This sample demonstrates how to use some device owner features. As a device owner, you can configure global settings such as automatic time and timezone. You can mandate a specific launcher by preferred intent handler.
In order to set global settings, use [DevicePolicyManager#setGlobalSetting] and specify one of the [Settings.Global] keys available. Note that you need to specify its value as a String. As most of the keys accept boolean values, you will mostly use “1” for true and “0” for false.
You can mandate a specific launcher by adding a persistent preferred activity for an IntentFilter with Intent.CATEGORY_HOME category. Call [DevicePolicyManager#addPersistentPreferredActivity] to register the activity. You can clear the registration with [clearPackagePersistentPreferredActivities].
As a device owner, you can also use the features available for managed profile owner. See [BasicManagedProfile].
: http://developer.android.com/reference/android/app/admin/DevicePolicyManager.html#setGlobalSetting(android.content.ComponentName, java.lang.String, java.lang.String) : http://developer.android.com/reference/android/provider/Settings.Global.html : http://developer.android.com/reference/android/app/admin/DevicePolicyManager.html#addPersistentPreferredActivity(android.content.ComponentName, android.content.IntentFilter, android.content.ComponentName) : http://developer.android.com/reference/android/app/admin/DevicePolicyManager.html#clearPackagePersistentPreferredActivities(android.content.ComponentName, java.lang.String) : https://developer.android.com/samples/BasicManagedProfile/index.html
This sample uses the Gradle build system. To build this project, use the “gradlew build” command or use “Import Project” in Android Studio.
If you've found an error in this sample, please file an issue: https://github.com/googlesamples/android-DeviceOwner
Patches are encouraged, and may be submitted by forking this project and submitting a pull request through GitHub. Please see CONTRIBUTING.md for more details.
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