Configure Apple Configurator 2 to Add iOS, iPadOS and tvOS Devices to Apple School Manager


In order to add devices to Apple School Manager (ASM), you will need to configure Apple Configurator on your machine prior to adding devices. This is normally a one-time process for each machine that you install Apple Configurator 2 on. This will show you all the steps necessary in order to successfully add devices to ASM.

In this article:

What materials do I need?

  • Supported Mac Computer
  • Apple Configurator 2 Installed

How do I use this technology?

  1. Open Apple Configurator 2
  2. From the Apple Configurator menu, Select Settings.

Adding an Organization

  1. Click the Organizations tab
    Settings pointing to Organization
  2. Press the "+" in the bottom left corner of the left pane.
    Organization Welcome Screen
  3. Click Next.
  4. At the Sign in to Apple School Manager or Apple Business Manager page, sign in with your managed Apple ID and then click Next.
    Sign in to Apple School Manager
  5. Choose Generate a new supervision Identity and click Done.
    Choosing Identity

Adding an MDM Server

  1. Select the Servers tab.
    Settings Servers Page
  2. Press the "+" in the bottom left corner of the left pane.
  3. At the Define an MDM Server screen click Next.
    Define a Server
  4. At the next screen, enter the following information and click Next.
    Name: UAA Jamf Server
    Host Name or URL:
    Enter Server Details

Creating the Wi-fi Profile

  1. Click on the File menu and then click on New Profile.
  2. Select General,
    1. In the Name field enter a descriptive name for the profile.
    2. Under Automatically Remove Profile from the dropdown menu select After Interval and set it to 3 days.
      Profile General Settings
  3. Select the Wi-fi section on the left
    1. Press Configure in the middle of the screen.
    2. Enter the SSID of a WPA2 network.
    3. Under Security Type dropdown menu select WPA2 / WPA3 Personal.
    4. Enter the password for the Wi-Fi.
      Wi-Fi Settings
  4. Click on the "File" menu and Click Save and save it to your computer where it can be found later.

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Article ID: 1360
Mon 12/12/22 8:42 AM
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