Reduce battery consumption while using SureFox

Sensible use of CPU by turning it ON or OFF whenever required can reduce the consumption of device battery power. SureFox  has now an inbuilt option prevent CPU usage ON or OFF. This makes sure that your Android device is not consuming battery power when it is not in use.

Follow below mentioned steps to turn CPU OFF when device is not in active use.

1. Access SureFox Settings by tapping on the screen 5 times within 3 seconds

2. Enter the SureFox Settings password

 
3. On SureFox Settings screen, tap on Display Settings


4. On Display Settings screen, tap on Prevent Suspend

5. On Timeout Settings screen, tap and uncheck Keep CPU On option

6. Tap on Done to complete

Once done, when device is in suspended mode, the device will not keep the CPU running.


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Configure WiFi settings in Lockdown Mode using SureLock/SureFox

SureLock/SureFox offers an effective lockdown of your device with no access to device settings and access only to allowed applications and websites respectively. However there are times, when the user requires access to certain settings in devices like Wi-Fi Settings. This is a mostly required for those devices which are constantly in move from one Wi-Fi Network to another or devices whose Wi-Fi Network access credentials changes frequently for security reasons.

You can overcome this concern with help of Wi-Fi Center which is automatically installed when you install SureLock/SureFox.

In SureLock, once it is added as an Allowed Application, it allows the users to access and modify Wi-Fi Settings without accessing to device settings
         

To add Wi-Fi Center as Allowed Application in SureLock, follow below mentioned steps:

1. Access SureLock Settings
2. On SureLock Settings screen, tap on Allowed Applications
3. On Allowed Applications screen, tap on Add App
4. Select Wi-Fi Center from the Available Application list
5. Tap on Done to complete
         

Once done, you can launch Wi-Fi Center to:

  • turn Wi-Fi on or off
  • connect/disconnect Wi-Fi
  • switch between different Wi-Fi Networks


In SureFox, Wi-Fi Center can be enabled by enabling and including Configure Wi-Fi option in the Context Menu.

To enable and include Configure Wi-Fi option in the Context Menu, follow below mentioned steps:

1. Access SureFox Settings
2. On SureFox Settings screen, tap on Display Settings
3. On Display Settings screen, tap on Enable Context Menu
4. Tap on Context Menu Items and select Configure Wi-Fi from the given list
5. Tap on Done to complete
6. Once done, on long press on the SureFox screen will launch a context menu with Configure Wi-Fi option
7. Using Wi-Fi Center, you can perform following actions  :

  • turn Wi-Fi on or off
  • connect/disconnect Wi-Fi
  • switch between different Wi-Fi Networks


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How to use NFC Tags with SureFox?

NFC or Near Field Communication is capability of two devices to send data to each other when they are brought into close proximity. Nowadays, it is generally used in form of NFC tags which can be read by mobile devices such as Android based tablets and smartphones. NFC usage varies from launching specific websites or for other actions such as providing Wi-Fi configuration to visitors at a café. And, the availability of NFC encoding apps like Tagster have made them even more versatile and functional.

Web applications running in SureFox can take advantage of NFC Tags . SureFox can provide the lockdown of the device with access to only allowed webpages and NFC tags can be configured to launch those webpages. Each product then can have a NFC tag encoded with a web url pointing to a web page containing detailed information about the product. The customer now has to just bring the locked android device close to the product to view the product's detailed information within the browser.

To enable NFC option in your Android device, follow below mentioned steps:

1. Tap on Settings from the menu.
2. On Settings screen, tap on more settings option.
3. On more settings screen, tap and enable NFC option.
4. Once done, your Android device will read all NFC Tags when brought in proximity.


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Playing Flash Content in SureFox


If you have allowed websites in SureFox which have embedded flash videos, sometimes while trying to play the flash videos, you may get an error message - Install Plugin.

This error is due to the absence of  Flash Player Plugin in the device. We would recommend you to download and install a reliable Flash Player that lets you view flash video and animated content in your browser.

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