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What is new in Apple MDM Protocol with tvOS 11.3

Learn more about the new capabilities Apple made available for device management with the new version of its operating system for Apple TVs: the tvOS 11.3


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Apple TVs help teachers to make lessons more dynamic by streaming students iPads screen. The new management functionalities made possible by the Apple MDM Protocol will help schools and districts to get the most of this powerful device.

Apple also launched new MDM features for managing iPads and Mac computers. You can check out the new functionalities for iOS 11.3 in this article and the new MDM tools for Mac Computers in this other blog post.

The new Apple TV Remote management profile will help educators minimize students distractions during classes and help teachers to manage the classroom.

We sorted all the new MDM features for tvOS 11.3 below. All the new capabilities are already available on Mosyle Manager.

Our mobile device management offer tvOS management for free to all customers (both Free and Premium). Create your account to take advantage of it!

New Management Profiles:

Apple TV Remote

Admins are able to create a management profile that will be applied to tvOS devices by selecting which iOS devices can control the selected Apple TVs using the Apple TV Remote app. Unselected users will not be able to control the selected Apple TVs.

New Restrictions:

Movie Restrictions

When this restriction is enabled, all movies whose rating is higher than the selected are hidden in iTunes

TV Show Restrictions

When this restriction is enabled, all shows whose rating is higher than the selected are hidden on iTunes.

App Restrictions

When this restriction is enabled, any app whose rating is higher than the selected are hidden and there is no way to access them.

Do not allow erotic content in iBook Store

When this restriction is enabled, users will not be able to access erotic content in the iBookStore. Please note: the Apple TV should be supervised.

Do not allow explicit content in iTunes

When this restriction is enabled, users will not have access to music and videos that are marked as explicit. Please note: the Apple TV should be supervised.

New Settings:

New AirPlay Security options

Now you can select which security requirement for the devices that connect to Apple TV using AirPlay.

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