Send SMS Commands to SureMDM Nix Agent

SMS Command in SureMDM

SureMDM makes remote management of enterprise-owned mobile devices quick and easy. Now, 42Gears has made it easier with SMS commands option for SureMDM Nix Agent. You can send SMS commands to a device running SureMDM Nix Agent to perform the following operations:

  • Start/Stop/Restart SureMDM Nix Agent
  • Start/Stop/Restart WiFi
  • Make device scream
  • Reboot the device
  • Launch an application

You can use any mobile phone, compose an SMS command in the correct format and then, send it to device running SureMDM Nix Agent for execution.

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SMS Commands

Commands(case insensitive)What it Does?
suremdm$start$nixStarts the Nix service if it is not running.
suremdm$stop$nixStops the Nix service if it is running.
suremdm$restart$nixRestarts the Nix service.
suremdm$start$wifiStarts the WiFi service if it is not running.
suremdm$stop$wifiStops the WiFi service if it is running.
suremdm$restart$wifiRestarts the WiFi service.
suremdm$start$shout$nStarts screaming even if mobile is in silent/vibrating mode for n seconds.

Note: n specifies the  number of seconds to scream.

suremdm$start$shoutStarts screaming even if mobile is in silent/vibrating mode for 20 Seconds.
suremdm$stop$shoutStops screaming even if mobile is in silent/vibrating mode for 20 Seconds.
suremdm$reboot$nowReboots the device (Nix 6.45 onwards)
suremdm$launch$app$package_nameLaunches the application. Example: suremdm$launch$app$com.nix (Nix 6.45 onwards)

Note: Apart from suremdm$start$nix and suremdm$restart$nix, all other SMS Commands requires SureMDM Nix Agent to be online to work.

All things considered, with these SureMDM SMS Commands, you can be assured that you are always ready for any unforeseen situations when you need a quick start or restart of certain functions on the device without affecting device security or workforce productivity.

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