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Assign an app to a shared device group

When you assign apps or app groups to a shared device group, the apps are made available when a user checks out a device that is activated for the group, and the apps are removed when the user checks in the device. If you want any apps to remain on devices when they are checked in, you must also assign the apps to the user account that owns the shared device group.
  • Add the app to the available app list.
  • Optionally, add the apps to an app group.
  1. On the menu bar, click
    Users > Shared devices
  2. Search for a shared device group.
  3. In the search results, click the name of the shared device group.
  4. In the
    Assigned apps
    section, click .
  5. In the search field, type the app name, vendor, or URL of the app that you want to add.
  6. Select the check box beside the apps or app group that you want to assign to the user group.
  7. Click
  8. In the
    drop-down list for the app, perform one of the following actions:
    • To require users to install the app, select
    • To permit users to install and remove the app, select
  9. To assign per-app VPN settings to an app or app group, in the
    Per-app VPN
    drop-down list for the app or app group, select the settings to associate with the app or app group.
  10. If there is an available app configuration, select the app configuration to assign to the app.
  11. Click
  12. Select
    if you want to assign a license to the app. Select
    if you do not want to assign a license or you do not have a license to assign to the app.
  13. If you have assigned a license to the app, in the
    App license
    drop-down list, select the VPP account to associate with the app.
  14. In the
    Assign license to
    drop-down list, assign the license to the
    . If no value is specified in the
    App license
    drop-down list, the
    Assign license to
    drop-down list is not available.
  15. Click
    Users must follow the instructions to enroll in your organization's VPP on their devices before they can install prepaid apps. Users have to complete this task once.
    If you grant access to more licenses than you have available, the first users who access the available licenses can install the app. If the app is a required app that does not have an available license, you must obtain the license before the user can install the app or the user will be subject to any compliance rules that you have assigned to the user.