Kiosk

Introduction

With POS devices and single-purpose devices finding an exponential level of usage in organizations, ensuring devices are locked to specific apps and/or settings becomes a cumbersome task for system administrators. With Kiosk for Chromebooks, this can be easily and efficiently solved as it lets you lock the devices to specific and/or settings as well as ensure the user cannot move away from the app or modify the settings.

Policy Description

SPECIFICATION

DESCRIPTION

Kiosk Mode

Specify the mode based on whether the device is to be locked to a single app or multiple apps. In multi-app Kiosk mode, the device can still access Phone and Settings

Allowed App(s)

Select the app(s) to be provisioned under Kiosk in the device. Usage of the device is singled down to access/using only the Kiosk app(s). Any app in the enrolled device and apps in the app repository can be specified. If the app is not available in the device, it is recommended to push the app first and then the Kiosk profile.

SETTINGS(Applicable only if Kiosk Mode is configured as 'Single App')

Bailout

Allow/Restrict users from preventing auto-provisioning of Kiosk by using the key combination(Ctrl+Alt+S) within 3 seconds. Users can utilize the device normally and the profile will be applied after a restart.

Prompt Network

Allow/Restrict users from selecting/configuring device network connectivity.

Health Monitor

Allow/Restrict the device health monitory, which information such as battery health etc.

Log Upload

Allow/Restrict uploading of device logs on the Google portal. This is usually done by the device user, on request from the Admin.

OS Update

Allow/Restrict OS update on the devices, provisioned as Kiosk.

Notify, if device is offline

Specify the means by which the Admin is to be notified, if the device is offline.

E-mail address(es)

Specify the E-mail address(es), to which the notification mails are to be sent.

Contact Number(s)

Specify the contact number(s), to which the notifications are to be sent.

Best Practices

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