Searching evidence by device assignment

To find all evidence recorded by a user associated with a device, you can search evidence by device assignment. You can also use date or time range filters to search evidence by device assignment within a specified time range.

What you should know

  • Thumbnail previews are displayed in search results for the following files: BMP, PNG, JPEG, GIF, Icon, and MP4.
  • When you select Specific dates, any cases or files that have at least 1 minute of their duration within the time range are displayed.
  • All media recorded using an assigned device is tagged and searchable.

To search evidence by device assignment:

  1. Click the Files tab or Search tab.
  2. Click the Search Criteria toolbar menu.
  3. To filter your search for files, select Files.
    NOTE: The Device assignment filter is only available when searching files.
  4. (Optional) Filter your search by category: click Category and select one or multiple categories from the drop-down menu.
  5. (Optional) To filter by date or time, click Date and time and select the options that you require.
    Filter by dialog showing date and time options
    • Select Any time to search all time ranges.
    • Select Specific dates to search a specific time range. Enter a date and time, or use the calendar and date icons to select a specific time range.
    • Select All day to search from 12:00 am to 11:59 pm for the selected days.
  6. (Optional) Filter your search by file associations: click File associations and select Linked, Unlinked, or both.
  7. To filter by device assignment, click Device assignment.
    1. In the Search field, type a user name or email address, and press Enter or click the Search button ().
    2. Select a user and click Confirm.
      An image of Search evidence by device assignment.

The search filter displays all evidence files created by devices that were assigned to the selected user. Files are also filtered by a date or time range, if specified.