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Add a private app to the app list for
Android Enterprise
devices using the
BlackBerry UEM
management console

Use these instructions to add internal apps to
Google Play
to deploy to
Android Enterprise
Private apps display the The Google web apps 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
  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 Add an app icon.
  6. In the
    field, type the text that will display on the device.
  7. Navigate to the app that you want to add and click
  8. Click
    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
    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
  11. In the
    App description
    field, type a description for the app.
  12. To add screen shots of the app, click
    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
    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
    drop-down list, do one of the following:
    Select a category for the app
    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
  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
  17. Click
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