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How to Change Lock Screen Timeout Period in Windows Phone 8 and 8.1


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This tutorial will show you how set the screen timeout period for how often your phone will automatically lock and goes to sleep when idle in Windows Phone 8 and 8.1.


EXAMPLE: Lock Screen in Windows Phone 8

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Here's How:

1. On your Windows Phone 8.x, open the App list, and tap on Settings. (see screenshot below)

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2. Tap on lock screen in system settings. (see screenshot below)

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3. Tap on the Screen times out after field. (see screenshot below)

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4. Tap on 30 seconds, 1 minute, 3 minutes, or 5 minutes for the timeout period you want. (see screenshot below)

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5. When finished, you can return to your Start screen if you like.




That's it,
Shawn