Install app

Note This section does not apply to Android work apps. To install work apps, see Install work app.
Note This section does not apply to devices where Sophos Mobile only manages the Sophos container.

When you have added an app to Sophos Mobile as described in Add app, you can manually install it on selected devices or device groups.

  1. On the menu sidebar, under CONFIGURE, click Apps and then click the platform for which you want to install an app.
  2. On the Apps page, click the blue triangle next to the required app and then click Install.
  3. Select the devices on which you want to install the app. Do one of the following:
    • Select individual devices.
    • Click Select device groups and then select one or more device groups.
    When you are ready, click Next.
  4. On the Set execution date page, specify the date when the app will be installed:
    • Select Now for an immediate execution.
    • Select Date and then enter a date and a time for a scheduled execution.
  5. Click Finish.

The selected app is installed onto the selected devices at the specified date.

Note On the following devices apps are installed silently, that is without user interaction:
  • Supervised iOS devices
  • Android devices with Samsung Knox Standard SDK 5.1 or higher
  • Android devices with LG GATE
  • Android devices with Sony Enterprise API version 8 or higher
  • Windows computers, if you have configured the /quiet installation option for the app.
Tip You can display the status of the installation task on the Task view page.
Tip You can also install an app by using one of the following options:
  • To install an app on a single device: On the device’s Show device page, select the Installed apps tab and click Install app.
  • To install an app on several devices: On the Devices page, select the required devices and then click Actions > Install app.
  • To install an app on one or more devices as part of a task bundle: Add an Install app task to the task bundle and transfer it to the required devices or device groups.