[Before getting started] 3. AirDroid Business Device Preparation: What device can be used?
AirDroid Business can manage a variety of devices; however, these devices must meet specific system requirements to be effectively controlled and managed by AirDroid Business.
In this section, we will introduce the system requirements of the remote controller and devices to be controlled.
1System requirements of the controller
1Browser Requirements for Admin Console
Below is the list of supported browsers you can access in the AirDroid Business Admin Console:
|Google Chrome||80 or above|
|Microsoft Edge (Chromium Edition)||84 or above|
|Mozilla Firefox||80 or above|
|Safari||12 or above|
Using other browsers or older versions of the above may affect your experience of the Admin Console. It is recommended that you update to the latest version of the browsers mentioned above.
2Operating System Requirements for Desktop Client and Mobile Device
Below is the list of OS systems you can use to control your devices:
|Desktop Client||Windows||11, 10, 7|
|macOS||10.11 or above|
|Mobile Device||Android||4.4 or above|
|iOS||11 or above|
2Android System Requirement for the Controlled End
AirDroid Biz Daemon is an Android application that Airdroid Business allows businesses to use on the controlled end. It can work on different types of devices, such as:
● Mobile phones, tablets, and radios
● Digital signage
● Media content boxes
● Kiosks machines
● Smart TVs
● Home appliances
● Vending machines
Please note that we try our best to support all Android devices; these are the system requirements for an Android device to be controlled:
|Minimum specifications||Recommended specifications|
|2 GB RAM||4 GB or above|
|Android 4.4 (Only available for Rooted)||Android 7 or above|
- If you need to use Kiosk and your devices are Android 10 or above, please refer to this article.
- We suggest you fully test our MDM solution, especially if your devices do not meet our recommended requirements and Non-Google certified. (without GMS services)
Restrictions and Compatibility for Specific OS or Devices
In general, devices can be managed with AirDroid Business as long as their system requirements meet minimal requirements, but we suggest you to prepare your devices that are on recommended specifications in order to have the optimized device management experience.
There are some restrictions if your devices are on the minimum specification:
● Due to limited system resources, such as RAM and CPU, Biz Daemon may be terminated from the background, and you may be unable to connect your devices. To solve this problem, please refer to this article.
● View Mode is NOT available below Android 5.
View mode: View Mode allows for remote device observation without rooting the device. It enables screen rotation, image quality adjustment, screenshot capture, screen recording, file management, and remote sound listening.
Some OS or devices is supported, but the compatibility might be lower:
● Android Go
● Non-vanilla Android systems, such as Huawei(EMUI), Xiaomi(MIUI), Oppo(ColorOS), Vivo(Funtouch OS), Samsung(One UI), etc.
● Customized Android systems, such as TV boxes, Digital signage, NUC (mini PC), etc.
If your devices are on the Android above-mentioned, some permissions, such as Accessibility, may be reverted to save system resources. This problem is easy to solve with a few simple Settings. Please refer to this article.
Due to system limitations, A few devices are unavailable for Kiosk; please refer to this article.
Congratulation! You should be familiar with all of the specifications for AirDroid Business.
If you are not sure that the devices you own right now can serve well with our solution, please don't hesitate to contact us. Our specialist will provide the consultation to best implement AirDroid Business into your business.
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