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There are certain rules that iOS uses that govern when your iPhone will prompt you for your passcode, and one of these relates to an 8hr period during which Touch ID has not been used. That alone would explain the scenario in your question (i.e. some nights you’re getting 8+ hrs of sleep, and other nights you’re not). All of the Touch ID rules can be found ...


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Just by typing the first letters of the user's name should select that user. Afterwards, as you say, pressing Enter will prompt for the password.


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When your computer gets locked this way, you need to hold down the option key while booting in order to get access to your computer. You will select the drive it is on and then enter a password to unlock it. In the case where that doesn't allow you to fix the issue, you may have an issue with your hard drive. When the folder picture appears in the way it ...


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I believe the setting you are looking for is Settings > Touch ID and Passcode > Require Passcode. It should be noted that using a Microsoft Exchange account in email can effect the options available here. For example the only option on my phone is "immediately". this thread is how i finally learned why I only have the option "immediately".


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I had the same problem: In settings I was definitely logged into iCloud, but the Apple Watch unlock setting still claimed I wasn't. I stumbled on the following weird solution: I happened to start FaceTime on Mac, and noticed that I wasn't logged into it. I logged in. When I then opened the Security settings again, the Allow your Apple Watch to unlock your ...


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What you are observing is due to a security related change made in iOS 11.4.1. Using USB accessories with iOS 11.4.1 and later Starting with iOS 11.4.1, if you use USB accessories with your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, or if you connect your device to a Mac or PC, you might need to unlock your device for it to recognize and use the accessory. Your ...


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You have a couple options: Simply let the phone discharge until it turns off. Then, you can charge it again and it should turn on when it reaches a high enough battery level. If you dare, you can reset the device's network settings which will restart it (but obviously, also clear your network settings). You can use Assistive Touch (Settings > Accessibility) ...


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I have the same problem with my iPod touch. In settings, go to "General">"Accessibility" and turn AssistiveTouch on. You will have a little square with a circle appear on your screen. tap that to open it up, and there will be a lock screen button. Press and hold this, and just like with the lock button, the "slide to power off" will appear. Good Luck! Of ...


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Good question. Yes, there is a bit of a difference, though I largely agree with bmike. I guess I should add that while there might not be a difference in the outward functionality of the phone, there are differences between the phones provided by carriers, the procedure used to unlock those, and the unlocked iPhone sold by Apple. This past July, I went ...


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Could everyone please report this as a bug? As it stands, you either put up with it, or much worse, turn off locking. Neither option is good. If the iOS device is in developer mode, and connected to an active Xcode instance, Xcode should be able to keep the phone unlocked. That way you not only can leave locking on, but it will re-lock the instant you ...


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It uses both Bluetooth LE 4.0 AND 802.11ac WiFi. Bluetooth is used to discover the Apple Watch and establish a connection. Then it uses WiFi to do "time-in-flight" calculations - i.e. to figure out how far your watch is from the Mac. The Mac needs to support 802.11ac WiFi for this to work. All watches are supported, both the old and the new - even though ...


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No, you do not have to enter any sort of unlock code for any iPhone unlock event. iTunes contacts the registration database when a phone is restored to determine the lock status and set the appropriate carrier settings file if needed. So, in your case one of two things has happened. The database that Apple / iTunes consult hasn't been updated for your ...


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Sprint phones CANNOT normally be unlocked for use with any other carrier in the U.S., with the exception of Ting mobile, which uses the Sprint network. Additionally, both Sprint and Verizon are on CDMA networks, so any restrictions imposed on transferring is fabricated by those companies for profit. Additionally, many new phones, including iPhones work with ...


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As far as I can tell its just means as long as it's connected via bluetooth and in range. There isn't a Touch ID scanner on the watch or anything like that so I don't think that it forms an knid of "signature" to you.


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I interpret the watch being connected to you as it can tell that the clasp is secured to a living human wrist and then can detect when the strap comes off that living human. Apple calls this feature Wrist Detect So, if you were to put the watch on your friend and then authenticate Apple Pay - they could use your pay token for as long as the battery lasted ...


