Sophos Mobile: Guide to enroll an iOS device

Sophos Mobile Control is a mobile device management solution for smartphones and tablets. It
allows configuration and software distribution as well as security settings and many other device
management operations on mobile devices. The Sophos Mobile Control system consists of a
server and a client component which communicate through data connections.

Sophos Mobile Control secures corporate data on your mobile device and ensures that your
device is compliant with the corporate policy that applies in your company.

With the Sophos Mobile Control Self Service Portal you can register your mobile device with
Sophos Mobile Control. In addition, you can remotely locate, lock or wipe your device and reset
your password/passcode without having to contact the helpdesk

Guide to config

  • Login to Sophos Central by Admin account
  • If you do not have an Admin account, create a Sophos Central account
  • Install APNs certificate
  • SETTINGS -> Setup -> System setup -> APNs -> Click APNs certificate wizard
  • Choose Create a new APNs certificate -> Download apple.csr


  • Import your Apple ID -> Click Next


  • Click Create certificate on the Apple portal


  • Click Download Apple Push Certificate Portal


  • Back to Sophos Mobile -> Upload file apple.csr


  • After uploading APNs certificate -> Click Save -> Finish install APNs


  • MANAGE -> Devices -> Add -> Add Device wizard


  • Choose Skip user assignment -> Click Next


  • Choose Platform, import Name, Email address -> Click Next


  • Choose Enroll device -> Click Next


  • Click Send instructions email
  • Sophos Mobile will create a QR code


  • On your device, install Sophos Mobile Control, and scan QR code


  • Finish

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