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How to send SMS Commands to SureMDM Agent?

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Last Updated: August 2021

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 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 devices running SureMDM Agent for execution.

SMS Commands for SureMDM Agent

Commands(case insensitive) What it Does?
suremdm$start$nix Starts the SureMDM Agent service if it is not running.
suremdm$stop$nix Stops the SureMDM Agent service if it is running.
suremdm$restart$nix Restarts the SureMDM Agent service.
suremdm$start$wifi Starts the WiFi service if it is not running.
suremdm$stop$wifi Stops the WiFi service if it is running.
suremdm$restart$wifi Restarts the WiFi service.
suremdm$start$shout$n Starts screaming even if mobile is in silent/vibrating mode for n seconds.

 

Note: n specifies the  number of seconds to scream.

suremdm$start$shout Starts screaming even if mobile is in silent/vibrating mode for 20 Seconds.
suremdm$stop$shout Stops screaming even if mobile is in silent/vibrating mode for 20 Seconds.
suremdm$reboot$now Reboots the device ( SureMDM Agent v6.45 onwards)
suremdm$launch$app$package_name Launches the application. Example: suremdm$launch$app$com.nix (SureMDM Agent v6.45 onwards)

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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