To get started you will need to have a machine running a compatible version of macOS. in order to download the free Apple Configurator 2 app from the app store.
(Please note - The device will be factory reset and everything will be erased during this process please ensure you have backed up your device via iTunes if you wish to restore it at a later stage)
Please see the details below:
Once you have downloaded and installed Apple Configurator 2 open the application and connect your iPad.
Click Prepare in Apple Configurator 2
On the "Prepare Devices" window, select "Manual Configuration" and untick all boxes except "Supervise devices" and "Allow devices to pair with other computers" click Next.
On the next screen with the heading "Enroll in MDM Server" in the "Server" drop-down menu select " Do not enroll in MDM" and click next.
Skip the Apple ID sign in
Fill out the information in the required fields and click "Next"
On the next window, select "Generate a new supervision identity" and click "Done"
You can now choose the steps you want to be presented within the Setup Assistant and click "Prepare"
A message box will appear to warn you that the device will be erased, please click on "Erase"
Your device will now be erased and prepared as a Supervised device.
Congratulation your device is now Supervised.
Please note that if your iOS device is not Supervised it limits your ability to use all of the features (eg. Blocking / Restricting apps )Mobile Guardian has to offer.
Please click HERE about the benefits of having a Supervised device. (this is highly recommended)
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