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Create a public device group

  1. In the management console, on the menu bar, click
    Dedicated devices > Public device groups
    .
  2. Click The Add icon.
  3. Type a name and a description for the public device group.
  4. Type the username for device activation.
  5. To assign an app or app group to the group, in the
    Assigned apps
    section, click The Add icon and do the following:
    1. Search for and select the app that you want to assign to the group.
    2. Click
      Next
      .
    3. For
      iOS
      or
      Android
      apps, to require users to follow the actions defined for apps in the compliance profile assigned to them, in the
      Disposition
      drop-down list, select
      Required
      .
      If the app group supports
      Android Enterprise
      , the disposition must be
      Required
      .
    4. To allow users to install and uninstall the app, in the
      Disposition
      drop-down list, select
      Optional
      .
    5. For
      iOS
      devices, to assign per-app VPN settings to an app or app group, in the
      Per app VPN
      drop-down list, select the settings to associate with the app or app group.
    6. If available, for
      iOS
      and
      Android
      devices, select an app configuration to assign to the app.
    7. If you use
      Android Enterprise
      and have created tracks for apps in the
      Google Play
      console, select a track to assign to the app.
  6. Click
    Assign
    .
    You can't add
    BlackBerry Dynamics
    apps to device groups because entitlements can be granted to users only. Any
    BlackBerry Dynamics
    apps included in app groups that you add to device groups will not be assigned to users.
    If you support
    Android Enterprise
    , you can't add
    Android
    apps that have an optional disposition to device groups.
    Google Play for Work
    can assign apps only to
    Google
    user IDs, not to device IDs. If you add
    Android
    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
    .
  7. Click
    Save
    .
  • Create an app lock mode profile and assign it to the public device group.
  • Create an activation profile and assign it to the public device group. The activation type for
    Android Enterprise
    must be Work space only (
    Android Enterprise
    fully managed device). The activation type for
    iOS
    must be a supervised
    iOS
    device with MDM controls.
  • To delete a public device group, select the check box next to the group that you want to delete and click The Delete icon.