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More filters & info for adding devices to groups

While setting up a new device group it is difficult to sort through the devices and find the correct ones.

While our naming convention is a bit unhelpful, given the amount of space taken to display the list of devices it seems there should be room for the device description in small type.

It would also be good to be able to filter by organisation.

I see there is the option to assign a group to an organisation, which assigns all devices in the group to the org. I was obviously going the other way, and had the devices in the org already so wanted to filter the list down to them.

Hello @david.a.taylor

We’re happy to hear that you sort it out. Please let us know if we can help you with anything else.

Have a good day!
-Ángela

I wouldn’t say I sorted it out, I just saw that Ubidots expects me to go the other way.

In general, not just this case, I think the device selection lists need a lot of improvement.

It is a waste of space to have the list only 1/3 of the page wide when you can’t interact with what is being covered anyway.

The device type icon and colour is often not applied in device selection lists.

The device selection would be a lot easier to use if it was basically the same as the actual devices page - wider, more info, more filtering options.

As it is I’ve written a separate application that I use alongside the Ubidots UI where I can find devices more easily and then copy their label to paste into the device selection search box! I really should not have had to do that.

I said above our current device label scheme is unhelpful in this case, being the lorawan deveui, but the UI could still help me around that.

Hi @david.a.taylor ,

I apologize for the misunderstanding.

Thank you so much for your suggestion, that is a great idea. I’m going to pass along your request to our product development team so they can consider it for future developments. I will let you know as soon as I have an update.

Please let me know if you have other questions or feedback.

Have a great day,
-Angela

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