On a locked screen, automation is possible, but you must be extremely careful about the activities you choose to employ and their settings. Using the “Simulate Click” or “Send Windows Message” option in the properties to make the majority of web automations reliable and ready for automation in the background shouldn’t present any issues.
Will Screen be locked as usual on its screen locked time as specified when using Hardware Events.
Let say: I am using hardware Events in my automation which takes 10 minutes to complete process but screen lock time is before 5 min.
Will screen will locked before 5 minutes as I am using Hardware events in my automation process
hardware event should work as manual inputs, probably it will keep your screen active. However, you can make the test case to make sure, also you can add some things in your workflow to avoid the screen lock, refer from the below example