Sophos Mobile: How to Enroll Android Device with Task Bundle.

Overview

Sophos Mobile is a Unified Endpoint Management (UEM) and Mobile Threat Defense (MTD) solution that helps businesses spend less time and effort to manage and secure traditional and mobile endpoints. The only UEM solution that integrates natively with a leading next-gen endpoint security platform, Sophos Mobile manages and secures iOS, Android, Chrome OS, Windows 10 and macOS devices.

The article will show you how to enroll new Android device to Sophos Central with the previously created task bundle device policy to manage and apply company policies.

Instruction

Step 1: Create Device Policy for Android Mobile.

Log in to Sophos Central. In the My Products section select Mobile.

Go to Configure > Policies > Android > Create > Device Policy (legacy feature).

You can see how to configure Device Policy via the following link: https://techbast.com/2021/09/sophos-mobile-how-to-configure-android-device-policy.html

Below are the policies created to apply to users.

Step 2: Create Task Bundle for Device Policy.

Go to Configure > Task Bundle > Android > Select Create task bundle.

You can refer to how to configure Task Bundle via the following link: https://techbast.com/2021/07/sophos-mobile-v9-6-how-to-configure-create-task-bundle-for-android-mobile.html

The Task Bundle is created with the name “Task Bundle Device Policy” with the Assgin policy as “Device Policy v2” created in step 1.

Step 3: Enroll Device with Task Bundle

Go to Manage > Devices > Add > Add Device wizard.

Select Skip user assignment. Click Next.

Select and enter the following parameters:

Platform: Android

Name: Set a name with user device

Email address: Enter the user’s email address.

Click Next.

In Add device select Enroll Device with task bundle

Below select “Task Bundle Device Policy” as configured in step 2. Click Next.

You click Send to send installation instructions to users via email.

You can refer to the installation instructions by following the link from “Step 2: Install Sophos Mobile Control“: https://techbast.com/2021/05/sophos-mobile-v9-6-instructions-add-android-mobile-device-to-sophos-central.html

After the user has finished installing. It will display the message “Device enrollment successful“.

On the Android Mobile of user in the Sophos Mobile Control application the policies have been applied.

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