Active Sync Phones (Android) asking PIN after configuring Exchange 2013 Mailbox

Here is the Situation –

Android phone is not Configured with a PIN .

It means . When you unlock the phone . you directly go inside the phone . without any authentication PIN

Now after Configuring a Exchange 2013 Mailbox  . you are forced to set a PIN when your mobile device policies is configured in such a way.

So that when you unlock the phone. you are forced to enter a PIN every time.


Now how to disable this on Exchange 2013 Server ?

Login to Exchange Control Panel (ECP) –> Mobile –> Mobile Device Mailbox Policies

Double Click on the default Policy –> Uncheck “Require a password”

Note: By Default its unchecked.



About Satheshwaran Manoharan

Satheshwaran Manoharan is an Microsoft Office Server and Services MVP , Publisher of Specialized in Office365 / Microsoft Exchange / Virtualization , Sathesh is an Messaging Expert supporting/Designing/Deploying many medium size businesses to large enterprises when it comes to Corporate messaging and Virtualization Infrastructure

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