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Device settings

Last updated July 26th, 2023

Refer to the following to utilize a group of controls for device setting management. A free Knox Platform for Enterprise Premium license is required for this device settings group.

  1. In your UEM console, open the Device Configuration Profile associated with your target devices, and then on the middle navigation menu, click Properties. The Device Configuration Policy Properties page opens.

  2. On the Properties page, in the Settings list, click Configure. The OEMConfig page for the Device Configuration Policy opens.

  3. Next to the appropriate Device Owner field, click Configure.

  4. Navigate to one of the following Device settings fields as needed. Click Configure. Once the updates have been completed Click OK. Updated device settings are saved and deployed based on the deployment schedule.

  • Set the Enable device settings controls control to True to enable the configuration of the following device settings. If set to False, the following device setting controls are not configurable:

    • Set the Hide Settings Backup and Reset control to True to hide device backup and device restore functions on the device, effectively restricting the user from backup and restore operations. If set to False, the device user can make device backup and restore operations as they need.

    • Set the Hide Settings Airplane Mode control to True to hide airplane mode functions on the device, effectively restricting the user from putting their device in airplane mode. If set to False, the device user can put their device in airplane mode as required when traveling.

    • Set the Hide Settings Language control to True to hide language settings from the device display, effectively restricting the user from changing the device language. If set to False, the user can change their device’s language settings.

    • Set the Hide Settings Lock Screen & Security control to True to hide device lock screen settings. Set this control to False to display device lock screen settings with no restrictions.

    • Set the Hide Settings Bluetooth control to True to hide Bluetooth settings on the device. Set this control to False to display Bluetooth settings with no restrictions.

    • Set the Hide Settings Developer control to True to hide developer settings (USB debugging, etc.) on the device. Set this control to False to display developer settings with no restrictions.

    • Set the Hide Settings WiFi control to True to hide WiFi settings on the device. Set this control to False to display WiFi settings with no restrictions.

    • Refer to the following Set System Language & Country controls to set the system and default language and country on the device.

      • Use the Set Language control to set the default language <string> displayed on the device. Enter a two character, lower case, language code as defined in ISO 639-1.

      • Use the Set Country control to set the default country <string> displayed on the device. Enter a two character, upper case, country code as defined in ISO 3166-1. This can optionally be followed by a hash (#) and a four character script code as defined in ISO 15924.

    • Set the Enable Mobile Data control to True to display mobile data settings on the device. Set this control to False to prevent mobile device data from displaying on the device.

    • Set the Enable Auto Startup control to True to permit the auto boot of the device when connected to a power source.

    • Refer to the Set input method to utilize a set of controls to set the device input method, including the Show Keyboard Button (True/False and on [1]/off [0]), and Default Keyboard (True/False). Refer to Deep Settings Customization policies to restrict the user from making changes to these settings.

      • Enter the Other input method to specify the application package name <string> intended as the input method. The default package name is for XCover Pro devices.
    • Set Enable No Battery Mode to True to limit the devices’ CPU usage. Enabling this policy helps ensure that the devices operate safely when they are used for an extended amount of time with a fixed, continuous power supply. It also helps prevent battery swelling.

      Note

      This feature is available only on Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 3 devices (T577, T575, and T570).

    • Refer to the Set Power Saving Mode and Enable power saving mode controls to configure how the device saves power when in power saving mode:

      • Set Limit CPU — Enable this setting to restrict CPU speed to 70%

      • Set Reduce Brightness — Enable this setting to reduce screen brightness by 10%

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