The activation stage defines all activities that relate to the startup of and formal entry of an application and a known or anonymous user into the SAP Mobile Platform runtime. It ties all entities together by associating a user with the application and its resources (connections, customizations, and packages).
The activation of applications is essential to their functionality. It is critical that you understand this activation process. SAP encourages you to read The Activation Process in Mobile Application Life Cycle Once you understand what activation is and how it works, follow the administrator workflow in Enabling Application Activation with SAP Control Center of this same document.