my iPhone via notifications, which means I get the request just like I would ...
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Unable to unlock screen if QuickTime was the last app open in fullscreen view

I noticed that if I leave QuickTime open in fullscreen and then my screen is locked, I have no way to unlock it: Screen is completely black but for the mouse cursor. I can move the mouse across the ...
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iPad 2, IOS 8.x, power issues, freezes when screen turns off

My iPad 2 64GB non 3G has stopped working and need help diagnosing what component is broken. When I would click the power button to turn the screen off or let it auto-lock after 2 or so minutes, I ...
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Why does the Notes app show on the lock screen?

The Notes app occasionally shows on my lock screen. I understand that apps can show on this screen based on my location (ex: my AT&T app shows when I'm near an AT&T store) but I don't know why ...
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Automatic lock screen does not work in EL Capitan

I have my preferences set so the screen locks 1 minute after sleep or after the screensaver goes up. This used to work until I upgraded to El Cap. Now no matter how long after the screensaver has ...
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iOS 9 Removing Camera Access From Lock Screen

Some guy took my Son's iPhone and took 1,200 photos within 12 minutes. He was able to use the camera from the lock screen without having access to the locked phone. These photos completely wiped our ...
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How to stop ipad from auto locking while play games?

I know I can switch off auto-lock altogether, but actually I just want to prevent the screen from being locked when I am playing games.
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Is there a way to safely eject a USB hard drive from the lock screen?

Often I come to my mac sitting on my desk in the morning and need to simply unplug it and put it in a bag. While maybe not strictly necessary to properly eject the attached USB drive, it sure would be ...
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iPad: app stops when screen is locked

Basically I have a problem with apps stopping when the screen is locked. I have first encountered this issue when I started using Strava. I would normally start recording on Strava, lock the screen ...
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why my phone is slow and stop working suddenly?

I have moved to Malaysia recently. unfortunately my iphone 5s is working slow even sometimes when I press home button the screen stays black ( looks like switched off ) and I have to keep pressing ...
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Screen stays unlocked even though set to lock

We have a machine that is running virtual machine. People regularly remote into the machine with the same log in. There is only one account. Whenever I go in the server room the machine is unlocked. ...
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Lock computer without disabling output to external monitor

I want to display a video on an external monitor while the computer is locked (so that no one can walk up and stop the video, access my account, etc.). Can I do this in OS X? If not, are there any ...
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Removing camera button on iPhone lock screen

How to remove the camera button on the iPhone lock screen without removing the camera from the springboard I don't want to allow people without access to take pictures using my phone (pictures are ...
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Disable iPod at certain time

I find my self on my iPod (5th Gen) late at night (until 12 or 1 in the morning), and want to know if there is a Cydia tweak that locks me out of my device at a specific time.
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Disable instant reboot by crtl-cmd-power or bring up a confirmation or wait timer

Being a newbie to Mac I found it very strange that Ctrl+Cmd ⌘+Power instantly kicks my computer to reboot without even printing a warning of any sort. The problem is that sometimes I mix it up with ...
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Login or unlock screen on a Mac using an NFC tag?

Does OSX have support for unlocking the screen (or logging in) using a NFC or RFID tag? The ACS ACR122T USB NFC dongle (a PC/SC device) seems to have working OSX drivers, but no software suite for ...
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On the iPhone lock screen, how can I see just the number of unread mails?

As a Windows Phone user, I can see the number of new mails for an account on my lock screen. I'd like to have the same effect on my iPhone, without seeing the mail's preview content. Is there a way ...
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Screen turns off when I move my MacBook when it is on the sleeve

I've noticed that when my laptop is on its sleeve and I slide my laptop on it the screen goes black. This doesn't happen when I have the laptop on my lap. Its consistently reproducible. It's somewhat ...
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Why Does My MBA Close All My Apps After 5 Mins Idle?

Sometimes if I walk away from my MBA without locking the screen and I return I'll be faced with a login screen. Once I login all my apps I had open are now closed. Sometimes I'll close my MBA lid and ...
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waking up from locked screen with just keyboard

I'm on OS X 10.9.5. I do not like using mouse/trackpad, and mostly work with keyboard only. One annoying thing is that when the OS is locked (screen lock) and the power saving for the monitor is ...
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Yosemite Login screen ignoring login after Screen Saver

This is regarding a: MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Late 2013) 2 GHz Intel Core i7 8 GB 1600 MHz DDR3 I have a managed, admin, remote account on the Mac. This is the only account on the Mac. The ...
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Turn off iPhone lock on home wifi

Is it possible to / is there an app that can turn off your iPhone lock when the device is connected to your home WiFi?
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iPhone/iPad lock screen as a digital message board

I use my iPhone/iPad screens as digital message board. A bit like digital message boards you might see in airports, doctors waiting rooms or train stations. My current strategy is to open a photo ...
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How can I extend the lock screen timeout in iOS?

This question is applicable to both iPads and iPhones: how do I extend the lock screen timeout? By that I mean the time from when I see the "slide to unlock" message to when the screen goes black ...
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Siri to lock screen and take screenshot?

