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I'm trying to set my security to none or slide to unlock but for some reason its grayed out and I can't choose those options. Am I missing something on why these options are not available?
 

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Welcome to Android Central! Which device? Are you encrypted? If you're encrypted, you can only unlock via PIN or password.
 

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Welcome to Android Central! Which device? Are you encrypted? If you're encrypted, you can only unlock via PIN or password.

I'm not sure that is correct; my Nexus 6 is encrypted by default and I am able to use both None and Swipe - I just tested it.

OP, do you have a corporate Exchange server email account set up? Exchange Server, by default, requires security be enabled on mobile devices.

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Also, in another thread, someone suggested that Settings -> Security -> Clear credentials resolved this same problem on his phone.

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I'm not sure that is correct; my Nexus 6 is encrypted by default and I am able to use both None and Swipe - I just tested it.

OP, do you have a corporate Exchange server email account set up? Exchange Server, by default, requires security be enabled on mobile devices.

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Interesting. Maybe something has changed--I thought that's how it used to work, anyway.

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Another thread said that if you had a "guest" account active you couldn't set lockscreen to "none" or "swipe". I suppose the theory is you wouldn't want the guest to have access to your email, etc.
 

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Thanks everyone for the replies . I tried clear credentials and worked. Thought of doing that earlier but wasn't sure it was going to have a negative impact on some app .
 

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Thanks to the original poster and the people who replied. I had the exact same problem and was very frustrated. What a crock. Anyway, I did a Google search and found this thread. I'm all fixed now. Thanks again.
 

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