Create a device SR requirements profile for Android Enterprise and Android Management devices Skip Navigation

Create a device SR requirements profile for
Android Enterprise
and
Android Management
devices

OS update rules apply only to
Android Enterprise
and
Android Management
devices with
Work space only
and
Work and personal - full control
activation types. App update rules apply to all
Android Enterprise
devices. Currently, suspending OS updates and automatic app updates are not supported for
Android Management
devices. See Considerations for Android Management activation types.
  1. In the management console, on the menu bar, click
    Policies and profiles > Compliance > Device SR requirements
    .
  2. Click The Add icon.
  3. Type a name and description for the profile.
  4. To configure OS update rules for
    Work space only
    and
    Work and personal - full control
    devices, in the
    OS update rule
    section, click The Add icon and do the following:
    1. In the
      Device model
      drop-down list, select a device model.
    2. In the
      OS version
      drop-down list, select the installed OS version.
    3. In the
      Update rule
      drop-down list, select one of the following:
      • Default
        : The user can choose when to install updates. Users with the
        Work space only
        (fully managed device) activation type cannot choose when to install updates.
      • Update automatically
        : Updates are installed without prompting the user.
      • Update automatically between
        : Updates are installed in a time frame that you specify, without prompting the user. The user can choose to install updates outside of this window.
      • Postpone up to 30 days
        : Block installation of updates for 30 days. After 30 days, the user can choose when to install an update. Depending on the device manufacturer and wireless service provider, security updates might not be postponed.
    4. Click
      Add
      .
  5. To specify time periods when OS updates should not occur for
    Work space only
    and
    Work and personal - full control
    devices, in the
    Suspend OS updates
    section, click The Add icon. Select the month and day that the suspension period starts and the duration of the suspension period.
    If you specify more than one suspension period, there must be at least 60 days between periods.
  6. To specify an update period for apps that are running in the foreground, select
    Enable update period for apps that are running in the foreground
    . Select the start time and duration.
  7. To specify how
    Google Play
    applies the changes to apps running in the foreground (the Auto-Update Apps setting in
    Google Play
    ), in the
    App auto update policy
    drop-down list, select one of the following:
    • Always
      : Apps will always update. For apps that are always running (for example, the
      BlackBerry UEM Client
      ,
      BlackBerry Work
      , or
      BlackBerry Connectivity
      ), if you don't select the
      Enable update period for apps that are running in the foreground
      option, the app will not update until the user manually updates it.
    • Wi-Fi only
      : Apps will update only when the device is connected to a
      Wi-Fi
      network. For apps that are always running (for example, the
      UEM Client
      ,
      BlackBerry Work
      , or
      BlackBerry Connectivity
      ), if you don't select the
      Enable update period for apps that are running in the foreground
      option, the app will not update until the user manually updates it.
    • User can allow
      : The user is prompted to allow apps to update on the device.
    • Disable
      : Apps will never update.
    If you select
    Always
    ,
    Wi-Fi only
    , or
    Disable
    , the user cannot select a different option on the device. Users can still manually update apps in
    Google Play
    .
  8. Click
    Add
    .
  • Assign the profile to users and groups.
  • If necessary, rank the profile.
  • To view a list of users who are running a revoked software release (a software release that is no longer accepted by a service provider), in
    Policies and profiles > Compliance > Device SR requirements
    , click a profile, then click the
    x users running revoked SR
    tab.