Easily Send Text, Location and Web URL Messages to Multiple Devices Using 2X MDM

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The messaging feature allows 2X MDM administrators to instantly send text notifications, map locations and even web URL’s to devices with a few button clicks.

Send a message to one or multiple devices according to the next steps:

1. Log in to the 2X MDM Portal.
2. Navigate to the ‘Devices’ Node.
3. Select one or multiple devices.
4. Click the ‘Messaging’ button.

The messaging drop down shall appear with three options; Send Notification, Send Location and Send Web URL.

Note: The messaging feature is not supported on Windows laptops. If a Windows laptop is selected with iOS and/ or Android devices simultaneously, the messaging feature shall not be available.

Send Notification

Select the ‘Send Notification’ option to push a text message up to 255 characters long  to selected devices by following the next steps:

 

1. Click ‘Send Notification’.
2. Enter text into notification text field.
3. Click ‘Send’.

The ‘Push’ notification dialogue window shall appear to confirm the message was sent to the selected devices and user shall receive this message, shown in the notification panel and 2X MDM client app ‘Message History’.

Send Location

Select the ‘Send Location’ option to push out a location on the map to selected devices according to the next steps.

 

1. Click ‘Send Location’.
2. Locate and click the desired location on the map.
3. Click ‘Send location to selected item(s).’

Device Location View

The ‘Push’ notification dialogue window shall appear to confirm the location was sent to the selected devices and the user shall receive the location, which once pressed shall pull up the map with the location marked.

Send Web URL

Select the ‘Send Web URL’ option to push out a web page to selected devices by according to the next steps.

 

1. Click ‘Send Web URL’.
2. Enter a URL into the Web URL text field (ex. http://www.2x.com/).
3. Click ‘Send’.

The ‘Push’ notification dialogue window shall appear to confirm the web URL was sent to the selected devices and the user shall receive this URL as a notification shown in the notification panel and 2X MDM client app ‘Message History’.  Once pressed, the device’s default browser shall load that web page.

Sean Bianco is the marketing documentalist and technical writer at Parallels. With a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology and Networking and a three year background in software quality assurance testing and usability engineering, Sean is a subject matter expert in mobility and smartphone, app and device management. He is well-versed in developing technical articles and determining market trends. His excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with emphasis on understanding relationships between technical problems, result in sound and effective business solutions.