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Add web app

You can add web apps to managed Google Play. These are apps that open a website you configure.


When you assign a Google Play configuration to a device to give users access to all apps from Google Play, they can’t install web apps. You can still install web apps through Sophos Mobile.

To add a web app:

  1. On the menu sidebar, click Apps > Android.
  2. On the Apps - Android Enterprise page, click Open managed Google Play to open an embedded view of managed Google Play in Sophos Mobile.

    The **Open managed Google Play** button.

  3. On the menu sidebar of the Managed Google Play window, click Web apps.

    The **Web apps** button.

  4. Click the Plus button.

    The Plus button to add a web app.

  5. Configure the app settings.

    For details on available settings, see Managed Google Play Help: Create web apps.

  6. Click Create.

    An automated approval process by Google starts.

  7. After a few minutes, click the app icon on the Web apps page.

  8. On the Edit web app page, click Select.

    The **Select** button.

    If Select isn’t available, the approval process is still ongoing. Close the window and retry after another few minutes.

  9. Click Yes in the confirmation dialog to approve the app.

    The confirmation dialog to approve the app.

  10. Optional: Click Organize apps to add the app to a collection.

    Collections let you group apps in managed Google Play. For details, see Organize apps in managed Google Play.

    The **Organize apps** button.

  11. Close the Managed Google Play window.

You can see the app on the Apps - Android Enterprise page.

The web app in Sophos Mobile.

Users see the app in their managed Play Store app the next time the device synchronizes with Sophos Mobile.