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Allow Phone IT policy rule


This rule specifies whether the phone is available on a BlackBerry® device.

Default value

The default value is True.


Change this rule to False to prevent a user from making and receiving any calls except emergency calls. The phone icon remains on the BlackBerry device.

Minimum requirements

  • Java® based BlackBerry device
  • BlackBerry® Application Suite version 1.0
  • BlackBerry® Connect™ versions 1.2, 2.0, 2.1, 4.0
  • BlackBerry® Device Software version 3.6
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server version 3.5 for Microsoft® Exchange, BlackBerry® Enterprise Server version 4.0 for IBM® Lotus® Domino®, or BlackBerry® Enterprise Server version 4.0 for Novell® GroupWise®


The BlackBerry® Enterprise Server for Novell® GroupWise® supports this rule in BlackBerry Device Software version 4.0 or later.

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