The Settings section of each AirWatch Launcher allows you to set an administrative passcode, establish icon settings, and enable/disable various functions of the Launcher profile for Android device owner deployment. Available preferences vary based on the selected mode you are configuring.

The following matrix compares the Launcher device capabilities across the different app modes. Some settings are dependent on additional factors such as permissions and COSU mode limitations and are denoted as such.


Usage Access: Requires Usage Access permission.

COSU mode: COSU setup removes certain features for security to prevent users escaping out of Lock mode.

Category Preference Single App Multi App Template Mode
App Icons Allow Agent Icon on Home Screen    
App Icons Allow Phone Icon    
App Icons Allow Contacts Icon    
Settings Display Setting
Settings Sound Setting
Settings Screen Lock (Usage Access)
Settings Language Setting (Usage Access)
Settings Bluetooth Setting (Usage Access)
Settings Wi-Fi Settings (Usage Access)
Settings Security settings (Usage Access)
Settings Application Setting
Settings Allow Tethering Setting (Usage Access)
Settings Allow GPS Setting (Usage Access)
Utilities Allow Widgets    
Utilities Allow App Manager (Android 6.0 and Android 6.0.1)
Utilities Allow Recent Task List (COSU)
Utilities Allow Status Bar (Safe v3.0+) (COSU)
Utilities Allow Notification Bar (COSU)
Utilities Allow Navigation Bar (Safe v3.0+)  
Utilities Allow Mini Launcher Bar (Safe v3.0+)
Utilities Allow Airplane Mode
Utilities Allow Stay Awake
Utilities Allow Launcher Settings    
Utilities Allow Power Option (Safe v3.0+)
Hardware Keys Allow Home Button (Safe v3.0+)
Hardware Keys Allow Back Button (Safe v3.0+)
Hardware Keys Allow Options Button (Safe v3.0+)
Hardware Keys Allow Volume Up Button (Safe v3.0+)
Hardware Keys Allow Volume Down Button (Safe v3.0+)
Quick Launch Icons Allow GPS (Safe v3.0+)
Quick Launch Icons Bluetooth
Quick Launch Icons Wi-Fi