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The Group option helps you to add a group, add devices to the group, and assign a policy to the group. The policies and configurations applied to a group are applied automatically to all the devices that belong to that group. You must create a group and add devices to that group to apply the same restrictions on all the devices. When you create a new device, a default group is created, and the default policy is also applied to the user.

Group QR Code

The Group QR Code option provides the facility to enroll multiple Android or iOS devices of any group in a single instance. The devices enrolled using Group QR Code option are added to the Seqrite mSuite console as per the group name with incremental numbering. For example; if the group name is QR Group, the devices added to the Seqrite mSuite console will have the nomenclature as QR Group-1, QR Group-2 and so on.

To enroll the devices using Group QR Code, a group owner must be assigned, who will receive all the information about the QR code via email. Other than the group owner, you can also send this QR code details to any other user as well. When the device user scans the QR code created for a group, the device will be assigned to that group and the policy applied to the group will be automatically applied to the device on approval. The validity of generated QR Code can be set to 30, 60, or 90 days.

When generating the QR code, by default, the Auto Approval check box is not selected on the Seqrite mSuite console. If it is selected, then after scanning the QR code, all the devices of a group will be automatically approved.

Advanced Search for Groups

The Advanced Search option allows you to perform an advanced search of the groups. The categories to search groups include the following options:

To search groups with Advanced Search option, follow these steps:

  1. Log on to the Seqrite mSuite console and in the left pane, click Groups.
  2. On the Groups page, click Advanced Search.
  3. Select the following search categories:

    • Select Policy: Helps you to search groups of a particular policy.
    • Select Created By: Helps you to search groups by the creator name.
  4. Click Search.

    To change the search categories, click Reset.

Taking an action on group

On the groups, you can take several actions.
To take an action, follow these steps:

  1. Log on to Seqrite mSuite console and in the left pane, click Groups.
  2. On the Groups page, select a group. The Take Action list appears.
  3. Take one of the following actions:

    • Delete: Allows you to delete a group from Seqrite mSuite.
    • Export CSV: Allows you to export the details of the groups in the CSV format.
    • Device actions: Helps you to apply anti-theft actions on the devices that belong to the selected groups. You can perform actions such as applying default anti-theft setting, apply web security settings, apply Wi-Fi, apply schedule scan, apply app configuration, apply data usage, apply policy, apply fence configurations, broadcasting files and messages, and push files on the device.

      • Location Tracking ON/OFF: This option enables the Seqrite mSuite administrator to enable the location tracking on the devices in bulk. Administrator can select one or more groups from the Group list page and apply Location Tracking ON. It will send location tracking command to all the devices of the selected groups.
    • Workspace actions: Helps you to perform different actions on Workspace for a single or multiple selected groups. You can send the commands and perform the actions such as syncing Workspace, apply Workspace policy, apply Workspace profile, Workspace enrollment request, revoke enrollment request, uninstall Workspace, and push file into workspace.
  4. Click Submit.

After you send an action order to the device, the device owner needs to take the appropriate action.

Broadcasting files and messages to multiple devices in a group

When you want to broadcast the messages or files to a larger audience, you can use single or multiple groups to send the messages. This will help to communicate with larger audience with ease.

To broadcast files or message to multiple devices using groups, follow these steps:

  1. Log on to the Seqrite mSuite console and in the left pane, click Groups.
  2. On the Groups page, select the groups.
  3. From the With selected list, click Device actions.
  4. In Apply Anti-Theft list, click Broadcast Files/Messages and then click Submit.

    Broadcast Files(s) / Messages command will be executed only on the supported devices.

  5. In Message field, enter the message or file URL. You can enter comma-separated multiple URLs.
  6. In Broadcast Type list, select the required option.
  7. In Download Path field, enter the valid path where the file can be downloaded. Make sure you enter the valid download path, or the file will not be downloaded.
  8. Click Broadcast.
  9. On the confirmation popup, click OK.

    To check the status of the devices, refresh the page.

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