How to Fix Samsung Galaxy S II AT&T Lockscreen Issue
Fix AT&T:Samsung Galaxy S II Lockscreen Security Issue (How To) – AT&T Released Signup page for Samsung Galaxy S I I, but this Unit comes with a Serious Galaxy S II Lockscreen Issue according to BGR, who reports that AT&T Samsung Galaxy S II Review unit with Lockscreen Issue.
AT&T Samsung Galaxy S II Lockscreen PIN or Pattern can be easily bypassed if you wait for the black screen for standby without trying to unlock the phone and you press the power button and you will see a message for slide to unlock following which will take you to the home screen thereby bypassing the PIN or Pattern lock. Now this could end up vanishing your device’s security.
However, this AT&T Samsung Galaxy S II has not released yet, both Samsung and AT&T have been alerted about this flaw Lockscreen Issue, and they responded with this:
Samsung and AT&T are aware of the user interface issue on the Galaxy S II with AT&T. Currently, when using a security screen lock on the device, the default setting is for a screen timeout. If a user presses the power button on the device after the timeout period it will always require a password. If a user presses the power button on the phone before the timeout period, the device requests a password – but the password is not actually necessary to unlock it.
Samsung and AT&T are investigating a permanent solution. In the meantime, owners of the Galaxy S II can remedy the situation by re-setting their time-out screen to the “immediately” setting. This is done by going to the Settings->Location and Security->Screen unlock settings->Timeout->Immediately.
Samsung & AT&tT Will release an OTA (Over-the-Air) Update in order to Fix this Galaxy S II Lockscreen issue Problem, or you can also Fix by Going to Settings->Location and Security-Screen Unlock Settings-Timeout-immediately for a Temporary Fix. via