In the FMS setting up "Profiles" allows you to configure a set of parameters that you can apply to your devices. In this section we'll cover how to configure it to suit your needs. Here you'll learn how to:


Creating a Profile

The following steps are required to set up a minimal blank profile. Check out profile settings to learn how to customize it.

  1. Click on "Profiles" on the top-right corner of the screen Clicking on profiles
  2. To add your profile click on "Add profile" Click add profile
  3. Enter a profile name
  4. Click on "Save"

Profile Settings

Profiles can be fine-tuned to match your specific needs. Here you’ll find additional parameters to create more personalized profiles. On this page we'll take a look at the 4 profile tabs and describe the individual settings:

The Parameters with "!" are only applied on devices that have our latest agent





Applications

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Name

This is where you input the name your profile

Comment

This field is used to write notes about profiles, it's very useful if you wish to let others manage profiles and understand why you've configured your profile in a certain way.

Boot Animation

Allows you to set a custom boot logo for a more personalized experience. The file must be in zip format and there are certain rules to follow to create a boot logo.

Autolaunch application

The autolaunch parameter allows you to dedicate your device to one app. Just select one of the apps you've uploaded and if the profile is assigned to a fleet containing devices they're going to boot into the chosen app.

Developer mode

Allows you to use the Android debugging features of your device. It is advised to keep this parameter off outside of developing usage.


Connectivity

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WiFi

On/Off: forcing WiFi On or Off

Security

Choose the encryption type of your WiFi Network:

Open: choose this option if there's no password protecting your WiFi network.

WEP: choose this option if your WiFi is protected with WEP.

WPA/WPA2: choose this option if your WiFi is protected with WPA OR WPA2

SSID

SSID: Enter the SSID, the identifier, of your WiFi access point

Password

Password: Enter the password corresponding to the SSID you inputted

Wifi sleep policy

You're presented with 3 options

  • Default: WiFi turns off when the device sleeps

  • Never While Plugged: WiFi turns off when the device enters sleep mode if the device is not connected to a power source. If it is connected to a power source WiFi stays on!

  • Never: WiFi never turns off

GPS

Choose if you wish to force disabling or enabling GPS.

NFC

Choose if you wish to force disabling or enabling NFC.

Bluetooth

Choose if you wish to force disabling or enabling Bluetooth.


APN

APN settings are not described here, please refer to your mobile operator to set these fields to right values.


Advanced

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Quick boot

Quick boot allows the device to boot in 7 seconds, you can enable quick boot from the FMS or manually on each devices.

Enabling quick boot will tweak the internal behavior of the OS to achieve its goal. Therefore, if you require a deep reboot / turn off, you need to remove the battery or disable Quick boot

Fms sync interval

You're device syncs up at specific intervals with the server. This parameter let's you choose how big those intervals are. You can choose between:

  • 5 minutes
  • 30 minutes
  • 1 day
  • 1 week

Volume

Your device's volume can be set by using this slider

Screen Timeout

You can set your device's locale setting by choosing it in this list

Auto Timezone

You can set your timezone manually by disabling this feature


Adding Devices to a Profile

Recommended method:

Drag & Drop devices to a fleet with a profile

  1. Click on "Devices" Click device
  2. Select one or multiple devices and drag it to a fleet Drag and drop

Alternative method:

  1. Click on "Devices"
  2. Click on a FX logo, then click on "Device Details" Fx Logo
  3. Click on the wrench icon, select the desired profile and click on apply wrencg icon