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    BlueProximity Alternatives

    BlueProximity is described as 'Add security to your desktop by automatically locking and unlocking the screen when you and your phone leave/enter the desk. Think of a proximity detector for your mobile phone via bluetooth'. There are five alternatives to BlueProximity for Mac, Windows and Linux. The best alternative is BtProx. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Bluetooth-Unlock or Umwelt. Other great apps like BlueProximity are Guardian Angel and Handylock.

    This page was last updated Nov 15, 2019
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    Add security to your desktop by automatically locking and unlocking the screen when you and your phone leave/enter the...
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      Lock Windows workstation upon disconnection of bluetooth device.
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      Bluetooth-unlock is a python script that checks for your device periodically to check if you are there and if no connection is found, then your Linux Based Computer locks, then when the device is found it automatically unlock (Does not require you entering your...
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      Allows to lock/unlock your Windows PC from your Android smartwatch or phone with Bluetooth proximity or the fingerprint reader. Also warns you if someone is stealing the laptop. The Mac version has less functionality but works with any BtLe device.
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      Guardian Angel watches over your Mac, locking it whenever you leave, and automatically unlocking it when you return.
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      handyLock is an application that locks your Mac screen when you move away from it. This way your Mac is safe and secured from unauthorized access.

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      The program is no longer developed. Last version, 1.2.10, released in June 2016, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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