Mobile Access

Managing the customer's mobile device fleet is critical when deploying Google Apps. Who doesn't use a smartphone these day for business? Google Apps allows users to access their calendar, contacts and mail through a variety of mobile devices as well as enforce the corporate device management policies. This module will look at mobile access for Android (phone/tablet), iOS and Active Sync devices.

To complete the hands-on exercises, you'll need access to an iOS, Active Sync or Android device.

Watch and Learn
  1. Video: Google Apps Mobile Device Management tutorial
  2. Presentation:  Mobile Device Management Overview
  3. Video: Part I: Configure Control Panel demo
  4. Video: Part II: Configure Android Device demo
  5. Video: Part III: Approve Device demo
  6. Video: Part IV: My Devices Feature for Android demo

Practice Exercises
Choose a mobile device to configure from the following list of exercises: 
  1. Exercise:  Configure Mobile Device - Active Sync
  2. Exercise Configure Mobile Device- Android

Reference Materials
  • Google Apps Mobile Management Overview article
  • Google Sync using Active Sync article
  • Device Policy Administration for Android article
  • Remote Wipe Mobile Device article
  • Google Apps Connection for BlackBerry Enterprise Server site
  • BlackBerry Deployment considerations
  • Technical Transition Guide  pdf