Apps notifications device policy

The Apps notifications policy lets you control how iOS users receive notifications from specified apps. The policy is supported only on supervised iOS devices running iOS 9.3 and later.

To add or configure this policy, go to Configure > Device Policies. For more information, see Device policies.

iOS settings

Device Policies configuration screen

  • App bundle identifier: Specify the apps you want to add. If you click Add new, type the app bundle ID in the field that appears. To find a bundle ID: Locate the app in the App Store and copy the number at the end of the URL. For example, 363501921 is the app ID for Citrix Workspace app. Then go to https://itunes.apple.com/lookup?id= and paste the number at the end. After a .txt file downloads, search for bundleId. For example, the bundle ID for Citrix Workspace app is com.citrix.ReceiveriPad.
  • Allow notifications: Select On to allow notifications.
  • Show in notification center: Select On to show notifications in the notification center of the user devices.
  • Badge app icon: Select On to show a badge app icon with notifications.
  • Sounds: Select On to include sounds with notifications.
  • Show on lock screen: Select On to show notifications on the lock screen of the user devices.
  • Show in CarPlay: If On, notifications display in Apple CarPlay. Available in iOS 12 and later. Default is On.
  • Enable Critical Alert: If On, an app can mark a notification as a critical notification that ignores Do Not Disturb and ringer settings. Available in iOS 12 and later. Default is Off.
  • Unlocked Alert Style: In the list, select None, Banner, or Alerts to configure the appearance of unlocked alerts.

  • Policy settings
    • Remove policy: Choose a method for scheduling policy removal. Available options are Select date and Duration until removal (in hours)
      • Select date: Click the calendar to select the specific date for removal.
      • Duration until removal (in hours): Type a number, in hours, until policy removal occurs. Only available for iOS 6.0 or later.
    • Profile scope: Select whether this policy applies to a User or an entire System. The default is User. This option is available only on iOS 9.3 and later.

Apps notifications device policy