Questions tagged [lockscreen]

The visual interface on a Mac or iOS which is available before the user has entered a passcode or otherwise to activated the full functionality of the device. This tag should be used when having trouble using the lock screen feature, or when directly regarding the lock screen interface.

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In MacOS, is there a way to prevent unwanted input when the screen is locked?

When I walk away from my MacBook Pro (2016, if it matters), I lock the screen, but leave the laptop open. If my cat decides to make a bed from the computer while I am away from the desk, when I ...
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macOS Big Sur - Anyone can get a take of the unlocked screen on a locked locked MacBook?

On my MacBook running macOS Big Sur 11.0.1, I set one of the hot corners to 'Put Display to Sleep' (in Desktop & Sreen Saver settings) and set the Mac to 'required password immediately after sleep ...
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How to change lock screen wallpaper in macOS Catalina?

Is it possible to change lock screen (not login screen, I mean the one triggered by Ctrl+Cmd+Q) wallpaper to different one than desktop wallpaper?
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Lock screen message bug

I have a MacBook Pro, with Mac OS Catalina 10.15.5. I transferred the data using Time Machine from a previous MacBook Pro (Mac OS Mojave). I did not encounter any problem in transferring the data, ...
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Dock process creates lock screen images continuously

I noticed today that my disk is completely full despite the fact that it was half full just yesterday. OmniDiskSweeper revealed that in private/var/folders/gn loads of lock screen.png screenshots that ...
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Calls and messages won't come through when screen is locked iPhone SE

I've been having this issue for a while now and even the newest iOS didn't seem to solve it: The problem is that sometimes I just won't receive calls and/or messages. I figured it happens completely ...
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iOS 13 requires double clicking home button to Apple Pay

As the title suggests, iOS 13 somehow requires double clicking on the home button to open wallet and execute a payment. This usually, almost always actually, unlocks the phone instead. And wallet ...
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Is my screen being shared?! With whom?

For the last few days I've been getting a message on my lock screen Unlocking with Apple Watch is not available while your screen is being shared A tad worrisome but I sort of disregarded and ...
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Set Today View as default on Lock screen in iPhone

Is it possible to make Today View as the default on the iPhone Lock screen? Currently I need to swipe right on the Lock Screen to see the Today View screen (security is not an issue because Today ...
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Is there a shortcut to “Switch User” from the Lock Screen in macOS Mojave?

Let's say you lock your screen with Command + Control Q. Now, you want to log in as a different user, without using the mouse. It seems that this is possible if you press Shift Tab twice, followed by ...
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Tapping on notification unlocks my iPhone 8

When my iPhone is locked and I have notifications, certain ones allow me to touch the notification and it unlocks the iPhone without requiring me to authenticate by entering a passcode or Touch ID. ...
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Unique wallpaper for desktop and lock screen

I recently got a macbook pro 2018 and was trying to change the wallpapers. I would like to be able to set a different wallpaper for my desktop and lockscreen. Googling around, I managed to change my ...
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High Sierra lockscreen appears about one minute or more after waking the computer and interacting with it

After waking my macbook air from sleep I can immediately interact with visible apps and launch new ones -- but I can't type, click on webpages, switch spaces/desktops or enter fullscreen. After ...
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How do I lock my Mac without changing the display (keeps showing output)? [duplicate]

I'd like to lock my Mac, that is, require a password before any input. This is normal. What's different, though, is that I'd like to be able to show the exact same output as if the screen was not ...
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Any way to get the last times the screen was unlocked in macOS?

I'd be immensely grateful if someone helped me get the last screen unlocks (such as by going to the Apple menu > lock screen). With unlock I mean when you lock the screen then you have to unlock it ...
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Remove blur effect from lock screen on High Sierra

I'm on High Sierra 10.13.5. Following these steps to use my unblurred original wallpaper on the initial login screen of my Mac worked perfectly. Now I would like to do the same thing with the lock ...
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iPhone Whatsapp Lockscreen Notification Problem [duplicate]

Since upgrading Whatsapp to version 2.18.52 contact names do not appear on whatsapp lock screen notifications. For example, if I get a message from Mom, whatsapp only displays the whatsapp logo and “...