1. onlywaytomo's Avatar
    The password in my lock screen randomly activated and I can't turn off the feature in settings. The password toggle us faded.
    Sent from my Windows Phone 8X by HTC using Board Express
    02-25-2013 05:10 PM
  2. Techno-Freak's Avatar
    Are you using Microsoft Exchange email on the phone, such as your work email? It might have forced the security policy, and thus you have to put a password to use it.
    02-26-2013 01:01 AM
  3. JerseySal's Avatar
    Send me your phone and password. I'll take a look at it.
    02-26-2013 07:02 AM
  4. JerseySal's Avatar
    Try syncing your emails again
    02-26-2013 07:04 AM
  5. onlywaytomo's Avatar
    Interesting I am using an exchange server, I am a medical student and I am using my schools email which is protected. I was unaware they could force lock screen security on this phone. I have been using that email for 2 years now, why just now?
    Sent from my Windows Phone 8X by HTC using Board Express
    02-26-2013 08:11 AM
  6. rocking23nf's Avatar
    I would never allow a phone to conect to my work exchange server without a screen lock enforcement, maybe your school finally got someone working in IT with a clue.
    spoonite likes this.
    02-26-2013 03:03 PM
  7. Jason41483's Avatar
    It happens when Exchange is activated. I just got the HTC 8X, and didn't activate my work email for about 2 weeks until I was able to organize all of my contacts and download my apps.

    The day I contacted IT to activate my email on my phone, I was forced to create a 4-digit pin. You can control the time allotted before you need to enter it again, I believe up to an hour.

    I work for a global entertainment company and often receive confidential information via email. Any company with proprietary information should retire password protected phones, especially if you were to lose it or get it stolen.

    The email you send/receive is property of the company you work for, not your own, even if on a personal phone.
    06-08-2013 05:37 PM

Similar Threads

  1. lock screen flash
    By jmerrey in forum Windows Phone 7
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: 09-07-2011, 06:04 PM
  2. Unable to turn off Lock Screen
    By gus210 in forum Windows Phone 7
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 07-12-2011, 07:53 PM
  3. Slow Password Entry on Lock Screen
    By ThinkFr33ly in forum Windows Phone 7
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 06-25-2011, 04:47 PM
  4. Envelope icon on the lock screen
    By yeewiz in forum Windows Phone 7
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 05-13-2011, 10:42 AM
  5. Transparent wallpaper for lock screen
    By action_efn_jackson in forum Windows Phone 7
    Replies: 15
    Last Post: 12-16-2010, 05:50 PM
LINK TO POST COPIED TO CLIPBOARD