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Auto-lock adjustment

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    I'm a new member. I need some help in adjusting the auto-lock. It is set to 2 min. & drives me crazy because I have to put in my passcode to continue after 2 min. Of inactiviy. The auto-lock icon is grey'd out. Does anyone know how to access it to make changes.
    Thanks in advance

    Frustrated!!
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    The auto lock feature can be altered under General in Settings. Mine is set to 15 minutes which suits me fine.

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    Is your iPad managed by your company?

    If so this is a setting that can lock as a part of the iPad's profile. You won't be able to change it.
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    Sorry...missed the bit about the auto lock being greyed out. How annoying.
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    No problem. We all miss stuff from time to time. :)
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    Hi and welcome to the Forum!

    The IPad Forum is a community of members from all walks of life and from all over the world coming together to share our experiences and to help each other learn about this wonderful piece of technology the Ipad. There is a wealth of information already here in the many threads we have so doing some searches will answer most of the questions you have. If then you cannot find the answer you are seeking then by all means post your question. There are many friendly and informed members here only too willing to help you.

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    Thx for you input. Yes, my iPad is provided by HO. Having said that I would still like to extend the auto-lock time.

    Is there any back door method of doing this?

    HO has no interest in changing it. So I'm left on my own to resolve if possible.
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    No. Afraid not. You'd have to restore the iPad, which they would definitely notice. It would probably break your company email account as well.

    The lock timing is part of the security settings for the iPad, so it isn't too surprising that IT won't budge on the issue. They would have to change their security policy/practices. You'll need a good argument to make that happen, something involving significant loss of money, time, or productivity; with facts to back it up.

    I've been on both sides of that debate.
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    Thx again for your input. I will take it up with HO to see what I can do to convince them to extend the lock out time

    Stay healthy and safe
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    No problem. Good luck.

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