Running a Search Query

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Note: Searches are only run on the selected device group (and its subfolders if Include Subfolders is enabled in search settings).

To build a search query:


  1. In the device search bar, enter a keyword or build an advanced search criteria using the available device and extended properties.
    See Advanced Search for examples.
  2. Press Enter or click the arrow button to execute the search.


You can save a search by clicking the Save icon in the search bar after it has been executed. Saved searches are accessible in the magnifying glass drop-down list. Searches are saved to specific SOTI MobiControl user accounts, not across entire instances.

To share a search query, copy the browser URL after the search has been executed.

Note: A notification will appear in the search bar if there are changes to a device in the current Devices list. Click the Refresh icon to update the results and apply the updated information.