How to set your iPad into "Supervised Mode"

"Supervised Mode" allows you to manage your device remotely.


  1. Download the latest version of Apple Configurator 2 from the App Store.
  2. Connect your device to the computer using a USB cable and select Trust when prompted on your iPad.
  3. Turn off Find My iPad by tapping Settings, Apple ID, then iCloud.
  4. Select the Prepare icon on Apple Configurator 2.

  5. Prepare with Manual Configuration and select both Supervise devices and Allow devices to pair with other computers.

  6. Choose a server if you are already enrolled in an MDM, otherwise select Do not enroll in MDM. This process is for allowing your device to be supervised, not for enrolling in Zoom's MDM
  7. Create or select an organization.
  8. Choose which steps will be presented to the user in Setup Assistant and select Prepare. The Show all steps option is recommended.

  9. Follow the Setup Assistant instructions on your iPad to finish setting your device into Supervised Mode. To verify your device is in supervised mode, tap Settings.