The QR code enrollment method sets up and configures Work Managed Device mode by scanning a QR code from the setup wizard. This enrollment flow is ideal for an admin staging multiple devices before deploying to users or for the end user who will be enrolling their own device with the QR code provided by an IT admin.


This enrollment flow is available for Android for Work account and Google account users. This enrollment flow is supported on Android N+ devices.

  1. Power on the device. The setup wizard prompts the user to tap the Welcome screen six times. The taps have to be done in the same place on the screen.
  2. Connect to Wi-Fi and the setup wizard automatically downloads a QR code reader. The QR code reader app automatically starts once complete.
  3. Scan your QR code.

  4. The setup wizard automatically downloads the AirWatch Agent which should already be configured with Server URL and Group ID information.
  5. Enter the user credentials.

If enrollment was successful, the My Device page displays on the device. All profiles and applications start to push automatically to the device.

The AirWatch Console reports the status of Android for Work on the users devices. You can check the Details View page to verify that Android for Work was successfully created.

Navigate to Devices > Details View > Summary and view the Security section of the page to view the status. The should be a green check to verify Android for Work activation.