Dear lazyplus,

With an Android phone, is it possible to use a strong password for encryption, but require it only at boot time, and use pattern unlock at the lock screen? I would like to increase the strength of my device's encryption (especially while travelling out of the country), but typing a long password every time I want to unlock it is pretty rough. My current plan is to switch to a long password just while going through customs...

Googling suggests the answer to this is "no, your regular unlock mechanism must be your full encryption key", but that seems so obviously broken...
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