As part of the enterprise features, Android offers various APIs for device administration. Many of these APIs are not available to "regular" apps and can only be executed from an app running in Device Owner or Profile Owner mode.

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Android's Enterprise APIs related to device administration offer many interesting features.

With a device owner app, you are able to perform many privileged tasks that are normally not available to regular apps. You can lock your app to the screen to create a kiosk app, update your app wi...

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A kiosk app is usually an app that forces an Android device to be used for a single specific purpose, preventing the user from exiting it or from using device features outside of the app itself.

In this post I would like to show how to create a kiosk app that works as a browser locked to full sc...

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Making your app a device owner allows you to access some features that would normally require root. You can, for example, reboot the device, hide other installed apps, or restrict access to system settings. You can even perform silent app installs or grant dangerous permissions to apps.

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The usual way of installing Android apps is through an app store. On my regular phone I've only used the Google Play Store. The Play Store app has one interesting feature - it can update apps without requiring your confirmation.

If your device is only used for one specific purpose (e.g., as a kios...

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