Google Admin has recently received its first update of the year. If you aren't the administrator for a Google for Work account, then there's nothing here for you to sink your teeth into. But there are a few new features here for people on the management side of things.

What's new

Administrators can now implement a 4-digit PIN that works on numerous devices. This way you could have all of the spare tablets in a college IT department, for example, secured with the same code that gets changed every week or so. To turn this feature on, look for the "Ask for pin" option under Settings. From there, the process is pretty straightforward.

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This update also makes it easy to switch back and forth between multiple accounts. The ability to do so is tucked away right at the top of the sidebar.

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New features:

  • Optional 4 digit PIN that works across devices
  • Ability to switch between multiple accounts quickly
  • New sharper icons
  • Accessibility Compliance
  • Bug fixes

Download

The APK is signed by Google and upgrades your existing app. The cryptographic signature guarantees that the file is safe to install and was not tampered with in any way. Rather than wait for Google to push this download to your devices, which can take days, download and install it just like any other APK.

File name: com.google.android.apps.enterprise.cpanel-2014101603-2014101603-minAPI14.apk.

Version: 2014101603 (2014101603) (Android 4.0+).

MD5: 568678e66937f510b617284bdd7c0468.