Pre-requisites to hosting Managed Google Private App on Knox Manage


  • Knox Manage (KM)
  • Android Enterprise Platform


To upload your app as a Managed Google Private App over Knox Manage, you need to check the following criteria:

  1. Always use a unique package name for your APK file. A file with the same package name which is already hosted over the Google Play Store as a public or private application will not be accepted. The following message will be displayed if a package with the same name is uploaded.
  2. Always use a signed APK. The application should not be a debug APK, otherwise, the following message will be displayed.

For detailed steps on uploading and assigning the app as a Managed Google Private App, please reference the Assigning Managed Google Play Private Applications page.