Benefits of Supervised Mode

Once a device is supervised and enrolled in AirWatch, the administrator has the following enhanced features available for configuration when compared to normal devices.

  • Elevated Restrictions over MDM
    • Prevent User from Removing Applications. Removing applications can also be restricted locally on the device using restrictions under System Configuration.

    • Prevent AirDrop.
    • Prevent users from modifying iCloud and Mail account settings which prevents account modification.
    • Disable iMessage.
    • Set iBookstore Content rating restrictions.
    • Disable Game Center and iBookstore.
  • Enhanced Security
    • Prevent end users from visiting websites with adult content in Safari.
    • Restrict which devices can connect to specified AirPlay destinations, such as Apple TVs.
    • Prevent the installation of certificates or unmanaged configuration profiles.
    • Force all device network traffic through a global HTTP proxy.
  • Kiosk Mode
    • Lock down devices to one app with single app mode and disable the home button.
  • Customize Wallpaper and Text on Device
  • Enable or Clear Activation Lock

For a complete list of features and functionality available to supervised and unsupervised devices, refer to the iOS Functionality Matrix: Supervised vs. Unsupervised.