Original topic:

Why do I have to keep entering my lock screen pattern when I'm at a trusted location?

(Topic created: a month ago)
SMJones
Constellation
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Galaxy S21

Hi, I'm trying to understand why I have to keep entering my lock screen pattern when I'm at a trusted location (my house).

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Ellin
Comet
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Galaxy S21
I have the save ongoing problem sometimes it's open sometimes I have to unlock myself
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There several work arounds but here is one that should help.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3199592/android-smart-lock-trusted-places.html

A Google search for "trusted location not working generates good responses. This feature uses geo location and can present some hurdles if data is off. Seems to be tied with Google maps based on the steps listed.

A more comprehensive listing of how to fix can also be found at https://android.gadgethacks.com/how-to/10-troubleshooting-steps-fix-smart-lock-trusted-places-any-an...
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If you are going off wifi connection, sometimes your wifi provider will show a different location to optimize your speeds and could cause the problem
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