1. rkiels's Avatar
    I imagine that everybody gets the notification upon booting their phones for the first time that they need to set up a password. After doing so now everytime my screen locks and I swipe to unlock it I'm forced to enter the password. Needless to say that's aggravating and hardly the 'glance and go' experience that sells the platform! When going to settings>lock&wallpaper I'm not given the option to turn the password On or Off, it's just stuck ON. I have the option to change the password, but that's not what I need. Is this across all Trophies? I've already reset the phone but that did no good.
    05-28-2011 09:48 AM
  2. rkiels's Avatar
    Nobody else has this?
    05-28-2011 11:36 AM
  3. camaroguy's Avatar
    Its probably forced by your exchange server.
    05-28-2011 11:41 AM
  4. jimski's Avatar
    Well that would really suck if it was not an Exchange requirement as noted. Don't use or need a password to open my phone. Never did, never will.

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    05-28-2011 11:45 AM
  5. Mandos's Avatar
    Its probably forced by your exchange server.
    This is my guess as well. This is my personal phone and I don't have to use a password on mine. On my work provided BB Storm, they forced a change a few months after I got it make all users use a password.

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    05-28-2011 11:59 AM
  6. camaroguy's Avatar
    Yes the exchange server can actually force the policy on the phone just like a domain controller can on a PC. A lot corporate exchange servers do this so if you lose your phone some random person doesn't have access to their confidential email.
    05-28-2011 12:23 PM
  7. rkiels's Avatar
    Problem solved. It was the exchange email but it wasn't enough to just remove it. I had to remove and then do a hard reset. What a pain. I didn't have to to that with my BB Tour. Glad I'm through with that school now and no longer need the emails on the go.
    05-28-2011 05:38 PM