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  1. Disable power on password for android phones

    Disable the boot pin from being set. Due to the power on pin and the lock screen passwords are not sync'd (password rest in MDM will only change the screen lock). If the user does not change the power on pin or has forgets it, then the phone has to be cleared down and rebuilt.

    10 votes
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  2. Enforce Proxy Auto Configuration(PAC) file via WiFi profile

    We want to have the option for Proxy auto configuration(PAC) along with WiFi profile of devices enrolled as 'Android Enterprise Device'. We have thousands of devices enrolled and managed on Sophos Mobile, and it is very difficult to enter proxy details individually on each device.

    5 votes
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  3. Encryption status report

    Now Sophos Mobile can manage MacOS X and Windows 10.

    The customer want to get those device's encryption status.
    Those properties seems to show encryption status.

    Windows: Device encryption status
    MacOS: FDE_Enabled

    I can see those properties from each device's property.
    Is it possible to add device encryption status report to Sophos Mobile?
    So that customer's can easy to see if those devices are encrypted or not.

    What do you think about it?

    3 votes
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  4. Enable single apps blocked by global android system apps setting

    Currently it is possible to hide undeletable apps preinstalled by the vendor by deactivating system apps in the global settings fpr Android phones. Unfortunately you can't activate single apps later, these apps remain hidden and also can't be reinstalled from Google Play.
    It would be very useful to have the possibility to activate single apps which have been blocked by the system apps setting.

    8 votes
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  5. Multiple Exchange Accounts with Android Enterprise

    please make it possible to rollout multiple exchange accounts with android enterprise.

    With the device profiles it was possible to push more than one profiles with configured exchange accounts in seperate profiles or both in one profile.

    With Android Enterprise, it seems only one is possible. If i click on "add configuration", "Exchange Account" is greyed out.

    When i try to push another profile, my first main profile is getting replaced.

    7 votes
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  6. automatic updates for apps (android)

    In Sophos Mobile 8.6 its is possible to update IOS apps automatically devices. As noted in the feature request

    https://ideas.sophos.com/forums/143212-sophos-mobile/suggestions/34599766-automatic-update-for-apps-ios

    We would like to be able to do this in Android.

    Getting 100s of users to upgrade apps is really difficult.

    We would really appreciate all your votes.

    16 votes
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  7. iOS 13 User Enrollment

    Implement the new user enrollment feature, which allows better integration of BYOB devices in the Apple world. This would bring it on par with the Android Enterprise Profile Owner feature...

    5 votes
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  8. Shared iPad Functionality

    Can you please support and enable "Apple Shared iPad" functionality on Sophos Mobile Central, as described here; https://developer.apple.com/education/shared-ipad

    Allowing different users to log in and share the same iPad, using their Apple account is a key feature in education.

    Most of your competitors in this space support this feature already.

    Thank you

    4 votes
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  9. Assign apps in Android Enterprise App Store to device groups

    Currently, all Android Enterprise approved apps are available to all devices managed by SMC(both in managed Google Domain or Play store mode). Please combine the apps into groups, which will be assigned to devices and device group. Or assign the apps to the device groups directly.
    As a result, each user group sees only the relevant apps for them.

    17 votes
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  10. Supporting the management of tvOS

    Please implement full tvOS management like Zero-touch Deployment, Configuration Profiles, AirPlay Management and Update Management.

    3 votes
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  11. Increase size of Apple ipa file uploads

    Is it possible to increase the limit for upload of Apple ipa files?
    Current limit is set to 200MB, which is not sufficient for lots of iOS applications.

    10 votes
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  12. Force iOS device name via profile

    Apple iOS:
    We would like to force specific device names to the mobile phones and tablets based on variables (e.g. "iPhone%SERIALNUMER%" or "iPad%USERNAME%) and these names have to be forced by the server so a user is unable to change it.

    Currently only the the other way round is possible: allow the user to change the name (better said: do not forbid to change the name) and switch SMC server to synchronize the local name.

    Changing the device name (for supervised devices) by the MDM system is supported by Apple so I do not see any problems from…

    6 votes
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  13. Another Google Play Store Account

    Other MDM-Software like Microsoft Intune has the function to connect another Google Account to the Google Play Store. You can switch between the Work Play Store and your own Play Store to download what you want.

    I wish this this function for Sophos Mobile, because some employees want to install their own apps like Spotify and I don't want to approve every single app from the employees they want.

    Best regards

    Sven Kerakisch

    2 votes
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  14. Telephone number listed on device page so that we can easily search by those credentials.

    We would like to be able to search by the criteria Telephone numbers attached to the device and currently cant do it that way.

    2 votes
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  15. Allow creating profiles for iPad Home Screens

    This feature has been out for years in other MDMs. We are forced to use other software to create/edit Home Screen layouts and import them into SMC.

    Please add this feature.

    7 votes
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  16. device name

    It would be nice to manage the device name with templates during the DEP Rollout or Policie Rollout at the device. At the moment we have over 600 devices called "iphone". Template could be used to set "Label %IMEI%" oder "Label %Serial%" to get an dynamic and individual device name like "Company_DEXC335247"

    1 vote
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  17. supervised report

    More report options, specifically for Supervised or unSupervised devices.

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  18. Email Synchronisierungszeitraum Exchange Konto

    Es wäre sehr hilfreich wenn das SMC bei der Konfiguration eines Exchange-Kontos für den Sychronisierunszeitraum anstelle dem maximum von 1 Monat auch die in Android vorhandene Option "Alle" anbieten würde. Wir haben hier ca. 60 Geräte damit in der Verwaltung und haben immer wieder Klagen von den Benutzern das man gerne auch mal was in älteren Emails suchen wollen würde, aber man nicht kann weil ja immer die alten EMails so schnell verschwinden.
    Als richtigen Showstopper sehe ich das Setting auch nicht, in Zeiten von Mehrkernprozessoren, mehreren GB Arbeitsspeicher und 128 GB Flashspeicher zum speichern von Daten schafft es ein…

    5 votes
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  19. Want Device inventory report to "LAN Mac Addresses"

    Now Sophos Mobile can manage MacOS X and Windows 10.

    The customer want to get those device's LAN Mac Addresses in device Inventory reports.
    Currently only "Wifi MAC Address" is exists.

    Is it possible to add device inventory info to add "LAN Mac Addresses"?

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  20. Android - WLAN MAC-Adresstyp über Sophos Mobile Richtlinie festlegen

    Mit Android 10 wird nun der WLAN-Parameter "MAC-Adresstyp" per Default auf "Zufällige MAC" anstatt auf "Telefon-MAC" gesetzt.

    Dies hat zur Folge, dass die im Sophos Mobile bei der Registrierung des Android Gerätes erfasste Telefon-MAC-Adresse nicht mehr übereinstimmt mit der im Sophos Wireless erfassten MAC-Adresse, wenn das Gerät sich ins WLAN einwählt und der Endbenutzer nicht vorab den MAC-Adresstyp manuell auf "Telefon-MAC" umgestellt hat. Dadurch kann der Sophos Security Heartbeat nicht mehr dem Gerät im Sophos Mobile zugeordnet werden und im Sophos Wireless hat das Gerät den Heartbeat-Status "Kein Security Heartbeat". Dadurch gehen wesentliche Vorteile bei der gemeinsamen Nutzung von Sophos…

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