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[APP] **Updated 12/27/2010** Email.apk - Gingerbread src code w/o Exchange security

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By shafty023, Senior Member on 5th September 2010, 02:22 AM
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I took the latest source code for Email.apk from CM7 and modified it to remove any Exchange Security policy enforcement. Benefits of doing it this way rather than using an older version of Email.apk is you get the new code updates.

Anyways enjoy and if you want to include this or redistribute please just give me credit for the modification.


Please note that this modified Email application is available for educational purposes only.


The following is a brief summary of what the modifications made to this application do:
NOTE: Security Policy is abbreviated as SP
  1. Disable requirement for a local Device Admin which disables the ability to Remote Wipe and to require a pinlock to use the device
  2. Acknowledge to the remote Exchange server that the SP's which this device supports are currently active. We do not fabricate the list of SP's that are supported. So if the current Android 2.3 src code does not support a specific SP then we do not lie and state it does. This means you could still be rejected by the remote Exchange server and not be able to sync with it. Stating what we support and actually supporting them are two different things.

If you want access to the modified source code you can grab it from HERE
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5th September 2010, 03:23 AM |#2  
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give you credit as well as cyanogenmod crew and mtwebster
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give you credit as well as cyanogenmod crew and mtwebster

Well, credit for the mod not any prior changes to this application's src code from the CM fork. As always I respect all developer's contributions no matter how small.

Also since this is a mod and not enhancement I'll never push these changes to the CM git repo to be added. I think Email has not had any individual contributions and is stock android 2.2.
5th September 2010, 04:00 AM |#4  
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I think Email has not had any individual contributions and is stock android 2.2.

http://github.com/CyanogenMod/androi.../commits/froyo
5th September 2010, 04:07 AM |#5  
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Ahhhh nice. I only checked the src out but hadn't checked history on it. I'm an SVN person and not familiar with git. Thanks man I'll hit up mtwebster as Email was an app I wanted to contribute to.

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5th September 2010, 03:25 PM |#6  
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Thank you everyone that worked on this apk. I have been wanting this sense cm 6 came out. Cause back on cm rc1 it didn't have the security settings, which I loved very much. There is only one thing I keep having is it keeps asking for me to set the security up. Idk if that's suppose to happen or not but I just wanted to let everyone know that it works but every hour or so it asks for security to be setup. Again thank you all.
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Im cookin up an update.zip for this, testing right now and i will upload when its done

Edit:: link for update zip

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/458252/kanged_email-signed.zip

works for me, thanks to shafty023 for modding the apk!
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There is only one thing I keep having is it keeps asking for me to set the security up. Idk if that's suppose to happen or not but I just wanted to let everyone know that it works but every hour or so it asks for security to be setup. Again thank you all.

No it should not be asking you every hour for security. Make sure you removed the device admin (Android Settings -> Security) and removed the pin lock after you copied over the modded Email.apk. You do not need to reboot. I modded the src code to not check for security requirements on every ping to the Exchange server which is what you are experiencing. That would lead me to believe you're in a semi-modded state. Make sure you clear the notifications before you setup your Exchange account again or that notification "could" trigger the security requirement again. Remember, all this has to be done before you set up your Exchange account again.
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According to the commits at the github, there should be an option to change the account color somewhere, but I don't see anything like that under account settings. Am I missing something?
Also, is it so hard to make html emails render properly? This is a must in my opinion and should be stock, but I wonder why our kind devs don't do something in that direction...
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According to the commits at the github, there should be an option to change the account color somewhere, but I don't see anything like that under account settings. Am I missing something?
Also, is it so hard to make html emails render properly? This is a must in my opinion and should be stock, but I wonder why our kind devs don't do something in that direction...

I'll check on the account color issue. As far as html email rendering, the email app will need an html renderer rather than a text renderer.

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5th September 2010, 07:35 PM |#11  
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I don't think your exchange administrators will appreciate you running without security.

Just saying.

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