Apparently, the power button has become pretty insensitive in my iPhone 5. When I say "lock screen" or "take screenshot", I want that iPhone does such activity. Now when I say them, iPhone just ...
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How can I reduce the delay when locking the sceen on a MBPr?

So with a little research I found that control+shift+fn+power replaces the old control+shift+eject on keyboards without eject keys. However I find I have to hold the keys longer for it to work, ...
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Manually lock screen

I would like to lock the computer when not at home but leave the computer unlocked at home. If I choose to lock the Mac after the screen saver starts I can lock it with control+shift+power but then ...
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Rotation lock on a iPhone 5

How can I find the rotation lock switch on a iPhone 5? It is lock and does not rotates the pictures when I rotate the phone.
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If one forgets their iPhone Lockscreen password, how would they go about getting it back?

Someone I know forgot their iPhone lockscreen password. This goes for iPhone 4 to 5. How would they go about getting back into the phone? And if they can't, can they back up data aside from the ...
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What to do if you forgot your lockscreen password? [duplicate]

How would I go about forgetting my lock-screen password? What can I do to get back in? This is about the iPhone 4, 4S and 5. More of a How-To question, someone I know forgot their password.
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Using applescript to lock screen

I need an applescript which locks my Mac in the same way pressing "shift"+"ctrl"+"eject" would. I tried two different approaches, but both failed. The first one was to search the internet for a ...
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Is there a way to send a remote lock/unlock message to an iOS device with Cydia?

I want to be able to trigger my iphone to unlock from a webserver. Is there a way to send a command over LAN to it to unlock using Cydia?
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How can i turn my iphone 4 on when the lock button is broken? [duplicate]

The lock button on my iphone 4 is broken and i dont know how to turn my phone on, i have tried plugging it in for charge but nothing happens, it will import pictures to my computer but wont turn on? ...
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Apple script to lock computer using knock

There is a great app called knock which lets you unlock your mac by tapping on your phone twice while in proximity. http://www.knocktounlock.com Unfortunately in order for the app on your phone to ...
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Lock screen audio

I'd like to allow audio to keep working when the screen lock is activated. I.e. the computer should not sleep, really, but I want the security of automatic locking. I'm on OSX 10.8.5, if it matters. ...
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Pixel Perfect iOS7 Lock Screen Image With Apple Configurator

I'm using Apple Configurator to supervise a number of devices (iPhone 5S) and one thing that bugs is that our logo on the lock screen is blurry. I've tried PNGs at both the exact screen and the ...
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iPhone 5 iOS7: Prevent screen from locking during voice call

This seems like a simple feature that must exist, yet I can't find it in settings or by googling. I want this behavior: The screen should never lock while I'm on a voice call, no matter how long I'm ...
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How to lock screen on MacBook Air?

I know this has been asked many times (Is there a similarly fast alternative to Crtl + Shift + Eject for new Macbook that lack eject keys?) but the hotkey combination does not work on my MacBook Air ...
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Music streaming stops when monitor shuts off (last.fm)

I'm using the last.fm scrobbler desktop app. My mac is set to turn off the screen after 4 minutes, once this happens my music stops, not entirely. It's like my internet is no longer contiguous when ...
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Require password to wake computer by specific condition

I'd like to require password to wake my Macbook Air running Mavericks when it is not in my home. So if it was not connected to my home wifi, then I'd like it to require password to wake from sleep ...
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Why is Mavericks forcing a password reset on every lock screen?

I just upgraded to Mavericks. Now, every time I wake it up from the lock screen or standby and proceed to type in my password it rejects it. To get back in I have to select "switch user", then type ...
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Milliseconds delay after unlocking phone causes unresponsiveness

Does anyone realise a delay after unlocking the iPhone screen on iOS7 ? You cannot swipe left or right until the animation finishes at 100%, rendering the phone unresponsive till then. This is kind ...
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Must there be notification alerts for anything to appear on lock screen?

I disabled Instagram from posting a notification alert ( banner or alert ). However any posted item or notification do not show in the lock screen or notification center. Prior to ios7 this causes ...
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How do I drill in to calendar information from the notifications screen on iOS7?

Lock screen-> pull down notifications, see "Tomorrow, there are 2 events scheduled and the first one starts at 11.30" but how do I view them? No amount of poking or swiping will open this up (unlike ...
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Is there a way to prevent iOS 7 from changing the colors of wallpaper images?

When I create a custom wallpaper image and assign it to the lock screen on iOS 7, the colors of the image are changed. Oddly, if I take a screen capture of the lock screen, the colors match those of ...
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How to get rid of “slide to reply” line in iOS 7 notifications?

When you have the screen locked on your iPhone, and you get a notification (like the Messages one shown below, minus the sender's name and icon) there is a line that says "slide to reply". This 'slide ...
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How are “emergency calls” restricted?

An "Emergency" link on my iOS 7 lock screen goes to a phone dial page that says "Emergency call". What are the restrictions on this page? Can anyone use my iPhone to dial out? Does it only work with ...
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How to depict your name on your iPhone's lock screen?

Before upgrading to iOS 7 from iOS 6, I had the wallpaper of my iPhone 4S lock screen show my name, address, and email address. Just in case somebody found my phone and was willing to see it returned. ...