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Turning off Device Enrollment Notifications on MacBook Pro

I found an easy solution to get rid of the notification that worked in my case and didn't require disabling SIP or going into recovery mode. It has been tested in MacBook Pro Intel (Big Sur v11.5) and ...
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Bought an iPad but it's supervised.Is there a way to remove it?

Supervised devices lock in management, so your only recourse is to wipe the device. At that point you may discover that it’s also an enrolled device (DEP) and wiping does not unenroll from DEP as that ...
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Turning off Device Enrollment Notifications on MacBook Pro

On Big Sur, these solutions become problematic because disabling SSV (Signed System Volume) will prevent useful features, such as FileVault, from working. Instead, I believe that you can prevent the ...
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Turning off Device Enrollment Notifications on MacBook Pro

Just in case you're still confused about this issue, restart your mac in recovery mode, in terminal, type in command: csrutil disable; reboot This will disable system integrity protection and ...
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iOS - Restricting device to work with a single app only

The desired functionality is called Single App Mode, and is available for supervised devices. An iOS device can be setup for Single App Mode using a Mobile Device Management (MDM) software. A few ...
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Can I remove the stock camera app from iOS 9 or later?

Short answer: no. As of iOS 10, here are the stock apps that users can remove: Calculator Calendar Compass Contacts (iPhone only, contact information is retained in the Phone app) FaceTime Find My ...
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Enable Guest User in 10.14.x Via the Command Line (without a MDM)?

The first time the Guest user is enabled, a new user is created with a process similar to that of any user creation. The macOS procedure has been distilled into a script, essentially running dscl . -...
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"YouTube Kids" is cleaner than regular YouTube. Sadly, I haven't found any method of disabling autoplay. If it's possible, how can I disable autoplay?

I checked on iOS 12.4, YouTube kids app, there's no feature for autoplay settings. It is "on", on web and on app. Alternatively, I am not very experienced in user scripts, but can suggest a potential,...
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Turning off Device Enrollment Notifications on MacBook Pro

This works for macOS Big Sur to Disable MDM notifications Restart in Recovery Mode Restart your Mac then hold down the Command & R keys together until you're in the Recovery Mode menu (Command+R) ...
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iOS MDM Monitoring Internet Search History

Your school doesn't need MDM to log all your network activity. Nothing about iOS or macOS or any other OS can prevent them from logging: Every DNS lookup you make Setting up a web proxy to save all ...
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iOS Supervised Mode vs Privacy

Simply being supervised grants the following: Remote wipe, which won't provide access to your information, only resetting the device. Activation Lock bypass, allowing a reset device to be used again ...
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How to remotely install software on Mac by scripts?

What you ask is basically the trade of being a Mac administrator and there are three major ways to get this done and one where you let everyone do the work: Train your end users to install things Use ...
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What are ".com.apple.backupd.mdmv" files for and which tool creates them?

They're generated by backupd which is the main process for Time Machine for handling backups. The files themselves track items that have been moved or renamed, to prevent them from being backed up ...
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How to distribute apps for own organization to their personal device?

I am not sure if this is what you mean by "Apple enterprise account" but there is the Apple Developer Enterprise Program: The Apple Developer Enterprise Program allows large organizations ...
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Jailbreak Detection in Apple Profile Manager

Profile Manager isn't an MDM that reports details about app install which is usually used to determine jailbreak status. (i.e. If cydia app and other apps are installed, it's a good conclusion that ...
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Is it possible to fully separate corporate from private contact data on a BYOD?

I spoke to the representative of a well known MDM solution for iOS today about this topic. He confirmed to me that iOS does not support such a separation of work and private data. In other words, you ...
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How to remotely install software on Mac by scripts?

There are a few apple device management softwares out there, but almost none of them (at least to my knowledge) is free. A very popular choice is JAMF Software. It is quite sensible to consider ...
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Does putting an iOS device into single app mode prevent iOS upgrades?

We block iOS updates via different ways on our iDevices: Via our Firewall, you can block these URLs on your WiFi network : mesu.apple.com, appldnld.apple.com. Or you can block WiFi network on your ...
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Is it possible to disable Personal Hotspot on iPhones with a configuration profile?

Yes,you can.I just spoke with AT&T and they walk me through a process.I have IPHONE 6. You go to Settings#General#Restrictions,select ON#Data# select "Don't alow changes"
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Turning off Device Enrollment Notifications on MacBook Pro

To Turn Off Device Enrollment on Mac: Restart the Mac in Recovery Mode by holding ⌘ + R during restart Open Terminal in the recovery screen and type csrutil disable Restart computer Open terminal ...
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iOS MDM Monitoring Internet Search History

See https://www.apple.com/business/docs/resources/Managing_Devices_and_Corporate_Data_on_iOS.pdf: MDM cannot see personal data such as: Safari browser history Personal or work mail, calendars, ...
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iOS MDM Monitoring Internet Search History

The manual enrolment payload does not by itself provide the ability to see network traffic on the device. However, that payload does provide the ability to "add/remove configuration profiles", which ...
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Adding iOS 11 devices to DEP using Apple Configurator

In the new beta 2.5 it's active but when you are on the step where you need to login to your DEP account I get an authentication error. I'm 100% sure I entered the right credentials: even used 2 DEP ...
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Bought an iPad but it's supervised.Is there a way to remove it?

For the record, I just put my iPad in recovery mode and reloaded it without issue. We have several 12" iPads Model a1670. We use them in a museum and tried using single-app mode to prevent patrons ...
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Control iPhone Remotely

Settings have many MDM hooks. You can experiment for free cloud based solution like JAMF now to get started. https://signup.jamfcloud.com Carrier settings are much more tricky, most get set by the ...
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Nested VPNs on iPhone iOS 11

I have received a response from Apple Support: I talked to VPN Engineering about your goals and, alas, what you’re trying to do is just not possible. We specifically prevent traffic from a VPN ...
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Family Sharing iPhone - Unique Question about purchases

Yes. Sign up for a free MDM solution and enroll your child's iOS device under management. add the app(s) in question to management You then get telemetry and reporting if that app is installed. I ...
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iOS - Photos & message access to MDM installed apps

MDM controls how an iOS device is remotely configured and what apps are pushed to be installed. It has nothing to do with what permissions are available to an app. Reading photos stored on devices ...
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Prevent mobile data being turned off

Go to Settings > General > Restrictions If you have setup Restrictions, enter your Restrictions passcode. If you have not set it up yet, enter a password (twice) and enable Restrictions. Make sure ...
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