Create basic user accounts in Workspace ONE ™ UEM for your end users if you are not integrating with a directory service. Basic user accounts are also useful for testing purposes: they can be created quickly and disposed of afterward. For more information, see Basic vs. Directory Services Enrollment.


  • Can be used for any deployment method.
  • Requires no technical integration.
  • Requires no enterprise infrastructure.
  • Can enroll into potentially multiple organization groups.


  • Credentials only exist in Workspace ONE UEM and do not necessarily match existing corporate credentials.
  • Offers no federated security.
  • Single sign on not supported.
  • Workspace ONE UEM stores all user names and passwords.
  • Cannot be used for Workspace ONE Direct Enrollment.