Android Device Profile

A Device Profile is a MobiLock Pro entity, that helps you group the common set of Policies that you want to apply to your device. Android Device Profile allows to create a set of policies for an Android device.

Creating a new Device Profile

When you are creating a new Device Profile you can:

  • Enforce an exit passcode access to the device
  • Change the exit passcode
  • Set applications in the device
  • Control browsing in the device
  • Apply an existing brand to the device and rearrange the app order
  • Apply Optional Settings

This document guides you through the process of creating a QR Code configuration and the use of MobiLock Pro client to enroll using QR Codes.

Follow the steps for creating a Device Profile.

Steps

  1. In MobiLock Pro dashboard, navigate Device Management > Device Profiles
  2. Click CREATE NEW PROFILE. The system displays a Create New Profile dialog box as shown.
  3. Enter Profile Name and Exit Passcode

    Tip:
     There is a default Exit Passcode, however, you can enter a new passcode and you change the passcode in the later stage of editing an existing profile. Click SUBMIT.  The system displays a Create New Profile screen as shown. 

  4. On the SELECT APPS tab, toggle ENABLED for selective apps. You can enter the app name and search for any specific app. Toggle VISIBLE ON HOMESCREEN due to which the apps are displayed on the device home screen. Click NEXT.
  5. On SELECT BROWSER SHORTCUTS tab, toggle ENABLED for a specific website and click NEXT.
  6. On SELECT BRAND / APP ORDER tab, select an existing brand and rearrange the app order by drag/drop the apps. Click NEXT.
  7. On OPTIONAL SETTINGS tab, few settings are required which are described here and the image shows OPTIONAL SETTINGS tab.
    1. Select an app listed in the Set a Default Application to run always.
    2. Toggle enable to control the Ringer or Music Volume of the device in the Volume Settings
    3. In Timezone Settings, toggle enables to allow a user to select the Timezone menu item inside the app. You can choose a timezone if listed in the configuration. 
    4. A Wi-fi Settings allow a user to access Wifi menu inside the app. A user can connect or disconnect from Wi-fi network when settings are enabled or disabled.  
    5. Select a Wi-fi configuration from the listed configuration in Choose Wi-fi configuration. 
    6. Toggle Hotspot Settings for allowing a user to share or unshare the Hotspot network and Choose Hotspot configuration from the list of a configured hotspot. 
    7. Toggle different options in Home Screen Settings that will hide the navigation bar of the device screen, full-screen mode, and exit option. 
    8. Toggle different options in Display Settings that control the brightness of the device from the device and MobiLock Pro dashboard. You can specify a time for the device display to stay active or inactive. 
    9. In Mobile Data Settings, you can toggle enable to allow a user for viewing the mobile internet data in the device. 
    10. Toggle Disable Power Menu for hiding the power button from the device. 
    11. In Notification Centre & Device Rotation Settings, when you toggle enable a notification bar is displayed in the device. This notification bar allows to rotate the device screen, applications running in the background can be viewed, and the user can close the apps. If a flashlight is available in the device, you can allow the user to on/off the flashlight from the notification bar.
    12. You can select Lock Screen Orientation (only for Tablets) for locking the screen in Landscape or Portrait orientation.
  8. Click CREATE PROFILE.

Applying Device Profile to Groups or Devices

Once the device profile is created, you need to apply this to the devices or device groups.

Steps to Apply Device Profile for Device/Devices

  1. In MobiLock Pro dashboard, navigate Device Management > Device Profiles.
  2. Select Device Profile displayed on the screen and click APPLY.  You can search for any specific Device Profile from the list.

    The system displays Apply to Devices or Device Groups dialog box.
  3. On the Devices tab, select Device Name and click APPLY.

Steps to Apply Device Profile to Device Groups

  1. In MobiLock Pro dashboard, navigate Device Management > Device Profiles.
  2. Select Device Profile displayed on the screen and click APPLY.  You can search for any specific Device Profile from the list.



    The system displays Apply to Devices or Device Groups dialog box.
  3. On the Device Groups tab, select Device Group Name and click APPLY.

Tip:

You can display selected devices or device groups by selecting Show Selected checkbox. You can search any specific device or device group.



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