When your organization needs mobile device management features beyond what Workspace ONE Express offers, you can upgrade to the full product at any time, Workspace ONE UEM powered by AirWatch.

Workspace ONE UEM

Select the Main Menu button Learn More & Upgrade and view helpful videos, live demos, and documentation of Workspace ONE UEM's full feature set, not to mention an easy upgrade path for when you make the switch.

Workspace ONE Express+

If you are interested in acquiring an Express+ license, contact your Dell Technologies Sales Representative.

What Happens to Features and Their Settings When You Upgrade

You retain all the configurations and device settings when you upgrade from Workspace ONE Express and Express+ to Workspace ONE UEM. The form those configurations and settings take may be slightly different. This table summarizes how those settings appear when you upgrade.

Feature Original Bundle / Support Implementation in Workspace ONE UEM

Settings

  • APNs for MDM
  • Android EMM Registration
  • Apple Automated Enrollment
  • Apple Device Enrollment Program
  • Cloud Connector
  • Directory Services
  • SMS
  • VPP Managed Distribution
Express, Express+

These settings and integrations configured in Express and Express+ remain configured as before and are found on the same pages.

Navigate to...

Groups & Settings > All Settings

or

Groups & Settings > Configurations

...to find these pages.

In the case of Android EMM Registration, there are more customizable options available on the settings page in Workspace ONE UEM.

Devices Express, Express+ All devices remain enrolled and are seen in Devices List View.
Denylisted/ Allowlisted Devices Express, Express+ All denylisted and allowlisted device configurations are configured as before.
User & Admin Accounts Express, Express+ All basic and directory user and admin accounts exist after you upgrade.
User Groups Express, Express+ All user groups exist after you upgrade.
Introduction Survey & Wizard Express, Express+ The Introduction Survey and wizard are only available in Express and Express+. The settings you configure through this feature are found on the respective Settings pages, detailed below.
Introduction Survey - Location Question Express, Express+

The Introduction Survey is only available in Express and Express+.

You can now enable/disable Location on the following pages.

Platform Page Setting
Android Groups & Settings > All Settings > Devices & Users > Android > Intelligent Hub Settings

Collect Location Data

Force GPS On

Apple iOS Groups & Settings > All Settings > Devices & Users > Apple > Apple iOS > Intelligent Hub Settings Collect Location Data
Apple macOS Groups & Settings > All Settings > Devices & Users > Apple > macOS > Intelligent Hub Settings Request to collect Location Data
Introduction Survey - App Catalog Question Express, Express+

The Introduction Survey is only available in Express and Express+.

Express/Express+ uses the legacy catalog. You can now enable/disable the legacy catalog on the following page.

Groups & Settings > All Settings > Apps > Workspace ONE > AirWatch Catalog > General > Publishing

Settings

  • Legacy Catalog (iOS)
  • Legacy Catalog (Android)
  • Legacy Catalog (Windows Desktop)
  • Legacy Catalog (macOS)
Blueprints - Public Apps Express, Express+

Blueprints are only available in Express and Express+.

Any store apps added in a Blueprint can be found by navigating to Apps & Books > Applications > Native > Public.

Blueprints - Web Apps Express, Express+

Blueprints are only available in Express and Express+.

Any web apps added in a Blueprint can be found by navigating to Apps & Books > Applications > Web > Web Links.

Blueprints - Purchased Apps Express, Express+

Blueprints are only available in Express and Express+.

Any store apps added in a Blueprint can be found by navigating to Apps & Books > Applications > Native > Purchased.

Blueprints - Resources - Email Express, Express+

Blueprints are only available in Express and Express+.

Any Email Resource configured in a Blueprint can be found by navigating to Devices > Profiles & Resources > Profiles.

Blueprints - Resources - Wi-Fi Express, Express+

Blueprints are only available in Express and Express+.

Any Wi-Fi Resource configured in a Blueprint can be found by navigating to Devices > Profiles & Resources > Profiles.

Blueprints - Policies - Passcode Express, Express+

Blueprints are only available in Express and Express+.

Any Passcode Policy configured in a Blueprint can be found by navigating to Devices > Profiles & Resources > Profiles.

A separate profile of payload type 'Passcode' is created for each platform. Each profile must now be managed separately.

Blueprints - Policies - Other Policies Express, Express+

Blueprints are only available in Express and Express+.

Any Other Policies configured in a Blueprint is found by navigating to Devices > Profiles & Resources > Profiles.

A separate profile of payload type 'Restrictions' is created for each platform. Each profile must now be managed separately.

Blueprints - Configurations - Personalization Express+ only

Blueprints are only available in Express and Express+.

Any Personalization Configuration configured in a Blueprint is found by navigating to Devices > Profiles & Resources > Profiles.

A device profile of payload type ‘Personalization’ is created for the Windows platform.

Blueprints - Configurations - Windows Updates Express+ only

Blueprints are only available in Express and Express+.

Any Windows Updates Configuration configured in a Blueprint is found by navigating to Devices > Profiles & Resources > Profiles.

A device profile of payload type ‘Windows Updates’ is created for the Windows platform.

Blueprints - Security - Password Express+ only

Blueprints are only available in Express and Express+.

Any Password Security settings configured in a Blueprint is found by navigating to Devices > Profiles & Resources > Profiles.

A device profile of payload type ‘Password’ is created for the Windows platform.

Blueprints - Security - Restrictions Express+ only

Blueprints are only available in Express and Express+.

Any Security Restrictions configured in a Blueprint are found by navigating to Devices > Profiles & Resources > Profiles.

A device profile of payload type ‘Restrictions’ is created for the Windows platform.

Blueprints - Security - Encryption Express+ only

Blueprints are only available in Express and Express+.

Any Encryption Security settings configured in a Blueprint are found by navigating to Devices > Profiles & Resources > Profiles.

A device profile of payload type ‘Encryption’ is created for the Windows platform.

Blueprints - Security - Firewall Express+ only

Blueprints are only available in Express and Express+.

Any Firewall Security settings configured in a Blueprint are found by navigating to Devices > Profiles & Resources > Profiles.

A device profile of payload type ‘Firewall’ is created for the Windows platform.

Blueprints - Security - Defender Express+ only

Blueprints are only available in Express and Express+.

Any Defender Security settings configured in a Blueprint are found by navigating to Devices > Profiles & Resources > Profiles.

A device profile of payload type ‘Defender Exploit Guard’ created for the Windows platform.

Blueprints - Security - BIOS Express+ only

Blueprints are only available in Express and Express+.

Any BIOS Security settings configured in a Blueprint are found by navigating to Devices > Profiles & Resources > Profiles.

A device profile of payload type ‘BIOS’ is created for the Windows platform.

Users/User Group Assignments Express, Express+

All users and user groups assigned to Blueprints become Smart Groups that include the users/groups from each Blueprint.

These are found by navigating to Groups & Settings > Groups > Assignment Groups.

Console Notification Settings Express, Express+ All console notification settings remain the same after you upgrade.