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Silent install on Android devices using SureMDM

SureMDM allows silent installation of applications (APKs) on your Android devices.

The process of creating installation jobs on SureMDM is already explained in detail in a previous post. Click here to read it.

This post covers the steps required to prepare your Android device for silent installation from SureMDM.

Note: You will have to root your Android device and use SuperSU client in order to enable silent installation. Kindly switch to SuperSU in case you are using some other Super User client for managing super user permissions. Once you have rooted your device, follow the steps below:

Enabling superuser permissions for SureMDM Nix

Enabling superuser permissions for SureMDM Nix

  1. Install the SureMDM's Nix agent on your device. You can obtain the Nix agent from Google Play Store or from our site. Once Nix is installed and configured, tap on Settings.
  2. Scroll down and click on Add Superuser Privileges.
  3. Nix will prompt to reboot the device to perform the action. Click on Reboot.
  4. If SuperSU displays superuser prompt for SureMDM Nix, tap on Grant/Allow. The device will reboot now.

After reboot, push any install job to this device (with "Install after copy" option selected) from SureMDM, it should get installed silently in background, requiring no user intervention.

To know more about mobile device management using SureMDM, click here

To learn more on how to secure and manage Android, iOS and Windows Mobile/CE devices efficiently, visit us at www.42gears.com

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More Stories By Onkar Singh

The author is the founder of 42Gears, developer of affordable Mobile Device Management tools.