Questions tagged [apple-configurator]

For questions about Apple Configurator, a macOS program which lets you manage a large number of iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, and Apple TV devices owned by your company, school or another organization.

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Apple configurator on Yosemite

Ok I need to install Apple Configurator because a colleague of mine is developing some kind of app and as far as I understood he needs it to put the app on his phone to test it. I am running Yosemite ...
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What's the easiest solution for MDM without a dedicated OSX Server?

I am the go-to support for whole lot of iOS devices in my family and have previously used Apple Configurator to apply new settings (such as VPN, email accounts, certificates) to new and existing ...
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How do I create a home screen button with a tel:// URI?

I can create a home screen button with a tel:// uri using Apple Configurator, but this requires installing a profile on the phone and is not that straight forward. What I would like to do is create a ...
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( Performance advantage )2015 Macbook pro 13" 8GB vs 16GB model? [closed]

I m planning to buy Macbook pro 13" 2015 model for day to day development purpose. I m confused b/w 8GB and 16GB version.!! Does 16GB version gives much performance advantage over 8GB version?? Any ...
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Is there a way possible to make iPad sleep / wake at specific time intervals using Apple configurator?

I would need to control an iPad's sleep/wake at specific time intervals. I know using Apple configurator helps disabling all hardware buttons and touch events too... But my motive is to make the iPad ...
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How can I prevent iTunes from auto starting when I plug in an iOS device?

i know we already have topics about it, but i did not found my solution. So i don't want to start iTunes, when i plug in iDevices. We have like 300 iPads, and i am using the configurator. iTunes ...
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How do I remove Supervised mode on the iPad so I can attach it to another computer?

I can't really figure out a way to connect to another machine once the device is in Supervised mode. Supervision Mode seems to embed itself into the operating system. I am getting this error every ...
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How to set static IP details for WiFi using Apple Configurator?

I am using Apple Configurator 1.7.1 (550) on 10.10.2 (Yosemite). Is it possible to prepare a device and assign the static IP address for a WiFi? I am able to successfully prepare and supervise the ...
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How do I “NOT require” a passcode in Apple Configurator

Since apparently I can't set a passcode automatically with configurator I'd like to not have a passcode required (I'm okay with the user setting one themselves as long as it'll get wiped when I reset ...
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Is it possible to set the unlock passcode with configurator profiles?

I'm managing a half dozen devices with Configurator. I'd like to set the unlock passcode on all of the devices to friend. Is this possible using profiles or some other method in Configurator? If so, ...
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Pushing an Apple ID for App Store to IPads with Apple Configurator

Is there a way to push an Apple ID to the iPads with profiles via Apple Configurator? I have several 100 and would like to push it so we do not have to enter it manually for each.
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How to disable Wi-Fi and bluetooth using Apple Configurator?

How do I disable Wi-Fi and bluetooth on my supervised devices using Apple Configurator? I see options for deploying SSID setup uniformly but not the ability to disable. We're attempting to use ...
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Jailbroken, supervised iPhone. Is it bricked?

I received this iPhone 4 from work, and they don't have access to the Mac used to supervise it anymore. According to this Apple support article, device supervision can be removed by using "Erase All ...
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How do I prepare a new device in Configurator without updating the device iOS?

I need to install an in-house application on a few company ipods. In order to get them into supervised mode I need to use the Perpare function of Apple Configurator. However, I cannot unselect the '...
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Using a Configurator profile to “rotate” Wi-Fi passwords

I am managing design, build/testing and deployment of 3,500 iOS devices into our Enterprise this Fall. We have been using Configurator .mobileconfig profiles to manage Wi-Fi payloads on a WPA2 ...
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Can't get WiFi Payloads to iPad using Apple Configurator

I have 400 iPads I need to prep and am having a couple issues. I was hoping somebody could give me a bit of advice.. Question How can I verify the WiFi payloads are copied to the iPad? Background ...
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Does supervised device mode prevent restore on another computer in recovery mode?

I know this is a long post but please bear with me: I have an iPad Mini (A1429) / 7.0.6 which has been wiped, and set up as supervised and locked to my individual laptop with Apple Configurator 1.4.3 ...
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Free for a day Apps - legal for use in Apple Configurator?

