Device name device policy

You can set the names on supervised iOS and macOS devices so that you can easily identify the devices. You can use macros, text, or a combination of both to define the device’s name. For example, to set the device name as the serial number of the device, you would use ${device.serialnumber}. To set the device name as a combination of the user’s name and your domain, you would use ${user.username}@example.com. For more information about macros, see Macros in Endpoint Management.

To add or configure this policy, go to Configure > Device Policies. For more information, see Device policies.

iOS and macOS settings

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  • Device name: Type the macro, a combination of macros, or a combination of macros and text to name each device uniquely. For example, use ${device.serialnumber} to set the device names to each device’s serial number, or use ${device.serialnumber} ${ user.username } to include the user’s name in the device name.

Device name device policy

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