How to Set Up a Workflow in Geofence with AirDroid Business?

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As a device administrator, maintaining security and operational efficiency often involves monitoring the movements of your company's Android devices within specified geographical areas. Automating this process and setting up a workflow that triggers specific actions when a device enters or exits a geofenced area can enhance efficiency.

AirDroid Business's Geofence feature simplifies this task. This guide will walk you through the steps to set up a workflow in Geofence with AirDroid Business.

  1. Step 1
    Create a New Workflow
  2. Navigate to an existing Geofence, switch to the `Workflow` tab next to `Setting`, and click `+Add New Workflow`.
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  1. Step 2
    Name the Workflow
  2. Click the icon and name the workflow.
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  1. Step 3
    Select the Action that Triggers a Workflow
  2. Choose the action that will trigger this workflow: either entering or exiting the geofenced area.
  3. Select the Trigger Action 1


  1. Step 4
    Select the Groups/Devices
  2. Choose the specific devices or groups within the Geofence that this workflow will apply to.
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    Note : The group or devices selected here must be selected among the group or devices added in the geofence.


  1. Step 5
    Select the Actions to be Triggered
  2. Various actions can be triggered:
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  4. ● Device Reboot: This action can help you reboot your device automatically when the workflow is triggered.
  5. ● Device Screen Off:This action can help you automatically turn off your device screen when the workflow is triggered.
  6. Note : It will only dim your device if you do not set any types of lockscreens, such as Pattern, PIN or password.
  7. ● Reset factory data:This action can help you reset your device into factory settings.
  8. Note : If you select this option, it means you are not able to manage your devices. Since you factory reset the device, the device you enrolled in the Admin Console will remain offline. To rebind the device, please manually re-enroll the device.
  9. ● Switch to Config File: This action can help you switch the Policy or Kiosk config from one to another when the workflow is triggered.
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    Note : When the device is switched into another Policy or Kiosk config, please check the alert or geofence log to confirm which config file is currently in use.
  11. ● Notification:This action can send a customized message to notify specific users on the device or enforce them to read your message.
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  13. ● Group Transfer: This action can transfer your devices into another group when the workflow is triggered.
  14. ● Clear App Data & Cache: You can choose the app you want to clear data & cache when the workflow is triggered.
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    Note : 1. If you need to clear the data & cache of system apps, please proceed with caution as this action may affect the operation of your device.
    2. It is only applicable to AirDroid Biz Daemon v1.3.4.0 and above.
    3. It is only applicable to AirDroid Biz Daemon v1.3.4.0 and above.
  16. ● Enable Lost Mode: You can activate the Lost Mode feature. Once enabled, the device will be locked and display a custom message indicating that it's in lost mode.
  17. Custom Message: You can set a custom message to be displayed on the device when it's in lost mode. For instance, you can set the message as "The device is in lost mode".
  18. Set Password for Disabling Lost Mode: To disable this mode, tap anywhere on the device screen five times quickly and enter the password.
  19. Select the Actions to be Triggered 5

    Note : 1. Support devices enrolled through Device Owner.
    2. Support devices with Android 9 and above.
    3. It is only applicable to AirDroid Biz Daemon v1.3.4.0 and above.
    1. Step 6
      Set Up Notifications
    2. In this step, you'll determine who will receive notifications when the workflow is triggered. You can choose from several options: Account Owner, Super Admin, All Admin, Team Members of the Selected, Groups/Devices, The Custom Role of the Selected Groups/Devices, and Others (You can specify other users to receive the notification. Enter their email addresses, separated by commas.)
    3. You can also attach content that will be displayed in the email notification.
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      Note : Notifications are limited to 100 per day.
    1. Step 7
      Save to apply the changes
    2. Click "Save" button to apply the changes.
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    4. You can also attach content that will be displayed in the email notification.
    5. Note : You can also set up multiple workflows for one Geofence, but please note that one trigger (Enter or Exit) can only set up one workflow for one device, e.g., should one device trigger the geofence for group transferring, you can't set a workflow to send the notification simultaneously.

By following these steps, you can easily set up a workflow in Geofence with AirDroid Business. This not only saves you time but also enhances the security and operational efficiency of your Android devices.

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