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How to enroll Android devices in Android in the Enterprise using G Suite in Hexnode MDM

G Suite provides you with access to several Google applications. Hexnode MDM lets you enroll devices in Android in the Enterprise using G Suite.

Note:


This feature is available in all subscription plans except Express and Pro plans.

Pre-requisites:

To enroll devices in Android in the Enterprise using G Suite

Before enrolling the devices, ensure whether the option Enforce EMM policies on Android Devices is checked or not.

  1. Login to Google Admin Console.
  2. Go to Security > Manage EMM provider for android.
  3. Under General Settings > Enforce EMM policies on android devices.


enroll android devices in android in the enterpise using gsuite in hexnode mdm

Depending upon whether this option is checked or not, you can enroll the devices in two ways.

If the option Enforce EMM policies on Android Devices is checked

To enroll in Profile Owner mode

  1. Go to Settings on the android device and select Accounts. (This option may vary depending upon the type of device you are using).
  2. Click on +Add account and select Google accounts.
  3. Provide the username and password of your G Suite account.
  4. Click on I agree.
  5. A prompt to Install the Hexnode For Work app will be shown. Click on Install.
  6. The app gets installed and follow the on-screen instructions to setup the work profile.
  7. Provide the portal name to which the device needs to be enrolled.
  8. The device will now be enrolled.


To enroll in Device Owner mode

  1. Reset the device to the factory settings.
  2. On the initial device setup screen, when prompted to add a Google account, provide your G Suite account credentials.
  3. A prompt to Install the Hexnode For Work app will be shown. Click on Install.
  4. The app gets installed and follow the on-screen instructions to setup the work profile.
  5. Provide the portal name to which the device needs to be enrolled.
  6. The device will now be enrolled.

If the option Enforce EMM policies on Android Devices is unchecked

To enroll in Profile Owner mode

  1. Download and install Hexnode for Work from Google Play Store.
  2. Open the app and provide the portal name to which the device needs to be enrolled.
  3. Click on Agree.
  4. When the setup screen shows the Setup Work Profile, click on Continue.
  5. Follow the on-screen instructions to create a work profile. Hexnode for Work app may minimize during the process. This is normal. The app will relaunch in seconds.
  6. When the setup screen asks to Configure your G Suite Email Account, click on Continue and provide your G Suite account username and password.
  7. The device will now be enrolled.



To enroll in Device Owner mode

  1. Enroll your device in Device Owner mode.
  2. When the setup screen asks to Configure your G Suite Email Account, click on Continue and provide your G Suite account username and password.
  3. The device will now be enrolled.
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