Android for Work

Android for Work, is the feature developed by Google to make Android devices(running 5.0 or later versions) corporate-ready. AfW provides several features and configurations, which secure the device and make the device cater to the needs of an organization.

Some of the features supported by AfW are mentioned below:

AfW can be configured for both Corporate and Personal devices as explained below:


Device Owner - for Corporate Devices

In case of Corporate-owned devices, provisioning the devices as Device Owner ensures the organization has full control of the device as it "owns the device" and provides more features to ensure the device and the confidential data in the device are secure and away from any unauthorized access. Device Owner supports all the Profile Owner-supported features as well as additional features.

Provisioning devices as Device Owner

There are two different methods of provisioning devices as Device Owner, as explained below.