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Old 02-11-2005, 04:45 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Is it possible to create a policy that disables the use of the phone?
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there's already a policy item that does this, i believe...
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there's already a policy item that does this, i believe...
There is...it's in the IT policy.
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I thought so too.

But I think that policy item disables an application's access to the phone, not the phone itself.

I've applied that policy to handhelds and it doesn't seem to have any effect on the handheld :([/b]
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Dunno about earlier version, but BES4 you can disable the phone except for emergency calls only. Tested and verified
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Even prior to v4, the IT policy stops the phone from working other than emergency calls. We use it, and it works.
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That's right. The policy will disable the phone feature. The Blackberry still rings when a call comes in. We have to set it to DND.
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I am using BES v2.2.5.5 for Lotus and cannot find anywhere how to set IT policies. I am waiting for the Upgrade to v4 but do policies exist on my current version?? Any help would be great as I would like to disable outgoing calls apart from emergencies.
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OK, I found the policy item. I was originally looking in the Handheld manager at the application policies.

It appears you need to go the the BB Manager and set them there. Tested and confirmed, the policy works.
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What is the name of this poilicy? I am on BES v3.6. Also Nde, you said the phone still rings and you have to set it to DND. Is that correct? Not sure why you cannot just tell the provider you don't want the phone, only data. ?????
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