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To create an iOS App Lock (Kiosk) policy

Oct 20, 2015
App Lock, or Kiosk Mode, enables to you set an iOS device to only run a single application. When pushed to a device, the policy runs only the app that is specified, disables the home button, and returns the device to the specified application automatically upon wake or reboot.
Note: This feature works on devices running iOS 6 and later and requires that the device to be placed into Supervised mode with the Apple Configurator.
  1. On the General tab, enter the Identifier of the policy, the display name, and a description.
  2. In Allow profile removal operation, click one of the following options:
    • Always. This option allows the profile to always be removable.
    • Authentication. Allows you to enter a required password that is used when profile is removed. Requires a password
    • Never. Prevents the profile from ever being removed.
  3. Select the Allows you to select a specific date check box to specify a date you want to remove the profile.
  4. Select the Duration until removal (in days) check box to enable you to set a period of time after which the profile will automatically be removed.
  5. On the App Lock - Configuration tab, enter the app bundle identifier of the app you want to use and then click Create.