Use Apple Configurator 2 on the staging macOS computer to manually prepare devices.

This workflow allows you to enroll devices, add supervision and choose what screens are seen during device's Setup Assistant.


  1. Navigate to File > New Profile in Apple Configurator 2.
  2. Select Wi-Fi >  Configure and enter the profile information. Optionally, choose to sign the profile. Then save the profile configuration.
  3. Navigate to Blueprints > Edit Blueprints > New to prepare a blueprint to apply to the profile.
  4. Name this blueprint Prepare.
  5. Select the blueprint and select Prepare.
  6. Choose Manual as the enrollment type. Select Next.
  7. Select Do not enroll in MDM. Select Next.
  8. Choose the Server for device management.
  9. Select Supervision to the management capabilities.
  10. Select whether to Allow devices to connect to other computers. Select Next.
  11. Choose the Organization to assign devices. Select Next.
  12. Configure the iOS Setup Assistant steps by selecting which screens are available to the end user.
  13. Select Prepare.
  14. Select Add > Profiles in the Apple Configurator 2 window.
  15. Choose the Wi-Fi profile that you created earlier and add it to the blueprint.

What to do next

Next, deploy this blueprint using the steps found in Deploy Enrollment Profiles for Apple Configurator 2 Enrollments.

Then Add an Enroll Blueprint with Add an Enroll Blueprint to Enroll with an MDM Profile.