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  1. anthonylpz's Avatar
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    Hey guys, my Lumia 920 was in my pocket today and when I took it out it prompted me to create a password. I tried to back out but it wouldn't let me, so I created a password in hopes to be able to remove it later. When I wen't to my lock screen settings, the password switch was set to on and it does not let me switch it off (it's grey).

    Has anyone else experienced this and know how to remove/disable the password option in this case?

    Thanks for your help in advance!
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    It shouldn't be grey. You need to enter old password to turn it off. How did it get a password just sitting in your pocket? :s

    Something sounds fishy.
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    I put in the password... I know the password... that's not the problem.

    The problem is that I can't switch the password setting from on to off, it's grey. That's my problem.

    I've tried restarting the phone but that doesn't help :(
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    Maybe a hard reset? It's never greyed out for me.
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    yeah, that's what I'm trying to avoid.
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    Do you connect to some kind of corporate exchange email system? In most cases, those Exchange servers will enforece a password/PIN policy that you can't disable.
  7. cozdad's Avatar
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    Same thing just happened to me! Password on/off switch is now greyed out and I have to enter this pass code every 5 minutes. It's doing my head in. Did you find out how to fix this?
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    as mentioned above - it must have been set remotely through a corporate exchange server.
    just for the heck of it - check your microsoft account settings via web.
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    How do you look at the web account on line. I have not been able to connect to my office email because of security issues and now I can't remove my password :(
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    I have the same problem!!! And I have no idea what's going on and how to change it. It's really annoying... If someone figure out how to turn off required password, please let me know... I'd be grateful!
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    I have the same problem and no idea how to fix that. Typing password every time I want use the phone is so annoying :( If someone figure out how to fix that, please let me know...
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    You just have to remove your outlook account from your phone, then you can remove the password.
  13. Emmanuel Midzi's Avatar
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    This is how I managed to get the password off and rig the irritation of entering password every minute:

    SETTINGS --> LOCK+WALLPAPER --> PASSWORD ON (BLUE) ---> CHANGE PASSWORD (ENTER YOUR PASSWORD) ---> WALA!! (PASSWORD OFF)

    Hope this will work for everyone with the password problem.

    Emmanuel
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    Turn on your Windows mobile. Press on Setting then press on Lock Screen, there will show a Password, front of the password line has a small liver, if you pull the liver front, password will be enable in your system and if you pull it back password will be disable. Thanks

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