NotifyMDM for Android App updates
Posted by Bernard Chandler on 07 August 2014 04:11 PM
The NotifyMDM for Android application does NOT automatically update on its own.
When an update is available, the NotifyMDM for Android application can be updated from the Google Play Store or by downloading the .apk file from (http://notifymdm.notify.net), the NotifyMDM portal.
There are some options, however, that allow you to update the app with little or no user intervention.
Use the Google Play Store app to set the NotifyMDM for Android application for automatic updating
This is the simplest and recommended best practice.
Follow the instructions at https://support.google.com/googleplay/answer/113412?hl=en to enable the Auto-update option on the device. When this option is selected for a particular application, the app will update automatically whenever updates are available.
Update the NotifyMDM for Android application through Managed Applications
This method can assist in updating the NotifyMDM for Android application for users. It requires that an administrator add the application to the Managed Application list on the NotifyMDM server. It does not, however, facilitate an automatic update, as it requires several interactions from the user.
There are some prerequisites and/or requirements for this method to work: