How to Keep Your iPhone Unlocked at Home

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Are you tired of having to constantly unlock your iPhone every time you get home? Would you like the convenience of having it automatically unlock when you arrive? If so, then this blog post is for you.

It’s no secret that iPhones are one of the most popular smartphones on the market today. They offer a sleek design, powerful hardware, and convenient features. But one feature that is lacking is an option to keep your iPhone unlocked at home.

Most people have their iPhones set to lock after a certain period of time, usually after 5 minutes or so. This means that when you get home from work or school, you have to take the time to enter your passcode or use Touch ID in order to access your phone. This can be annoying and inconvenient when all you want to do is quickly check something on your phone or make a call.

Fortunately, there are ways that you can keep your iPhone unlocked when at home. First, make sure that Smart Lock is enabled on your device by going into Settings > Security > Advanced Settings > Smart Lock. Once enabled, your device will stay unlocked as long as certain conditions are met:

-The device has just been turned on or restarted
-The device has not been unlocked for more than 48 hours
-The passcode has not been used to unlock the device in the last six days and TouchID has not unlocked the device in the last eight hours
-The device has received a remote lock command

You can also set up Trusted Places and Trusted Devices which will allow your iPhone to stay unlocked while at those locations or connected to those devices respectively. To do this, go into Settings > Security > Advanced Settings > Smart Lock > Trusted Places/Devices and follow the instructions provided.

Finally, if none of these options suit your needs, then you can always manually set Auto-Lock to Never while at home so that it stays unlocked until manually turned off using the Side button. You can do this by going into Settings > Display & Brightness > Auto-Lock and choosing Never from the list of options available.

With these tips in mind, keeping your iPhone unlocked while at home should be much easier than before! So go ahead and try them out – you’ll be glad you did!

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Keeping Your Phone Unlocked at Home

In order to keep your phone unlocked at home, you’ll need to turn off the Smart Lock feature on your device. To do this, go to your phone’s Settings app and tap Security > Advanced Settings > Smart Lock. Enter your PIN, pattern, or password, then tap On-body detection and turn off Use On-body detection. This will disable Smart Lock so that your phone stays unlocked when you’re at home. Additionally, you can remove any trusted devices or trusted places from the Smart Lock list in order to further ensure that your phone remains unlocked while you’re at home. If you wish to turn off your screen lock entirely, you can learn more about screen lock settings.

Keeping an iPhone Unlocked

Yes, you can keep your iPhone unlocked. To do this, when you are choosing how long you want your screen to stay on after the last time you touched it, select the option ‘Never’. This will keep your iPhone unlocked and its screen awake all the time, unless you manually turn it off by pressing the Side button.

Unlocking an iPhone: Why Is It Necessary?

Your iPhone is designed with security features to protect the data stored on your device. To maintain the highest level of security, you need to re-enter your passcode or use TouchID after leaving your device idle for more than 48 hours, using your passcode in the last six days, or using TouchID in the last eight hours. Additionally, if you receive a remote lock command from another device, you will need to enter your passcode or use TouchID again to unlock it. We understand that this can be inconvenient, but we value keeping your data secure.

Turning Off Auto Lock on an iPhone

To turn off Auto-Lock on your iPhone, first, go to Settings > General. Then scroll down and select Auto-Lock. You will now see a list of options such as 1 Minute, 2 Minutes, 3 Minutes, 4 Minutes, 5 Minutes, and Never. Select the Never option to disable Auto-Lock. Your iPhone will now remain on until you manually lock it by pressing the sleep/wake button.


In conclusion, the iPhone is a powerful and secure device that can be tailored to fit your needs. It offers a variety of features and settings to customize your experience. The iPhone’s security features include technologies such as Face ID, Touch ID, and Smart Lock, which allow you to keep your device safe while also having access to it quickly when needed. With its auto-unlock feature and advanced passcode protection, you can rest assured that your personal data is secure. With all these great features, the iPhone is an invaluable tool for anyone who values convenience and security.

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James Walker

James Walker has a deep passion for technology and is our in-house enthusiastic editor. He graduated from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and loves to test the latest gadgets and play with older software (something we’re still trying to figure out about himself). Hailing from Iowa, United States, James loves cats and is an avid hiker in his free time.