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Add a private app to the app list for 
Android Enterprise
 devices

Use these instructions to add internal apps to 
Google Play
 to deploy to 
Android Enterprise
 devices.
Private apps display the  The Google private app icon  symbol and your 
Android Enterprise
 Organization Name in the Vendor field in the app list. 
If you have an on-premises 
BlackBerry UEM
 environment, Specify the shared network location for storing internal apps
  1. On the menu bar, click 
    Apps
  2. Click  The Add an app icon .
  3. Click 
    Google Play
    .
  4. In the left navigation menu, click  The Google Play private apps icon .
  5. Click  The Google Play Add an app icon .
  6. In the 
    Title
     field, type the text that will display on the device.
  7. Navigate to the app that you want to add and click 
    Open
    .
  8. Click 
    Create
    .
    The web app is created in 
    Google Play
     and the app appears on the Private apps tab. 
    Google Play
     takes several minutes to upload and verify the .apk file and notify 
    BlackBerry UEM
     that the app is ready. When 
    UEM
     receives the apk file, it adds the app to the app list automatically. 
  9. To add a description or icon for the the app or specify app details in 
    Google Play
    , click 
    Make advanced edits
    , login to 
    Google Play
    , and make the required changes.
  10. In the 
    Private apps
     tab, click the app you added, then click 
    Select
    .
  11. In the 
    App description
     field, type a description for the app.
  12. To add screen shots of the app, click 
    Add
     and browse to the screen shots. The supported image types are .jpg, .jpeg, .png, or .gif.
  13. If you want the app to update automatically on 
    Android Enterprise
     devices, select 
    Automatically update app on Android Enterprise devices when update available
    .
  14. For apps that support configuration settings, an 
    App configuration
     table is displayed. If you want to create an app configuration, complete the following steps:
    1. Click  The Add icon  to add an app configuration.
    2. Type a name for the app configuration and specify the configuration settings to use.
    3. Click 
      Save
      .
    4. If necessary, use the arrows to move the profiles up or down the ranking. When an app is assigned more than once with different app configurations, the app configuration with the higher rank applies.
  15. To filter apps in the app list by category and to organize the apps into categories in the work apps list on users' devices, you can select a category for the app. In the 
    Category
     drop-down list, do one of the following: 
    Task
    Steps
    Select a category for the app
    1.  In the drop-down list, select a category.
    Create a category for the app
    1. Type a name for the category. The new category will appear in the drop-down list with the "new category" label beside it
    2. Press 
      Enter
      .
  16. In the 
    App rating and review
     drop-down list, perform one of the following actions. When multiple versions of the app exist, the setting specified applies to all versions of the app.
    • If you want users to rate and provide reviews of apps and see all reviews submitted by other users in your environment, select 
      Public mode
      .
    • If you want users to only rate and provide reviews of apps, select 
      Private mode
      . Users cannot see reviews provided by other users. You can see reviews in the 
      BlackBerry UEM
       management console. 
    • If you don't want users to rate or provide reviews of apps or see reviews provided by other users, select 
      Disabled
  17. Click 
    Add
    .
If the app is a 
BlackBerry Dynamics
 app, create a 
BlackBerry Dynamics
 app entitlement for the app and assign both the app and the entitlement to users. For more information, see Add an internal 
BlackBerry Dynamics
 app entitlement