Apple Configurator 2 makes it easy to deploy iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, and Apple TV devices in your school or business.
Use Apple Configurator 2 to quickly configure large numbers of devices connected to your Mac via USB with the settings, apps, and data you specify for your students, employees, or customers.
Rebuilt from the ground up, Apple Configurator 2 features a flexible, device-centric design that enables you to configure one or dozens of devices quickly and easily. Simply select a single device or many at once and perform an action. With Apple Configurator 2, you're able to update software, install apps and configuration profiles, rename and change wallpaper on devices, export device information and documents, and much more. You can also inspect any device to see details like serial number and hardware addresses, which apps and profiles are installed, and its console log.
Apple Configurator 2 integrates with the Device Enrollment Program to automate MDM enrollment as well as the Volume Purchase Program to seamlessly distribute apps from the App Store. The all-new Prepare assistant makes it easy to supervise and configure a cart of iPads for the classroom or quickly enroll a large number of devices in your MDM server for ongoing management. The built-in configuration profile editor supports creating and editing profiles with the latest iOS settings.
If you’re configuring devices in an environment where consistency is critical, Blueprints allow you to create a custom configuration for your devices that can be applied with one click. A Blueprint is a template device to which you add configuration profiles and apps and perform actions, just like you would to a connected physical device.
Fully automate Apple Configurator 2 and integrate its capabilities into your existing device management workflows using the included command-line tool, AppleScript scripting library, or Automator Actions.
Support for iCloud Drive enables you to keep your configuration profiles and other settings consistent across multiple Configurator stations.
• New restrictions for Unpaired External Boot to Recovery and Unlock with Apple Watch
Ratings and Reviews
5% of the time, it works every time!
I’ve been using Configurator to set up a bunch of iPads for deployment to our team members. It usually take between 5 and 10 attempts for each iPad to correctly take a Blueprint. The software crashes or fails often (usually right at the end), and sometimes it completes ‘successfully’ only for me to find that it hasn’t applied everything.
Its a shame because it would be an excellent piece of software if it worked. Save yourself the hassle - set your devices up manually.
Modify Home Screen Layout doesn't work
I downloaded this app purely to reorganise my apps on my Home Screen as I find making big changes very time-consuming on the phone itself. The modify home screen layout option appears to work, you can put in all the work to move things around, then when you click "apply" it spins as if it's updating your phone, but doesn absolutely nothing. The apps are exactly where they were before starting. I've tried various ways to get round this. Nothing. Very disappointing because this would be ideal to make this reorganisation quicker and simpler.
And an extra issue - the help document is in Spanish. Even though the app is in English (my default), and I don't even live in a country where Spanish is a national language. Very weird and extremely unhelpful.
Never had an issue - does what it says on the tin
not sure what all these other reviewers were using as I've never had an issue using it to set up iPads that are used all across the country! Easy to use, love the blueprint functionality so I can easily apply different configurations to all the different setups we have - can't fault it! the only annoyance is that you have to wipe the device to supervise it but that's more iOS rather than Apple Configurator!
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