Lockdown Android Tablet for Business Purpose with VantageMDM

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Managing mobile devices across an organization is crucial for security, productivity, and streamlined operations. Businesses require efficient ways to control the apps and settings available on company devices to ensure that they are being used exclusively for work-related tasks. VantageMDM provides an excellent solution for businesses seeking to secure their Android devices. By implementing features such as App Blocking and Kiosk Mode, businesses can lockdown their Android tablets, enhancing security while optimizing productivity.

Why Lockdown Android Tablet with VantageMDM?

Mobile Device Management (MDM) is pivotal in helping organizations maintain control over their mobile devices. VantageMDM offers a comprehensive solution for Android device management, providing businesses with a seamless way to ensure their devices are used efficiently and securely. Whether through App Blocking or Kiosk Mode, VantageMDM enables organizations to tailor the user experience on their devices to suit specific business needs.

This guide will explore how to effectively use VantageMDM to lockdown your Android tablets for business purposes. It will outline step-by-step instructions for implementing both App Blocking and Kiosk Mode. Additionally, we'll discuss the benefits of using these features in various industries.

Implementing Kiosk Mode

Kiosk Mode, also known as Lockdown Mode, restricts a device to specific apps or web pages, providing a focused and secure environment. Here's how to implement Kiosk Mode via VantageMDM:

  1. On the Policy Detail Page, Click the "Android" Tab and then click the "Kiosk Mode" option.
  2. Select the checkbox "Enable Kiosk Mode."


  1. Click the "Add App" Button:
  2. A pop-up will open, allowing you to select apps for Kiosk Mode.
  3. Select Apps for Kiosk Mode
  4. Once you've selected the apps, click the "Add" button.
  5. Click the "Save & Publish" button to apply Kiosk Mode configurations.

Implementing App Blocking

App Blocking allows businesses to limit the apps that users can access, ensuring devices are utilized strictly for business-related purposes. Follow these steps to implement App Blocking via VantageMDM:

  1. Click "Policies" on the top menu bar.
  2. Access the Policy Detail Page:
  3. On the Policy Detail Page, Click the "Android" Tab.


  1. Navigate to "App Management" > "App Blocking."
  2. Click the "App Blocking" Tab.
  3. Enable App Blocking Settings:
  4. Select the checkbox "Enable App Blocking Settings."
  5. Click the "Add App" Button
  6. Select Apps to Block
  7. Once you've selected all the apps to be blocked, click the "Add" button on the pop-up.
  8. Click the "Save & Publish" button to apply App Blocking configurations.


Benefits of Implementing Kiosk Mode (Lockdown Mode)

Enhanced Security Across Industries

In industries like healthcare, retail, and education, sensitive data is at risk of exposure if devices are not properly secured. Kiosk Mode ensures that devices only access authorized applications, reducing the chances of data breaches and unauthorized app usage. In healthcare, for instance, patient information remains protected, while in retail, transaction details are safeguarded.

Increased Productivity in Work Environments

Limiting access to non-essential applications keeps employees focused on work-related tasks, significantly improving productivity. In logistics, field services, and warehousing, devices in Kiosk Mode ensure that workers only access relevant inventory management or field service applications, streamlining operations and minimizing distractions.

Customizable User Experience in Hospitality and Public Services

Hotels and public services can provide guests or customers with a simplified, user-friendly experience by offering tablets locked down to specific apps or web pages. Whether it's for self-check-in at a hotel or filling out government forms at a public kiosk, Kiosk Mode creates an intuitive interface that improves user engagement and satisfaction.

Controlled Content Distribution in Education

Educational institutions can lock down tablets to approved educational apps or web pages, ensuring that students have a focused learning environment. Kiosk Mode prevents distractions from games or social media while enabling teachers to customize the digital classroom.

Locking down Android tablets for business purposes with VantageMDM provides unparalleled control over device usage, security, and productivity. By following the outlined steps to implement App Blocking and Kiosk Mode, organizations can easily restrict device access to approved applications, ensuring that devices are used strictly for business-related activities.

The benefits of implementing Kiosk Mode extend across various industries, enhancing security, productivity, and user experience. Whether you're in healthcare, retail, hospitality, or education, VantageMDM empowers your business to tailor devices to your unique requirements, creating a secure and efficient environment that aligns perfectly with your organizational goals.