Can someone recommend a free-of-charge Android (KitKat) app that will enable/disable the Keyguard (aka Lockscreen and Screen Lock)?

The Keyguard is the screen that appears after you have let your Android device sit idle for a configurable period of time.

I want to quickly toggle the setting that enables/disables the Keyguard.

Must not present any ads when it performs the toggle.

Requiring root is acceptable. Slight preference for unrooted, but I think this type of functionality will require root.

Also, must not be always running. A simple toggle using an icon is all I want.

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    I don't understand what you mean by toggle. Is it just activating the lock screen like what the power button does? You do not need a rooted device to do that, just an app with administrative rights. Tasker can accomplish that, but it's not free – Tymric Apr 9 '15 at 0:32
  • @Timmy Thanks for letting me know that my words were not clear. I'll fix it... okay, fixed! :-) – RockPaperLizard Apr 9 '15 at 0:45
  • Thanks. I didn't realize you were talking about the setting and not the actual lock screen – Tymric Apr 9 '15 at 0:50
  • @Timmy Yes, it wasn't clear as it was originally written! Thanks for bringing it to my attention. :-) – RockPaperLizard Apr 9 '15 at 0:56
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    To my knowledge, there's no free-of-charge tool doing that. Can be done with Tasker and the SecureSettings Plugin, but that combi doesn't come for free. Comparable things are "Keep Screen On" (effectively disabling Keyguard along the lines). Hint: Use IzzyOnDroid Search for "Tools" having the DISABLE_KEYGUARD permission, restricting to "free only" – and see what that turns up I might have missed some (oh, looks like Elixier might be able doing that). For more results, the StripSearch app has a permission filter as well :) – Izzy Apr 9 '15 at 7:06

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