This authentication setting is generally recommended at minimum, because it ensures that configuration settings remain centrally controlled. Advanced: These are for cellular settings that can aid in cell service coverage for your users. You can determine how these icons will look on the desktop, and you can make the Web Clips non-user removable. What is iPhone Configuration Utility? Adding a blueprint creates a template file, and then the user can apply apps, settings, and configurations to it. This tool allows you create, maintain, encrypt and push configuration profiles. I will probably not respond to any nasty remarks that follows, but just thought to put it out there.
This should open up a new email message and attach the profile file to it, ready to email to myself. You could email the configuration profile to someone—including yourself—or offer it for download on a website. Start with the least expensive plan until you know how much data you might use. We want to hear from you Have you used Apple Configurator 2 to deploy iPhones or iPads? If you want to replace an existing profile, give a new profile the same identifier as the old one. These settings can be part of a single configuration profile users can install to configure everything all at once. The first thing I need to do is download and install the utility which can be found here: For iPad For iPhone Once you have downloaded the proper utility for your operating system simply run through the setup to install it.
If you use an Exchange server, use the Exchange ActiveSync settings below. Only install configuration profiles you trust. You can also input information about the organization name, a brief description, and set the security for the profile. Within this option, you should know that the Never option will specify that the option can be updated, but never removed. Not all of these settings are for locking down a device.
In all cases, there is the option to sign and encrypt the configuration profile. Not just for its ease of use or price point, but also in the agility in which this lightweight app performs its tasks and, given its low requirements, the ubiquity in how it runs on just about any Mac to get the job done. From iTunes, you would set up your preferences for what items to load and keep synced with your iPad, for example, music. The Identifier is a unique identifier for the profile. I normally don't suggest aggregator sites unless the original site is no longer hosting the app. Credentials: Additional certificates used by the organization or by the user can be set here.
If so, how was the experience? Wi-Fi Enterprise Settings : If you use Enterprise-level authentication to the organization's wireless network, you can make the specifications, certificates, and encryption settings, depending on your enterprise setup. Configuration profiles are really designed for organizations, but can be used by anyone. This is actually the first time I've received such a revved up response to a question on Spiceworks. If you generally stay near a Wi-Fi hot spot, you may not use much at all. When I check my email on my iPhone I see the profile as an attachment, I touch to begin the install of my newly created profile.
Apple doesn't even let you download iPhone Configuration Utility anymore, which had been discontinued a while ago, but could at least run on Windows. Unfortunately, Apple no longer officially supports or hosts the obsolete iPhone Configuration Utility for Windows, so you do have to go to a download aggregator site to download it. Beyond that, I don't think it's an Apple problem. I'll spice that reply up because although it comes across as rude and uncalled for, it does add value. Hold it down for a second or two and let go. This is also how you can check to see if you have a configuration profile installed on your device.
The Game Center settings can be adjusted within this area as well. With these profiles, you can secure the device with passcodes, set options for remote wiping, disable cameras, and even disable other software features like YouTube or iTunes. It must be remembered that tablets are designed and created to be an individual, consumer-based device with all functionality geared toward that mentality. Apple Configurator will immediately sync them to your connected iPhone or iPad. And in case the user encounters any problems in this process it is best to make use of beta versions. If you have questions, feel free to post them in the comments below. Boot up On the top right of the iPad, as you face it, is a small, rectangular button.
Next I have to get it to my iPhone. Mobile Device Management: If you're planning on using a Mobile Device Management service within your organization, this is where you enter the requirements and additional information that will control the devices settings. The new profile screen will appear, with the General tab selected. Requirements for running Configurator 2. Sound off in the comments.
Send the email and look for it in your email on your iPhone. Others allow you to simply pre-configure a device in various ways. What, if any, trouble points did you encounter during your deploy? Almost all of it will apply to your new iPad. To remove a configuration profile via Apple Configurator, connect the device to your Mac and launch Apple Configurator. I only mentioned it because someone referred to it. You can also deploy the configuration profile to a device—either a supervised or unsupervised one—through Apple Configurator.