Downloading New Android Agents

About this task

If not using the Google Play store to deploy device agents, administrators must download Android device agents to their SOTI MobiControl database to deploy agents to devices.

Important: To download or update Android device agents, the SOTI MobiControl management service requires access to the following URL endpoints and

To download Android device agents to the SOTI MobiControl database:


  1. Select Global Settings from the main menu.
  2. From the Settings tree on the left, select Android > Device Agent and Plugin to display the Device Agent and Plugin page (see Device Agent and Plugin Page).
  3. Click the + icon to display the Device Agent and Plugin dialog box (see Device Agent and Plugin Dialog Box).
  4. Use the dialog box's controls to download the required agent:
    Device Agents (search field) Enter at least two characters of the name of the manufacturer whose device agents you want to see.
    Device Agents (list) Scroll to navigate the list of device agent manufacturers. To view the list of manufacturer-specific agents, click the right-pointing chevron icon by the manufacturer's name.
    Manufacturer-specific item list (when expanded)
    • Device Model - the model of the device the agent is intended for
    • Latest Version - click the link to download the latest version of the agent to your computer
    • Install - click the button to install the latest version in SOTI MobiControl
  5. Click OK.


You can now enroll devices with the device agent you have downloaded.

Tip: Certain Android device agents have matching Device Plugins that add additional management features.