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[android-security-discuss] Re: How to disable the installation of device administrator application? Gersprenz Fri Mar 09 08:00:57 2012


you can develop a second administration application to take care about the 
first one. If then the first administrator application loose the 
administrator status it's up to you to reset the device via the second 
administrator app, for example and vice versa.

cheers, Gersprenz

Am Freitag, 9. März 2012 11:45:47 UTC+1 schrieb perumal316:
> Hi All,
> We can create device administrator application which supposedly have 
> escalated privileges to enforce certain policies like password quality, 
> device encryption etc.
> See:
> http://developer.android.com/guide/topics/admin/device-admin.html
> But for example the device is provisioned the first time by the 
> administrator (administrator install the app for user) and the device is 
> passed to the user, it can be easily disabled (Under Settings -> Security 
> -> Device Administrator) or even uninstalled.
> Is there any way this can be prevented? Like a password is required to 
> disable the device administrator?
> Can this be done? Is there any other way?
> Thanks In Advance,
> Perumal 

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