Bypassing Exchange Security Policy in Android

Submitted by shashank on February 25, 2012 - 1:36pm

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Though developers have not come out with support for Ice Cream Sandwich Android 4.0.1 version, you still can disable the pass code entry to unlock your VPN powered Android Smartphone. However, do not forget that this technique may not comply with the IT Policy. Hence, you should check with your IT System Admin before implementing this trick.
 
To implement this trick you need to have an Android Smartphone with Ice Cream Sandwich Android 4.0.1 version. Also, your android phone must be rooted. Also, you need to download Google Mail Gmail APK and the Root Explorer application from the Android Market.
 
Here is the technique to bypass exchange security policy:
 
Step1: Open the Root Explorer application. Open system/app and mount as r/w. Delete the delete the email.apk.
Step2: Reboot your android phone
Step3: Copy the “Email Google.apk” to the system/app.
Step4: Change the permissions to Owner (Read / Write), Group (Read) and Others (Read).
Step5: If these steps do not work, download ICS Email Zip package on your desktop/laptop and transfer the same to your Android phone using USB Cable. Switch off your phone to enter the recovery mode, either through the ROM Manager or via the recovery mode.
Step6: If you are in the recovery mode, select the function “install zip from sd card”, and select the file titled “”. Upon application update, you would once again see the recovery screen. Select select “++++ Go Back ++++”, and click on ”Reboot System now”.
Step6: Configure the VPN access  manually or use the system admin to configure VPN access  .
This procedure would help you bypass the security policy in your Android Smartphone.

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