Email+ for Android Enterprise app configuration and distribution

You add Email+ for Android Enterprise from your UEM platform from Google Play and configure the app to make it available to Android Enterprise devices.

Configuring app restrictions and distribution in Ivanti EPMM

If your UEM platform is Ivanti EPMM, you set up app configuration and distribution in the Ivanti EPMM Admin Portal.

Procedure

  1. In the Ivanti EPMM Admin Portal, go to Apps > App Catalog.
  2. Click Add+.
  3. Click Google Play.
  4. For Application Name, enter Email+.
  5. Click Search.
  6. Select Email+ in the search results.
  7. Click Next.
  8. (Optional) Update the following information:
    1. Edit the description for the app.
    2. Select the category you want the app to appear in [email protected] on the device.
  9. Click Next.
  10. (Optional) In the [email protected] Catalog section, select the promotion options as needed. These options determine if and how Email+ will be promoted in [email protected] Per App VPN Settings are not applicable to Android Enterprise apps.
  11. (Required) In the Android Enterprise section, select Install this app for Android Enterprise. You may need to scroll down to see the option. Additional fields are exposed when you select the option.
  12. Select the install options as needed. These options determine how the app is installed and updated on the device:
    • Silently Install: Select to silently install the app without any user action.
    • Auto Update this App: Select to automatically update the app on users’ devices whenever a new version of the app is available on Google Play. If auto update is selected, but the app fails update on a user’s device (for example, if the device has an incompatible Android version), then the app may attempt to update repeatedly. The workaround is to deselect Auto Update this App for that app.
    • Block Uninstall: Select to block device users from uninstalling the app.
  13. In the Configuration Choices section, add a new configuration or edit the default configuration. If you add a new custom configuration be sure apply it to a label. If you have multiple configurations, you can assign priority by moving the configuration higher or lower in the list. The position in list determines the priority. The default configuration has the lowest priority and cannot be moved.
  14. Click Finish.
  15. Apply the Email+ Android Enterprise app to the same labels as the app configuration you created in In the Configuration Choices section, add a new configuration or edit the default configuration. If you add a new custom configuration be sure apply it to a label. If you have multiple configurations, you can assign priority by moving the configuration higher or lower in the list. The position in list determines the priority. The default configuration has the lowest priority and cannot be moved.

See App restrictions descriptions for Email+ (Android Enterprise) for a description of the fields.

Configuring app restrictions and distribution in Ivanti Neurons for MDM

If your UEM platform is Ivanti Neurons for MDM, you set up app configuration and distribution in the Ivanti Neurons for MDM portal. Email+ (Android for Work) is available in the app catalog under Business Apps.

Procedure

  1. In the Ivanti Neurons for MDM portal, go to Apps >App Catalog.
  2. Select Email+ (Android for Work) from Business Apps. A description and screen shots of the app are displayed.
  3. Make changes, as needed, and click Next.
  4. (Required) Select the check box for I accept the following app permissions for all users of this app, and click Next.
  5. Select a distribution option and click Next. The configuration will be distributed to the devices in the group you selected.
  6. Click + for Android for Work to configure settings for the app.
  7. Enter a name and description for the configuration.
  8. Select Blocks the user for uninstalling the app if you do not want device users to uninstall the app.
  9. Configure the restrictions for the app and click Next.
  10. Click Install Application configuration settings to configure the install options.
    1. Edit the Name and Description of the settings if necessary.

    2. Install on Device: Enable if you want to require that the app is installed on devices.

    3. Silently install on Samsung KNOX and Zebra devices: This option is not applicable to Android Enterprise apps.

    4. Do not show app in end user App Catalog: Select if you do not want the app displayed in the app catalog on users’ devices.

  11. Click Next.
  12. Click Promotion distribution configuration settings and select a promotion option. The promotion option determines how the app appears in the app catalog on the device.
  13. Click Next and then click Done.

See App restrictions descriptions for Email+ (Android Enterprise) for a description of the restrictions.