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Assign Managed Google Play applications

To assign the added applications using the Managed Google Play Store, complete the following steps:

NOTE — For detailed information about each of the look up items, see List of lookup items.
  1. Navigate to Application.
  2. On the Application page, click the check box for the applications to be assigned.
  3. Click Assign.
  4. On the Assign Application page, configure the assignment settings.
    • Target Device — Select the target device type.
    • Install Area—The designated installation area based on the device type is displayed.
    • Install Type—For Android Legacy devices, the installation type is designated as manual. For Android Enterprise devices, you can select the installation type.
      • Manual — Allow users to install the application manually.
      • Automatic (Removable)—Set the application to be installed automatically. Users are allowed to remove the application. When you select this option, a new option called Schedule opens. For more information, see Schedule.
      • Auto-run after Install—Set to start the application immediately after installation.
      • Managed Configuration—Customize the additional settings only for the application. This option appears only when you assign the application to Android Enterprise devices.
        • When configuring Gmail, Outlook, or the Samsung email (v6.0 or higher) application, if you want to use the information stored in the Knox Manage server, enter $emailaddress$ in the Email Address field and $username$ in the Username field.
        • If you use the Exchange ActiveSync type, your email address, account password, and the exchange server name should be entered.
    • App Track — Allow users to use the Application Track feature to assign pre-release, closed test versions of Managed Google Play applications.
      NOTE — The Application Track feature lets you assign pre-release, closed test versions of Managed Google Play applications to devices. To use such closed testing versions: create and release a custom, closed version of the MGP application in the Google Play Console. Then when you want to assign such applications to your devices, click to select the box for this application and then click Assign.
  5. Schedule— In this section, you can specify the following two options:
    • Use Deployment Scheduler — You can either choose to allow a scheduled deployment or continue to use manual deployment for the application. Depending upon your requirements, select Use or Do not use.
    • Deployment Starts At — If you've chosen to use a scheduled deployment method, you can select your deployment start time in this option. Use the date picker and time lists to specify the deployment start time.
  6. Select the target type.
  7. Search for the target groups/organizations and click the check box for the groups/organizations to assign.
  8. Click Assign.
  9. In the Assign Application window, view the assignment information and click OK.
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