Disabling iPad 3 auto lock timeout

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    Hi, I want to use my new iPad 3 for public speaking. This means I need to disable the screen timeout and have the screen on permanently. Yet I only seem to have 2min and 5 min options. Is this because I am password coded for Microsoft exchange server? Any help greatly appreciated. Mantovani.
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    Hi and welcome to the Forum!

    My auto lock feature lists 2,5,10 and 15 minutes and Never which is what you need here. Do you only have 2 and 5 minutes? that is strange and maybe just what you say. I hope someone will chime in here who does know.

    The IPad Forum is a community of members from all walks of life and from all over the world coming together to share our experiences and to help each other learn about this wonderful piece of technology the Ipad. There is a wealth of information already here in the many threads we have so doing some searches will answer most of the questions you have. If then you cannot find the answer you are seeking then by all means post your question. There are many friendly and informed members here only too willing to help you.

    We also have our own App - It is a very simple app to navigate.
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    Reading the IPad manual is a great place to start so please download a copy of these.
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    If you have a corprate manged iPad your company can set policies that limit your iPad's security options. You'll have to talk to your IT people if you need to be an exception to their auto-lock policy.
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    Welcome to our forum! We hope you enjoy your time with us. It looks like you received great advice and can figure out the solution soon.

    We also have a gaming section. There is bound to be something there you like.
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    Thanks twerppoet. Much appreciated. I'll take up with them.
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    No problem. Good luck.
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    Hi Twerppoet, just wanted to say it's all sorted and I have had password removed by my corporate provider. Screen now able to be on all the time, with autolock removed completely. Thanks ++ no one else could solve this for me. Most grateful. M.
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    Good to hear. Thanks for letting us know how it turned out.

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