The Operating System Assignment

Published in EngageBox
Updated 18 Jan, 2020

The Operating Assignment gives you the opportunity to select on which Operating System, that your visitor is using, your box will be displayed. Operating Systems nowadays are not limited to desktop computers therefore you can choose from a list of 7 OSs.



In the table below you can see which options are available to setup the Operating System Assignment.

Name Description

This option lets you choose at least one choice of Operating System. You just click on the field and select one or all seven of the available choices below:

  • Android
  • Blackberry
  • ChromeOS
  • iOS
  • Linux
  • MacOS
  • Windows

Use Case

It is a very common occurence that some content will appear immensely differently on different mobile or tablet manufacturers. With the Operating System Assignment you can differentiate your box between the major vendors and achieve an equal looking result for all of them.

Useful Notes

Operating Systems are identified by what is called a User-Agent String which can be manipulated into anything by advanced users. The result for those users can be dependable to what they have chosen to change it into.