Use this workflow to install Cortex XDR 7.0 for Android.
To install the Cortex XDR app, you must Create an Installation Package from Cortex
XDR and obtain the download link. This link contains the distribution
ID required to associate the app with your Cortex XDR tenant. You
can send this link to your end users to have them install the Cortex
Obtain the link for your Android distribution
package and send the link to your end users.
Instruct the end user to perform the following steps:
From the Android endpoint, open the custom
download link for the Cortex XDR app.
This opens the Cortex XDR app in the Google Play. Do not
attempt to open the link in a browser.
the app and follow
the on-screen prompts to complete installation.
the app when installation
Android 5.1 and later releases
) Grant access
to Cortex XDR to monitor apps.
If additional permissions are required for your Android
version, the Cortex XDR app prompts you to
setting may have a different name depending on your Android version.
Android 10 and later releases
) Grant access
to Cortex XDR to pop-up messages.
For the Cortex XDR app to pop-up messages to block running
malware on your Android, you must grant the Cortex XDR app
Exit the Cortex XDR app usage settings and then return
to the Cortex XDR app.
Activate the Cortex XDR app for Android.
of the end user, and the user’s
and then click
XDR uses this information to identify the endpoint.
If activation fails, the Cortex XDR app displays
a notification with a link to manually supply the custom package
URL or distribution ID. For example, if your custom package URL