Understand what Dynamic Lock is

Understand what Dynamic Lock is

Q. What is Dynamic Lock?

A. Dynamic Lock is a new feature in Windows 10 Creators Update (1703) which automatically locks your machine if you are away from the device. It works by utilizing a bluetooth connection to your phone (can be iPhone, android, Windows etc). If it detects you have left the machine it will lock it automatically. This is based on:

  • No user input for 30 seconds (no keyboard/mouse)
  • Will check if the bluetooth device is present (that was present during login)
  • If the bluetooth device is not present or the signal is weak which signifies the device is far away (with the user) the screen will be locked

This is a nice feature for environments where its important devices are locked when the user is away from the device.

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