The Kiosk profile for Android devices allows you to limit the use of the device only to specific applications. You can use the Kiosk profile to configure the device to use only one or several specific applications.
The Kiosk profile is available for the activation of Samsung KNOX, Android Enterprise – Device Owner for Android devices from version 6.0 and applications from version 1.6.0.
To add a new profile, go to the profiles tab and select Kiosk Profile and click
Then fill in the Name field and optionally a description. Depending on the needs, you can mark the checkboxes that are interesting.
The next step is to select the profile mode.
many applicationsmode, but after switching on one of the applications it is not possible to disable it if you do not know the PIN set when creating the profile,
In order to leave the kiosk profile on the device, enter the set PIN after clicking the
home button once.
The last step is adding the application using the
Add button and saving the profile.
A correctly saved profile will appear in the menu on the left. To edit or delete a profile, select its name and click the appropriate button. Editing the Kiosk profile does not allow you to change its mode.
Since version 2.4 administrator can customize kiosk in Multi app mode. New fields have been added such as:
Require Login feature has been introduced for multi app Kiosk profiles on devices with the Android Enterprise – Device Owner activation. A device with such a configured profile will require logging in each time the device will be unlocked. To create a profile, you first need to enter the credentials for a superuser, in case the device doesn’t have internet access.
To create the login credentials for user, go to the
Users tab, check the user’s checkbox and click on the
The login details which can be exported will appear in the window.
Each time a user unlocks the device, he will have to pass his login details or use a QR code.
All users login attempts will be displayed in the table on the
Users tab of the device card.
The Kiosk Profile for iOS works only on devices with an enabled supervisor mode. Assigning the profile allows it to limit the usage of the device to only one app.
To add a new Kiosk profile, go to the
Profiles tab, select
Kiosk from the list of profiles, and click on the
Add Profile button. The required fields to save the profile are
App. Enter the name for your profile into the
Name field. Next, click on the
iOS button in the
Compatibility field. The last thing needed to configure the
Kiosk profile is to choose the app you wish to be available in the Kiosk mode. You can either manually enter add an application by entering it’s package id or you can add an application from the list of apps, that are already entered into the system.
After correctly configuring the profile, click on the
Submit button to save the profile.
It is also possible to enable or disable additional options, which will be applied to the saved
Kiosk profile. Those options are: