iPhone at LBL
Note: Information on this page refers to iPhone 3.0 software released by Apple on June 17, 2009. If your menus look different, you need to upgrade!
Summary: What Works
iPhone is a supported and recommended smartphone platform. That means that you can expect to get support from LBL whether or not your iPhone is owned by the Lab.
Search of email via IMAP can time out.
In 3.0+, you can use the LDAP directory as described below.
LBL Provided iPhones
IT Division can provide you with a Lab provided iPhone and service with appropriate approvals. Learn more>>>
Lab GMAIL Email Configuration (New Standard)
You can now look up people in the LBL Directory directly from your iPhone contacts.A step by step tutorial is here>>
Other LBL Applications
The Lab now offers VPN Service on the iPhone! You can access internal only lab sites from your iPhone. Configuration instructions can be found here. The software can be downloaded from software.lbl.gov.
You can now connect to the Lab's lbnl-employee wifi with your iPhone, iPod or iPad. To use LBNL-Employee wireless, download the configuration here from your iPhone, iPod or iPad via Safari. Follow the instructions on your device to complete the configuration. After you install this profile it will prompt you for your LDAP username and password. The profile will be good until you change your ldap password. If you change your ldap password; please remove this profile from your IOS (iPhone, iPad or iPod) device and download and re-install this profile again.
iPhone news (offsite)