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There's no setting to delay the unlock, but what you could do is go to Settings > Touch ID & Passcode, switch off Use Touch ID for iPhone Unlock, and then switch off Simple Passcode. Switching off Use Touch ID for iPhone Unlock will disable your fingerprint's ability to unlock your phone, and switching off Simple Passcode will make you write a passcode ...


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According to this KB, Orange UK offers authorized unlock, so if the person that is giving you the phone is out of contract, he/she could be able to ask Orange to unlock it. This way you don't have to worry about the whole jailbreaking/unlocking business, if you only care about unlocking. Authorized unlock is like having never locked (factory unlocked) phone ...


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There is no reason this should not work. Assuming your model supports iOS 7 of course. I'd like to be able to tell you more. But there is just not much to say. The lock to a certain provider is not affected by an upgrade to iOS 7. Provider settings will just be the same as well.


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It's read-only because it's formatted with NTFS (the Windows filesystem), which OS X can only read without the help of third party software. If reformatting isn't a problem, then that's likely the easiest way to go. If you need to transfer between OS X and Windows with the stick, use the FAT filesystem. If you're just using it with Macs, the defaults will ...


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According to Apple a SIM-free iPhone purchased directly via Apple should be unlocked. So, it is pretty unlikely that you get locked afterwards. Furthermore you should be able to use every SIM worldwide*. *considering there are no restrictions in the chosen country like e.g. in Turkey. Edit: This answer is based on the situation in the U.S. only. Other ...


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After five unsuccessful attempts to match a fingerprint your iPhone will prompt you to enter your passcode. You can also use your passcode to unlock the phone after any failed attempt. Once you've unlocked it, do as follows: Go to Settings Swipe up and tap on the Touch ID & Passcode option Enter your passcode Tap on each fingerprint and tap on Delete ...


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If it's carrier locked, only the carrier it's locked to can unlock it. If you want an unlock phone, the easiest way to get one is buying directly from Apple. These factory unlocked phones will unlock as soon as you connect them to iTunes (and with iOS 5 possibly the first time you turn it on).


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There is one crucial step missing, after you backup your phone you must restore it. This puts it in factory fresh condition briefly and completes the unlock. After you do this and if AT&T approved unlocking your iPhone, then you will see the message indicating that your iPhone has been unlocked. You can then restore from your backup to bring back all ...


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As far as I know, you can't unlock with Apple after you've purchased an iPhone. In the US, the laws regarding cellphone unlocking haven't changed, but a Library of Congress exemption to the law has recently not ben renewed so you might only legally unlock if your carrier allows.


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The carrier lock is imposed by... the carrier. I don't think Apple will ever remotely unlock devices, so you must look for other ways to do it. If your phone is from AT&T and have more than one year and the customer is in good standing, you can request the carrier unlock for the device. Apple's software clearly consults the carrier database for IMEI to ...


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You can press the option + R key to boot into recovery mode. Then using Disk utility and follow this guide to decrypt the partition: http://derflounder.wordpress.com/2011/11/23/using-the-command-line-to-unlock-or-decrypt-your-filevault-2-encrypted-boot-drive/


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Go to Security & Privacy, then Advanced. check the box for Require an administrator password to access locked preferences That should ensure all the lockable prefs default to locked.


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You have to disable Touch ID for "iPhone Unlock" on newer iOS devices in order to set a time to lock your phone. In Settings > Touch ID & Passcode, disable (toggle off) Touch ID for iPhone Unlock. Once toggled off, you can then change the time to require passcode by accessing the "Require Passcode" option. Basically it sets to "immediately" only with ...


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Essentially all users not enabled won' t be capable of unlocking the disk. If you hit Continue, your Mac will be restarted All users not enabled previously will not appear at the first login screen and thus won't be able to unlock the disk. Once the disk is unlocked, all users may be used though. Even the previously not 'enabled' users are available by '...


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The documentation only uses you to mean a person. The documentation is written with an owner in mind, so it refers to you, the reader, but not so specific as to your singular identity. It is not possible to uniquely identify people through the wrist. Any specific identification magic largely comes from communication with the paired iPhone.


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