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How to add application using app store

25-05-2020 13:48:34 0 0

Overview:

This document describes the standard process to add application using app store on mSuite portal.

What is App Store?

The App Store is the place where all the apps installed on the enrolled devices are stored. You can manage apps and add new apps to the App Store. You can tag a label to the published apps and the apps that are to be uninstalled.

You can add the multiple versions of the application to the store. You can upload the multiple versions of the application when you add the application using Custom URL and Custom APK options.

App types:

Seqrite mSuite categorizes the apps as follows:

● Downloaded: These apps are downloaded by the user. Only the downloaded apps can be deleted.

● System: These apps are inbuilt in the mobile.

● Suggested: These apps are suggested by the Admin.

● Restricted: These apps are restricted by the Admin.

Adding application using app store:

The Add option on the upper-right side of the App Store page helps you to add a new app to the store. This helps you whenever you want to recommend the app in case the app is not present in the app store.


Seqrite mSuite provides the following options to add apps to the repository: From Google Play Store, iTunes Store, Custom App URL, and Upload Custom APK.

You can also upload the latest version of the app, which is already there in the repository.

Note: After adding the apps to the App Repository through the given options, you can configure these apps to install, block, or uninstall on the user devices.


To add a new app through Google Play Store, follow these steps:

1. Log on to the Seqrite mSuite console and in the left pane, click Apps > App Store > Add > From Google Play Store.The Add app from Google play store dialog box is displayed.


2. Enter Google Play Store URL of the app in the given text box. You can refer to the example of the URL given in the dialog box.

3. Click Add.

To add a new app through iTunes store, follow these steps:

1. Log on to the Seqrite mSuite console and in the left pane, click Apps > App Store > Add > From iTunes Store.

The Add app from iTunes store dialog box is displayed.


2. Enter iTunes Store URL of the app in the given text box. The URL format must be as per the given example in the dialog box.

3. Click Add.

To add a new app using Custom App URL, follow these steps:

Log on to the Seqrite mSuite console and in the left pane, click Apps > App Store > Add > Custom App URL.


2. The Add Custom App URL dialog box is displayed.

3. Enter the App Name, Package Id, Version Name, Version Code, and APK URL in the respective text boxes.

Note:

• Ensure to provide the correct version name and version code of the custom app.

• Only HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, and SFTP URLs are supported and the URL should contain whole path with apk name and extension.

4. Click Add or click Add and Publish to add the application to the repository and publish on the user device. A new app is added to the app repository.

To add a new app using Upload Custom APK, follow these steps:

1. Log on to the Seqrite mSuite console and in the left pane, click Apps > App Store > Add > Upload Custom APK.

The Upload Custom APK dialog box is displayed.


2. Select the .apk file that you want to add to the app repository.

Note: Maximum file size of APK can be up to 150 MB and only the files with APK extension are allowed.


3. Click Upload.

The new app is uploaded to the App Repository.

Note: If the data transaction usage limit has exceeded, then every transaction of downloading custom APK will be charged. Thus, the users should download the custom APK cautiously.


Please contact Seqrite Technical Support for more assistance.

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