Activate an Android Enterprise with the Work space only activation type device using a managed Google Play account Skip Navigation

Activate an
Android Enterprise
with the
Work space only
activation type device using a managed
Google Play

This topic describes one method to activate
Android Enterprise
devices. For information about additional options, see Activating Android devices.
These instructions also work for
10 and earlier devices with the
Work and personal - full control
activation type.
Send the following activation instructions to the device user.
Your device administrator sent you one or more email messages with the information you need to activate your device. If you received an activation
QR Code
from your administrator, you can use it to activate your device and you don't need to type any information. If you did not receive a
QR Code
, make sure you received the following information:
  • Your work email address
  • BlackBerry UEM
     activation username (usually your work username)
  • BlackBerry UEM
    activation password
  • BlackBerry UEM
    server address (if required)
  1. If you do not see the device setup Welcome screen, reset your device to the factory default settings.
  2. During the device setup, type afw#blackberry in the
    account login screen.
  3. Tap
    to install the
    BlackBerry UEM Client
  4. Read the license agreement and tap the
    I accept the License Agreement
  5. Do one of the following:
    Use a
    QR Code
    to activate the device
    1. Tap .
    2. Tap
      to allow the
      UEM Client
      to take pictures and record video.
    3. Scan the
      QR Code
      in the activation email message that you received.
    Manually activate the device
    1. Type your work email address. Tap
    2. Type your activation password. Tap
      Activate My Device
    3. If necessary, type the server address. You can find the server address in the activation email message you received or in
      BlackBerry UEM Self-Service
      . Tap
    4. If necessary, type your username and activation password. Tap
  6. Wait while the profiles and settings are pushed to your device.
  7. On the
    Set up your profile
    screen, tap
    Set up
    and wait while a work profile is set up on the device.
  8. If you are prompted, log in to your
    account with your
    email address and password.
  9. On the unlock selection screen, choose a screen unlock method.
  10. If you are prompted with the
    Secure start-up
    screen, tap
    to require a password when the device starts.
  11. Type a device password and type it again to confirm it. Tap
  12. Select one of the options for how you want your notifications to show. Tap
  13. Create a
    UEM Client
    password and tap
    . If you are using
    BlackBerry Dynamics
    apps, you will also use this password to sign in to all of your
    BlackBerry Dynamics
  14. On the next screen, tap
    and follow the instructions on the screen if you want to set up fingerprint authentication for the UEM Client and any BlackBerry Dynamics apps that you have. Otherwise, tap
  15. If you are signed out of your device, unlock your device to complete the
    BlackBerry UEM
  16. If you are prompted, tap
    to allow the connection to
    BlackBerry Secure Connect Plus
    and wait while the connection is turned on.
  17. If you are prompted, follow the instructions on the screen to install work apps on your device.
To verify that the activation process completed successfully, perform one of the following actions:
  • In the
    UEM Client
    , tap the menu icon >
    . In the
    Activated Device
    section, verify that the device information and the activation time stamp are present.
  • In the
    BlackBerry UEM Self-Service
    console, verify that your device is listed as an activated device. It can take up to two minutes for the status to update after you activate the device.