Today, several paid apps we have our eyes on to purchase for use on our classroom iPads through the VPP program are available free for the day, so I downloaded them and installed them in Apple ...
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Unable to redeem app codes with Configurator

Configurator 1.4.2 (370). OS X 10.9 I have 20 iPads that I'm managing with Configurator. I have purchased 20 licenses each for two apps through the Volume Purchase Program. I have Prepared tablets ...
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How can I import ebooks using Configurator

I have a small fleet of iPad Minis that I manage with Configurator. When I purchase apps through the Volume Purchase Program and inmport a spreadsheet into Configurator to manage them. Does the same ...
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Is it possible to disable Personal Hotspot on iPhones with a configuration profile?

The company I work for is having an issue with users racking up huge data bills with iOS hotspot tethering. Is there a way we can push a profile that will disable this feature? I have looked through ...
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Unable to conform activation

I am trying to get our home devices supervised, starting with an iPhone 3GS running 6.1.3. I'm using a Mac OS X Server (iMac - OS X 10.9 and Server v3) and Apple Configurator 1.4.2. First step, ...
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Is there any place to download Apple Configurator 1.3?

I would like to use Apple Configurator for our Store iPads, but I can't upgrade my iMac to 10.8 (min. Requirement for AC 1.4) right now. Where can I get 1.3 or any other version that I could install ...
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Apple Configurator V1.4 was working this morning, now quits immediately upon start

I have a new Mac Mini, OS X 10.8.5 (12F45), just set up this morning. Downloaded Apple Configurator 1.4 (351). It worked fine up until about an hour ago, when it started quitting as soon as I start ...
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What's Apple Configurator?

There is an error "This root certificate is not trusted" in my Keychain Access. What is "Apple Configurator"? And what should I do about this error?
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Update App installed via Apple Configurator with other Apple ID

We installed iBooks through Apple Configurator to hundreds of iPad all with the same Apple ID. Now the users want to update the app but iOS is asking that Apple ID's password. Is there a way to allow ...
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In iPhone Configuration Utility error while exporting Configuration Profile

I create a Configuration Profile for VPN in iPhone Configuration Utility but when i try to export that profile i get error on console *** -[__NSPlaceHolderArray initWithObjects:count:]: attempt to ...
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What size should a background image be for Apple Configurator to place it on iOS devices?

I'm looking to set up some custom backgrounds for iOS and using Apple Configurator to drag an image into the lock screen tab of the preferences and the tool crops the image for me. So, considering ...
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AirPrint and Apple Configurator

I have a small office setup where I control certain functionality of a set of iPads. One of the things I need to do is to be able to allow a set of iPads to AirPrint, while keeping others from doing ...
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Prevent iOS Users from updating iOS Version Using Apple Configurator

I have a scenario, where my employees are give iPads and iPhones to help with their daily tasks. There are numerous custom business applications installed on this device. The problem occurs when ...
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Which low cost server device is compatible with iOS VPN on demand?

There is a question on "What is VPN on demand, and how do I get it to work with iOS?", however its accepted answer lacks detail. Envision a small business usage with only 1 or 2 iPhone/iPad devices ...
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Where does Apple Configurator store ipsw downloads?

Every time Apple releases new iOS software, it's a bit of a rush to get things downloaded and the servers can be slow in delivering the bits. I would like to know where the Apple Configurator Version ...
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How do I duplicate Apple Configurator profiles?

I've been working with Apple Configurator in its various versions (now 1.2.1) since its introduction and it is a powerful tool to manage and supervise iPads & other iOS devices. One glaring ...
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Configuring alot of iPhones?

I configured a bunch of iPads at my previous job, and I had to do it one at a time. Granted, there were only like 6 of them, but I am wondering what I would do if I needed to configure a whole bunch ...
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How can I Change the Apple Configuration Signing Certificate?

I use the Apple Configurator to craft a Mobile Configuration Profile able to configure some settings such as the LDAP Directory as an example. When exporting the profile, I check the "Sign" checkbox ...
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Update iPhone 4S before activation

I work in an IT department and I am moving large amount of people from their iPhone 4 to a new iPhone 4S. What currently happens is the person who is getting an upgrade comes in, activates the handset ...
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Has anyone tricked the Apple Configurator to work with non VPP redemption codes? [closed]

I wonder if anyone has had success or failure in attempting to use the Apple Configurator with normal gifted app redemption codes. The FAQ clearly states that you must be in the Volume Purchase ...
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Where does the Mac version of the iPhone Configuration Utility store its data?

I am using the iPhone Configuration Utility to set up some iPads. I'm just setting up some web clippings and one wireless network and see that the utility is keeping a nice record of all the serial ...

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