How to make a Smart Group of iPads in Airwatch

Managing and differentiating groups of iPads is done through Smart Groups. Smart Groups can be created based on”tag.” Example: iPads tagged as “Teacher” can automatically be part of the a Smart Group looking for that tag.

Alternately, Smarts Groups can be a collection of hand picked iPads, not based on criteria.


Take the following steps to create a smart group:

  1. Navigate to Groups & Settings > Groups > Assignment Groups and then select Add Smart Group.
  2. Enter a Name for the smart group.
  3. Configure the smart group type. Choose between Select Criteria or Select Devices or Users.
    1. In the Select Criteria type, select qualifying parameters to add in the smart group.
      1. Tags attached to the devices is an efficient method for managing which iPads are included in the Smart Group. Create the tag before proceeding.
    2.  In the  Select Devices or Users type, search for and add devices one at a time.

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