The VMware Workspace ONE Content settings page lets you configure the various options for the Workspace ONE Content application.

  • Current Setting – Select whether to Inherit or Override the displayed settings. Inherit means use the settings of the current organization group's parent OG, while Override enables the settings for editing so you can modify the current OG's settings directly.

Settings and Policies

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.
Use Legacy Settings and Policies Only enable legacy settings if directed to do so by a Workspace ONE UEM representative. Legacy settings do not leverage Shared SDK profile settings and should only be implemented in certain edge cases.
Default Authentication Method Select the authentication method for the applications.
Enable "Keep me signed in" Enable to allow end users to remain signed in between uses.
Maximum Number of Failed Attempt Set the number of passcode entry attempts allowed before all data in the Workspace ONE Content will be wiped from a device.
Authentication Grace Period (min) Enter the time (in minutes) after closing the Workspace ONE Content before reopening the Workspace ONE Content will require users to enter credentials again.
Prevent Compromised Devices Enable to prevent compromised devices from accessing Workspace ONE Content.
Enable Offline Login Compliance Enable to allow offline login compliance.
Maximum Number of Offline Logins Enter the number of offline logins allowed before you have to go online.


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 Locker, Boxer, and Browser

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

If Workspace ONE Content uses the 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

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. Local storage saves on the device and doesn't sync with other Personal Content in the cloud.

Disable local storage to force all user content to save in a location that syncs with other Personal Content in the cloud.

Upload on Wi-Fi Only Enable to restrict uploads from Workspace ONE Content to Wi-Fi connections only.

Terms of Use

Setting Description
Required Terms of Use Select the Terms of Use end users must accept.


Setting Description
Platform Select the platform for which to configure notification settings.
Application Type Select to use a System or Internal application.
Application Name Select the application's name.
Bundle ID Select the Bundle ID number used to identify the app in the app store.
Badge Count Select the type of notifications that create app badges.
  • Child Permission – Select the available behavior of child organization groups that exist below the currently selected organization group. Inherit only means child OGs are only allowed to inherit these settings. Override only means they override the settings, and Inherit or Override means you can choose to inherit or override settings in child OGs that exist below the currently selected OG.