Approving Applications

This section is designed to walk you through the process of approving applications for integration between AirWatch and Android Enterprise. Applications that you push through the integration of AirWatch and Android Enterprise have the same functionality as their counterparts from the Google Play Store. However, you can use AirWatch features to add functionality and security to these applications.

  • To add convenience of use, configure the Send Application Configuration option. Application configurations allow you to pre-configure supported key-value pairs and to push them down to devices along with the application. Examples of supported values may include usernames, passwords, and VPN settings. Support values depends upon the application.
  • To add secure features, use AirWatch profiles for Android Enterprise. Profiles let you set passcodes, apply restrictions, and use certificates for authentication.

1. Add Public Application

Add Public Application

In the AirWatch Console:

  1. Select Add.
  2. Select Public Application.

1.1. Search for Public Application

Search for Public Application
  1. Select Android from the Platform drop-down menu.
  2. Select Search App Store for the Source.
  3. Enter VMware Browser in the Name text box.

1.2. Select the VMware Browser App

Select the VMware Browser App

Click the VMware Browser app.

1.3. Approve VMware Browser (IF NEEDED)

Approve VMware Browser

Click Approve if not approved already.

1.4. Confirm Approval for VMware Browser (IF NEEDED)

Confirm Approval for VMware Browser
  1. You may need to scroll down to view the Approve button.
  2. Click Approve.

Click Approve again in the Application pop-up window.

Note: Scroll down if you do not see the pop-up window.

1.5. Click Save (IF NEEDED)

  1. You may need to scroll down to view the Approval Settings button.
  2. Select Keep approved when app requests new permission.
  3. Click Save.

1.6. Select the Approved App (IF NEEDED)

If the application was already approved, click SELECT.  If you had to approve the application in the previous step, skip to the next step.

2. Publish Public App

Click Save & Assign.

2.1. Add Assignment

Click Add Assignment.

2.2. Configure Assignment

  1. Click in the Selected Assignment Groups search box. This will pop-up the list of created Assignment Groups.
  2. Select Auto for the App Delivery Method.
  3. Click Add.

2.3. Save and Publish VMware Browser

Click Save & Publish.

2.4. Preview Assigned Devices and Publish

Click Publish.

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