Android Passcode

Android Passcode

You can define the parameters for creating a passcode and configure the passcode settings here.

 

Profile Settings

Description

Passcode Profile Settings

Minimum Passcode Requirement

You can define the minimum passcode type required or allowed to create a passcode. The increasing order of security in the passcode type is Simple value->Numbers->Alphabet->Alphanumeric->Complex Value. On choosing a minimum required passcode type for example, as 'Numbers', then the passcode that is set on the device can contain numbers, alphabets, alphanumeric characters or complex values.

'Simple Value' enables you to set patterns, pin or passwords for the device.

On choosing 'Numbers', you can set either a pin or password for the device. The password can contain numbers, alphabets, alphanumeric or complex values.

'Alphabet' allows you to set only passwords for the device. The password can contain alphabets, alphanumeric or complex values.

Alphanumeric' passcode allows you to set a password that contains both numbers and alphabets. Special characters can also be included.

'Complex Value' type of passcode enables you to set a password that contains alphabets, numbers and at least one special character.

Minimum passcode length

You can define a minimum length for the passcode here.

Maximum number of failed attempts

Maximum number of failed attempts allowed can be specified. When the number of attempts exceeds, the data in the device will be wiped out completely

Auto-lock the device when it is idle for

Time allowed for the device to be idle

Number of Passcodes to be maintained in the history (Android 3.0 & above)

Total number of previous passcodes to be maintained, so that it cannot be reused.

Maximum Passcode Age
(Android 3.0 & above)

User will be notified to reset the Passcode based on the days specified here

Force Passcode Policy After
( SAFE Devices Only ) 

End user will be forced to set a Passcode after the time specified here.

Maximum Repetition of Characters
( SAFE Devices Only ) 

Specify how many times, can a number or an alphabet be repeated in the password (Example: If you say 2 times, you cannot use the same alphabet or number more than twice in the password).

Maximum Numeric Sequence
( SAFE Devices Only ) 

Specify how many sequential numbers can be used in the password (Example: If you say 3, you can use up to 3 sequential numbers like 123, 456, etc..).

Minimum uppercase  length
(Android 3.0 & above)

You can define the minimum number of upper case letters required to create a passcode

Minimum lowercase letter length
(Android 3.0 & above)

You can define the minimum number of lower case letters required to create a passcode

Minimum letter length

(Android 3.0 & above)

You can define the minimum number of  letters required to create a passcode

Minimum Non-Alphabetic Characters
(Android 3.0 & above)

You can define the minimum number of Non-Alphabetic Characters
required to create a passcode

Minimum numeric length
(Android 3.0 & above)

You can define the minimum number of numeric values required to create a passcode

Minimum symbol length
(Android 3.0 & above)

You can define the minimum number of symbols required to create a passcode

 

 

See Also:  Associating Profiles to Groups, Associating Profiles to Devices,  App Management, Distribute Apps to Devices, Distribute Apps to Groups

 

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