How to enable Kiosk Mode through Device Provisioning

This article explains how to enable and set up apps for Kiosk Mode through Device Provisioning in your Device Hub.

Note: Enabling Kiosk Mode and setting apps for Kiosk Mode through Device Provisioning is done as part of the pre-configuration process of your devices. Changing provisioning options does not affect the configuration on already installed devices. Of course, enabling and disabling Kiosk Mode can also be done through Commands or directly on your device.

Here you can find an introduction to Kiosk Mode.
Read the following tutorial on how to enable Kiosk Mode on your device.

How to enable Kiosk Mode

  1. Log into your Device Hub.
  2. Navigate to Provisioning.
    Header-Provisioning-marked
  3. Toggle to activate Device Provisioning.
    EnableDeviceProvisioning
  4. Scroll down to Application Preferences.
    ApplicationPreferencesProvisioning
  5. To enable Kiosk Mode fill in the following values:
    Package name: com.emteria.kiosk
    Category name: com.emteria.kiosk_preferences
    Preference type: bool
    Key name: prefs_kiosk_enabled_key
    Preference value: true
  6. Click Add.

How to set apps for Kiosk Mode

Under Application Preferences fill in the following values:

Package name: com.emteria.kiosk
Category name: com.emteria. kiosk_preferences
Preference type: set
Key name: prefs_allowed_apps
Preference value: com.example.packagename,com.example.secondpackage

Note: What to keep in mind when filling in the Preference value:

  • Only package names are needed,
  • Package names are separated by a comma (,).