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Unlock with WiFi Keeps Your Android Phone Unlocked at Home

Unlock with WiFi is a lightweight Android application that does one thing; it turns off the lock screen when your home WiFi network is detected.

The presumption here is that when you’re at your house you want speedy access to your phone’s interface without worrying about the lock screen. Install the app, tell it which WiFi network is your home network, and as long as it can detect the network it will keep the screen unlocked. Hit up the link below to read more and grab a copy.

Unlock with WiFi [XDA Developers via Addictive Tips]

Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 04/5/11

Comments (3)

  1. _Ron

    I always love small utilites that do things like this. But now that I have discovered Tasker for Android I can do this with with a simple task. I have replaced a lot of toggle widgets and location widgets with Tasker.

  2. Ben Hirashima

    Hi everyone. I’m the developer of Unlock With WiFi. I’m happy to announce that the app is now available on the Android Market!

  3. irish green

    Don’t have a Andriod Phone but a iPod touch as there a “unlock w/WiFi “app for that???

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