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Feature Control: Android Plus

Use this dialog box to configure individual device features.

Hardware

Disable Camera Control the ability of capturing unauthorized photographs by disabling the device's camera.
Disable Microphone Control the ability for users to capture or record audio by disabling the device's microphone.
Disable USB Media Player Control the ability of the device to act as a media player when connected via USB.
Disable NFC Prevent the user from using the Near Field Communication protocol on their device.
Disable Home Key Prevent the user from using the Home button.
Disable Screen Capture Control the ability of applications to capture the device screen.
Disable GPS Mock Locations Control the ability to report mock locations when GPS is not available.
Disable USB Debugging Prevent the user from enabling USB debugging mode.
Disable Factory Reset Prevent the user from erasing all applications, settings and data from the phone's internal storage.
Block OS Upgrade Prevent OTA upgrade of OS initiated by user, server and system.
Enforce GPS Availability Ensure that users cannot turn off GPS.
Disable changes to Battery Settings Prevent the device user from changing the battery settings on the device.

Applications

Disable Voice Dialer / S-Voice Disable the voice recognition system for making phone calls.
Disable Installation From Unknown Sources Only allow market applications and prevent the user from installing applications from unknown sources.
Disable Background Data Disallow applications running in the background from accessing cellular data services. Please note that the SOTI MobiControl device agent typically runs in the background and its ability to communicate with the SOTI MobiControl server can be affected by this setting.

Available on Android 7.0 or later only.

Important: If cellular data is being used by devices to communicate with SOTI MobiControl Server(s), devices will not be manageable while they are connected to a cellular network. If devices are configured to communicate with the SOTI MobiControl Server(s) only while they are on the cellular network (i.e. No WiFi or other connectivity to SOTI MobiControl Server(s)), devices will not be manageable in all cases. Please exercise caution when Disabling Background Data.
Disable Removal of SOTI MobiControl Agent This option prevents users from uninstalling the SOTI MobiControl agent by restricting their ability to deactivate "Device Administrator" in the device Settings.
Prevent Uninstallation of Managed Apps Prevent the device user from uninstalling the managed apps.
Disable Multi-Window When disabled, the user 'Multi-Window' tray containing shortcuts to Apps will be disabled.
Disable Multi-User Control When enabled, device users will be unable to add or remove additional User profiles on their device.
Note: This will not remove any existing users that were created prior to applying this policy.

Samsung MDM v4+ devices only.

Disable changes to Time and Date Prevent the device user from changing the time or date of the device.
Disable changes to Quick Settings Prevent the device user from adding or removing settings from the Quick Settings menu of the device.

Cellular Data and Roaming

Disable Roaming Data Usage Control the ability to use data while in foreign coverage areas and prevent related expenses by disabling roaming data usage.
Disable Roaming WAP PUSH Messages Control the ability to receive WAP Push messages while in foreign coverage areas and prevent related expenses by disabling roaming WAP push messages.
Disable Roaming Syncing Control the ability to sync data (i.e. email) while in foreign coverage areas and prevent related expenses by disabling roaming syncing.
Disable Cellular Data Limit Data to WiFi and prevent the user from using their cellular data.

WiFi

Disable Wi-Fi Prevent the user from enabling Wi-Fi
Disable Wi-Fi Profiles Prevent the user from using Wi-Fi profiles.
Disable Wi-Fi profile changes Prevent the user from making changes to existing Wi-Fi profiles.
Disable Prompt for Credentials When disabled users will not be asked for WiFi credentials when their saved credentials fail during authentication for a saved network.
Enforce Minimum Wi-Fi Security Level Set the minimum Wi-Fi Security Level in which the device is able to connect to. E.g. if the minimum Wi-Fi security level is set to WPA, the device will not be able to connect to a WEP network.

Bluetooth

Disable Bluetooth Prevents the user from enabling Bluetooth.
Disable Outgoing Calls Via Bluetooth Prevent outbound calls using a paired Bluetooth device.
Disable Bluetooth Discoverable mode Prevent the device from being discovered by other Bluetooth devices.
Allow Limited Bluetooth Discoverable mode Only allow the device to be discoverable over Bluetooth for a short period of time (varies from device to device).
Disable Bluetooth Pairing Prevent the device from pairing with other devices over Bluetooth.
Disable Bluetooth Data Transfer Prevent data transfer over Bluetooth.
Disable Bluetooth Desktop Pairing Prevent the device from pairing with a desktop using Bluetooth.

Tethering and Portable Hotspot

Disable All Tethering Prevent the user from tethering their device.
Disable Portable WiFi Hotspot Disable sharing the device's data connection over WiFi.
Disable Portable WiFi Hotspot Changes Prevent the user from changing mobile hotspot settings.
Disable Bluetooth Tethering Disable sharing the device's data connection over Bluetooth.
Disable USB Tethering Disable sharing the device's data connection over USB.

Data Protection

Disable Google Backup Prevent backup of device settings, application data, Wi-Fi passwords, Contacts etc. to the user's Google account.
Disable SD Card Access Prevent the user from accessing the SD card.
Disable USB On-the-Go Prevent the device from acting as a USB mass storage device when connected to another device such as a computer or TV.
Disable USB Mass Storage Prevent the device from acting as a USB mass storage device when connected to another device such as a computer or TV.
Disable Kies Prevent the user from backing up phone, SD card and application data to their desktop using Samsung Kies.
Disable Clipboard Control the ability to copy and paste text to and from the device.

Data Messaging

Disable Incoming SMS Messaging Control the ability for the end user to receive incoming SMS text messages.
Disable Outgoing SMS Messaging Control the ability for the end user to send outgoing SMS text messages.
Disable Incoming MMS Messaging Control the ability for the end user to receive incoming MMS multimedia messages.
Disable Outgoing MMS Messaging Control the ability for the end user to send outgoing MMS multimedia messages.

Device Accounts

Disable Addition of New Email Accounts The device user will be prevented from adding a new Email account. New accounts can still be configured by a SOTI MobiControl administrator.

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