Jamf Teacher Release History

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3.2.0 for macOS (2023-01-10)

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

An error message now displays properly and occurs immediately after losing a Wi-Fi connection.

6.2.0 for iOS (2023-01-10)

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

An error message now displays properly and occurs immediately and after losing a Wi-Fi connection.

3.1.2 for macOS (2022-12-29)

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • Improvements to URL text fields.

  • Teachers are no longer required to enter a full URL for a link to be valid.

  • An extra notification no longer appears when a student uses the Raise Hand feature.

  • While creating a class, links now save automatically when clicking ​Save​.​​

  • Group names in classes now accurately display in Dark Mode.

6.1.2 for iOS (2022-12-29)

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • Improvements to URL text fields.

  • Teachers are no longer required to enter a full URL for a link to be valid.

  • An extra notification no longer appears when a student uses the Raise Hand feature.

  • While creating a class, links now save automatically when clicking Save.

  • Group names in classes now accurately display in Dark Mode.

3.1.1 for macOS (2022-10-17)

Automatic URL meeting links for Remote Classes using FaceTime

Teachers can now create automatic URL meeting links for Remote Classes using FaceTime. The following enhancements were also added:
  • Teachers can now create a remote class for specific students using FaceTime.

  • After creating a Remote Class, teachers can now choose to immediately open the class by clicking Open Class, or they can continue in the FaceTime app.

  • Students can now receive notifications to join Remote Classes using FaceTime.​

  • Teachers can now configure the duration of a Remote Class.

  • Improved FaceTime error messages.

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • Messages now display a student's avatar and user name.

  • Wallpapers no longer display unexpectedly in the sidebar.

  • Teachers can now navigate back to the sidebar after accessing the Discover section.

  • When navigating to Settings, the UI is no longer distorted.

6.1.1 for iOS (2022-10-17)

Automatic URL meeting links for Remote Classes using FaceTime

Teachers can now create automatic URL meeting links for Remote Classes using FaceTime. The following enhancements were also added:
  • Teachers can now create a remote class for specific students using FaceTime.

  • After creating a Remote Class, teachers can now choose to immediately open the class by clicking Open Class, or they can continue in the FaceTime app.

  • Students can now receive notifications to join Remote Classes using FaceTime.​

  • Teachers can now configure the duration of a Remote Class.

  • Improved FaceTime error messages.

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • Messages now display a student's avatar and user name.

  • Wallpapers no longer display unexpectedly in the sidebar.

  • Teachers can now navigate back to the sidebar after accessing the Discover section.

  • When navigating to Settings, the UI is no longer distorted.

3.0.1 for macOS (2022-07-25)

Bug Fixes

The Teacher app no longer crashes after clicking on a class.

6.0.1 for iOS (2022-07-25)

Bug Fixes

The Teacher app no longer crashes after clicking on a class.

3.0.0 for macOS (2022-07-05)

Jamf Teacher Navigation Enhancements:

Navigation in Jamf Teacher for macOS now allows users to easily switch between sidebar sections and allows for notifications and status indicators to display on tabs. Other navigation enhancements include the following:
  • A redesigned user interface.

  • Settings, Messages, App Requests, Library, and Tests can now be accessed using the sidebar.

  • Teachers can switch between sidebar menu items without losing their progress.

  • Jamf Pro now supports the navigation enhancements.

  • Improved Traditional Chinese translations.

The following accessibility enhancements were also added:
  • Voice OverThis screen reader allows teachers to hear auditory descriptions of on-screen text and elements.
  • Dynamic TypeTeachers can now choose the size of on-screen text.

Zoom for Jamf Teacher

Teachers can now automatically create a Zoom meeting link for their remote classes by enabling Automatically Create Zoom Link when configuring a remote class.

To use this feature in Jamf Teacher, navigate to the class you want to create a Remote Class for and enable Automatically Create Zoom Link.
Note:

If this is your first time enabling this setting, Zoom will prompt you to sign in before you can create the meeting link.

