Increase allowed maximum attachment size

On exchange 2010 or may be applied to other versions of on-premise exchange. You have maximum attachment size setting to allow people to send to other users and there are many causes based on settings of, database, mailbox, email spam system, firewall, etc… Also, there is one more on Active sync, which is by default is 10 MB, so it does not matter, if you have allowed bigger attachment. When using the smartphone you will see the server rejected message when your attachment is larger than 10 MB.

You can Open the web.config settings of the Microsoft Active Sync

Then edit the httpRuntime maxRequestLength to whatever you like

After the change is been made, you will need to restart the IIS service to take effect of your new settings. Then you should be able to send bigger attachments from your smartphone. Some other things to be noted, if your mail server allowing bigger attachment that does not mean other mail server will accept bigger attachment. Most spam system scanner inside your attachments and can block if something inside attachment have strange type of content.



Erase your personal data from an old Samsung Android phone

Erasing your personal data from an old phone, before you recycle or give to someone else is very important, otherwise, someone else might have access to your data. Also, if your old phone is not deregistered, then that phone is still tied to your account and someone else can NOT use that phone. There is so many version of Android devices out there, and this process is for Samsung, but the process might be similar for other Android devices. It’s two-step process one erase your personal data, then deregister, so that you are old no longer tied to your account. In case you are looking to reset your iPhone, I have written post check it out Erase your personal data from an old iPhone

Deregistering your old phone from your account

Go to settings>Lock Screen and Security>Find My Mobile


Then deselect all your account, you can also remove it by sign-in to your https://findmymobile.samsung.com account, then selecting your old phone to be removed.

Factory Data Reset

If you giving your old phone to someone else or recycling you must deregister from your account. Then do factory reset.
Go to settings>General Management

Then select Reset

Then select Factory Reset Data, it will list all your data that will be erased from your phone, at the bottom of screen press Reset

Once you have done deregistering and factory reset of your old phone, then you are all set. Note this does not mean your data can’t be recovered 100%, by using some kind of software, but at least it’s safer then having someone pickup your old phone and have full access. Also, recommended to change your account password, so in case someone does try to recover your data and tries to access your account, you might get alert depends on what kind of application, someone trying to use your account.



Erase your personal data from an old iPhone

how do I make sure my personal data is erased from my an old iPhone? If you have a working iPhone it’s a very easy process, but if your phone is broken phone, you have limited options. What if you lost your phone, you might still be able to wipe out. Here I will list some options that will help you.

If you still have phone and it’s still working

  • Open settings, then click on iCloud
  • turn off Find my iPhone, it may ask you to enter your iCloud account info. This will remove iPhone from your iCloud account.
  • Then reset your iPhone to the factory by going to:
  • Settings>General>Reset>select Erase All content and Settings

If you don’t have your phone.

  • You can login to your iCloud at https://www.icloud.com/
  • Click on All Devices, then select the device you want to erase
  • Then if you want to give to someone else click Remove from Account
  • or you can login to your iCloud account at https://appleid.apple.com
  • Once signed in go to manage devices and remove from your Account

If your iPhone is stolen

  • You can login to your iCloud at https://www.icloud.com/
  • Click on All Devices, then select the device you want to erase
  • Then mark as stolen, so no one can use it.

If you just do the factory reset and have not removed a device from your iCloud account, then the device is tied to your account, no one else can use it. It’s a new security feature, so if someone steals it, they can’t use that phone. Also be careful of buying used phone, if they were not deactivated security feature from prevous owner, then that device can’t be used. Note this does not mean your data can’t be recovered 100%, by using some kind of software, but at least it’s safer then having someone pickup your old phone and have full access. Also, recommended to change your account password, so in case someone does try to recover your data and tries to access your account, you might get alert depends on what kind of application, someone trying to use your account.



How to fix iPhone Visual Voicemail

Visual voicemail is a great feature and very easy to use, since you can see the list of all your voicemail and just by clicking on it and can hear it too. There are times when your visual voicemail stops working on iPhone for some odd reason. This could happen for many reasons, if know what you have changed before visual voicemail was working, try undoing it, in most case you might not even remember. Here are a few things you could check to fix your visual voicemail for your iPhone. Note: if you are using an older version of iPhone you might want to update it to keep your iPhone safe and fixes bugs that might stopped visual voicemail from working.

Restarting your phone – in most case fixes it if some settings might have changed or hung which will clear out when you restart your iPhone

-Putting phone in Airplane mode – it will be under Settings, once airplane mode is on, then turn it off, this will refresh the network connection for WiFi and your mobile carrior

  • Check for Timezone, make sure its correct if you are traveling for some reason it may have not updated
  • Reset the network settings: Settings>General management (or About Phone)>Reset>Reset network settings. It will reset Wi-FI, Bluetooth and Mobile network
  • If you have not set up your voicemail set it by calling your own number from your own phone or press and hold 1
  • If you are using Wi-Fi calling feature and your WiFi network connection not stable you might have an issue, try turning off WiFi
  • If your Mobile Network service is weak in the area you are at, then you might also have an issue, wait until you are in better coverage
  • if none of these works, call your cell phone carrier and they will reset voicemail settings or network setting on their end, you might need to call them from another phone

Hope this helps someone out there who is having issues with iPhone visual voicemail.



How to change Clock style on Samsung S8

Here is how to change the way it displays Clock on the Lock screen of your Samsung S8 phone, it may apply other Samsung model phone too. Go to Settings>Lock Screen and Security Then Select: Clock and FaceWidgets
Select: Clock Style
Then select your Styles then click done
That’s it