Currently Being ModeratedOct 10, 2013 1:02 PM (in response to duane63)
You can turn it off here:
Settings > General > Passcode Lock > enter your passcode > Turn Passcode Off.
or change the amount of time that passes before it locks:
Settings > General > Passcode Lock > enter your passcode > Require Passcode: Immediately, After 1 minute, After 5 minutes, After 15 minutes, After 1 hour or After 4 hours