Advanced Mobile Device Searches

Advanced mobile device searches allow you to use detailed search criteria to search for devices in Jamf Pro. These types of searches give you more control over your search by allowing you to do the following:

  • Generate specific search results.

  • Specify which attribute fields to display in the search results.

  • Save the search.

Creating an Advanced Mobile Device Search

  1. Log in to Jamf Pro.

  2. Click Devices at the top of the page.

  3. Click Search Inventory.

  4. Click New images/download/thumbnails/81937083/Icon_New_Button.png .

  5. Use the Search pane to configure basic settings for the search.
    To save the search, select the Save this Search checkbox.

  6. Click the Criteria tab and add criteria for the search:

    1. Click Add images/download/thumbnails/81937083/Icon_Add_Button.png .

    2. Click Choose for the criteria you want to add.

      Note: Only your 30 most frequently used criteria are listed. To display additional criteria, click Show Advanced Criteria.

    3. Choose an operator from the Operator pop-up menu.

    4. Enter a value in the Value field or browse for a value by clicking Browse images/download/thumbnails/81937083/Browse_icon.png .

    5. Repeat steps a through d to add criteria as needed.

  7. Choose an operator from the And/Or pop-up menus to specify relationships between criteria.

  8. To group criteria and join multiple operations, choose parentheses from the pop-up menus around the criteria you want to group.


    Operations in the search take place in the order they are listed (top to bottom).

  9. Click the Display tab and select the attribute fields you want to display in your search results.

  10. Click Save images/download/thumbnails/81531754/floppy-disk.png .

  11. To view search results, click View images/download/thumbnails/81937083/preview-content.png .
    The results of a saved search are updated each time mobile devices contact Jamf Pro and meet or fail to meet the specified search criteria.

  12. (Optional) To export the search results, click Export and follow the on-screen instructions.

Related Information

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