Apple Configurator 2 is a powerful tool that can help you automate repetitive tasks when configuring and deploying iOS devices in your organization. In this blog post, we will show you how to use some of the automation features in Apple Configurator 2 to streamline your workflow.
One of the great things about Apple Configurator 2 is that it can be used to automate many of the tasks that are typically involved in configuring and deploying iOS devices. For example, you can use Apple Configurator 2 to automatically enroll devices in your mobile device management (MDM) solution, install apps and configuration profiles, and even change the home screen layout.
To get started, you will need to have a Mac with Apple Configurator 2 installed, as well as a USB cable to connect the iOS device to the Mac. Once you have everything set up, you can begin creating an automation workflow.
The first step is to select the devices that you want to configure. You can do this by either connecting the devices to your Mac or by selecting them from a list of available devices.
Next, you will need to choose the actions that you want to automate. Apple Configurator 2 offers a variety of actions that can be performed on devices, such as installing apps, configuration profiles, and changing the home screen layout.
Once you have selected the actions that you want to automate, you can then specify the order in which they should be performed. This is done by drag-and-dropping the actions into the desired order.
Finally, you will need to specify the schedule on which the automation workflow should be run. You can choose to run the workflow on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis.
Once you have everything set up, you can simply sit back and let Apple Configurator 2 do its job. The automation feature in Apple Configurator 2 can save you a lot of time and effort when configuring and deploying iOS devices.
Other related questions:
What can you do with Apple Configurator 2?
With Apple Configurator 2, you can configure and deploy iOS, tvOS, and macOS devices in your school or business.
How do I add apps to Apple Configurator 2?
There are two ways to add apps to Configurator:
1. Download them directly from the App Store within Configurator
2. Sync them from iTunes
To download apps directly from the App Store:
1. Connect your iOS device to Configurator
2. Select the device in the left sidebar
3. Click the Apps tab
4. Click the + button in the top-left corner
5. Type the name of the app in the search bar, then click Search
6. Click the app you want to add, then click Add
7. The app will begin downloading to your device
To sync apps from iTunes:
1. Connect your iOS device to your computer
2. Open iTunes
3. Select your device in the left sidebar
4. Click the Apps tab
5. Select the apps you want to sync, then click Sync
6. The apps will begin syncing to your device
Is Apple Configurator an MDM?
Apple Configurator is not an MDM.
How do you make a device supervised in Apple Configurator 2?
To make a device supervised in Apple Configurator 2, connect the device to your computer and open Apple Configurator 2. Select the device in the sidebar and click the Prepare button in the toolbar. In the Prepare window, select “Supervise” and click Prepare.