Sophos Mobile: Device management of the company by prohibiting the installation or removal of applications

Sophos Mobile Control is a mobile device management solution for smartphones and tablets. It
allows configuration and software distribution as well as security settings and many other device
management operations on mobile devices. The Sophos Mobile Control system consists of a
server and a client component which communicate through data connections.

Sophos Mobile Control secures corporate data on your mobile device and ensures that your
device is compliant with the corporate policy that applies in your company.

With the Sophos Mobile Control Self Service Portal you can register your mobile device with
Sophos Mobile Control. In addition, you can remotely locate, lock or wipe your device and reset
your password/passcode without having to contact the helpdesk

Guide to prevent user to install or remove applications

  • Login to Sophos Central by Admin account
  • If you do not have an Admin account, create a Sophos Central account
  • Profiles, policies -> Android -> Click Create -> Device Profile


  • Import Name and Click Add configuration


  • Choose Restrictions -> Click Next


  • Unselect Allow app install and Allow app uninstall -> Click Apply -> Click Save


  • MANAGE -> Devices -> Choose devices which you want to apply that policy


  • Choose Profiles -> Click Install profile


  • Choose Policy which you want to apply -> Click OK


  • Finish


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