Apple Configurator Update Brings Improved Configuration and MDM Enrollment of Apple TV

Apple Configurator Update Brings Improved Configuration and MDM Enrollment of Apple TV

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Apple has released a minor update to Apple Configurator that brings improved configuration and MDM enrollment of Apple TV.

Apple Configurator makes it easy for anyone to mass configure and deploy iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch in a school, business, or institution. Three simple workflows let you prepare new iOS devices for immediate distribution, supervise devices that need to maintain a standard configuration, and assign devices to users. Quickly update your devices simultaneously to the latest version of iOS, configure settings, and install apps and data for your students, employees, or patrons.

Apple Configurator can be used by larger organizations and businesses to set up new devices, install enterprise apps, and enroll each device with a Mobile Device Management solution for remote management by an IT administrator. It is perfect for the classroom or student lab where devices need to be quickly refreshed and kept up to date with the correct settings, approved policies, apps and data. Apple Configurator can also be used to personalize devices with data and documents for specific users.


Apple Configurator Update Brings Improved Configuration and MDM Enrollment of Apple TV

Prepare devices
• Configure multiple devices simultaneously
• Update devices to the latest version of iOS
• Create and restore a backup of settings and app data from one device to other devices
• Import apps into Apple Configurator and sync them to new devices*
• Use the built-in editor to create and install iOS configuration profiles
• Enroll devices with your Mobile Device Management solution for remote management

Supervise devices
• Organize supervised devices into custom groups
• Automatically apply common configurations to supervised devices
• Quickly reapply a configuration to a supervised device and remove the previous user’s data
• Import apps into Apple Configurator and sync them to supervised devices*
• Define and apply common or sequential names to all devices
• Restrict supervised devices from syncing with other computers

Assign devices
• Add users and groups manually or autopopulate via Open Directory or Active Directory
• Check out a device to a user and restore the user’s settings and data on that device
• Check in a device from a user and and back up the data for later use, possibly on a different device
• Apply custom text, wallpaper, or the user’s picture to a device’s Lock screen
• Import and export documents between your Mac and Apple Configurator
• Sync documents between assigned devices and Apple Configurator

Apple Configurator Update Brings Improved Configuration and MDM Enrollment of Apple TV

What's New In This Version:
Apple Configurator 1.4.2 contains improvements and bug fixes including:
• Improved configuration and MDM enrollment of Apple TV

It also includes the following changes from Apple Configurator 1.4.1:
• Configure which Setup Assistant steps will display during device setup
• Enroll multiple unsupervised devices in MDM without tapping each device using a new Setup tab in Prepare
• Complete Setup Assistant and enroll Apple TV in MDM without using the remote
• Improved UI for installing a single profile on unsupervised devices
• Support for new iOS 7 features and restrictions, including:
• Allow modifying account settings
• Allow AirDrop
• Allow connecting supervised devices to any Mac
• Configure Web Content Filter
• Configure AirPlay mirroring destinations and passwords
• Configure AirPrint printers
• Configure Managed Open In
• Allow Control Center or Notification Center on lock screen
• Configure Limit Ad Tracking setting
• Install fonts

You can download Apple Configurator from the App Store for free.

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Apple Configurator Update Brings Improved Configuration and MDM Enrollment of Apple TV

Apple Configurator Update Brings Improved Configuration and MDM Enrollment of Apple TV
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