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MDM Question


Is there a way to setup MDM so you have an app catalog of optional apps as well as a profile that has required apps?

01/09/2020 159 views

We are trying to deploy MDM but in order for this to work we need to have some apps as required and some as optional so that if the person leaves we only have to make sure the required apps are removed and the optional can stay installed if the user wants.  Example is Outlook is required as it has email and a configuration on it but the Microsoft Authenticator is optional as it has more tokens than just the company tokens associated with it.


Any help on this would be appreciated.

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  • i think you need to do this using profiles and adding the applications to the profile. But there is not a quick easy way to do this. if your expectation is remove a profile and the apps disappear then that is not the case.

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When an app is deployed to a device, it becomes a "managed" app that is part of the work profile or iOS MDM profile.  When the device is unenrolled from the solution, any managed app (i.e. within the profile) is removed from the device.  This is enforced by the OS, not the MDM solution.  The end-user would still retain any app installed outside of the profile, however.

Answered 01/22/2020 by: rodney.willis
Senior White Belt

 
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