Once the app store is installed, the user will be able to search, discover install and update mobile applications that are assigned to them.
Types of mobiles apps available to users
Public apps - Apps available in public app stores (iTunes, Google Play, etc). The user will be redirected to the appropriate page within the store when the “Install” is clicked in their enterprise app store.
Private apps - Apps that you have build internally and uploaded an .ipa, .apk or .zip file into the platform. The app will be installed on the device directly when the “Install” button is clicked.
Web apps - Apps that are pure HTML5 apps. A shortcut, or Web Clip will installed on their device launching the site in full screen mode. Currently only available on iOS and Android.
B2B or VPP apps - Apps hosted in the iTunes app store that are downloadable via a iOS VPP redemption token.
App Store Views
The apps store has four main tabs for navigation.
There are several ways to discover apps in the enterprise app store.
In any of the views, if the number of apps available exceeds the screen size, the user can scroll down to find more apps.
In the Featured and “My Apps” tabs, a categories button is available to filter the apps shown to those associated with the selected category. Simply click the “Categories” button.
Select the category to filter the listed apps.
In the Home, Featured and “My Apps” tabs, a search button is available to filter the apps displayed. Click the search icon (magnifying glass).
Type in an app name, or partial name.
Select the found app to view details.
For most apps, click on the app in the list and view its details.
Click “Install” to install the app.
When the user touches the “Install” button in the enterprise app store for a public app, the user will be forwarded to the appropriate public app store to install the selected app.
When the user touches the “Install” button in the enterprise app store for a B2B app, the user will be forwarded to the iTunes store with an available redemption VPP redemption code.
If the app is private AND it has a test build associated with it AND the user has access to the test build on the device, the user will see two install buttons:
Due to platform difference, the install of web apps is slightly different on iOS than Android.
In either case, the user will start the process by selecting “Install” on the app details screen.
|1||Click “Install” to start the web clip installation process.|
|2||If a passcode is installed on the device, enter the device's passcode. If one is not installed, the user will not see the screen.|
The iOS Web clip is now installed