Blue Lock : Automatically Lock PC with Bluetooth Mobile Phone

Using the Win+L key combination is a popular and quick way to lock your Windows. No doubt about it. Well, sometime you may want to try something new to lock your system. How about configuring your Windows to automatically lock using your Bluetooth phone? Sound like a good idea to you?

Automatically Lock PC with Bluetooth Phone

Blue Lock is a free open source Windows application that automatically locks your Windows PC when a particular Bluetooth phone or device is not detected or out of range. To use Blue Lock, you need to specify your Bluetooth device ( Most preferable a Bluetooth mobile phone ) as a lock device.

Automatically Lock PC with Bluetooth Phone

Whenever you walked away from your computer, the program will detect your phone ( that you’ve set as the lock device ) is out of range and automatically lock your system. To unlock your system, you need to provide the correct password. So now you have found a new use of your Bluetooth mobile phone as a lock device which will keep your computer secure whenever you’re away.

For more information on how to configure Blue Lock, please refer to the developer’s site.

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Steve Yu is a technology blogger with five years blogging experience (since 2007). He is the founder of MyTechQuest.com.

4 Comments

  1. piju

    July 6, 2008 at 10:46 am

    there is same function application for ubuntu linux
    it is called blueproximity

  2. ameo

    July 7, 2008 at 12:27 pm

    never heard of it ,, but will definitely try it for fun :)

  3. Amit

    January 16, 2009 at 10:25 pm

    i have nokia 6233,so can u explain how to use blue lock with this.

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