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How to Set Up Time Fencing on Windows Devices

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SureMDM  provides time fencing on Windows devices, letting you apply restrictions based on time of day and day of the week.

Steps to setup Time fencing using SureMDM on Windows Devices

1. Login to SureMDM Web Console.

2. On the SureMDM Home page, click Jobs.

3. Click New Jobs and select Windows.

4. On the Select Job Type screen, click Time Fence.

5. On the Time Fence prompt, check Enable Time Fencing and fill out the following details:

  • Select Fence – Select Start Time, End Time and applicable days of the week
  • Fence Entered – Select the job that needs to be triggered at the specified Start. Time, and also specify if an alert has to be sent to the device, an email address, or the MDM console/email.
  • Fence Exited – Select the job that needs to be triggered at the specified End Time and also specify if an alert has to be sent to the device, an email address, or the MDM console upon activation.

6. Click Save.

7. Now, go back to the SureMDM Home page, select a Windows device and click Apply to apply the time fence to the desired device(s).

NOTE: In case the device is in a different time zone, IT admins should select either the console time or the device time as the Fence Entered or Fence Exited time.

  • Console Time – Jobs will be deployed based on the console time.
  • Device Time – Jobs will be activated based on the device time.


SureMDM also offers time fencing on Android and iOS/iPadOS devices. Click here to try SureMDM for free.

Updated on July 16, 2020

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