AUTOMATIC PHONE LOCKING ENHANCEMENT (APLE)
Original Publication Date: 1999-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Aug-13
In current mobile subscriber (MS), the lock fea- ture allows certain features and buttons of the phone to be disabled until the correct passcode is entered. The lock feature can be enabled either manually or automatically. The automatic lock involves the phone entering the locked state on power up.