Issue / Question
Bluetooth scanner will not pair and connect when Android KitKat or Lollipop device is running Enterprise Home Screen (EHS) in User Mode
Zebra Android KitKat and Lollipop devices (ET50, ET55, MC18, MC40, MC67NA, MC92N0, TC55, TC70, TC75, TC8000, WT6000)
Resolution / Answer
By default the application com.android.settings is disabled in Enterprise Home Screen (EHS) in user mode. Read More>>
EHS disables the Settings App (com.android.settings) for User mode and enables back when switching to Admin mode.
EHS v2.8 - support for all KitKat (Android 4.4.2) devices has been terminated
EHS v2.7 - only Lollipop and higher devices are supported.
EHS v2.6 - last version that supports Android KitKat devices.
1. Switch to Admin mode
2. Open Preferences
3. Under Disable any application
4. Unselect 'com.android.settings'
5. Tap OK to save
6. Exit Preferences
7. Switch back to User Mode
Modify the enterprisehomescreen.xml to include the following settings under preferences section:
For instructions for retrieving, modifying and deploying EHS config file, click HERE.