Install iTunes Applications

MobiLock offers an easy way to Search and Add the applications from iTunes Store, that you can Install, Uninstall or Update from the Dashboard to your iOS devices. 

Currently the support is limited to Free Applications only.

Video Guide:

Please watch the video below to get a visual walkthrough.

Search & Add iTunes Applications

  1. Log In to MobiLock Dashboard.
  2. Navigate to Enterprise > MyApps > Apple App Store.
  3. Click on SEARCH IN APP STORE.
  4. In the search field enter the app name. The search will happen automatically and you will be shown the list of matching applications.
  5. Click on the Application and you can View the details of the application on the right hand side panel.
  6. Click on ADD. Now this application will start appearing in your Dashboard under Enterprise > MyApps > Apple App Store.

Publishing the Application to Device profiles

On the MobiLock Dashboard
  1. Navigate to Enterprise > MyApps > Apple App Store. Click on the application that you have added. This will open up a panel from the right hand side with the following information & options.
    1. View Options
      1. App Information.
      2. View Status of Installations on devices.
    2. Action Commands
      1. PUBLISH
      2. UNINSTALL
      3. REFRESH
      4. DELETE | DELETE & UNINSTALL
  2. Click on the PUBLISH button. This will open a dialog which will show you all the Device Profiles that you have created.
  3. Select the Device Profile(s) where you want to install this application and click PUBLISH on the dialog.
  4. You can click View Status link to see on how many devices it is installed.
Note that irrespective of what version that you have searched and added, when the application is installed on device, it will always be the version of the application available on iTunes at that point of time. iOS does not offer a way to enforce a particular version to be installed from iTunes.
Note that currently we don't support distribution of Paid applications. This will come with the support of Apple's Volume Purchase Program
On the iOS Device
  1. On the iOS device, you would be shown a dialog to setup iTunes account if it is not already setup.
  2. On an Unsupervised device, user’s would see a dialog asking them to confirm the installation.
  3. On a Supervised device, the installations should ideally be silent. However if in the iTunes Account settings you had enabled Require Password for Free Downloads then a password will be asked every time an application is pushed. Please read on How to Install Apps Silently on how to do this.

Uninstalling an Application

  1. Log in to MobiLock Dashboard.
  2. Navigate to Enterprise > MyApps > Apple App Store. Click on the application that you have added.
  3. On the right hand side panel, click on UNINSTALL. This will open a dialog that shows only the Device Profiles where you have installed this.
  4. Select the Device Profiles where you want to Uninstall this application and click on UNINSTALL.

Updating an Application from Dashboard

  1. Log in to MobiLock Dashboard.
  2. Navigate to Enterprise > MyApps > Apple App Store. Click on the application that you have added.
  3. Next to the PUBLISH button you would see the Refresh Icon.
  4. Click on this icon to check if there is an update available. If there is an Update available then an alert will be displayed to you with two options
    1. UPDATE - This updates the app on all the devices where it is installed.
    2. LATER - You can click this to push the update later.
  5. Once you check for Update, if there is an update available the information on Dashboard gets updated.

Deleting an Application from Dashboard

  1. Log in to MobiLock Dashboard.
  2. Navigate to Enterprise > MyApps > Apple App Store. Click on the application that you have added.
  3. On the right hand side panel that opens up, below the App-Icon you would see an Bin icon. Clicking on the Bin icon will show you 2 options,
    1. Delete - Choose this to only delete this application from your Dashboard. It will still be installed and managed on the device.
    2. Delete & Uninstall - Choose this to delete this application from your Dashboard and Uninstall from all the devices where it is installed.


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