Passcode mystery

I have a passcode enabled for DevonThink To Go. It doesn’t always require it and I can’t figure out why. Is there a way to be sure it’s locked? Does that also prevent access through Files?

See the Settings page for “Security”. With it set to Immediately, then it explains what happens to integration with Files (breaks it). Max is 30 minutes. Maybe you have it set for 30 min and you never are using it that long before the timer clock starts again (or something).

I don’t use that passcode as I rely on the passcode access for the iPhone/iPad to protect that app, and all other apps.

Thank you for pointing that out. I did have it on 30 minutes.

I’m curious how this interacts with Files app. After the 30 minutes are up, are the files accessible via Files without entering the passcode?

That should be easy to test.


what happens when you tried?

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Yes. If the security is active, you have to go to DEVONthink To Go and enter your passcode or use TouchID to open it. Then you’ll be able to access the files in until the interval elapses again.