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Old 02-25-2011, 05:35 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi,

I have a Bold 9000 with OS 5.

The only way I can activate the 'Lock Handheld Upon Holstering' facility is by using the Password.

I am fine to use the password, but wondered what happens if the number of attempts for the password is reached by entering the wrong password.

Please advise.

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I am fine to use the password, but wondered what happens if the number of attempts for the password is reached by entering the wrong password.
All handheld data will be wiped.
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Is there any other option available to Lock Handheld Upon Holstering?
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....I have selected that setting and cant seem to take it off, any suggestions?!?
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....I have selected that setting and cant seem to take it off, any suggestions?!?
The path to access this setting on the Bold 9000 with OS 5 is:

Options > Password > Lock Handheld Upon Holstering > select NO
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I did that but the password at the top of the screen is ticked with a padlock next to it which i cant change, its driving me mad!

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If you also enabled encryption, you will have to disable that to remove the lock on the password setting. That is assuming you don't have an IT policy forcing the password protection.
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