Power Off Device

Created: Modified: Workflow Actions

The Power Off action, when added to a Workflow and deployed, will power off the device.  Any other actions in the Workflow will deploy prior to the Power Off action.

Remove from Device

Created: Modified: Workflow Actions

Select the “Remove from Device” action to choose the configuration profiles and/or WiFi profiles you want to be removed from the device when the Workflow is deployed. You can filter the view of .mobileconfig files from which to choose. To select a configuration file to be removed from the targeted device using this workflow, simply click on its name, and press Save.  (This action will not delete … Read More

Add Configuration Profile

Created: Modified: Workflow Actions

Select “Add Configuration Profile” to add an existing profile or upload a new configuration profile. Configuration Profiles are XML documents used to manage iOS configuration. These can be created from Apple Configurator or MDM. If using Apple Configurator profiles, navigate to File> New Profile. Customize your profile, save to your Mac and upload to GroundControl. You can also upload profiles created in … Read More

Set Language and Locale

Created: Modified: Workflow Actions

“Set Language and Locale” sets the Language, dialect and Locale, providing the ability to repurpose a single iOS backup for worldwide use. Select this item to proceed to the language selection window:   You must enter the codes (e.g. en_US) in the text boxes. You may also use data from Attributes. Apple uses a variation on ISO codes for language and locales. For more … Read More

Set Name

Created: Modified: Workflow Actions

Set Name is a flexible and powerful way to name devices automatically. In the Device Name field, you can enter fixed text to name devices, and/or add attributes to dynamically name and number devices: Device and Launchpad attributes at are available from the pulldown menu, including Built-In attributes, Sequential numbers (up to 4 digits), and custom attributes created by an administrator. You can select multiple … Read More

Add WiFi

Created: Modified: Workflow Actions

The “Add WiFi” action installs one or more profiles onto your devices with information on how to connect to your WiFi networks. Choose existing WiFi profile: For convenience, you can select any previously-configured profiles from this list. If any need editing, use the Cache tab in the main navigation. Create a new WiFi profile: Here you are prompted for at least three … Read More

Update iOS

Created: Modified: Workflow Actions

Update iOS, when added to a workflow and deployed to a device, will update the device to the latest available iOS version for that device. Selecting this action lets you make the update conditional to the current iOS version for the device. As new releases of iOS are made available, Apple will usually continue to sign older versions. Similar to iTunes and Configurator, GroundControl later allows you continue to install … Read More

Erase

Created: Modified: Workflow Actions

Erase, when added to a Workflow and deployed to a device, will erase devices to factory defaults. This is one of the most important actions within GroundControl. The erase feature is “smart,” and only erases devices that have been activated, that is, at least partially set up. If the device has not been activated, it is already erased, and will not be erased again. This … Read More

Create & Edit Workflows

Created: Modified: Documentation

To create a new Workflow, navigate to the Workflows tab and Click on New Workflow. From this page, you can also organize your workflows by creating folders.   There are three types of Workflow Models: Device Enrollment Program (DEP): Use with devices that are enrolled in Apple’s Business Manager/ Device Enrollment Program Supervised, Non-DEP: Use with devices that are not enrolled … Read More

Workflow Details

Created: Modified: Documentation

The Workflow details screen includes buttons to Deploy, Clone or Edit a Workflow – see Creating and Editing Workflows and Deployment for more details. Some of them may also include a description. From here, you will also be able to see if a Workflow is automated, and access deployment history by clicking on the number of deployments in the History field.   If a description was added when the … Read More