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Version: 12.7

Supported features by device type

This quick reference compares the supported capabilities of BlackBerry 10, BlackBerry OS (version 5.0 to 7.1), iOS, macOS, Android, and Windows devices in BlackBerry UEM version 12.7.

Support for BlackBerry OS devices requires an upgrade from BES5 to BlackBerry UEM.

For more information about supported OS versions, see the Compatibility matrix.

Device features

Feature

BlackBerry 10

BlackBerry OS

iOS

macOS

Android

Windows

Wireless activation

Wireless activation using a QR code

   

 

 

Wired activation using the BlackBerry Wired Activation Tool

Client app required for activation

1

2

Customize terms of use agreement for activation

3

Restrict activation by device model

4

View and export device report (for example, hardware details)

Restrict unsupervised devices

   

5

5

   

1 For iOS devices enrolled in DEP, client app must be assigned to users or groups.

2 For Windows Phone 8.x devices only.

3 For Windows 10 devices only.

4 For Windows Phone 8.x and Windows 10 Mobile devices only.

5 For devices activated with MDM controls or User privacy with SIM-based licensing only.

Security features

Feature

BlackBerry 10

BlackBerry OS

iOS

macOS

Android

Windows

Separation of work and personal data

1

2

4

User privacy for personal data

1

2

Encryption of work data at rest

1

2

4

Protection of devices by sending IT commands

Control of device capabilities using IT policies

Delete work data after period of inactivity

1

1

Enforce password requirements

Enforce encryption of media card

3

Enforce encryption of internal storage

1 Requires BlackBerry Dynamics apps.

2 Requires Samsung KNOX Workspace, Android work profile, or BlackBerry Dynamics apps.

3 For Samsung KNOX devices only.

4 For Windows 10 devices only.

Sending certificates to devices

Feature

BlackBerry 10

BlackBerry OS

iOS

macOS

Android

Windows

CA certificate profiles

SCEP profiles

1

Shared certificate profiles

User credential profiles

1 For Windows 10 devices only.

Managing work connections for devices

Feature

BlackBerry 10

BlackBerry OS

iOS

macOS

Android

Windows

BlackBerry 2FA profiles

BlackBerry Dynamics connectivity profiles

CalDAV profiles

CardDAV profiles

Certificate retrieval profiles

Enterprise connectivity

BlackBerry Secure Connect Plus

1

2

Exchange ActiveSync email profiles

3

BlackBerry Secure Gateway Service

IMAP/POP3 email profiles

Proxy profiles

4

Single sign-on profiles

VPN profiles

5

6

Wi-Fi profiles

Other OS-specific profiles

  • CRL profiles
  • OCSP profiles

  • CRL profiles 7
  • Windows Information Protection profiles 7

1 Only for devices running iOS 9.0 and later.

2 Only for Android devices that have a work profile and KNOX Workspace devices.

3 Only for Motorola devices that support the EDM API, Android devices that have a work profile, and KNOX devices.

4 Only for Windows 10 devices (configure proxy settings in VPN profiles) and Windows 10 Mobile devices (configure proxy settings in Wi-Fi profiles).

5 For KNOX Workspace devices only.

6 For Windows 10 devices only.

7 Only for BlackBerry devices powered by Android with Android 7.0 and later.

Managing your organization’s standards for devices

Feature

BlackBerry 10

BlackBerry OS

iOS

macOS

Android

Windows

Activation profiles

App lock mode profiles

1

1

1

BlackBerry Dynamics profiles

BlackBerry Dynamics compliance profiles 2

Compliance profiles

3

Device profiles

4

Enterprise Management Agent profiles

Location service profiles

5

Other OS-specific profiles

  • Device SR requirements profiles
  • Access control rules
  • Software configuration
  • AirPlay profiles
  • AirPrint profiles
  • Custom payload profiles
  • Managed domains profiles
  • Network usage profiles
  • Per-app notification profiles 6
  • Web content filter profiles

1 Only for supervised iOS devices, KNOX devices that are activated with MDM controls, Windows 10 Education, and Windows 10 Enterprise devices.

2 If your environment includes both Good Control and BlackBerry UEM, after you upgrade and synchronize Good Control with BlackBerry UEM, existing compliance profiles in Good Control are imported to BlackBerry UEM as BlackBerry Dynamics compliance profiles that contain the Good Control compliance settings.

3 For Windows Phone 8.x devices only.

4 For Windows 10 devices only.

5 For Windows 10 Mobile devices only.

6 Only for supervised iOS devices running iOS 9.3 and later.

Protecting lost or stolen devices

Feature

BlackBerry 10

BlackBerry OS

iOS

macOS

Android

Windows

Specify device password

1

Lock device

1

Activation lock

2

Specify work space password and lock

3

Unlock device and clear password

Delete all device data

4

Delete only work data

1 For Windows Phone 8.x and Windows 10 Mobile devices only.

2 Only for devices running iOS 7.0 and later.

3 Only for Android devices that have a work profile running Android 7.0 and later.

4 For Motorola devices that support the EDM API, information on the media card is also deleted. For KNOX Workspace devices, you can choose to delete information on the media card.

Configuring roaming

Feature

BlackBerry 10

BlackBerry OS

iOS

macOS

Android

Windows

Disable automatic synchronization when roaming

1

2

Disable data when roaming

3

4

1 For synchronization with the mail server only.

2 For KNOX devices only.

3 For devices running iOS 9.0 or later, you can configure data roaming settings in a network usage profile.

4 For Android devices that have a work profile and KNOX devices only.

Managing apps

Feature

BlackBerry 10

BlackBerry OS

iOS

macOS

Android

Windows

Distribute public apps from storefront (BlackBerry World, App Store, Google Play, Windows Store)

Manage work app catalog

Brand work app catalog

Manage restricted apps

1

1

Distribute internal apps

Add app shortcuts to devices

1 The restricted app list is not required for Android devices that have a work profile, KNOX Workspace, or Windows 10 devices because only apps that an administrator assigns can be installed in the work space or on devices.