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Turn off smart password entry

You can turn off smart password entry to reduce the chance that someone might guess your device password or smart card password based on the smart password filter that your device applies to password fields.
Before you begin: To perform this task, you must be using a smart card and a password to unlock your BlackBerry® device.
  1. On the Home screen or in a folder, click the Options icon.
  2. Click Security > Password.
  3. If necessary, change the User Authenticator field to Smart Card.
  4. Set the Smart Password Entry field to Disabled.
  5. Press the Menu key > Save.
After you finish: To turn on smart password entry again, set the Smart Password Entry field to Enabled.

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