Bug Fixes

  • A student's profile picture now correctly displays throughout the app.

6.0.0 for iOS (2022-07-05)

Jamf Teacher Navigation Enhancements:

Navigation in Jamf Teacher for iOS now allows users to easily switch between sidebar sections and allows for notifications and status indicators to display on tabs. Other navigation enhancements include the following:
  • A redesigned user interface.

  • Settings, Messages, App Requests, Library, and Tests can now be accessed using the sidebar.

  • You can now swipe down on the screen to refresh the sidebar.

  • The sidebar can also be accessed by swiping right from the edge of the screen.

  • Message notifications now open specific messages after receiving a notification.

  • Teachers can switch between sidebar menu items without losing their progress.

  • Jamf Pro now supports the navigation enhancements.

  • Improved Traditional Chinese translations.

The following accessibility enhancements were also added:
  • Voice OverThis screen reader allows teachers to hear auditory descriptions of on-screen text and elements.
  • Dynamic TypeTeachers can now choose the size of on-screen text.

Zoom for Jamf Teacher

Teachers can now automatically create a Zoom meeting link for their remote classes by enabling Automatically Create Zoom Link when configuring a remote class.

To use this feature in Jamf Teacher, navigate to the class you want to create a Remote Class for and enable Automatically Create Zoom Link.
Note:

If this is your first time enabling this setting, Zoom will prompt you to sign in before you can create the meeting link.

Bug Fixes

  • A student's profile picture now correctly displays throughout the app.

2.2.4 for macOS (2022-02-10)

Bug Fixes

  • The wrong class no longer loads after clicking on a class.

5.2.4 for iOS (2022-02-10)

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • Message notifications now open the correct message.

  • The wrong class no longer loads after clicking on a class.

2.2.3 for macOS (2021-12-02)

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • Applock and Weblock can now be used at the same time when creating lessons.

  • Classes now display properly.

  • The Settings icon now correctly displays after clicking Software Update.

5.2.3 for iOS (2021-12-02)

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • Applock and Weblock can now be used at the same time when creating lessons.

  • Classes now display properly.

  • The Settings icon now correctly displays after clicking Software Update.

  • Scoped content in collections now accurately displays.

2.2.0 for macOS (2021-11-08)

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • Fixed an issue in Jamf Teacher for macOS that failed to load messages after sending a message to a student.

  • Fixed an issue in Jamf Teacher for macOS that prevented teachers from editing a student photo.

5.2.0 for iOS (2021-11-08)

Proctoring Tests in Jamf Teacher

Jamf Teacher for iOS includes the following bug fixes and enhancements:

Teachers can now proctor online tests using Jamf Teacher. This new feature allows teachers to view a student's screen and camera using video conferencing software while they are taking a test. Teachers can use this feature in Jamf Teacher by navigating to a student in a class, tapping Start Test, and then configuring the video conferencing software and test URL. For more information, see Starting a Proctored Test in Jamf Teacher Guide for Teachers.
Note:

Proctoring tests is not available for Jamf Pro customers.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue in Jamf Teacher for iOS that prevented an error message from displaying after entering the wrong test URL.

  • Fixed an issue in Jamf Teacher for iOS that continued displaying the Start button after starting a Remote Class.

  • Fixed an issue that caused multiple messages to display in Jamf Teacher for iOS.

  • Fixed an issue in Jamf Teacher for iOS that failed to load messages after sending a message to a student.

  • Fixed an issue in Jamf Teacher for iOS that sometimes failed to load classes and lessons.

2.1.1 for macOS (2021-08-26)

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue in Jamf Teacher for macOS that prevented starting a lesson.

  • Fixed an issue in Jamf Teacher for macOS that caused the background to turn gray after tapping a profile, app, or document that installs on-demand.

5.1.1 for iOS (2021-08-26)

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue in Jamf Teacher for iOS that prevented starting a lesson.

