How do I get started with SimpleMDM? A quick start guide.

Getting Started with SimpleMDM - A Quick Start Guide

The first step when signing up is to set up your account's Push Certificate. This is required by Apple in order for MDM to function.


If you are not already using Apple Business Manager / Apple School Manager, determine if you need / want to use it. If you are, skip ahead to Section A. If you are not, here are some resources to learn more:


A. If you are using Apple Business Manager / Apple School Manager:

1. Connect ABM to SimpleMDM:

2. Add VPP apps and create app assignments:

3. Create device groups and assign configurations:

4. Start enrolling devices:


B. If you will not be using Apple Business Manager:

1. For iOS/tvOS, determine if you want/need your devices to have Supervised mode enabled:

2. Enroll devices:

3. Add App Store apps and create app assignments:

4. Create device groups and assign configurations:


Resources for macOS and tvOS:


Other general resources for MDM: