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Disable Password Lock on Exchange 2007 for iPhone Users

If you have an iPhone with OS 3.0 or greater and Exchange 2007 it will require you to enable a PIN on your device by default. To disable this you need to...

  1. Open the Exchange Management Console
  2. Expand the Organization Configuration
  3. Click on Client Access
  4. Double click your Activesync Mailbox Policy
  5. Click the Password tab
  6. Uncheck Require password and click OK

If your iPhone is already syncing with Exchange you'll need to remove the partnership for the setting to take effect.

  1. In the console tree, navigate to Recipient Configuration > Mailbox.
  2. Select a user, and then select Manage Mobile Device from the action pane. * The Manage Mobile Device dialog box will display a list of all devices that are configured for synchronization.
  3. Choose the device, Select Remove mobile device parternship and click Remove.

Note: The Manage Mobile Device link is only available in the action pane for users who've established a mobile phone partnership with the Exchange server.


Textnow for iPad!

Installed Textnow for the iPad. It's been working great so far. I initially tried textfree but they don't have an iPad app.

Textnow definitely works better though. They have mms support, you get an actual phone number, and they support Google Voice.

It integrates with your address book and contact pictures so you don't have to remember your friends numbers. Lastly it's FREE so you have nothing to lose!

If you want to download it their website is below as well as the iTunes link.

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