Android Enterprise Agent Maintenance Releases

15.4.2 (May 30, 2023) - Download the Android Enterprise device agent from the Google Play Store or the MobiControl Android Enterprise Agent Downloads page.

Resolved Issues

MCMR-31650 The agent would check in with the server multiple times after a package was deployed.
MCMR-32535 On some Zebra devices, the floating Home button was disappearing after a device reboot.

15.4.1 (May 18, 2023)

Resolved Issues

MCMR-32878 On some Zebra devices, the device user was unable to return to the shared device login screen from the unauthorized screen after a failed attempt.
MCMR-33571 On some Panasonic devices, the agent failed to respond and crashed.

15.4.0 (May 16, 2023)

Important Notes About This Release

As of this release, the SOTI MobiControl Android agent can no longer be installed on the following unsupported operating system (OS) versions:

  • Android Classic: OS versions 4 and 5
  • Android Enterprise: OS versions 5 and 6

See the complete list of End of Life (EOL) Notices on SOTI Pulse to reference these and other upcoming changes in support.

Release Highlights

New Android Agent Branding

The Android agent logo has been updated to reflect the redesigned branding for SOTI MobiControl.

New JavaScript Scripting Features

The Android agent’s JavaScript Scripting feature set has been expanded with more options for automated and powerful scripting on Android devices:

  • Install, uninstall, and set Wi-Fi Network configurations on Android Classic and Android Enterprise Work Managed
  • Access IMEI, ICCID, Subscriber ID, MCC, MNC, Carrier Names, Phone Numbers, and Signal Strength for all SIM cards on Android Classic and Android Enterprise Work Managed
  • Configure Zebra Mobility Extensions (MX) XML based configurations for Zebra devices on Android Classic and Android Enterprise Work Managed
  • Set Access Point Name (APN) Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) on Android Classic and Android Enterprise Work Managed
  • Access list of installed APNs on Android Enterprise Work Managed and Corporate Personal devices with a supported OEM-specific plugin
  • Access Custom Attributes on Android Classic and Android Enterprise Work Managed and Work Profile

Resolved Issues

MCMR-31650 On Samsung devices, the firewall policy configured via Knox Service Plugin was removed after a device reboot
MCMR-31883 On some Casio devices, a green frame line appeared on the lockdown screen when pressing cursor key after the device restarts and when the center trigger key was pressed while launching the Android agent
MCMR-32012 The activation of the Knox Platform for Enterprise (KPE) license was failing on some Samsung devices
MCMR-32194 The agent was incorrectly sending logs about a Work Profile feature on Work Managed devices
MCMR-32471 Devices continuously played a notification sound whenever a lockdown policy was applied with the Activity Suppression method type and ‘Disable status bar expansion’ option enabled
MCMR-33303 On Zebra devices, lockdown policy failed to apply when MX Configurations initialize post a device reboot