Admins

Watch: Overview of Mobile Manager Admins

Use the Admins page to view and edit Mobile Manager administrators.

To view current admins, navigate to the level you want to view and then click Admins.

Admins

To view details about an admin, click his or her row. The following will be displayed:

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The following table describes the fields on this page.

Field Description
First Name The admin’s first name.
Last Name The admin’s last name.
Email The admin’s email address.
Screen Name The admin’s screen name (unique site-wide identifier)
User Type The admin’s role (Student, Staff).
SIS ID The admin’s SIS (student information system) ID.
Language The admin’s language.
School The school associated with this admin.
Edit Details Click this link to edit this admin.
Add Device Click this link to add devices to this admin. See Adding Devices to Users and Admins for more information.
Admin Devices This table lists all devices assigned to this admin. Click Remove from user on a device to remove it.
Admin Groups This table lists all groups that this admin belongs to. Click the group name to be taken to its page. Then click Remove on a group to remove the admin from it.
Admin Roles This table lists all groups that this admin is an administrator for. Click the group name to be taken to its page. Then click Remove on a group to remove the admin as an admin from it.
Managed Distributions This table lists Managed Distribution invites. Click Reinvite to reinvite this admin or Revoke to remove the admin.
Managed Distribution Licenses This table lists Managed Distribution licenses for apps and books (iOS 8+ only). Click Revoke all licenses to revoke all licenses for this admin.

 

Group Admins

Unlike organization admins, group admins have the following restrictions:

  • Cannot create or delete users
  • Cannot edit organization details
  • Cannot assign a device to a user
  • Cannot delete apps from the main apps tab
  • Cannot delete devices
  • Can only create groups below his or her level
  • Can only manage the passwords of admins at lower levels, not at same level or above
  • Can only manage devices at the same level or below

Editing Admins

  • 1. On the Admin details screen, click Edit Details.

Editing Admins

  • 2. Edit fields

You can edit the fields listed in the table below.

Field Description
First name Edit the first name for the admin.
Last name Edit the last name of the admin.
Email This read-only field displays the admin’s email address.
Screen Name This read-only field displays the admin’s My Big Campus screen name.
User Type From the dropdown list select the user type (role), which can be Student, Teacher, Librarian, Principal, or IT.
SIS ID Edit the admin’s SIS ID.
Language From the dropdown list select the language, which can be en (English), en-au (Australian English), en-GB (British English), en-US (US English), da (Danish [Dansk]), es (Spanish [Español]), pt (Portuguese [Português]), or pt-PT (Portuguese Portuguese [Português República Portuguesa]).
This user does not have a login for my network Check (select) this option if the admin does not have a logon for your network
Password Enter a password for the admin, which must be at least 6 characters.
Pass Confirm Re-enter the admin’s password.
  • 3. Click Save

Creating Admins

You can add admins in the following ways:

  • Click Create New Admin to create a new admin.
  • Click Create from Existing User to create an admin from an existing user.

Creating Admins

Creating New Admins

To create a new admin follow the steps below.

  • 1. Click Create New Admin.
  • 2. Enter the admin’s first name.
  • 3. Enter the admin’s last name.
  • 4. Enter the admin’s user name.
  • 5. Check (select) This user does not have a login for my network if the admin doesn’t have a logon for your network.
  • 6. Enter the My Big Campus screen name for the admin.
  • 7. Enter the password for the admin.
  • 8. Click Save.

 

Creating Admins from Existing Users

To create admins from existing users follow the steps below.

  • 1. Click Create from Existing User.
  • 2. Enter the name or partial name of the user. The following will be displayed.

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  • 3. Click Add.

The following video briefly demonstrates how to create and edit a new admin.

 

The following video briefly demonstrates how to create an admin from an existing user.