Reply To: Block users from sharing internet on Android phones

Chris ColemanChris Coleman
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Hey Kayle,

Thank you for reaching out to us.

We do have the option to selectively allow USB tethering to be enabled in your device while disabling access to Bluetooth tethering and Wi-Fi Hotspot at the same time. You can navigate to Policies -> New Policy -> Android -> Restrictions -> Allow Network Settings and set the configurations for the following options as given below:

  • Tethering – Checked [Checked by default]
  • USB Tethering – Checked
  • Bluetooth Tethering – Unchecked
  • Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot – Always Off

Once you have configured these options, you can associate the policy to your device to only allow USB tethering while disabling Bluetooth tethering and Wi-Fi hotspot in those devices.

This feature functions only on Samsung Knox 1.0+ devices.

Hope this answers your query.

Chris Coleman
Hexnode UEM