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Disable USB Mass Storage IT policy rule


This rule specifies whether USB mass storage is turned on.

Default values

The default value in the Advanced security and the Advanced security (disallow application downloads) IT policies is True.

The default value in all other preconfigured IT policies is False.


If you change this rule to True, a BlackBerry® device cannot access an external file system that is connected to the USB port. This means that the ability to transfer files to an external file system using the Roxio® Media Manager with the BlackBerry® Desktop Manager versions 4.2.2 and 4.3 is turned off.

Minimum requirements

  • Java® based BlackBerry device
  • BlackBerry® Device Software version 4.2
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server version 4.0 SP6


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