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Updating SureLock and SureFox settings remotely using SureMDM

Applies to: SureLock, SureFox

SureMDM allows you to update SureLock and SureFox settings on your Android devices remotely. This means user interaction will not be required while updating SureLock and SureFox settings.

There are two ways of doing it:

  • Instant Update for online devices:
    This option can be used only for the devices which are currently online on SureMDM. You can view the current SureLock/SureFox settings for the selected device and make changes to it as well. Follow the steps below to view and edit the configuration instantly:
    1. Select an online device from the device list in the left of SureMDM panel.
    2. Now click on SureLock/SureFox button above device information to load the current settings.

      Updating SureLock & SureFox configuration via SureMDM

      Updating SureLock & SureFox configuration via SureMDM

    3. Once the settings are loaded, you can make your changes in the settings directly or you can paste your new settings in the Settings XML box. You also need to enter the current SureLock/SureFox password set on the device in the Password box above the settings before you can apply the new settings.

      Making changes to SureLock & SureFox configuration and applying it via SureMDM

      Making changes to SureLock & SureFox configuration and applying it via SureMDM

    4. Click on Apply button to finalize the changes and apply it to the device's SureLock/SureFox settings.
  • Updating the settings via Jobs:
    This method allows you to update the SureLock or SureFox settings using SureMDM's Job. A job can be applied to an online and offline device as well as a group of devices. Hence you can prefer this method in case you want to update the configuration on multiple devices. Follow the steps below to create a SureLock/SureFox Settings job:
    1. Go to Jobs panel and click on New button.
    2. Select the Android platform.
    3. Select your desired option for which you want to update the settings-SureLock/SureFox and press OK.

      Updating SureLock & SureFox configuration via SureMDM Jobs

      Updating SureLock & SureFox configuration via SureMDM Jobs

    4. New job window opens allows to enter the new settings to be updated. You need to enter 3 details before you can save the job and apply to the device(s):
      1. Job Name
      2. Password: Enter the current SureLock/SureFox password set on the device(s)
      3. Settings XML: Paste the new settings which you want to apply on your device(s)
    5. Click on Save to finalize the settings and save the job.

      Creating Surelock/Surefox Settings job in Suremdm

      Creating Surelock/Surefox Settings job in Suremdm

    6. Once you have saved the SureLock Settings job, you can apply it to any number of devices.

Tip: Check job deployment status on Console Log located in the bottom of SureMDM.

To know more about mobile device management using SureMDM, click here

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The author is the founder of 42Gears, developer of affordable Mobile Device Management tools.