Android EMM Policies and Permissions

Android EMM (Enterprise Mobile Management) allows you to create permissions and send policies.

Permissions Types

Permission settings may be configured on multiple levels. They are applied in this priority (low number wins).

  1. Application specific permission grant (list below dropdown in Permissions tab in applications fileset properties)
  2. Specific permission for all applications (configured in Policy Fileset)
  3. Application default (Play Store App Fileset → Permissions tab)
  4. Global default (Android Default Policy Editor)

1.  Within Each App

After you have created a Google Play Apps Fileset:

  1. Double click the Play Store App fileset
  2. Permissions tab (Figure 1.1)
    1. App Default Permission - The default action devices will take when an app requests a permissions
    2. Application specific permission grant - The setting for a specific permission within this app
  3. Choices
    1. Use Default - Defer to another setting
    2. Prompt - App prompts the user to approve 
    3. Grant - Allowed, user can not change
    4. Deny - Not Allowed, user can no change

2.  Policy Fileset - Permissions

You can create a policy fileset and associate that to a device to specify permission grants/denies.

See below for steps.

3.  Global Policy

Specify the default application permission choice. (Figure 1.2)

Found under FileWave Admin → Preferences → Google → Configure Default Policy

After you chance the default policy, you must update the model to apply the change.


You can create a Policy for (Figure 2.1)


Settings to join a WiFi network

As of 15.4, additional options have been added for DomainSuffixMatch and UseSystemCA for EAP network configuration.


Compliance Policy

Set compliance level of associated devices.