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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by smithsd, Feb 2, 2011.

  1. smithsd

    smithsd New Member
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    I hate entering a password everytime I need to use my phone. I'm told I can disable the screen lock but I don't know how. I want the screen lock to still disable the screen (I'm the worst purse-dialer) but I want to remove the password and just "swipe" the lock open.

    Can someone tell me if this is possible? I've searched the owner's manual and forums with no luck.
     

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  2. eschnit81

    eschnit81 Well-Known Member
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    Press menu.
    Press settings.
    Press Location and Security.
    Press Change Screen Lock.
    Enter your password.
    Choose None.
    Enjoy!
     
  3. smithsd

    smithsd New Member
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    I appreciate your reply, however I have already tried that with no luck. The "None" is "greyed out" so I am unable to select it. Any suggestions?:thinking:
     
  4. smithsd

    smithsd New Member
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    I just noticed text below the greyed-out "None" says, "Disabled by remote phone administrator" any idea what that means or how to fix it?
     
  5. smithsd

    smithsd New Member
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    Never mind...problem solved. I had to remove my corporate email account, them remove the password, then add the email account again.
     
  6. Queue515

    Queue515 Active Member
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    Consider yourself lucky. When I did that, I was forced to add the password back.
     
  7. fixpcny

    fixpcny Member
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    Settings ->Locations and security->Device Administrators - Uncheck Mail
    Worked for me
     
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