Change Jamboard settings

Use the Google Admin console to view, modify, and update settings for Jamboards in your domain.

Change settings for all of your Jamboards

  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

    Sign in using your administrator account (does not end in @gmail.com).

  2. From the Admin console Home page, go to Device Management and then Jamboard devices.

    To see Device Management, you might have to click More controls at the bottom.

    Some features may require having the Jamboard Management privilege.

  3. At the top right, click Settings Settings.
  4. Click a setting to change it. See the list of settings below.
  5. Click Save.

Screensaver message

Enter a message up to 120 characters that displays on the Jamboard screen saver.

Strict sharing

When saving a jam at a board, strict sharing requires the owner of a jam to confirm by email.

Jam timeout

You can set a timeout value for all Jamboards in your domain. After a Jamboard is inactive for the set period of time, a message is displayed notifying users that they can either keep the jam open or it will be closed immediately. Note: If the jam does not have an owner, it will not be saved.

Change settings for one Jamboard

Use the Google Admin console to view, modify, and update settings for your Jamboard.

  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

    Sign in using your administrator account (does not end in @gmail.com).

  2. From the Admin console Home page, go to Device Management and then Jamboard devices.

    To see Device Management, you might have to click More controls at the bottom.

    Some features may require having the Jamboard Management privilege.

  3. Click a board to view and edit its settings.

    To search for specific boards, at the top, click + Add a filter. Select a filter such as the board Name, Location, Note, Health, or Status.

See Jamboard information

When you select a board, the following displays in Device information:

  • Wi-Fi access point BSSID
  • Wireless media access control address (MAC address)
  • Wireless IP address
  • Wi-Fi signal strength—received signal strength indicator (RSSI)
  • Wired MAC address
  • Wired IP Address
  • Wi-Fi link speed (Mbps)
  • Serial number
  • Date activated
  • Admin tool password—Learn more about the Jamboard Admin tool
  • Build version

Change Jamboard settings

To edit a setting, on the right of the Device settings section, click the down arrow Down Arrow , then click the name of the setting. After changing a setting, click Save.

For some settings, you can choose whether users can edit the setting from the Jamboard.

Setting  Details
Name

Set a unique name to identify your Jamboard.

Location

Enter the location of your Jamboard (such as the conference room where you use it).

Videoconferencing configuration Pair your board with a room calendar or a Hangouts Meet hardware device. Learn more about setting up Jamboard for videoconferencing.
Screensaver timeout (minutes)

Set how long (in minutes) the Jamboard can be idle before the screen saver activates. The maximum delay you can set is 1440 minutes (1 day).

Demo mode Choose whether an interactive demo displays on the board. Learn more about turning on demo mode.
WiFi SSID

Add the Wi-Fi network name.

Notes Add a note about the Jamboard.
Send log data to Google

Choose whether to send data to Google.

Language

Choose a language to be used on the Jamboard. Jamboard currently only supports English and Japanese.

Additional Keyboards

Add an additional keyboard for the Jamboard. Jamboard currently only supports English and Japanese.

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