Deep Freeze MDM Feature History

Version 1.18.0801 (August 2018)

  • iOS updates are automatically installed even if the “Download and let user install” option is selected.
  • The iOS Devices page displays an orange device icon, indicating an out-of-date OS, after the device has been updated to the latest version of iOS.
  • Android apps disabled due to unmet passcode requirements are not re-enabled after the required passcodes are set.
  • Android devices cannot enable Bluetooth regardless if the ‘Allow Bluetooth’ option is enabled for their group.
  • Able to add multiple Web Clips with same label.

Version 1.18.0720 (July 2018)

  • Autonomous Single App Mode for iOS – allow an app to lock itself into Single App Mode and release itself from this mode.

Version 1.18.0713 (July 2018)

  • iOS Naming Scheme – Added two ways to automatically name supervised devices via the DEP settings.
    • (1) Upload CSV file with device serial number and name.
    • (2) Specify a device prefix that gets added to the default device name during enrollment.
  • iOS Device Name – When renaming an iOS device from the device details page, the name will now get updated on the device as well.

Version 1.18.0630 (June 2018)

  • Chromebook Support – Chromebooks can now be enrolled into Deep Freeze MDM. Key features include:
  • G Suite Integration – Chromebook MDM integrates seamlessly with Google Admin so customers can view and manage their organization units (OUs) from Deep Freeze Cloud.
  • Website Blocking – Set up policy activated website whitelists and blacklists to control what websites users can visit at any given time.
  • YouTube Filtering – Ensure users are only watching approved material at school or at the workplace by blocking specific video categories or channels on YouTube.
  • Safe Search Policy – Enforce strict safe search policies to prevent users from viewing inappropriate material while searching via Google, Yahoo, or Bing.
  • User-Based Policies – Set up policies based on the logged-in user’s organization unit that is already configured in the Google Admin console.
  • Device Control – Remotely send messages, locate, disable, or completely de-provision any Chromebook in your environment, as well as move devices across different organizational units.
  • Inventory Management – Get a detailed list of all Chromebook devices by model, group, user, device location, OS version, device OU, user OU, remaining battery life, and other properties.
  • Set Home Policies – Automatically enable less strict home policies by specifying the school/work IP address ranges or school/work hours.
  • In-House iOS App Support – Upload and install custom and in-development apps to your iOS devices using Deep Freeze MDM.
  • Enroll Android 5.x devices using an Activation Code – Older Android devices running Android 5.x (Lollipop) can now be enrolled into Deep Freeze MDM using an activation code based on your G Suite admin email address.

Version 1.18.0511 (May 2018)

  • Enroll Android devices using an Activation Code – Enroll Android devices into MDM as work managed devices using an activation code keyed to your G Suite administrator email address.

Version 1.18.0420 (April 2018)

  • MDM Android Web Clips – Web Clips can now be added to managed Android devices, providing users with quick links accessible from the home screen.
  • MDM Android Auto-Install App Option – Android apps can now be configured to not be installed automatically. However, the app will become a managed app if the user chooses to install the pre-approved app from the Google Play Store. The installed apps will use the permissions and configurations defined in the MDM.

Version 1.18.0406 (April 2018)

  • MDM Kiosk Mode – Supervised iOS devices can now be configured to only run a single app, allowing you to dedicate devices to a single purpose.
  • MDM iOS Update – You can now remotely update the operating system of supervised iOS devices, or prompt users to schedule their own updates, using the Update iOS action.

Version 1.18.0330 (March 2018)

  • App Update – iOS apps on managed devices can now be configured to update automatically. Visit the app details page to view the update options.
  • Manage Already Installed Apps – MDM can now manage iOS apps originally installed as unmanaged or installed before device enrollment.
  • Automatic App Removal – iOS apps can now be automatically uninstalled from managed devices if the Deep Freeze MDM profile is removed from the device.
  • Prevent External Backup – iOS apps can now be prevented from backing up app data to iCloud or iTunes.

Version 1.18.0216 (February 2018)

  • WPA2/Enterprise Wifi Settings support now available for Deep Freeze MDM.

Version 1.18.0126 (January 2018)

  • MDM Install Certificates – configure and upload certificates to install on iOS devices.
  • MDM Configure Email – apply generic email accounts to groups of iOS devices.

Version 1.17.0915 (September 2017)

  • Manage iOS and Android devices – Deep Freeze MDM can manage both Android and iOS devices from the Deep Freeze Cloud Console web interface.
  • Apple Device Enrollment Program – Use your organization’s Device Enrollment Program for a streamlined way to deploy organization-owned iPad and iPhone devices that are purchased directly from Apple or participating Apple Authorized Resellers or carriers.
  • Apple Volume Purchase Program – Assign VPP apps to an iOS device without the need for an Apple ID, and if that device is supervised, the installation is silent.
  • Google Android for Work (AfW) – Make Android devices corporate-ready. AfW provides several features and configurations, which secure the device and make the device cater to the needs of an organization.     
  • Samsung SAFE V2+ certified – Administrators can manage SAFE Android smartphones and tablets securely and remotely by deploying mobile applications and controlling overall device functionality.               
  • Install Apps – install apps remotely from Google Play Store or Apple App Store across all your mobile devices.
  • Create Groups – create groups to manage multiple mobile devices to deploy apps, settings and restrictions to all devices within the group.
  • Configure settings – configure settings such as wireless access points, proxy, web clip, and wallpapers on the mobile devices remotely.
  • Set restrictions – set restrictions on the mobile devices defining what the end users is not allowed to do, such as launching the camera.
  • Send a message – send a message to the mobile device from the Deep Freeze Cloud Console web interface.
  • Wipe mobile devices – retired or lost devices can be wiped remotely to ensure data security.
  • Dynamic widgets – monitor various parameters about the mobile devices with dynamic, interconnected widgets.
  • Tracking – track device locations in near real time basis by viewing device locations on a map.
  • Inventory – get device details such as OS version, serial number, battery, disk space and much more.
  • Alerts – set alerts for various security issues on mobile devices to notify administrators immediately.