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Asked for PIN instead of fingerprint, phone says "device was locked manually"
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On Pixel 5 / Android 11, it would occasionally ask for a PIN for security reasons, but it was rare and it would say why. Now, on Pixel 6 / Android 12 I quite often have to enter PIN and it says "device was locked manually" even if the phone was idle. It happens at random. I can turn it off with the power button many times and it seems fine, but then I pick it up an hour later and it's locked with a PIN for no reason.
I thought it might be caused by Smart Lock location, if the GPS loses signal or something, but I turned that off and it still happens. I've tried changing "power button instantly locks" and it makes no difference.
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Same issue 'Device was locked manually' multiple times a day
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Pixel 6, also experiencing exactly this.
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Also experiencing this exact issue
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Same issue Pixel 6 Pro latest update.
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Yep, I'm seeing the same behavior on the  Pixel 6 Pro.
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Exact same thing on P6 Pro. Very frustrating it seems to happen whether using the lock button or going idle. I have had to use a pin every morning when I wake up due to this.
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Pixel 6 pro. Also having this issue.
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I'm a Mr. Fixit who uses Sherlock Holmes diagnostic techniques.
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PLEASE file feedback reports when you experience this so that the Pixel team can look into this issue! 
 
See the instructions on this Help page:
 
Feedback reports are extremely important. They allow the team to see your system logs and that will help them diagnose the issue. Posting here in this Community does not accomplish the same result.
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Same issue 'Device was locked manually' multiple times a day
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@ Jim, filed my first feedback per your recommendation.
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Same for me but with a pattern lock.

Submitted my feedback through the phone.
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