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Android Guide IV: Create a Tag and assign it

Create a Tag

Please refer to our Management Guide Part III: Tags for further information. In this Guide we will create a random Tag and assign it to your first device. 

  • Open your Silverback Management Console (e.g
  • Login as an Administrator
  • Navigate to Tags 
  • Click New Tag
  • Enter a friendly name (required)
  • Enter a description (optional)
  • In the Enabled Features Area
    • Enable Profile
  • In the Device Types Area (required)
    • Enable Android and/or Samsung Knox
  • Click Save

Configure Passcode Settings

  • Navigate to Profile
  • Enable Passcode Settings
  • Select Minimum Length to e.g. 4
  • Click Save or change additional settings
  • Click Save

Starting with Android 10, Google has deprecated the option to set a passcode with the legacy management. For Android 10 and newer it is required to use the management options with Android Enterprise 

Configure Restrictions

  • Navigate to Restrictions. Please refer to our full documentation Restrictions
  • Uncheck Allow Bluetooth
  • Click Save

Configure Exchange Active Sync 

At this state it is only possible to configure Exchange Active Sync for Samsung Knox devices. Android devices needs an additional integration of Android Enterprise

  • Navigate to Exchange ActiveSync
  • Edit the first entry in the Overview
  • Enable Active Sync Settings
  • Enter as Label Name e.g. Office365 
  • Enter as Server Name e.g. 
  • Click Save
  • If you want to edit Profile, click edit
  • If you want to remove Profile, click removed
  • If you want to enable or disable Profile, use the checkbox

By adding or editing a Exchange Profile Active Sync Profile, the tag will be automatically be saved. So please be careful when editing EAS Profiles. 

Assign the Tag

  • Navigate to Definition
  • Enable Auto Population

With this setting our new Tag will apply by default to all Android Devices and/or Samsung Knox devices. 

  • For additional configuration please refer to our full document Auto Population
  • Click Save & Close
  • Confirm with OK

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