Adding New App Configuration and Activating Launcher

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To add new app configuration, follow these steps:

  1. Log on to the Seqrite mSuite console and in the left pane, click Apps > Configuration > Add.

  2. In Edit Details section, enter the configuration name in the App Configuration Name text box.
    To restrict the user from using the newly installed apps on ADO and KNOX supported devices, select the Restrict new app installation on ADO & Knox enabled devices check box.

    • If you do not want to block the new app installation on ADO and KNOX devices, clear the check box.
      Note: If you are recommending the apps, adding app to the Launcher, or adding app to System Kiosk Mode, then you will receive a prompt to clear the Restrict new app installation on ADO & Knox Enabled Devices check box. Then either use the check box or the App Configuration settings.
      The Launcher Setting and Branding options are visible only for the Android device.
  3. To make this app configuration a default configuration, select the Default check box.
    To allow any recommended app irrespective of its upgrade or downgrade, select the Do not block the apps which are pending for upgrade/downgrade check box.

  4. Click Next. The Edit Configurations tab displays App Categories, Blacklisted Apps, Published Apps, and System Kiosk Mode sections. In App Categories section, you can take the following steps:

    i. Select the app categories check boxes which are to be blocked.
    ii. To select all the available app categories, you can select the Select All check box.
    iii. To exclude any app from the blocked category, you can add that particular app to the Whitelisted apps list by clicking Add Apps.

    In Add apps to whitelist dialog box, you can perform an advance search to view the downloaded, system, suggested, and restricted apps. Also, white list particular version of an app.

  5. Click Next. In Blacklisted Apps section, you can restrict the apps by adding the apps to the Apps to remove list and Apps to block list.

  6. Click Next.

  7. In Blacklisted Apps section, you can restrict the apps by adding the apps to the Apps to remove list and Apps to block list.
    Note: Apps added to the Apps to block list are not visible/disabled on the ADO and KNOX supported devices.
    Apps added to Apps to remove list can be remotely uninstalled or disabled from ADO and KNOX devices. For iOS devices only those apps can be uninstalled which are added by mSuite console.

    i. To add the apps to the list, click Apps to remove. Click the Add Apps button. In new window, select the apps. Add Apps button gets visible. Click Add Apps.
    ii. To add apps to fully blocked list, click Apps to block. Click the Add Apps button. In new window, select the apps. Add Apps button gets visible. Click Add Apps.
    When adding apps to Apps to remove or Fully Blocked list, you can also perform an advanced search to view the separate list of downloaded, system, suggested, and restricted apps.

  8. Click Next.
    In Published Apps section, to recommend any Android app or app version, click Add Apps. In new window, select the apps. Add Apps button gets visible. Click Add Apps. Make sure the Restrict new app installation on ADO & Knox Enabled Devices check box is not selected in app configuration.

    Note: User will not be able to uninstall, force stop, and clear cache for published apps on Samsung KNOX devices. Custom Apps in recommended list will be silently installed on the ADO and Samsung KNOX devices.

  9. Click Next.
    In System Kiosk Mode section, you can recommend a single app in Kiosk mode for ADO and KNOX supported devices.
    i. In System Kiosk Mode for ADO devices page, click Add Apps.
    ii. In Add Apps for Kiosk Mode page, select the app, and click Add Apps.
    Make sure the Restrict new app installation on ADO & Knox Enabled Devices check box is not selected in app configuration.

  10. Click Next. A confirmation to enable the ADO Kiosk mode is displayed.

  11. Click OK. You are directed to the Launcher settings section.

  12. In Launcher Setting section, you can turn on the device Launcher. After enabling the Launcher, on the confirmation screen, click Activate.
    The Restrict new app installation on ADO & Knox Enabled Devices check box must be cleared before recommending an app for Launcher.

    Note:

    • The Launcher configuration will always have the highest preference as compared to app configurations. If Launcher is activated, only the Launcher configuration will work on the device and app configurations will not be applicable. When the Launcher is deactivated, all the app configurations will be applied again on the device.
    • If the Seqrite Launcher option is turned OFF, the Launcher will get deactivated from the device. The device user will not receive any prompt to uninstall the Launcher. When the Launcher activates, you can configure the following things:
    • Launcher reminder: Use this option to set the time and send a prompt to the user to activate the Launcher on the device. The available options are 1 minute, 2 minutes, 3 minutes, 5 minutes, 10 minutes, and 30 minutes.
    • Launcher Exit Duration: You can configure the time to exit the Launcher. Enter the time in the Launcher Exit Duration field to allow the user to exit the Launcher for a limited period. The user of the device must enter the passcode to exit the launcher. The default time to exit the launcher is 30 minutes.
    • Primary Settings: Configure the primary settings to access the selected settings on the device Launcher screen. To know more about primary settings, see Primary Settings.
    • Device Settings: Configure the device settings options to access the selected device settings on the Launcher screen.
  13. Click Next. The Active Apps section is displayed.
    Select either the Normal Mode or Kiosk Mode. For more information about normal and kiosk mode, see Active Apps.
    i. To add apps to the Active Apps list in Normal Mode and Kiosk Mode, click Add Apps. The Add apps on launcher dialog box is displayed. Select the apps that you want to view on the Launcher and click Add Apps.
    Note:

    • In Kiosk Mode, you can add only one app to the Active Apps list. This Launcher Kiosk Mode is applicable to the non-ADO devices.
    • If the System Kiosk Mode settings are active with Launcher Kiosk Mode, then System Kiosk Mode settings will be applied on the ADO supported devices.
    • Only the selected app versions are visible on the Launcher.
    • Make sure that the apps added to the Active Apps list are installed on the user’s device.
  14. Click Next. You are directed to the Branding section, where all the fields would be dimmed/disabled. You can make following changes to the Launcher setting.

  15. On the Branding page, select the Enable Launcher Branding check box.
    All the other fields on the page get enabled, where you can change the Company Name, Company Logo, and Launcher Wallpaper.
    i. Change the Company logo and Launcher Wallpaper by clicking the down arrow > Upload > selecting the image. For best logo and wallpaper image experience, you must use the following image resolutions:
    • Company logo: Between 300 X 300 pixels to 1000 X 1000 pixels.
    • Wallpaper: 1080 x 1920

  16. Click Save. The changes are reflected on the Launcher. The app configuration is created successfully. You can export the details of the configuration in PDF format.
    Note: The changes done to company name and logo, and launcher wallpaper, from this section (Launcher Setting) will override all the company and launcher settings of Custom Settings.

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