Moving a Chrome Device to another Organizational Unit

An important feature of the Admin Console and Chrome Device Management is the ability to organize and move devices using the Organizational Unit structure.

  1. After logging in to your Admin console, go to Device Management > Chrome Devices.
  2. Click the checkbox next to the device you wish to move.
  3. Click the [Move to] drop-down box above the device listing and choose the Organizational Unit you wish to move the device to. Click [MOVE TO ORGANIZATION] once you have the correct OU selected.

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Creating an Organizational Unit (OU)

Creating an Organizational Unit (OU) for your Chrome Devices is an easy way to organize groups of devices and users.

  1. Use the main navigation menu in the upper left hand corner of the admin console to navigate to the Organizational units page under the Directory heading.
  2. Name your new organizational unit (OU) and place it under the desired parent OU. Click [CREATE].

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Preconfiguring a wireless network through the Google Admin console

A useful feature of Chrome Device Management is the ability to pre-configure networks on Chrome devices.

  1. After logging in to your Google Admin console, go to the Device Management section.
  2. Under the Device Settings column on the left side of the screen, click Network.

  3. Click the Wi-Fi option.

  4. Click Add WiFi.
  5. Fill in your network’s information. Give the connection a name, set the SSID, Security Type and Passphrase to match your network settings. If applicable, fill out the proxy setting fields.
    These options need to be the following:

     

     Checked
    Restrict access to this Wi-Fi network by platform
    This Wi-Fi network will be available to users using:
    Only check Chromebooks”
    Apply Network Select “By Device”


  6. Finish by clicking [Add]

 

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Adding users and assigning admin roles in Chrome Management

How do I add users to the Admin console in Chrome Management?
  1. After logging in to your Google Admin console, go to the Users section.
  2. Click the [Add User] button in the lower right corner.

  3. Enter the user’s name, desired email address, and set a password if desired.
  4. Click [Create].
  5. Record the credentials on the next screen and send them to the new user if desired.

How do I give a new user access to Admin console functions in Chrome Management?

In order for a user to have access to Admin console functions, you will need to set admin privileges for the user.

  1. After logging into your Admin console, go to the Admin roles section. The button may be hidden in the More Controls dock at the bottom of the screen.


  2. Select which role you would like your user to have, the typical choice for setting up a user that has access to device management, would be the Services Admin role. An explanation of the different built in roles can be found here: https://support.google.com/a/answer/2405986?hl=en.

  3. Click [Assign Admins].



  4. Type the email address of the User you would like to assign privileges to.
  5. Click [Confirm Assignment]. That user will now have access to the Admin console.

 

 

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Assigning Asset IDs in the Google Admin console

An important step in organizing your devices is giving each device an Asset ID so you can easily identify a device when you go to reboot or get information from it.

  1. After logging in to your Admin console, go to Device Management > Chrome Devices and click a serial number to get into the individual device settings.
  2. Under Custom Fields press [Edit] and enter in your custom Asset ID

  3. Press [Save]

 

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