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Does an Android wear watch keep your phone unlocked?

Posted Mar 23, 2018 by freeman3030

  1. freeman3030

    freeman3030 Member Scrap Metal

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    Hi,
    I'm looking to get a smart watch (LG Watch Sport) and currently have a Samsung S7 Edge. With the watch paired to the phone, it is possible to not have to pass fingerprint authenitacation when the watch is in distance of the watch. The only reason I ask is my fingers dry out and when at work and it then can take several attempts to unlock my phone because my fingers are dry and cracked. It's only a small big bear of mine, but it would make the world of difference!
     
  2. Luka

    Luka Administrator Staff Member Team AA HAL

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    Yes, using smart lock. I love that feature and honestly this was the best thing about having a smartwatch.
     

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