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  • AndroidLock: Lock/Unlock your iPhone, Android Style


    An Android phone features a unique lockscreen, where you have to connect various dots to unlock your phone rather than enter in a passcode or slide to unlock. There are 9 dots in total, and gives a little extra security just incase your friend happens to look over while you punch in your numbered code.

    Just released to Rock and Cydia, comes AndroidLock, available now for free. This iPhone and iPod tweak will transform your iPhone lockscreen into an Android styled lockscreen where you connect dots in the same manner to unlock your phone. Simply draw the pattern to unlock.

    After installing it, go to Settings > AndroidLock, to set the pattern. Requires 4 or more dots to be used.
    On a side note, there were many discussions about the androids security flaws in their lockscreen method being hackable by a certain combination, however, my guess is there will be some sort of issue here, some way to get around it. We'll soon find out.

    Quote Originally Posted by dzjstern View Post
    While this feature is quite cool, it shouldn't be visible until after the user "slides to unlock" just like the normal passcode system is set up. Also, this lock system sits behind IntelliScreen, forcing you to disable IntelliScreen to be able to unlock the phone.
    This article was originally published in forum thread: AndroidLock: Lock/Unlock your iPhone, Android Style started by nickhesson View original post
    Comments 214 Comments
    1. UKFitch21's Avatar
      UKFitch21 -
      Poetry in motion. So entertaining
    1. NiCKmatteis's Avatar
      NiCKmatteis -
      i got it lol
    1. shagster40's Avatar
      shagster40 -
      Ok I screwed this up big time. I have Lock Screen Calender and it covers the android lock how can I get in no access to ssh>>>Help
    1. battlecrushr's Avatar
      battlecrushr -
      Quote Originally Posted by shagster40 View Post
      Ok I screwed this up big time. I have Lock Screen Calender and it covers the android lock how can I get in no access to ssh>>>Help
      Quote Originally Posted by Jeff181995 View Post
      Using diskaid, go into your iPhone's root file system and into the root go into library/MobileSubstrate/DynamicLibraries and change AndroidLock.dylib to AndroidLock.disabled
    1. rel1215's Avatar
      rel1215 -
      this also makes cydgets worthless, and actually caused a crash while i was trying to see if i could still use cydialer.

      however i am liking it for now since i don't use cydgets very often.......nice addition to the monster/droid theme.
    1. vish4488's Avatar
      vish4488 -
      Quote Originally Posted by mmaroney1 View Post
      Awesome. No complaints. I'd pay for this.
      But its free! Isn't that cool


      PS- It needs an on/off option
    1. nyr99's Avatar
      nyr99 -
      This has a lot of potential.

      Needs a few things though:

      -Needs to work like the passcode screen. After you slide to unlock it should slide up, then when you're done swiping your code, it should slide back down.

      -It is easy to get around when you have BiteSMS installed. (just press the volume rocker up, tap for quick compose, then press open. That unlocks the phone and brings you to the SMS app).

      -On/off option

      -Different skins would be cool as well.
    1. howlett15's Avatar
      howlett15 -
      Will this be themeable?
    1. adsonjustin's Avatar
      adsonjustin -
      sweet...
    1. kwall's Avatar
      kwall -
      **** i wish i didnt buy a 3gs haha I'm not a fan of the tethered jailbreak....
    1. wannabprogramma's Avatar
      wannabprogramma -
      Amazing!!!!
    1. 12jmartinez's Avatar
      12jmartinez -
      wow i was about to freak out because i forgot the sequence but i have quicksms thing installed and pressing the volume up brings up the option to call somebody and it unlocks it easily
    1. silverzz28's Avatar
      silverzz28 -
      My wife figured out my passcode 1st try
    1. battlecrushr's Avatar
      battlecrushr -
      Haha
    1. corkey20000's Avatar
      corkey20000 -
      2nd that it needs to be transparent
    1. jdonn2009's Avatar
      jdonn2009 -
      diskaid... right... ugh, i hate new apps that don't have good programming in mind.
    1. rickybobby's Avatar
      rickybobby -
      its funny i always hated how my boy samsung moment lockscreen is now i can laugh and say i got it to lol but does it always have to take up the screen anyone know how to incorporate the slide to unlock feature with this
    1. plcrules's Avatar
      plcrules -
      wat happens win u forget the pass i tryed reinstalling it and it still saves the old 1 i dont remember

      another feature it should have is a open place 2 just mess around with it
    1. battlecrushr's Avatar
      battlecrushr -
      Read the last page plcrules
    1. opiak's Avatar
      opiak -
      wish u could turn it off and on? til then, im deleting