- 1 Introduction
- 2 Overview of the app administration
- 3 Add app
- 4 Edit App
- 5 Delete App
- 6 Install App
- 7 Uninstall App
Configurations in the Apps Menu in the Securepoint Mobile Security Portal
Last adaptation to the version: 1.5.6 (03.2021)
- Android apps are managed exclusively in Android profiles
This wiki article explains how to deploy apps in the Mobile Security Portal and how to request installation on the device. The created users refer to the company structure of the demo customer. TTT-Point AG.
Overview of the app administration
In the App Overview new apps can be added, existing ones edited and deleted. You can also install and uninstall the apps for the corresponding devices, users, groups and tags. The view of the apps can be displayed in the list or tile view. You can also view details of existing apps and update the list.
Filter displayed apps
The search criteria can be filtered by specific properties:
|Button / Entry||Description:|
|Stellt eine App im Portal bereit.|
|dialog to install all properly configured apps.|
Sync with Apple VPP
|Makes apps purchased in the menu automatically available for installation in this menu, too|
|Provides a (company-owned) app in the portal that is not downloaded via the Apple Appstore or Google Playstore.|
|Show / hide details: For a lot of apps, it can be helpful to hide the display of the most important details.|
List view / Grid view
|Switch between lists and grid view.|
|Refresh the display|
The button at the top right of each App tile provides the following options:
|Export||Exports all settings for this app to a file|
|Kopieren||Copying the app/apps to the clipboard|
|Install||Installs this app on the corresponding configured devices|
|⨯||Uninstalls this app on the configured devices|
|Delete||Removes the app from the portal.|
Details displayed in the app tile:
||IOS or ANDROID|
|Users||User||Installation on all devices assigned to a user with this role.|
|Devices||Devices||Devices on which this app is to be installed.|
|Tags||Tags||Installation on all devices associated with this tag.|
Copy & paste of apps
Click on the logo of the app tile to mark it. In the general options, another field now appears under the filter mask.
|Action for selected items||Execute the selected action with Ok|
|Copies one or more selected apps to the clipboard.|
|Deletes one or more selected apps|
|New button||Paste||Inserts a copy of an app-configuration from the clipboard.
An app can be added using the Add App button.
Apps purchased in Apple Business Manager can also be made available here with Sync with Apple VPP.
In order for these apps to be installed on devices, a licence must be assigned to the device in the menu .
The app can be linked to devices, roles, users and tags. You can also upload your own icon (JPEG or PNG). With the selection of the platform also different sources are available.
|Operating system||iOS||Operating system of the App|
Apps with legacy Android profiles are no longer available.
|Source||iTunes Store ID||iTunes Store ID 1436024470 Example for the Securepoint Mobile Security App|
|or Identifier||de.securepoint.ms.agent |
Example for the Securepoint Mobile Security App
|or Manifest URL||URL that can be used to download the app without the app store.|
|Take management||Activation is necessary to delete the app remotely.|
|Not specified||An Apple ID configured on the device is required for installation|
|Legacy Volume Purchase Program||(Not recommended!) To use, if an existing VPP should not yet have been upgraded to the Apple Business Manager or Apple School Manager.|
|Volume Purchase Program App Assignment||Required to install apps without device users being logged into the App Store.|
|Both disabled||Application data is included in the icloud backup.|
App remains on the device when the profile is deleted
|Delete app if the MDM profile has been deleted||Deletes the app from the device when the profile is deleted.|
Application data is included in iCloud backup
|Prevent backup of the app data||Prevents application data from being included in the iCloud back.|
App remains on the device if the profile is deleted.
|Both enabled||Prevents the app data from being included in the iCloud back.|
Deletes the app from the device when the profile is deleted.
By clicking on the app tile or with / Edit, the settings of the app can be edited.
All fields listed in the Add App section can be edited.
The app can be removed from the portal by / Delete.
|The deletion must be confirmed. Deletion options:|
|Remove without uninstalling||Removes the app from the portal. Installations on devices remain.|
|Uninstall and Delete||removes the app from the portal and simultaneously from all installed devices.|
A single app can be installed by / Install The device user will be prompted to install the app (Android) or to install without user interaction (iOS), respectively.
A single app can be uninstalled by / ⨯ Uninstall on the associated devices (by users, devices, roles or tags). The device user will be prompted to uninstall the app (Android) or uninstall without user interaction (iOS).