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Shared iPad Configuration

You can configure the settings for shared iPads with this profile. This profile is applicable to devices enrolled as shared iPads and running iPadOS 14 or above.

Guest Mode on Shared iPad

Guest Mode can enable temporary user sessions. Users can login to Shared iPads without needing to enter a Managed Apple ID. Safari browsing activity, app data and any other changes made will be removed when the guest user is logged out.

Profile Description

Allow shared iPad access through Type of users who have access to shared iPad can be selected here. Managed Apple ID, Guest Mode or both Managed Apple ID and Guest Mode can be selected from the drop-down menu. Selecting Guest Mode will enable guest user sessions on the device, while selecting Managed Apple ID ensures that only users who are authorized to use the iPad can use them
Enable idle timeout to logout users Allowing this option will log out users after certain period of inactivity
Idle timeout The time in minutes after which inactive users are logged out. This option will be displayed only if Enable idle timeout to logout users is set as Yes
Maximum time to unlock device without passcode The duration within which the users can unlock iPads without passcode
Allow diagnostics submission Restricting this option will prevent diagnostics data from being sent to app developers for events like app crash
Allow app analytics Restricting this option will prevent app usage data from being sent to app developers.

Screens of Shared iPads will turn off in two minutes when left idle. This setting cannot be changed through MDM or the device currently. Users logged in with Managed Apple ID may have to enter the password to unlock the device, depending on the value entered in Maximum time to unlock device without passcode.

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