Provide end users with device side access to the corporate content using the Workspace ONE Content app. The configurations set in the UEM console determine the level of freedom provided to end users accessing corporate content from their devices.

Note: VMware Workspace ONE has announced the End of General Support (EOGS) for Workspace ONE Content for Windows beginning July 31, 2020 and officially ending on July 31, 2021. For more information about the EOGS, see the knowledge base article, End of General Support for the AirWatch Content Locker for Windows.


  1. Navigate to Groups & Settings > All Settings > Content > Applications > Workspace ONE Content app.
  2. Configure the Settings and Policies settings.
    Setting Description
    Application Profile

    Set to define the security policies and settings used by this application.

    Leave as Default and configure the Recommended Default SDK settings to define app behavior using Workspace ONE UEM recommendations.

    Alternatively, select Custom application settings to override the default SDK settings and configure a unique set off behaviors for the app.

    iOS Profile Select a custom-created SDK profile from the drop-down list.
    Android Profile Select a custom-created SDK profile from the drop-down list.
  3. Configure the General settings.
    Setting Description
    Numbers of Days to Keep Content New Select the number of days recently added documents will be labeled as new in the Workspace ONE Content.
    Block Enrollment via Content, Boxer, and Web

    Enable to prevent enrollment through Workspace ONE Content, VMware Workspace ONE Boxer, and VMware Workspace ONE Web.

    If Workspace ONE Content uses the VMware Workspace ONE SDK for iOS in Objective-C, then MDM enrollment is required for the single-sign on SDK setting to function correctly.

    Change Repository Name for Managed Content Enable to change the repository name in the Root Repository Name field that appears.
    Root Repository Name Enter the new repository name you want to use.
    Allow Hyperlinks Enable to allow end users to open hyperlinks located in documents in the Open Internet Links with field that appears.
    Open Internet Links with Select the application in which to open hyperlinks.
    Local Storage

    Enable to provide a storage alternative for user content.

    Upload on Wi-Fi Only Enable to restrict uploads from Workspace ONE Content to Wi-Fi connections only.
  4. Implement the Terms of Use agreement for your app.
  5. Assign Notifications to Workspace ONE Content applications for the specified platform.
    Setting Description
    Application Type Indicate as System or Internal.
    Application Name Assign to the application.
    Bundle ID Assign to the application.
    Badge Count

    Set to Required, Updates Only or None.

    Required: Badge Count represents the number of required documents that the User has not opened through the Workspace ONE Content. (Windows Only) The Badge Count tracks the 'read' status for required documents per user across multiple devices. When a user with multiple devices reads a required document, then all other devices reflect the document as read.

    Updates Only (For Downloaded Content): Badge Count represents the number of downloaded documents that have updates or new versions available.

    None: Badge Counts are disabled for Workspace ONE Content.

  6. Select Save.