Android OEM Agent Maintenance Releases

Issues Addressed

The following customer reported issues for Android OEM device agents for MobiControl have been addressed:

13.6.0 Build 1844 (March 12, 2019) - Download the Android device agent from the MobiControl Android OEM Agent Downloads page.

MC-55929   Device's home button enabled by default in lockdown mode on devices running Android 9.0
MC-64722
MC-66050
  Updated "Disable USB Mass Storage" and "Disable background data" feature control options to support devices running Android 9.0
MC-67666   Added support for installing system updates on Elo Touch devices running Android 7.0
MC-67717   Updated agent log message to clarify that connect -f script command is ignored if device is already connected to deployment server
MC-68517   Added support for block sizes larger than 8 KB during file transfer
MC-70035   Added new macro %device_date_time%
MCMR-16168   Data collection rule did not report foreground app name when set to collect data on foreground apps
MCMR-16300   "Disable USB Mass Storage" did not work properly on Zebra devices
MCMR-16592   New setting to prevent device users from forgetting WiFi profiles that were configured by MobiControl
MCMR-16920   Agent did not correctly truncate log files
MCMR-17283   %ICCID% did not properly resolve when used in showmessagebox script
MCMR-17285   Restored event log message for out of contact policy status when moving between administrator and user mode

13.6.0 Build 1664 (February 19, 2019)

MC-51788   Added support for script that grants Notification Access permission, either silently or by prompting user to grant the permission
MC-52025   Added time stamps to notifications within Lockdown
MC-65320   Added new script "app_bundle_id delete_keep_data" that preserves app data after its uninstallation. Must be preceded by agent restart script
MC-65789   Added ability to re-detect a previously failed remote control connection without restarting agent
MC-67046   Changed behavior to prompt user to update password if new user password policy is stricter than current password on the device
MCMR-15504   Apps set to auto-launch after reboot in Lockdown retreated to background after initial launch
MCMR-16052   Exchange email profile configuration did not install on Huawei devices
MCMR-16115   Apps set to auto-launch after lockdown start up did not consistently launch
MCMR-16235   Agent was unable to connect to deployment server while using enterprise WiFi
MCMR-16236   Device users were prompted for permission to complete installation when installing an enterprise app package through profiles
MCMR-16765   Feature control to block OS upgrade was not removed even after profile was revoked

13.6.0 Build 1476 (January 08, 2019)

MC-47067
MC-64007
MC-64008
MC-64009
MC-64010
MC-64011
  Added ability to configure alerts to send scripts to device when alert is triggered
MC-59463   Lockdown profile configuration did not immediately apply on devices running Android 9.0
MC-60386   Added support for wifiapenable script to enable or disable WiFi mobile access points on devices running Android 8.0 or later
MC-61642   Added new feature control options for Huawei devices:
  • Disable Removal of MobiControl agent
  • Prevent Uninstallation of Managed Applications
MC-65320   Added new script "app_bundle_id delete_keep_data" that preserves app data after its uninstallation. Must be preceded by agent restart script
MC-65552   Repeated remote control failures are now reported to server
MCMR-13212   Added new script to control visibility of lockscreen passwords and patterns
MCMR-15821
MCMR-16487
  Feature control option "Disable addition of new Email Accounts" also blocked email accounts configured by profile
MCMR-15912   Discrepancy between .INI file and alert rule caused alerts to trigger incorrectly
MCMR-16174   WiFi error messages caused high queue length
MCMR-16261   Change to "Disable addition of new Email Accounts" feature control option was not correctly applied after agent was upgraded
MCMR-16417
MCMR-16856
  Packages lacking a configured installation windows caused agent to crash
MCMR-16469   After upgrade, some Zebra devices did not reconnect to server due to a serialization error with messages to deployment server
MCMR-16635   showmessagebox script with no timer disappeared from device screen prematurely

13.6.0 Build 1257 (November 06, 2018)

MC-53993   Updated product logos
MC-56835   Encrypted user sensitive data from MobiControl-generated log file on device
MC-57784   Added ability to schedule continuous overnight connections
MC-58237   Returned administrator mode password dialog box to its pre-Android 9.0 appearance
MC-59044   Included Garmin API to enable or disable OTA updates
MC-60007   Added log out capability for devices with Shared Users in lockdown mode
MC-60009   Added Shared User option to Lockdown template if template already has a pre-configured Shared User item
MC-60824   Certificates for Applications and VPN connections did not persist on device following device reset
MC-61112   New Feature Control option: Disable Installation from Unknown Sources" for Android 8.0 devices
MC-61642   Embedded production certificate in Huawei APK
MC-61731   Added ability to set agent to disconnect from deployment server when connected to specified WiFi SSIDs
MC-62046   Added ability to disable firmware upgrade via Download mode on Samsung device if the device is enrolled in E-FOTA
MC-62066   Added ability to use device time or UTC as scheduling options
MC-62139   Added ability to disable battery optimization on specified applications using a script command, for Samsung devices with ELM license activated only
MC-62987   Added ability to enroll installer via MCSetup.ini file if it exists on device
MCMR-13469   The incorrect serial number appeared in the console for some Lenovo devices
MCMR-15504   Applications set to auto-launch in Lockdown were moved to background after a device reboot
MCMR-15655   Users could not access applications for up to 40 seconds after rebooting a Zebra device in lockdown
MCMR-15669   Some Casio devices did not display toggle option between camera and barcode scanner
MCMR-15888   URLs with HTTPS did not work in lockdown mode

13.6.0 Build 1045 (October 15, 2018)

MC-42625   Added "Prevent Uninstallation of Managed Applications" as new feature control option on Huawei devices
MC-58934   Added ability to read current APN configuration settings from the device
MC-59589   Added "Disable GPS Mock Locations" as a feature control option for devices running Android 9.0
MC-61026   Added ability to retrieve battery charging status from device for profile deployment scheduling
MCMR-14584   Fixed a bug caused by conflict between the "Disable WiFi Changes" and "Disable WiFi Profiles" feature control options
MCMR-14678   Some Panasonic devices did not report their Available Memory through the Data Collection / Custom Data Collection report
MCMR-15669   Some Casio devices did not display the toggle between camera and barcode scanner