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Create a local group

You can create a local user group in
BlackBerry UEM
that you can assign IT policies, profiles, and apps to. When you add user accounts to the group, the properties that you assign to the group are assigned to each member of the group. You can add both local user accounts and directory user accounts to a local group.
  1. In the management console, on the menu bar, click
    Groups > User
    .
  2. Click The Add a user group icon.
  3. Type a name and a description for the group.
  4. Do any of the following:
    Task
    Steps
    Assign a user role to the local group.
    1. In the
      User role
      section, click The Add icon.
    2. In the drop-down list, click the name of the user role that you want to assign to the group.
    3. Click
      Add
      .
    Assign an IT policy or profile to the local group.
    1. In the
      IT policy and profiles
      section, click The Add icon.
    2. Click
      IT policy
      or a profile type.
    3. In the drop-down list, click the name of the IT policy or profile that you want to assign to the group.
    4. Click
      Assign
      .
    Assign an app to the local group.
    1. In the
      Assigned apps
      section, click The Add icon.
    2. Search for and select the app that you want to assign to the group.
    3. Click
      Next
      .
    4. In the
      Disposition
      drop-down list, do one of the following:
      • To install the app automatically on devices and to prevent users from uninstalling the app, select
        Required
        . This option is not available for
        BlackBerry
        apps.
      • To require users to install the app and prevent
        Apple
        VPP apps from updating automatically, select
        Required without updates
        .
      • To allow users to install and uninstall the app, select
        Optional
        .
      • To permit users to install and remove the app and prevent
        Apple
        VPP apps from updating automatically, select
        Optional without updates
        .
      If the same app is assigned to a user account and to the user group that the user belongs to, the disposition of the app assigned to the user account takes precedence.
    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.
    8. Click
      Assign
      .
  5. Click
    Add
    .