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Android Management API device commands

Last updated December 13th, 2023

The available commands for a device vary based on its management mode.


Device command Description
Push Profile Pushes and applies the latest profile and app information to the device.
Reboot Device Reboots the device.
Clear Screen Lock Resets the device's lock screen password and creates a temporary password. After sending the device command, the temporary password—found on the Device Details page—is delivered to the device user.
Unenroll Device Unenrolls the device.
Lock Screen Locks the device screen. If the device's screen is password-locked, then the user needs to enter the password to access the device again.

Knox Manage

Device command Description
Unenroll device Unenrolls the device.
Lock Screen

Locks the Knox Manage agent.

When the agent is locked, the device user must enter the lock screen password that was configured during enrollment.

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