Skip Navigation

Specify the default settings for activation passwords

You can specify the default time an activation password remains valid before it expires. You can also specify the length of automatically generated passwords that are sent to users in one of the activation email messages and you can specify whether or not the activation period expires after the first device is activated. 
The value that you enter for the activation password expiration appears as the default setting in the Activation password expiration field in the Set device activation password and Add a user windows.
For devices that are activated using 
Samsung KNOX Mobile Enrollment
, you can also specify whether to allow users to use their 
Microsoft Active Directory
 credentials to activate their devices.
  1. On the menu bar, click 
  2. In the left pane, expand 
    General settings
  3. Click 
    Activation defaults
  4. In the 
    Activation period expiration
     field, enter the default time that an activation password (or 
    QR Code
    ) remains valid before it expires. The time can be from 1 minute to 30 days.
  5. If necessary, select the 
    Activation period expires after the first device is activated
     check box.
  6. Select or clear the 
    Allow QR codes for device activation
     check box. If selected, you can choose to send a 
    QR Code
     to users instead of an activation password. If you don't select this option, the option to send a 
    QR Code
     is not available in the activation email template.
  7. If necessary, for devices that are activated using 
    KNOX Mobile Enrollment
    , select 
    Allow use of Microsoft Active Directory username and password
  8. Select or clear the 
    Send device activated notification
     check box. If selected, the user receives an email message when a device is activated.
  9. In the 
    Autogenerated activation password length
     field, specify the length of the automatically generated activation password. The value can be from 4 to 16. 
  10. In the 
    Autogenerated password complexity
     section, select one or more of the following options:
    • Lowercase letters
    • Uppercase letters
    • Numbers
    • Special characters or symbols
  11. Select or clear the 
    Turn on registration with the BlackBerry Infrastructure
     check box to modify how users activate their mobile devices. If you don't select this option, users will be asked to provide the server address for 
    BlackBerry UEM
     when they activate devices. For more information, see Turn on user registration with the BlackBerry Infrastructure.
  12. Click