Windows 10: If I want my computer to lock itself after 5 minutes of no use, how do I do that?

Discus and support If I want my computer to lock itself after 5 minutes of no use, how do I do that? in Windows 10 Ask Insider to solve the problem; I don't want it to go to sleep or hibernate. submitted by /u/skyesdow [link] [comments]... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Ask Insider' started by /u/skyesdow, Jul 3, 2020.

  1. If I want my computer to lock itself after 5 minutes of no use, how do I do that?


    I don't want it to go to sleep or hibernate.

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    /u/skyesdow, Jul 3, 2020
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  2. BenCarp Win User

    I would like my computer to get locked after 5 minutes of no use. Surprisingly I can't find out how to set it.

    I would like my computer to get locked after 5 minutes of no use. For some reason I can't find how to configure windows to work this way. Any suggestions?
     
    BenCarp, Jul 3, 2020
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  3. Marron Win User
    How to lock computer after display turns off ?


    I know what Win+L does. I'm using that sometimes, but I don't have a habit of doing it when I leave my computer, so I need that to happen automatically.

    Currently, I have it set so it 'locks the computer' after 5 minutes, but on 'power saver', I have 'turn off display' on 2 minutes. So this is what happens. After 2 minutes pass, it turns off the display, after 5 minutes pass it locks the computer. I do have. If I work on the computer after 3 minutes pass, I do see the 'lock page', but after it goes up, I see directly the desktop and am not prompted to enter the password.

    I want something to 'lock the computer' when 'display goes off'. I have 'turn off display' on different intervals.
    2 minutes - power saver battery
    5 minutes - balanced battery
    5 minutes - high performance battery
    10 minutes - power saver plugged
    15 minutes - balanced plugged
    15 minutes - high performance plugged

    I want 'lock screen times to be the same:
    2 minutes - power saver battery
    5 minutes - balanced battery
    5 minutes - high performance battery
    10 minutes - power saver plugged
    15 minutes - balanced plugged
    15 minutes - high performance plugged
     
    Marron, Jul 3, 2020
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  4. miquo Win User

    If I want my computer to lock itself after 5 minutes of no use, how do I do that?

    why the 5 minutes break?

    Hi all, I don’t know if this is a known matter and if there’s a solution.

    Normal procedure for locking keypad and unlocking:

    • I set "Security keyguard" and "Automatic keyguard" On to lock the phone,
    • I go to homescreen and wait 1 minute for it to be locked,
    • I press Unlock key (here it’s menu key) and * key (star key) then enter correct Security code 12345.
    • Phone is Unlocked.


    Nothing’s easy then this. But what if I type wrong codes for a few times just as a test:

    • I set "Security keyguard" and "Automatic keyguard" On to lock the phone,
    • I go to homescreen and wait 1 minute for it to lock,
    • I press unlock key and * key and enter random wrong codes for a few times (NOT 12345),
    • phone is still Locked due to wrong Security codes with message “Code error”. Good!
    • Now I press Unlock key and *key and this time I enter correct Security code 12345 then ok.
    • But Phone is still Locked with message “Code error”!!!! I retry entering correct Security code 12345 again with no luck.
    • what do I do? I waited 5 minutes and retried entering Security code 12345 again and OMG this time it’s Unlocked. Good.
    • to make sure of this, I repeated steps 1 to 7 and same matter.

    Why does the phone lock itself completely on me for 5 minutes that's after a few Erroneous security code test attempts (maybe 3 or 5) even if after this I directly enter correct Code 12345 but it's still locked??

    Is there any extra Security code in this case? how to let the phone accept the correct code before 5 minutes?
     
    miquo, Jul 3, 2020
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