Installation from unknown sources enabled

Platforms

  • Android 8.0 or less

Cause

The device's settings allow installation from unknown sources. For example, the user is capable of installing an APK from an unverified source, i.e. bypassing the use of the official Google Play Store.

Resolution

Disable installation from unknown sources in the device settings.

On-Console notification

In the Incidents section, devices that "installation from unknown sources" enabled are reported to the console.

On-Device notification

By default, a similar notification is displayed on the device.

On-Mobile agent notification

By default, similar information is displayed in the mobile agent app.

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