Product Documentation

Managing Amazon Kindle Configurations

Apr 10, 2015
In this release of XenMobile, you can now apply the following MDM policies for Worx Home on Amazon Kindle devices:
  • App Uninstall Restriction. This policy allows you to define a list of applications that you do not want a user to be able to uninstall. You can also specify a list of apps that a user can uninstall.
  • Amazon Kindle Restrictions Policy. This policy allows you to apply certain security restrictions for your Worx Home for Kindle users, such as the ability to allow or disallow non Amazon apps to be installed, device factory reset, social networks, cellular networks, and more.

To create an Amazon App Uninstall Restriction policy

This policy allows you to determine a list of apps you do not want a user to be able to uninstall from an Amazon Kindle device. You can also specify a list of apps that a user is able to uninstall.

  1. In the Device Manager web console, on the Policies tab under Android, click Configurations.
  2. In the New Configuration menu, click Amazon > App Uninstall Restriction.
  3. In the New App Uninstall Restriction dialog box, enter a name and description for the policy.
  4. Next, select the Applications tab.
  5. Click New Application.
  6. In the New application uninstallation to allow/deny dialog box, enter an application name or select one from the list.
  7. For the app, select a rule that uninstallation is allowed or denied.
  8. Click Create. Repeat for as many apps as you want to add to this policy.
  9. Click Create to create the policy.

To create an Amazon Restrictions policy

This policy allows you to apply certain security restrictions for your Worx Home for Kindle users, such as the ability to allow or disallow non Amazon apps to be installed, prevent device factory reset, block specific social networks or cellular networks, and more.

  1. In the Device Manager web console, on the Policies tab under Android, click Configurations.
  2. In the New Configuration menu, click Amazon > Restrictions.
  3. In the New Amazon restriction configuration dialog box, enter a name and description for the policy.
  4. Next, select the Restrictions tab. Here, you can choose the restrictions you want to enforce on managed Amazon Kindle devices. If an option is selected, then the function or setting is allowed. If an option is de-selected, then the function or setting is not allowed.
  5. When finished, click Create.