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Create a shared device group

When you create a shared device group, a local user account is created. This local user account owns the shared device group.
  1. On the menu bar, click
    Dedicated devices > Shared device groups
  2. Click The Add icon beside the search bar.
  3. Type a name for the shared device group.
  4. Optionally, type a description for the shared device group.
  5. Type the username for device activation.
  6. To require users to accept terms of service when they check out a shared device, perform the following actions:
    1. Select
      Enable terms of service
    2. Type the terms of service text.
  7. In the
    Granted users
    section, search for a user and click their name in the list of search results.
  8. Repeat step 7 for each user that you want to add.
  9. To assign an app or app group to the device group, in the
    Assigned apps
    section, click The Add icon.
    You can't add
    BlackBerry Dynamics
    apps to device groups because entitlements can only be granted to users. Any
    BlackBerry Dynamics
    apps included in app groups that you add to device groups will not be assigned to users.
    You can't add
    apps that have an optional disposition to device groups in a
    BlackBerry UEM
    environment that supports
    Android Enterprise
    Google Play for Work
    cannot assign apps to device IDs.
    Google Play for Work
    can assign apps only to
    User IDs. If you add
    apps that have a required disposition to a device group, the apps will be installed, but the apps will not be listed in
    Google Play for Work
  10. Search for the app.
  11. In the search results, select the app.
  12. Click
  13. In the
    drop-down list for the app or app group, perform one of the following actions:
    • If the app is an
      app: To require users to follow the actions defined for apps in the compliance profile assigned to them, select
    • If the app group supports
      Android Enterprise
      , the disposition can only be set as required.
    • To permit users to install and remove the app, select
      The same app can be assigned directly to the user account, or inherited from user groups or device groups. The settings for the app (for example, whether the app is required) are assigned based on priority: device groups take precedence over user accounts and user groups.
  14. For
    devices, to assign per-app VPN settings to an app or app group, in the
    Per app VPN
    drop-down list for the app or app group, select the settings to associate with the app or app group.
  15. For
    devices, if there is an available app configuration, select the app configuration to assign to the app.
  16. If you are using
    Android Enterprise
    and have created tracks for apps in the
    Google Play
    console, select a
    to assign to the app.
  17. Click
  18. Click
To enable
UEM Client
app lock, edit the shared device group information.