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Okta Mobility Management - Remote Lock

Aug 25, 2015 | by Niki Vecsei in Mobile

Original Author: Ed Sawma, Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Okta

In addition to being able to deprovision or factory reset an end user’s mobile device, Okta can now remotely lock a device. This can be used in cases, for example, where the disposition of an end user’s device is uncertain, but the user doesn’t warrant a factory reset.

 

To lock a device remotely:

  1. From the Admin page, select Devices.
  2. Select the device you wish to remotely lock.
  3. Select Device Actions.
  4. Select Remote Lock.

Remote lock a user's device

3. Optionally send a message and contact number to the device, for example:

 

4. Select Remote Lock

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