TimePIN : Find an unknown bug? Email me for a reward and a fix: firstname.lastname@example.org
TimePIN is a security and ease of use enhancing application. TimePIN sets your lockscreen PIN code to the current time resulting in an ever changing PIN that can not be shoulder surfed or repeated due to fingerprints on the screen. Modifiers allow you to morph the PIN, to further enhance security.
The persistent notification is a fix for the START_STICKY bug in recent versions of Android, this notification fixes the bug causing users to have to enter their pin twice. It will be removed as soon as a better solution is available. I will add an option for a “fake” notification soon.
On your first boot, you will have to enter the default PIN to unlock the device. This is not a bug, but a failsafe in the event that you forget your modifiers. It is documented here AND on the default PIN settings activity. Please stop reporting it as a bug, it isn’t one and it won’t be going away. It is for your safety.
12hour and 24hour clocks are both supported.
(If no modifier is applied, and the time is 9:12, your PIN will be 0912)
Reverse – reverses the PIN. If the time is 11:24, your PIN will be 4211
Mirror – mirrors the PIN. If the time is 8:34, your PIN will be 08344380
Double – Doubles the PIN. If the time is 12:34, your PIN will be 12341234
Offset – Applies a user chosen offset to the PIN. If the time is 10:43, and your offset is -121, your PIN will be 0922.
The reverse modifier is free, and no purchase is needed to use the application. The additional modifiers are available for purchase for $1.99, for all, for life.
For all non lockscreen purposes, and the first unlock after turning a device on, a user selected default PIN is used.
Please remember, if you get “locked out” (which shouldn’t happen), reboot your device. Your first unlock will be your default PIN!
*TimePIN is not currently recommended for encrypted devices, please do not attempt use on encrypted devices. This feature will come in a future update.
Support for encrypted devices*
Support for alphanumerical passwords
Support for pattern password*
*Starred future features may require root access
Starting TimePIN at boot:
TimePIN user reviews :
- Cunning Logic February 9, 2014
- Linus, Update to 1.0.9 and reboot, then tell me if that has fixed your problem.
Excellent app A great security feature. Thank you.
Pretty much perfect. Does what it says on the tin! Can’t fault this app in any way. However, I would prefer it if there was an option to disable the persistent notification (but I do understand why it’s required).
Great app Provides excellent security. If you encounter the problem where you have to enter the puncher twice, try rebooting your phone. That should fix the problem.
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