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[Bug] Screen turns on after locking (potentially a security issue)

asked 2013-12-30 18:59:35 +0200

hawkier gravatar image

updated 2013-12-30 19:06:17 +0200

gabriel gravatar image

Small bug, still I'd like to take it up. When I lock my screen (by swiping from on top) it sometimes 1 or 2 seconds after turns back even though the phone is on a table.

EDIT: I can definitely reproduce this in low battery conditions. The phone unlocks itself to show me the low battery warning, and I have an auto lock code with no delay. Basically, if my phone is stolen and somebody wants in, they'll just have to wait for a low battery warning.

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I don't know how to reproduce your specific issue, but I'll add something more to your question by edit that I reproduced by mere chance just now.

gabriel ( 2013-12-30 19:04:49 +0200 )edit

That's a really good point, thanks for elaborating!

hawkier ( 2013-12-30 19:11:29 +0200 )edit

Yeap, it'd be worth if somebody can reproduce as well in case it was my mistake. It's quite hard to reproduce at will :-)

gabriel ( 2013-12-30 19:14:51 +0200 )edit

also have the rewaking issue once in a while... just happens randomly... this could be the reason for pocket calls (if the phone rewakes unnoticed and is put in a pocket)

egnat69 ( 2014-01-07 12:40:48 +0200 )edit

I can also confirm this bug. I think I've received some calendar notifications during browsing, but I haven't dismissed those notifications as they didn't appear on the screen (or I maybe swiped back to browser). Screen was unlocking by itself and power button did not lock the device at all.

lomo ( 2014-01-07 14:43:46 +0200 )edit

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answered 2014-01-23 15:32:00 +0200

rainisto gravatar image

updated 2014-01-23 15:33:34 +0200

Next sw update should give some help on this. At least there will be a few device lock improvements coming. New application settings will also have option for confirmation step before phonecall, so pocket calls can be blocked with that one too.

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