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18Dec 2014

Android App deployment using MDM

MDM Administrator can remotely deploy android apps (APK) to hundreds of devices simultaneously. Here are the steps.

1. Silently Install Apps on a group of android devices.

  1. Go to Mobile Policy Manager
  2. Select a device device or a group of devices from the left menu.
  3. Right side, select “Samsung Security” and then select “Command Center”
  4. In the Command Center, Select “Install Application” command and then select a APK from your computer and upload it.
  5. You can also push Application configuration data (json, xml or text blob) as part of the deployment. This data will be stored in the device and accessible via our api interface in the device.
  6. APK will be installed instantly on a selected mobile devices.
  7. Apps will be installed silently and no end user confirmation is required on Samsung and LG platforms. See below image illustrations.

apk-install-command-center-1

apk-install-command-center-2

 

 Centrally Deploy apks to all the enrolled mobile devices

1. Login to Codeproof console and go to “App Store” from top menu bar.

2. Click on “Add new App” and enter the app name and publisher name.

3. Click on “Browse” button to Upload a Android app package (APK) from your computer.

4. Make sure to select “Deploy” checkbox and Hit “Save”

5. Now Go to “Mobile Policy Manager” from the top menu and select a group of devices from the left-side tree panel. Right click on a group and select “Device Ping” command to wake-up the devices.

4. Now APK will be installed instantly on those selected devices. Apps will be installed silently and no end user confirmation is required on Samsung and LG platforms. Rest of the devices will install the app next time when they contact Codeproof Server automatically.

 

apk-deployment-appstore

 

NOTE: If you get a security prompt, please make sure that “App installation from unknown sources” are enabled in the device “Settings”. See below image.  You can remotely enable this settings via cloud console for “Samsung” and “LG” Mobile devices. Please go to “Device Restrictions” tab to control this settings.

Enable App Installation from unknow resources

 

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