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View policies your admin is enforcing on your device

Devices running Android 8.0 and later, which are owned or managed by your organization via an EMM, can show details of what your IT administrator has access to on your device. On these devices, you can see in more granular detail what level of permissions and what type of data your organization has access to on your managed device.

Requirements

  • Android 8.0 or later
  • Device is managed by your organization through an EMM

See which policies are being enforced on your device

For Pixel and Nexus devices, go to Settings > Security & Location > Managed device info.

For other devices, the steps may vary.

Learn more about Managed device info

The following tables list all of the items shown in Settings for Pixel and Nexus devices along with descriptions of what each of these mean. For other devices, the wording may vary. Note that your IT admin may not be enforcing all of the settings on your device, and you might not see all the descriptions on your device.

Types of information your organization can see

Item Description
Data associated with your work account, such as email and calendar Your organization’s IT admin can see certain types of data associated with your account.
List of apps on your device Your IT admin can see which apps you have installed on the device.
Amount of time and data spent in each app Your IT admin can see how much data each app is using and how long each app has been running.
Most recent network traffic log
[Date and Time] 
Shown if network logging is enabled or at least one log has been retrieved in the past. When enabled, your IT admin can monitor network traffic logs. 
Most recent bug report 
[Date and Time] 
Time and date of most recent bug report triggered by your IT admin. If no bug report  has ever been triggered, “None” is shown instead of a date.
Most recent security log 
[Date and Time]
Shown if security logging is enabled or at least one security log has been retrieved in the past.

Changes made by your organization’s admin

Item Description
Apps installed
Minimum XX apps*
Total number of apps installed by your IT admin.
Location permissions
Minimum XX apps*
Number of apps that your IT admin has given permission to access your location.
Microphone permissions
Minimum XX apps*
Number of apps that your IT admin has given permission to access your device’s microphone.
Camera permissions
Minimum XX apps*
Number of apps that your IT admin has given permission to access your device’s camera.
Default apps
XX apps*
Total number of default apps set by your IT admin. These are the apps your admin sets to automatically handle certain activities. For example, the default calendar app will launch whenever you do a calendar-related action. The same applies for default apps for contacts, browser, e-mail, etc.
Always-on VPN Shown if an always-on VPN was set by your IT admin and not changed by you.
Default keyboard
Set to [KeyboardName]
Name of the app your IT admin set as default input method for the device.
Global HTTP proxy set Shown if a global proxy was set by your IT admin.
Trusted credentials
Minimum XX CA certificates
Shown if at least one certificate was installed by your IT admin. This is the number of certificates that were installed by the admin.

*Note about “Minimum XX apps”: For managed devices with a work profile, the number of apps listed on the device is the total number of apps in the personal profile and the work profile. If the same app is installed in both profiles, it will be counted twice.

Your access to this device

Item Description
Admin can lock the device and reset password Your IT admin can lock the device and reset the device password.
Admin can delete all device data Your IT admin can wipe your device and delete all of the data on the device.
Failed password attempts before deleting all device data 
XX attempts
Shown if the maximum number of password attempts was set by your organization.
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