Device Enrollment with Android Enterprise (Work Profile)

In this section, we will be enrolling your device with Workspace ONE UEM and get it set up with Android Enterprise.

NOTE - The screenshots in this article will differ depending on the make and model of the Android device you are using.

1. Download the Workspace ONE Intelligent Hub (IF NEEDED)

If you do not have the Workspace ONE Intelligent Hub app on your device, you will need to download it the app before continuing.

To install the Workspace ONE Intelligent Hub app, you can open the Google Play Store app and download the free Workspace ONE Intelligent Hub app or navigate to in your device browser and follow the Get it on Google Play link to the Workspace ONE Intelligent Hub page in the Google Play Store.

2. Launching the Workspace ONE Intelligent Hub App

Launching the AirWatch MDM Agent

Launch the Hub app on the device.  

2.1. Provide the Workspace ONE UEM Server URL

  1. Enter for the Server URL.
  2. Tap NEXT.

2.2. Allow Phone Permission for Hub (IF NEEDED)

Tap Allow.

2.3. Find your Group ID from Workspace ONE UEM Console

Finding your Group ID

The first step is to make sure you know what your Organization Group ID is.   In the Workspace ONE UEM Console,

  1. To find the Group ID, hover your mouse over the Organization Group tab at the top of the screen. Look for the email address you used to log in to the lab portal.
  2. Your Group ID is displayed at the bottom of the Organization Group pop up.

NOTE - The Group ID is required when enrolling your device in the following steps.

2.4. Attach the Workspace ONE Intelligent Hub to the HOL Sandbox

Attach the AirWatch MDM Agent to the HOL Sandbox
  1. Enter your Group ID for the Group ID field.  This was noted previously in the Finding your Group ID step.
  2. Tap NEXT.

2.5. Provide User Credentials

Authenticate the AirWatch MDM Agent
  1. Enter testuser for the Username field.
  2. Enter VMware1! for the Password field.
  3. Tap Continue.

2.6. Confirm the Privacy Policy

Tap I Understand for the Privacy Policy.

2.7. Accept the Data Sharing Policy

Tap I Agree for the Data Sharing Policy.

2.8. Accept the Terms and Conditions

Tap Agree.

2.9. Set Up the Android Enterprise Work Profile

Set Up Android for work


NOTE - This may take some time, please be patient while the Setup process completes.

2.10. (Optional) Device Encryption

(Optional) Device Encryption

For lab purposes, you should not see this screen and should continue to the next step.  If you do see this screen, read the notes below.

NOTE - Android Enterprise enabled devices must be encrypted.  If you are using a VMware provisioned device, you should not see this message, as all devices have been encrypted prior to the lab.

IMPORTANT - If you are using a VMware provisioned or personal device that shows this message, you should request a test device from the lab staff.  Encrypting your devices can take some time depending on the amount of data on your device.

2.11. Administrator Rights

Administrator Rights

Tap OK to confirm the Privacy Policy.

NOTE - Enrollment time may vary depending on your network connectivity. Typically, it takes around 1 minute to complete.  Please be patient while this process completes.

IMPORTANT - During the enrollment process, you will see several processing screens.  Please note that you do not need to interact with the device further until you see the Workspace ONE Intelligent Hub app confirming your enrollment (next page).

2.12. Confirm Device Enrollment

Confirm Device Enrollment

You have now completed enrolling your device using the Workspace ONE Intelligent Hub.  After the enrollment process completes, the Workspace ONE Intelligent Hub app will display the notification Congratulations! You have successfully enrolled your device.

You can now Exit the Workspace ONE Intelligent Hub app.

2.13. Badged Apps

On your Android device, you should now see the new Work applications. Android Enterprise apps are differentiated by an orange briefcase icon also referred to as Badged Apps.

In the Applications view, your Work apps and Personal apps are shown in a unified launcher.  For example, your device will show both a personal icon for Google Chrome and a separate icon for Work Chrome denoted by the badge. The Workspace ONE Intelligent Hub is badged and exists only within the Work Profile data space.

IMPORTANT - There is no control over personal apps nor will the Hub app have access to personal information. There are a handful of system apps that come with the Work Profile by default such as Work Chrome, Google Play, Google settings, Contacts and Camera.

2.14. Work Container

Badged Apps

On some devices, you may also notice the Work container on your device depending on the OS version.  This Work container can be utilized for quick access to your Work (Badged) Apps.