Headwind MDM binary installer
If you’re doing a new installation, start here.
Web panel version
Android app version
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Web panel, WAR file
If you’re doing a web panel update, start here. This file could also be used for manual installation on any OS.
A warning is shown if the admin turns off all network communication channels in the configuration. Web panel is translated to Chinese.
Admin can disable screenshots on the devices. Web panel is translated to German. Hints and placeholders are added to some dialogs. More detailed info about the device is available (ICCID, IMSI, 2-nd SIM data, serial number).
Web panel is translated to Spanish. Fixed some minor issues. Configuration in the device list is clickable. Users can view the admin password in the configuration details.
Web panel is translated to French and Arabic. Fixed the issue arising when app version name contains spaces. Launcher logs are turned on by default.
This version has the option to protect the device configuration URL by a signature. Migration to another server is implemented. Added the keycode parameter for launching apps using Android special keys. Added the parameter “Lock safe settings” which allows the admin to lock WiFi, GPS and mobile network settings (useful for managing WiFi networks).
Added the “Default launcher” option. Fixed some device filtering bugs. New configuration options added: time zone, allowed activities.
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The web panel source code can be downloaded here.
Android application (launcher)
If you’ve already installed Headwind MDM and are doing a MDM application update, start here.
Fixed a server migration issue as well as several bugs related to the admin panel. Fixed a configuration update issue when a network connection is weak. Launcher is translated to Chinese.
Launcher is translated to German. Headwind MDM can run apps remotely by a Push notification. It sends more parameters to server and can disable screenshots according to the admin’s policy.
Launcher is translated to Spanish. The order of app icons on the launcher screen is updated.
Launcher is translated to French and Arabic. Fixed several configuration bugs and updated network strength measurement algorithm.
Fixed a bug with setting up the default Home app. Added the option to lock safe Android settings. If the app downgrade is requested, the launcher checks the downgrade possibility and ignores the request if downgrade is not available.
The launcher sets itself as a default Home app if it is not yet set. Requests to server are protected by a signature. Hotkeys for apps are implemented. This version can automatically migrate to a new server. The server URL is shown on the info screen. ANR watchdog option is added.
Upgrade instructions ►
The Android launcher source code can be downloaded here.
Headwind MDM library
If you’re a developer and want to integrate your Android app with Headwind MDM, start here.
This version includes new HeadwindMDM class simplifying integration and encapsulating automatic reconnection to the service
Fixed an issue in Push message payload delivery
Minimal Android API is 14
App settings can be managed in the control panel
Plugins are supplementary Android apps which must be installed as APK files through the web panel.
Note: if you’re attempting to install Headwind MDM plugins outside of Headwind MDM launcher, they will not work. You need to setup a launcher first, and then install plugins through the web panel.
Displays instant Push notifications in the status bar