Android Restrictions

Android Restrictions

You can allow or restrict users to access various features of the device like, Bluetooth, Camera, encrypting device data etc,.

 

Profile Settings

Description

Restriction Profile Settings

Disabling Cellular Data

If Allow is chosen,  users will be allowed to disable their cellular data. If this is restricted, users will not be allowed to disable the cellular data, however cellular data will be used only if the device is not connected to WiFi.

Bluetooth

By enabling this users will be allowed to use Bluetooth in their device.

Disabling Background Data

If Allow is chosen, users will be able to disable the background data whereas background data will be enabled by default. (This profile does not get applied automatically and the user has to accept this profile)

Disabling GPS

If Allow is chosen, users will be allowed to disable GPS. If this is restricted, users can still disable GPS, but users will be notified in the violated policy that they are supposed to disable GPS.

If Allow is chosen, and the managed device is a SAFE device, then users will be allowed to enable/disable GPS on the device. If this is restricted, then GPS will be turned on automatically and users will not have permissions to disable it.

Disabling Storage Encryption
(Android 3.0 or above)

If Allow is chosen, users will be allowed to disable the data encryption which will be enabled by default.

NFC (Android 3.0 or above)

By enabling this users will be allowed to use NFC in their mobile device.

Camera
(Android 4.0 or above)

By disabling this users will be not be allowed to use the camera on their mobile device.

General Settings (SAFE and KNOX Devices Only)

Microphone

By enabling this users will be allowed to use Microphone. If this is disables users can use the microphone only for receiving and making calls. All other voice applications which requires microphone usage will be restricted.

Mock Location

By enabling this users will be allowed to fake their location by providing a mock location

Allow USB Media Player

By enabling this users will be allowed to use USB Media Player

Backup data in Google Server

By enabling this option, users will be allowed to back the device data in Google server.

Report Crash to Google

By enabling this crash reports will be sent to Google.

Turn Off device using Power Button

By enabling this users will be allowed to power off the device.

Status Bar Expansion

By enabling this users will be allowed to expand the status bar on their devices, which means they cannot view any notifications or alerts from the Status bar.

OTA Upgrade

By enabling this OTA upgrade will be allowed on the device.

Device Settings (SAFE and KNOX Devices Only)

Modify Default Settings of Device

By enabling this users will be allowed to use the default settings menu on their mobile device.

Restore Factory Settings

By enabling this users will be allowed to reset factory settings.

Clip Board

By enabling this users will be allowed to use Clip Board memory.

Screen Capture

By enabling this users will be allowed to capture the screen on the devices.

Connections Using USB 

By enabling this users will be allowed to use USB to establish connections.

WiFi

If WiFi is disabled on the device, end users will not have permissions to enable it. The managed mobile device will be out of network connectivity and even Mobile Device Manager Plus server cannot reach the device until cellular data is enabled on the device

VPN

By enabling this users will be allowed to use VPN

SD Card

By enabling this users will be allowed to use SD Cards  on the devices.

Storing Data in SD Card (Android 4.0 or above)

By enabling this users will be allowed to store data on SD Cards of the devices.

Wallpaper Change (Android 4.0 or above)

By enabling this users will be allowed to change the wallpaper on the device.

Tethering  Settings (SAFE and KNOX Devices Only)

Tethering

By enabling this users will be allowed to share the internet connectivity to other devices.

WiFi Tethering

By enabling this users will be allowed to share internet connectivity via WiFi with other devices.

Bluetooth Tethering

By enabling this users will be allowed to share internet connectivity via Bluetooth with other devices.

USB Tethering

By enabling this users will be allowed to share internet connectivity via  USB with other devices.

Application Settings (SAFE and KNOX Devices Only)

Play Store

By enabling this users will be allowed to access Google Play Store to download or view apps from the device.

Installing Non Market Apps

By enabling this users will be allowed to install Enterprise or Personal Apps, even if they are not listed on the Google Play Store

YouTube

By enabling this users will be allowed to access Youtube from the device.

Voice Dialer

By enabling this users will be allowed to use Voice Dialer feature.

Android Browser

By enabling this users will be allowed to use default Android web browser.

Fraud Warning Setting

By enabling this users will be allowed to use Fraud Warning Settings on the device.

Pop-ups

By enabling this users Pop-Ups will be enabled on the device.

JavaScript

By enabling this users will be allowed to use applications running on Java scripts.

Auto Fill

By enabling this option, users will be allowed to use Auto Fill Settings.

Cookies

By enabling this users will be allowed to use Cookies Settings on the device.

Install Apps

By disabling this option, users will be restricted from installing Apps. Even the Apps distributed from Mobile Device Manager Plus cannot be installed from the App Catalog

Uninstall Apps

By enabling this users will be allowed to use uninstall applications from the device.

Roaming  Settings (SAFE and KNOX Devices Only)

Sync Data while Roaming

By enabling this users will be allowed to use Sync feature while roaming.

Roaming Push

By enabling this data will be pushed to devices even if they are in roaming.

Roaming Data

By enabling this roaming will be enabled on the devices.

Voice Call while Roaming
(Android 4.0 and above)

By enabling this users will be allowed to receive/make  voice calls during roaming.

 

 

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