The new iPadOS is now available for download and installation on iPad devices, as well as iOS 13.1 - the new version of the iPhone operating system that made available incredible capabilities such as the User Enrollment and the Customized Setup Assistant.
If you manage your Apple devices using Mosyle Manager, you are ready to go with all the new Apple mobile device management features made available with the new operating system.
If you prefer to delay the software update at your school in order to prepare your digital environment or even to run some tests, you can learn here how to proceed on delaying the OS update on iPhone devices.
Read on to learn more about the new MDM capabilities made available with the iPadOS and iOS 13.1.
iPadOS and iOS 13.1 introduces a new lightweight form of management called User Enrollment. It’s designed for Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) as a way to give IT the ability to manage a limited set of configurations and policies associated with a user instead of managing the entire device and also secures corporate data.
With User Enrollment, the IT department can install apps, configure accounts, and require a passcode per-app VPN, and enforce certain restrictions. Unenrolling the device will remove all organizational data and apps.
When selecting this option, the student needs to access the Enrollment URL on Safari and use their Managed Apple ID to login to the device. The user then has access to both personal and school data without the possibility that their personal data will be viewed or modified by the IT administrator.
You can manage your BYOD program using Apple's User Enrollment and Mosyle. To learn more about what is User Enrollment, access our portal about this revolutionary enrollment method. You can also learn the step-by-step to get started using Mosyle and User Enrollment here.
Now you can configure screens that will be displayed for the students before completing the Automated Device Enrollment process. This feature allows you to create web view screens with important information such as Welcome, Passcode, Agreement, and Login pages.
To set up these screens, navigate to My School > click Enrollment from the menu on the top left > choose Automated Device Enrollment as the enrollment method > Select Account > Click to Manage Screens when configuring the new profile.
Extensible Single Sign-On profile
You can now configure the Extensible Single Sign-On management profile, which can be used to log users into native apps as well as websites that support the new Extension authentication method.
With the iPadOS, IT specialists now have new options when configuring the Restrictions management profile to be applied on iPhone devices. Check out about the new restrictions available with iPadOS below:
Do not allow QuickPath keyboard
After this restriction is activated, the user will not be able to use QuickPath keyboard.
Do not allow Find my Device
After this restriction is activated, it disables Find My Device in Find My App.
Do not allow Find my Friends
After this restriction is activated, this disables Find My Friends in Find My App.
Do not allow access files on Network Drive
After this restriction is activated, the user will not be able to access files on Network Drive.
Do not allow USB Files Drive
After this restriction is activated, the user will not be able to access USB Files Drive.
Force Wifi Power On
After this restriction is activated, the user will not be able to disable Wifi Power settings.
The new iPadOS also brought new advanced settings for management profiles. Check out the new options below:
Domains management profile
You can now configure the Domains profile that should trigger the VPN connection in Calendar, Contacts and Mail.
Network Usage Rules management profile
Now you can configure the SIM Rules when configuring the Network Usage Rules to be applied to devices.
Exchange management profile
Now you can set up new configurations when creating the Exchange management profile to be applied to iOS and iPadOS devices:
Enable services for the account (at least one of them should be enabled): Mail, Contacts, Calendar, Reminders, Notes.
Allow users to modify the state/status of the following services: Mail, Contacts, Calendar, Reminders, Notes.
OAuth Sign in URL
OAuth Token Request URL
App Lock management profile
Now you can select to enable Voice Control when configuring the App Lock on devices with iPadOS.
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