  • Fixed an issue in Jamf Pro that prevented teachers from restricting student devices in classes using Jamf Teacher for iOS.

  • Fixed an issue in Jamf Teacher for iOS that caused the background to turn gray after tapping a profile, app, or document that installs on-demand.

2.1.0 for macOS (2021-08-12)

Simplified Chinese for Jamf Teacher

You can now view Jamf Teacher in simplified Chinese.

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • You can now allow websites using Weblock on computers with macOS 11.3 or later.

  • Fixed an issue that failed to redirect teachers to a class after it was created on Jamf Teacher for macOS.

  • Fixed an issue that displayed notifications from Jamf Teacher even after a user was unassigned from the device.

5.1.0 for iOS (2021-08-12)

Simplified Chinese for Jamf Teacher

You can now view Jamf Teacher in simplified Chinese.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue that displayed notifications from Jamf Teacher even after a user was unassigned from the device.

2.0.1 for macOS (2021-06-14)

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • Fixed an issue that prevented teachers from sharing lesson links in Safari with Jamf Teacher for macOS.

  • Fixed an issue that displayed text incorrectly in alerts in Dark Mode.

  • Fixed an issue that sometimes caused Jamf Teacher for macOS to crash when viewing a class.

  • Fixed an issue that displayed classes incorrectly in Jamf Teacher.

  • Fixed an issue that sometimes caused PDFs set to install on-demand to time out and fail to install.

  • Fixed an issue that caused only students in a subgroup of a class to be invited to a Remote Class.

  • Fixed an issue that prevented using Jamf Teacher and Jamf School Student when a device with those apps installed was re-enrolled with Jamf School.

  • Fixed an issue that incorrectly caused an error to display when sharing a lesson.

  • Fixed an issue that prevented closing device groups in Jamf Teacher.

5.0.1 for iOS (2021-06-14)

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • Fixed an issue that incorrectly displayed Add Students in a class in Jamf Teacher for iOS.

  • Fixed an issue that displayed text incorrectly in alerts in Dark Mode.

  • Fixed an issue that prevented teachers from viewing all students' Raise Hand notifications in Jamf Teacher for iOS when several students used Raise Hand at the same time.

  • Fixed an issue that displayed classes incorrectly in Jamf Teacher.

  • Fixed an issue that sometimes caused PDFs set to install on-demand to time out and fail to install.

  • Fixed an issue that caused only students in a subgroup of a class to be invited to a Remote Class.

  • Fixed an issue that prevented using Jamf Teacher and Jamf School Student when a device with those apps installed was re-enrolled with Jamf School.

  • Fixed an issue that incorrectly caused an error to display when sharing a lesson.

  • Fixed an issue that prevented closing device groups in Jamf Teacher.

2.0.0 for macOS (2021-05-11)

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • When managing students in classes using Jamf Teacher, actions that cannot be taken on a particular device type are grayed out.

  • Teachers can now see which device type students are using by viewing students in a class.

  • Fixed an issue that sometimes prevented Raise Hand and message notifications from displaying in Jamf Teacher.

  • Fixed an issue that prevented teachers from taking action on a Raise Hand notification.

  • When teachers tap a message notification, it now opens the message in Jamf Teacher.

  • Teachers can now filter between all devices, iPads, and Macs in a class.

5.0.0 for iOS (2021-05-11)

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • Teachers can now see which device type students are using by viewing students in a class.

  • When managing students in classes using Jamf Teacher, actions that cannot be taken on a particular device type are grayed out.

  • Fixed an issue that sometimes prevented Raise Hand and message notifications from displaying in Jamf Teacher.

  • Fixed an issue that prevented teachers from taking action on a Raise Hand notification.

  • When teachers tap a message notification, it now opens the message in Jamf Teacher.

  • Teachers can now filter between all devices, iPads, and Macs in a class.

  • Fixed an issue that displayed messages incorrectly in the Jamf Teacher and Jamf School Student for iOS apps.