1. Things to Prepare

Things to Prepare

ESP (   iOS) Non-DEP Users Setup with Apple Configurator 1

Things to Prepare

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** If you have already registered Apple Device Enrollment Program (DEP), please refer to our latest    ESP Complete Setup


For making the setup smooth, please prepare the following in advance.

  1. For non-DEP setup, you need to install the latest Apple Configurator on a Mac with the latest MacOS installed
  2. If you are using Apple Configurator 2.x, please refer to    ESP(iOS) Non-DEP Setup with Apple Configurator 2
  3. USE cable for connecting iPads to Mac
  4. PC/Mac browser with internet connectivity
  5. School owned Apple ID for each iPads
  6. iPad 2 or above
  7. Settings > iCloud > Turn OFF "Find My iPad"   
  8. School Wi-Fi SSID and password
  9. Suggested buying all the required apps (include free apps) at "https://volume.itunes.apple.com/hk/store" in advance
  10. iPad naming arrangement
  11. App grouping (eg. subjects) and device grouping (eg. classes)
  12. The required app list and restriction (e.g. disable appstore, carmera etc…) for every iPads
  13. Suggested a csv file with iPad SN, iPad name and grouping (see attached csv file)
  14. Suggested to decide the home screen layout (eg. app folders) arrangement
  15. Obtain "xxxxxxxx.eschoolpad.mobileconfig" file from eSchoolPad and save it on the Mac Machine you have prepared


Optional items:

  1. iPad must be supervised beforehand. If your iPad have not been supervised in the past. The following section “Supervision with Apple Configurator” must be applied first
  2. iPad will be completed ERASED in the process of supervision
  3. If the iPad are not new:
    • Please check the “Find My iPad” in the iCloud setting is off first
    • The iPad will also be prompted to trust the ITunes of the supervision Mac machine

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