Configuring a Wi-Fi profile allows devices to connect to corporate networks, even if they are hidden, encrypted, or password protected. This payload is useful to end users who travel and use their own unique wireless network or to end users in an office setting where they are able to automatically connect their devices to a wireless network on-site.

To create a Wi-Fi profile:

  1. Navigate to Devices > Profiles & Resources > Profiles > Add. Select Apple iOS .
  2. Configure the profile's General settings.

    These settings determine how the profile deploys and who receives it. For more information on General settings, see Add General Profile Settings.

  3. Select the Wi-Fi payload from the list.
  4. Configure Wi-Fi settings.

    Setting Description
    Service Set Identifier This is the name of the network where the device connects.
    Hidden network This allows a connection to a network that is not open or broadcasting.
    Auto-Join This determines whether the device automatically connects to the network when starting the device. The device keeps an active connection until the device is restarted or a different connection is chosen manually.
    Security Type This is the type of access protocol used. Enter the Password or select the Protocols that apply to your Wi-Fi network.
    Wi-Fi Hotspot 2.0 Enable Wi-Fi Hotspot 2.0 functionality and is only available for iOS 7 and higher devices. Hotspot 2.0 is a type of public-access Wi-Fi that allows devices to identify and connect seamlessly to the best match access point. Carrier plans must support Hotspot 2.0 for it to function correctly.
    Domain Name Enter the domain name of the Passpoint service provider.
    Allow connecting to roaming partner Passpoint networks Enable roaming to partner Passpoint networks.
    Displayed Operator Name Enter the name of the Wi-Fi hotspot service provider.
    Roaming Consortium Organization ID

    Enter the roaming consortium organization identifiers.

    Network Access ID Enter the Network Access ID realm names.
    MCC/MNC Enter the Mobile Country Code/Mobile Network Configuration formatted as a 6-digit number.
    Trust These are the trusted server certificates for your Wi-Fi network.
    Allow Trust Exceptions

    Allow end users to make trust decisions.

  5. Configure Proxy settings for either Manual or Auto proxy types.
  6. If you use a Cisco infrastructure, configure the QoS Marking Policy (iOS 10 devices only).
    Setting Description
    Fastlane QoS Marking Select the marking setup that you require.
    Enable QoS Marking Select this option to choose apps for prioritized data allocations.
    Whitelist Apple Calling Select Whitelist Apple Calling to add Apple Wifi Calling to your QoS Whitelist.
    Whitelist Apps for QoS Marking Search for and add Apps to allocate prioritized data.
  7. Select Save & Publish.