Send a Remote Alarm (Android and iOS devices)

Applies To: WatchGuard EPDR, WatchGuard EPP

When anti-theft is enabled, you can send a remote alarm and message to the Android or iOS device. By default, the alarm sounds immediately, even if the device is locked. The screen displays the message and phone number you specify.

For information on anti-theft, see Configure Mobile Device Security Settings.

To send a remote alarm to a device:

  1. From the top navigation bar, select Computers.
  2. From the left pane, select My Organization.
  3. Select the Android or iOS group.

Screen shot of WatchGuard Endpoint Security, Android Computers list

  1. From the list of devices, select the device you want to send an alarm to.

Screen shot of WatchGuard Endpoint Security, Android remote alarm

  1. Click Remote Alarm.
    The Remote Alarm dialog box opens.

Screen shot of WatchGuard Endpoint Security, Remote Alarm dialog box

  1. In the text box, enter a message to display on the device.
  2. In the Contact Phone text box, type a phone number to display on the device.
  3. To prevent an alarm sound, select the Don't Play Any Sound check box.
  4. Click Send Alarm.

See Also

Configure Mobile Device Security Settings

Manage Android Devices

Manage iOS Devices