1. keung's Avatar
    I recently bought this handset and coming from the HTC Titan x310e I'm used to occasionally disabling lock screen completely. However now my only options are 30 seconds, 1, 3, and 5 minutes. I've read this is, or used to be, an issue with the 920 as well, where it seemed somewhat random whether the Never option was available. I couldn't find any info on the 925. Does anyone know if Never is intentionally left out or if it's the same randomness with it?
    01-07-2014 06:14 AM
  2. DBDev's Avatar
    Apparently it depends on your carrier: http://forums.windowscentral.com/nok...ting-hell.html
    01-07-2014 06:31 AM
  3. Martsicky's Avatar
    As far as I know there is 'never' available in Windows Phone 8 emulator, but no idea why it isn't available on devices.

    I went to google, and found out that few people report to have this option in settings. However 90% users haven't :p it might depend on software (carrier modifications or availability only on specified devices in specified world regions)
    01-07-2014 06:38 AM
  4. Kellzea's Avatar
    Its carrier (network) dependent.
    01-07-2014 06:41 AM
  5. jdholland79's Avatar
    I got the option of never on Nokia Lumia 521 running gdr3
    01-07-2014 11:09 AM
  6. keung's Avatar
    My phone is unlocked, so I guess only certain carriers allows the option. Very strange. I understand the risk of AMOLED burn in, so I guess Nokia (and other manufacturers if they do the same) are taking precautions in regards to warranty claims. While I find it annoying that I cannot control such a simple feature myself, I would have been more annoyed if I experienced burn in... :)
    01-07-2014 06:22 PM
  7. fatichar's Avatar
    The problem is that they have combined the two features in a single setting:

    1. Turn the screen off
    2. Lock the screen.

    While not giving on option to keep the screen forever ON is understandable, not giving an option to disable the lock screen is really annoying.
    I want my phone screen to turn off after a specific time OR when I click the power button. But It should not be locked. Sliding the screen all the way repeatedly in a pain, especially on a phablet. It's baffling how such a simple functionality is missed.
    04-11-2014 01:40 AM
  8. scaramanga89's Avatar
    Agreed, this is the issue - especially with double tap to wake. It makes a nonsense of it. I still have to swipe up ffs. What's the point in that?
    05-21-2014 06:18 AM
  9. Rodrigo Mendes's Avatar
    I need to ask. Why?
    05-22-2014 07:04 PM
  10. scaramanga89's Avatar
    So you can double tap the screen and go straight to the tiles to interact. Why have to swipe away a screen every single time you open the phone? It serves no security purpose, it just shows the time and a picture.
    05-23-2014 01:44 AM
  11. Rodrigo Mendes's Avatar
    So the only purpose is jump the lockscreen? Really?
    05-23-2014 07:12 AM
  12. Ericgs's Avatar
    I have this issue as well with the Lumia 950, Build 10.0.14393.189, using the T mobile carrier. Is this option coming back in future builds? What if I have maps open in and trying to navigate and then it locks?
    09-18-2016 11:14 PM
  13. Lee Power's Avatar
    If the map app is open & in navigation mode then the screen shouldn't lock.
    09-18-2016 11:42 PM

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