Create app group

  1. On the menu sidebar, under SETTINGS, click App groups and then select the platform for which you want to create the group.
  2. On the App group page, click Create app group.
  3. On the Edit app group page, enter a Name for the new app group and then click Add app.
  4. In the Edit app dialog box you can either select an app from a list or enter custom app data.
    • To select an app from a list, click App list and then select an app from the list of all apps that are currently installed on the managed devices for the platform you selected.
    • To enter custom app data for an Android app, click Custom and then configure the following information:
      • App name: An arbitrary name that is used to identify the app.
      • Identifier: The package name of the app. The package name can be retrieved from the app's URL in Google Play. For example for the Sophos Mobile Control Android app, the Google Play URL is https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.sophos.mobilecontrol.client.android and the package name is com.sophos.mobilecontrol.client.android.
    • To enter custom app data for an iOS app, click Custom and then configure the following information:
      • App name: An arbitrary name that is used to identify the app.
      • Identifier: The bundle ID of the app.
    • To enter custom app data for a Windows Mobile app, click Custom and then configure the following information:
      • App name: An arbitrary name that is used to identify the app.
      • Link: The URL of the app in the Windows Store. For example, the Windows Store URL of the Sophos Mobile Control Windows app is https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/apps/mobile-control/9nblggh0g04v.
      • GUID: If you know the GUID of the app, you can enter it instead of the link. Otherwise, leave this field empty.
  5. After you have selected an app from the list or entered custom app data, click Add to add it to the app group.
  6. Optional: Add more apps to the app group.
  7. When you are ready, click Save to save the app group.