Configuring Android Password Settings

Enforcing the use of a PIN or password on Android devices provides baseline protection for the end-user.

  1. Go to the Configure Policy screen by performing one of the following:
    • Classic Mode: Go to SECURITY AGENTS and select a group. Click > Configure Policy.

    • Advanced Mode: Go to POLICIES > Policy Management. Click Add or click an existing policy.

  2. Click Android.
  3. Go to Password.
  4. Under Password, enable the feature to notify users to set a password to lock the device screen.
  5. In the Complexity section, configure the required settings.
    1. Specify the characters that users should use.
    2. Set the password length.
  6. In the Security section, configure the required settings.
    1. Set an expiration day for the password.
    2. Specify how often users can reuse an old password.
  7. In the Automatic Screen Lock section, specify how long can a device remains inactive before the device locks.
  8. Click Save.