Lock screen message device policy

The Lock screen message policy lets you set messages to appear on the following iOS devices when they are lost:

  • The login window of shared iPads
  • The lock screen of supervised iOS devices

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

iOS settings

  • Asset tag information for the device: The asset tag for the device. Apple devices truncate long strings, so be sure to test a string before deploying the policy to production. String length depends on the Apple device model and Apple settings, which can change. (iOS 9.3 and later)

  • Login window and lock screen footnote: Information to help in returning the device, such as an address or other contact information. For example, your message might be in the form “If Lost, return to”. Apple devices truncate long strings, so be sure to test a string before deploying the policy to production. String length depends on the Apple device model and Apple settings, which can change. (iOS 9.3.1 and later)

Lock screen message device policy

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