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Remotely configure SureFox iOS settings using SureMDM

KB ID: 42G2102404
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Updated: June 2021

The new Profile feature in SureMDM now allows you to perform a whole range of remote activities. A very important one being able to remotely install an application and configure its settings.

SureFox, the signature web kiosk application from 42Gears can be remotely installed on an iOS device and configured using just a few steps.

To remotely install SureFox and configure its settings using SureMDM, follow the below-mentioned steps:

1. Login to SureMDM Web Console

2. Click on Profiles on the device utility panel.

3. Select iOS/iPadOS as OS, and then Add. Enter the Profile Name.

4. On the iOS/iPadOS MDM Profile page, select Application Policy and click on Configure

5. Next, click on Add 

6. On Add App prompt, search for SureFox from the drop-down menu and Tap on Add.

7. On the Add App screen, select SureFox and click Configure.

8. Further, on the Application Configuration window, enter the Key as SettingsXML, Type, and Value as plist in the Value textbox and click on Add.

9. Save the changes.

10. Once done, go back to SureMDM Home Screen, select iOS device(s), and push the profile using Apply option

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To remotely configure SureFox if it is already installed, follow the below-mentioned steps:

1. Login to SureMDM Web Console

2. Click on Profiles on the device utility panel.

3. Select iOS/iPadOS as OS, and then Add. Enter the Profile Name.

4. On the iOS/iPadOS MDM Profile page, select Configuration Profile and click on Configure

5. On the iOS Profile page, click on Configuration Profile. Click on Add

6. On the Application Configuration prompt, select SureFox from the App Name dropdown menu

7. Further, on the Application Configuration window, enter the Key as SettingsXML, Type, and Value as plist in the Value textbox and click on Add.

8. Save the changes.

9. Once done, go back to SureMDM Home Screen, select iOS device(s), and push the profile using Apply option

This same process can be followed if you want to remotely configure or change the settings of any app using SureMDM on iOS devices. The only thing you need to make sure of is that the app should have been installed using SureMDM’s Application Policy Profile option.

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