Configuration via MDM software
On Android and iOS, apps can be installed in a Managed Profile to separate personal and professional use. Apps that are installed this way can be remotely configured using an MDM system.Threema Work supports the following platforms and profile types:
|Platform||System requirement||Supported profile type|
|Android||Android 5.0+||Android Enterprise / Managed Configurations|
|iOS||iOS 7+||Managed App Configuration|
|Windows Phone||WP 8.1+||Configuration using URL actions (Windows Phone)|
To ensure compatibility, please contact the developer of your MDM system.
To learn more about rollout and deployment, please consult the documentation.
Configuration via management cockpit (Threema MDM)
If you don’t use an MDM system for the app’s deployment, Threema MDM is a convenient way of controlling the app’s settings in the management cockpit. With Threema MDM, the same parameters that are available when using a regular MDM system can be configured.
true, Threema Safe must be used; if set to
false, Threema Safe cannot be used. (If not set at all, Threema Safe can be used.)
th_safe_restore_id) Threema Safe backup (not available in Threema MDM)
true, synchronization with the local address book is enabled.
true, the user cannot change the following profile settings: nickname, profile picture, email address / phone number linked to the ID, contact synchronization, export ID, delete ID, ID revocation password. The use of Threema Safe and the export of the Threema ID can be prevented using the parameters
true, unknown contacts (i.e., contacts not contained in the device's address book) are blocked.
true, media files will not be auto-saved to the local gallery.
true, the user cannot take screenshots on Android, and no thumbnail is displayed in Android’s app switcher.
true, the user cannot manually add contacts. Contacts can only be added via contact synchronization (if not disabled; see
th_contact_sync) or by receiving messages from unknown contacts (if not disabled; see th_block_unknown).
true, the user cannot export chats.
true, the user cannot export their ID.
true, the user cannot create data backups (only available on Android).
true, Threema data is excluded from iTunes/iCloud backups. Not relevant for Android.
true, the message preview in push notifications is disabled.
true, the user’s profile picture will not be shared with others.
true, Threema calls are disabled.
true, the setup wizard that would show up on the first app launch is skipped.
true, the user cannot create groups.
true, Threema Web is disabled.