The Custom Messages profile allows you configure messages that display on the device homescreen when important information needs to be relayed to the user.

The Custom messages profile allows you to set a lockscreen message, a message to display when users attempt to perform a blocked setting, or device user settings.


  1. Navigate to Devices > Profiles & Resources > Profiles > Add > Add Profile > Android.
  2. Select Android.
  3. Configure the General profile settings as appropriate.
  4. Select the Custom Messages profile and configure the messages settings:
    Option Description
    Set a Lockscreen Message Enter a message to display on the device homescreen when the device is locked. This is useful for a device that has been lost or stolen to display contact information of the user.
    Set a short message for blocked settings Enter a message to be displayed when a user tries to perform actions on a device that is blocked. Use the custom message to explain why the feature is blocked.
    Set a long message for users to view in settings Users can check this setting in Settings>Security>Device.
  5. Select Save & Publish to assign the profile to associated devices