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Adding Android application packages (APK) to Miradore

Updated on March 2nd, 2021

Miradore supports the management of application packages (APK). With the instructions of this article, you can add in-house applications, APKs, to Miradore either with file upload or external URL. You can deploy added application packages to Android devices, which device management method is either Fully managed or Device Administrator (legacy mode). If you’re interested in Android application management, consider upgrading your site to the Enterprise Plan. See more in How to upgrade subscription for further information.

How to add APK to Miradore

1. Navigate to Management > Applications.

2. Choose Android application from the dropdown button Add. Select the application type on the first step of the wizard. Add APK download to Miradore

  • APK download (file upload) – upload the APK file to Miradore.
  • APK download (external URL) – define an external URL address where devices can download the APK.

3. Fill in the application details. See the explanations of the fields from the table below:

APK download (file upload)
FileSelect the application package file (APK) that you want to upload to Miradore.
Description (optional)Description of the application type, which can be used to identify different deployment types, for example.
Notification to userA message that requests the device user to install the application. The notification is visible to device end-users when they accept the installation.
Add shortcut to home screenEnable the application shortcut on the device home screen. Requires Android client version 2.3.2 or above.
APK download (external URL)
Application package URLLink to the application package file where the deployed APK will be downloaded.
Version codeVersion code is a single number that increases with every new build of the application. Not same as Version name.
Version nameThis is useful for differentiating builds of the same application version.
Package nameAn unique identifier for the application, which can be found at the end of the URL. An example: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.miradore.client.v2
Application nameThe name of the application that is visible also to the device users.
Description (optional)Description of the application type, which can be used to identify different deployment types, for example.
Notification to userA message that requests the device user to install the application. The notification is visible to device end-users when they accept the installation.
Add shortcut to home screenEnable the application shortcut on the device home screen. Requires Android client version 2.3.2 or above.

4. The last step shows a summary of the action and the confirmation that adding the application was successful. Add APK summary You can now start deploying the added APKs to your Android devices. More information can be found from Application management and deployment for Android devices.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

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