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Work browser (Android Sophos container policy)

With the Work browser configuration you manage the Work browser feature of Sophos Secure Workspace.

The work browser allows you to securely access corporate intranet pages and other allowed pages. You can define domains and bookmarks within a domain.


The work browser is only available for Sophos Central accounts created before October 1, 2022 and for accounts migrated from an on-premise installation of Sophos Mobile.

General settings

Setting Description
Deny screenshots Users can’t take screenshots that show the work browser.

Domain settings

Setting Description
URL The domain that you want to allow.
Allow copy/paste Users can copy and paste text from the work browser to other apps.
Allow open with Users can open downloaded files in other apps.

If you turn this setting off, users can still download files that Sophos Secure Workspace can open.

The work browser stores downloaded files in Secure Storage.

The Allow open with setting takes precedence over the Secure Storage settings in a Work documents configuration.

Allow save password Users can save their passwords in the work browser.

Bookmark settings

When you add bookmarks, Sophos Mobile creates missing domain entries automatically.

Setting Description
Name The name for the bookmark.
URL The web address for the bookmark.