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Have seperate screenlock and encryption password

I understand that, at the moment, if you encrypt your phone, it is the same password to decrypt (when you turn on your phone) and when you unlock.

I have read that Google is working on this to allow you to use a separate unlock code, e.g. the unlock pattern.

However, bear in mind that your phone is only as secure as your easiest code. If a thief obtained your phone while it was on, usually it is quite easy to crack a pattern lock (because of marks on the screen).

But if the phone is turned off, the thief would need a full decryption.
 
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