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Lot of users have been reporting that Windows 10 Mobile is currently experiencing a Bug which exposes the Photos to the Lock screen even when the device is locked. The photos are now view-able by anyone without unlocking your Mobile and this bug is currently available on Phones on both the production and Insider Rings.

The Bug or error has been found by the Brazilian portal Windows Team and for users to verify the process if you are having the Bug, please follow the below steps:

  1. With your terminal locked take a picture.
  2. At the bottom you will see the thumbnail of the photo preview, click on it and open it.Then delete it with the trash icon.
  3. Press the Back button
  4. You return to the camera screen, where you again select the thumbnail with the photo preview. You should see a black screen.
  5. Press the back button and preview the photo using the thumbnail image for the third time

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The Windows 10 Mobile bug is definitely surprising since Microsoft has been claiming that Windows 10 is the most secure platform compared to Android. Now the Security theory of Microsoft might have taken a hit with the Latest Bug found with Windows 10 Mobile.

The Bug might have gone unnoticed by the company and now that the same has been informed by lot of sites, surely the company would be working on a fix and should be resolved sooner than later.

If any of our users have found the Bug on their Mobiles, and have been able to resolve the issues, do let us know the solutions in the Comments below. We will however update this article soon when we have any info from Microsoft on the release of a fix for the Lock Screen Bug.

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Akshay Waghray

Akshay Waghray, who holds a degree in Computer Science, was a former technology news reporter for Windows Latest and his area of expertise include Windows. Articles contributed by Akshay have been referred by big publications such as TechRadar, XDA Developers, Future Inc, Purge, and others over the years. At Windows Latest, Akshay has written and edited thousands of articles using his decades long experience with Windows Server and Windows Update for Business.