Elements Mobile Protection for Android

A collection of short easy steps to get started in taking the product into use

Follow the steps below to get started with the product.

Step 1: Creating a WithSecure™ Business Account

Step 1 - Creating a WithSecure™ Business Account

You need a WithSecure™ Business Account to access WithSecure™ Elements Security Center, which is the unified management platform for managing all WithSecure™ Elements products. There are two scenarios:

Create a withSecure business account

After completing the company self-registration, you will receive an email from WithSecure with a temporary password and a link to log in to the portal.

Step 2: Logging in to WithSecure™ Elements Security Center

Step 2 – Adding the Android app configuration policies

Use the Business Account to log in to WithSecure™ Elements Security Center at https://elements.withsecure.com/

All product settings are under Endpoint Protection on the sidebar.

Step 3: Adding devices to your organization

Step 3 - Adding devices to your organization

After logging in, add devices for management by sending an email invitation - for manually installing devices.

Sending an email invitation

  1. In Elements Security Center, select Endpoint Protection > Devices > Mobile devices.
  2. Next to Devices, select   > Add new device
Add device
  1. Select the subscription to use and select Next.
  2. Follow the steps in the wizard and send an email invitation to one or more users with a download link to the installer.
Add new device
Step 4: What end users need to do when receiving the email

Step 4 – What end users need to do when receiving the email

Instruct the users to follow these steps to install the app on their Android devices.

Note: In the following steps, "you" refers to end users.

You receive an email from your administrator instructing you to install the app. The email contains a link for installing the app on one device and a link to activate your license.

To install the app:

  1. Open the invitation email.
  2. Select the link next to Android.
    You are redirected to Google Play Store where you can download and install the WithSecure Mobile Protection app.
  3. When asked, select Allow to give the app the required permissions.

Note: The app needs permission to access your photos, media, and files to be able to scan for harmful items.