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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.

General Options

Filter displayed apps

 Filter  Search

The search criteria can be filtered by specific properties:

All   OS
Roles Users
Devices Tags

Button / Entry Description:
Add app
  Add app
Stellt eine App im Portal bereit.
Install apps
  Apps installieren
dialog to install all properly configured apps.
Sync with Apple VPP
 Sync with Apple VPP
Makes apps purchased in the menu Apple VPP Licenses automatically available for installation in this menu, too
Import app
  Import profiles
Provides a (company-owned) app in the portal that is not downloaded via the Apple Appstore or Google Playstore.
Show details
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

App Options

The button at the top right of each App tile provides the following options:

  Edit (see below)
  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:

  Roles Roles User
  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  Please choose Execute the selected action with Ok
 Copy Copies one or more selected apps to the clipboard.
 Delete Deletes one or more selected apps
New button   Paste Inserts a copy of an app-configuration from the clipboard.
This also works from one tenant / customer to another as long as they are assigned to the same reseller account.   AnyIdeas GmbH

Add app

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 Apple VPP Licences.

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
  • Android apps are configured in Android Enterprise profiles.
    Apps with legacy Android profiles are no longer available.

  • App Details

    App Details
    App Details

    caption: Selection Description:
    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.
    Purchase Method
    ab 06.2020
    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.
    ab 06.2020
    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.


    Edit App

    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.

    Delete App

    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.

    Install App

    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.

    Uninstall App

    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).