Enable Shared iPads for State Testing

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Revision Date

Purpose

March 11, 2020

This document will outline how to utilize Shared iPads for state testing.

Important Terms

  • Temporary User Session – Allows a user to log into a Shared iPad without credentials. The user has access to the iPads apps and is restricted in the same way that students are. When the user signs out, the temporary session is deleted and all history performed under the log in is erased.

Works on

  • iPads (Shared)

Requirements

  • iPads must be enrolled as Shared.
  • iPads must be running iPadOS 13.4 or later.
  • The “Allow temporary users” configuration profile must be deployed.

Step 1

Update iPadOS to 13.4+

For steps on how to remotely update iPads through Jamf, refer to the Update iPadOS documentation.

Step 2

Create Restrictions configuration profile

it is highly advisable to create a separate Restrictions profile for each Smart Device Group. This will allow you to have greater granularity when configuring different groups of devices.

For directions on how to create a Restrictions configuration profile, refer to the Restrictions documentation.

Step 3

Update iPadOS to 13.4+

For steps on how to remotely update iPads through Jamf, refer to the Update iPadOS documentation.