Getting Started on iOS
In this tutorial, we cover the basics of how to get started and use Scalefusion to start managing your iOS devices. For easy reading we have divided it into 4 parts so that you can get going. Please follow the links and watch the videos to start using Scalefusion.
Before you Start
- You would need an Apple Id - Preferably the corporate or organization id.
- You would need a Scalefusion Account.
- You would need an iOS Device - Preferably a Supervised device.
Step 1 - Setting up the APNs Certificate
The first step is to allow Scalefusion to remotely connect to your devices. This is done by establishing a mutual trust between Scalefusion and your Apple Account and is a compulsory step. Hence in this step you would require your Apple Id. Once you are ready with your Scalefusion account and Apple account details, watch our Setting Up APNs tutorial on how to do it.
Step 2 - Creating a Device Profile
A Device Profile is a Scalefusion entity, that helps you group the common set of Policies that you want to apply to your device. This is a mandatory requirement and you need to have at-least one profile. Once you have completed Step 1, read how to Create an Apple Device Profile to create your first profile.
Step 3 - Create a QR Code Configuration
Now that you have completed Step 1 and Step 2, the next step is to go ahead and create a QR Code configuration. Choose an option below, depending on how you want to enroll and manage devices,
- Create a QR Code Configuration for Company Owned Devices
- Create a QR Code Configuration for Employee/User Devices
Step 4 - Enrolling your first Device
You are almost there. Now you would need a iOS device to start using the QR Code and enroll your device. Depending on the type of QR Code configuration you created at Step 3, go ahead and try to enroll a device
- Enroll a Company Owned iOS device using QR Code
- Enroll a Employee/Personal owned device using QR Code.
Once you are done you might be interested in other topics that help you to better control & manage your iOS devices. We would recommend going through the following,
- To understand how to allow only certain applications to work or to set the iPhone/iPad in Kiosk mode or single app mode please refer to the following guides,
- If you are enrolled in Apple DEP program and want to manage your DEP devices, please refer to our Manage your DEP devices guide.
- To learn how to do application management, that is remotely install, uninstall and update applications please refer to our Application Management guide.