Android app requiring lock pin


I just installed 4.2 on an Xperia 10 II with Alien Dalvik, and MicroG.

I put SAP Concur on it, and this Android app asks for a lock pin.

The Sailfish one is not detected, I can configure one on Android settings but it isn’t registered either.

Is there a way to fix this please ?


Are you on On lock code set in Android settings still worked but that broke for me in

Optimally Android apps would detect that there is a lock code set in Sailfish…

On If it worked on, there is still hope to have a quick fix then.

Not fixed in sadly. I have an app from my health insurance that is not complaining anymore about root but is missing the device lock setting now

Still unable to set screen lock in

Encountered that bug on It would be great to have a fix for this

Same here on Xperia 10 III ( with Microsoft Authenticator.

If you are talking about Office 365 related MFA, it’s possible to use any other auth application, too, when configuring it in O365 account settings. If the company policy hasn’t disallowed that, or course.

Authenticator itself is no problem and works, but passwords need the right for device lock.

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At risk of derailing the thread: What passwords?
You are not making sense. First MS Authenticator is the problem, then it isn’t.

As @direc85 says, there are other, better, applications if you just need TOTP functionality. If that is not what you are after, say so.

Microsoft Auth has Support for passwords since some time now, I guess roundabout a year. So it’s not just the former Authenticator-only any more, it can show your passwords storefin Edge, payment Info and adresses.
So sorry for the confusion - what I wanted to say is that every function except the primary Authenticator function is blocked by the App itself cause of the missing device lock rights.

any news on that? Just encountered the same problem with my banking app - Code cant be set in Android security settings (Message after entering Pin:“screen lock has already been changed”) - and whatever i try it just says: screen lock: none.

Xperia 10 i - most recent Sailfish Version.

I have that problem too (, Xperia 10III)
Vivaldi wants you to “set a devicelock first” to see the saved passwords.

Same problem while working with google sheets. This bug just blocks the ability to use some very usefull services. I reverted my other phone to previous version of SFOS just to set the android pin and than updated just because I need to use it. For newer devices it is even harder.
I cannot see why such a simple issue is left without attentions for so long time…

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Same issue appears with the Eurail Rail Planner app when trying to add a mobile ticket.


Same problem - waiting on this to e fixed… :frowning:

I had the same issue too. I tested the app on AppSupport before buying a ticket and all looked fine. I bought an interrail mobile ticket via the website afterwards, having full faith in the Sailfish AppSupport, but I could not add it due the lock screen requirement. That came as an unwanted surprise to me.

I had to take an old (ungoogled/LineageOS) Android phone with me on the travels, with a broken screen held in place by tape, just for the mobile interrail ticket. But I ended up having a nice trip. Although next time I am going for the physical ticket that they will mail to you.

Don’t forget to complain about the needlessly high “security” requirements.
You’d be surprised how far a polite email gets you sometimes.

My banking app got updated and now this problem surfaced for me too. I’d really like this bug to be fixed if it actually worked in a previous SailfishOS release. It’s been more than a year since this regression appeared.

What makes you say it is a bug?
Sounds a lot like a missing feature. Are you sure it used to work, or were apps just updated to care?