Controlling user access to the features of Android devices

17 May 2024

ID 123394

To ensure data security on Android devices, you can restrict user access to the camera, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth.

To configure user access to the camera, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth on Android devices:

  1. Open Kaspersky Endpoint Security Cloud Management Console.
  2. Select the Security managementSecurity profiles section.

    The Security profiles section contains a list of security profiles configured in Kaspersky Endpoint Security Cloud.

  3. In the list, select the security profile for the devices on which you want to configure the use of device features.
  4. Click the link with the profile name to open the security profile properties window.

    The security profile properties window displays settings available for all devices.

  5. In the Android group, select the Management settings section.
  6. Click the Settings link below the Feature Control section.
  7. Configure the use of device features:
    • To block the user from using the camera on the device, switch the toggle button to Use of the camera is blocked.
    • To block the user from using Wi-Fi on the device, switch the toggle button to Use of Wi-Fi is blocked.
    • To block the user from using Bluetooth on the device, switch the toggle button to Use of Bluetooth is blocked.
  8. Click the Save button.

After the security profile is applied on the Android device, Kaspersky Endpoint Security Cloud restricts the usage of the camera, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth in accordance with the settings defined.

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