What policies is my organization enforcing on my device?

If your device has a work profile, your organization can view and manage your work apps and data. Your personal apps, data, and usage details aren't visible or accessible to your organization. Your organization may be able to manage certain settings on your device (e.g. time and date, language, Wi-Fi configurations) if your device is company-owned.

I own my device

Android 5.0 or later devices only

What data is visible to my organization?

When you add a work profile to your personal device, some details about your device are visible to your organization:

  • Model, serial number, and ID
  • Phone Number
  • Carrier
  • Operating system
  • Build Number
  • Kernel Version
  • Baseband Version
  • MAC Address
  • Language
Note: Apps and data in your personal profile aren't visible to your organization.

Your organization can only view details about the apps and data in your work profile, including:

  • All the apps accessing data in your work profile
  • Details regarding your managed account (the account associated with your work profile)
  • Network activity and location information from apps in your work profile

Contact your organization for more information about their privacy policy.

What policies can my organization manage on my device?

When you first add a work profile to your device, you need to install a device policy controller app (selected by your organization) as part of the setup process. This app manages your work profile, presents the terms of use, and details the data on your device that is captured and recorded. You must review and accept the user license agreement to set up your work profile.

If your device is personally-owned, your organization can carry out some or all of the following actions:

  • Remotely create, access, and delete data in your work profile
  • Enforce minimum passcode requirements on your work profile and device
  • Change the password to your managed account (the account associated with your work profile)
  • Suspend access to your work profile
  • Restrict what can be shared across your work and personal profiles
  • Block screen captures in your work profile
  • Manage access to your organization's corporate mail server and internal data
  • Remotely install (and uninstall) apps and certificates in your work profile
  • Manage permissions and other settings for apps in your work profile

My organization owns my device

Android 8.0 or later devices only
If your device is company-owned, your organization can enforce some policies that apply to your personal profile and overall device behavior in addition to being able to view and manage the apps and data in your work profile.

What data is visible to my organization?

Your organization can access the basic details of its company-owned devices, including:

  • Model, serial number, and ID
  • Phone Number
  • Carrier
  • Operating system
  • Build Number
  • Kernel Version
  • Baseband Version
  • MAC Address
  • Language
Note: Apps and data in your personal profile aren't visible to your organization.

Your organization can only view details about the apps and data in your work profile, including:

  • All the apps accessing data in your work profile
  • Details regarding your managed account
  • Network activity and location information from apps in your work profile

For information on how your organization manages data on company-owned devices, refer to your organization’s privacy policy.

What policies can my organization manage on my device?

Your organization can carry out some or all of the following actions:

  • Remotely create, access, and delete data in your work profile
  • Enforce minimum passcode requirements for your device and work profile
  • Suspend access to your work profile
  • Restrict what can be shared across your personal and work profiles
  • Block screen captures in your work profile
  • Manage access to your organization's corporate mail server and internal data
  • Remotely install (and uninstall) apps and certificates in your work profile
  • Manage permissions and other settings for apps in your work profile

Because your device is company-owned, your organization can also configure any of the following policies:

  • Set limits for how long you can pause your work profile
  • Disallow (and uninstall) specific apps in your personal profile
  • Block screen captures in your personal profile
  • Block app installations from unapproved app stores
  • Disable device's camera
  • Disable location sharing in personal apps
  • Configure and schedule system updates
  • Configure factory-reset protection settings and factory-reset the device
  • Configure, Wi-Fi, airplane mode, roaming, tethering, private DNS and other network settings
  • Set the time, date, location on the device
  • Block the ability to make outgoing calls or send SMS text messages
  • Block USB file transfers
  • Block the the ability to mount physical media (e.g. SD cards)
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