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Managing activation settings

You can manage how users activate devices, including whether users need an activation password or if they can scan a
QR Code
, how long an activation password or
QR Code
is valid, and whether users can activate multiple devices with the same password or
QR Code
The following are examples of how you can manage activation settings:
  • When you set activation passwords for users, you can do the following:
    • Have
      BlackBerry UEM
      autogenerate an activation password or specify an activation password manually.
    • Specify how long the activation password is valid (in minutes or days).
    • Specify that the activation period expires as soon as the user activates a device, effectively limiting the number of devices that a user can activate with that password to one.
    For more information, see Set an activation password and send an activation email message.
  • You can include the activation password in a
    QR Code
    so that users only need to scan the
    QR Code
    in the activation email rather than type the password. For
    Android Enterprise
    devices that users will activate with the
    Work space only
    Work and personal - full control
    activation types, the
    QR Code
    can also contain the location to download the
    BlackBerry UEM Client
  • You can create multiple passwords for a user and pair the passwords with specific activation profiles. For more information, see Allowing users to activate multiple devices with different activation types.
  • If you allow users to set activation passwords in
    BlackBerry UEM Self-Service
    , users can create activation passwords whenever needed, but they can activate only the number of devices that are specified in the the activation profile. For more information, see Allow users to set activation passwords in BlackBerry UEM Self-Service.
  • You can force expiry of an activation password for a user at any time. For more information, see Force activation password expiry.
  • If you are deploying devices using
    Samsung Knox Mobile Enrollment
    , you can allow users of those devices to use their
    Microsoft Active Directory
    credentials to activate their devices. Instead of managing activation passwords for each user, you can instruct users to use their
    Active Directory
    credentials. This option applies only to on-premises environments and to devices that are enrolled in your organization's
    Knox Mobile Enrollment
    account. For more information, see Specify the default activation settings.