Managed apps for iOS

For iOS apps that you add to Sophos Mobile Control, you can choose to have the app installed as managed or unmanaged on the users’ devices.

Managed apps have the following characteristics:

The following rules determine if an app is installed managed or unmanaged:

To check the app status on a device, open the Show device page for that device and go to the Installed apps tab. See The Show device page.

Tip: If a user has installed an unmanaged app you can convert it into a managed app. To do this, configure the app in Sophos Mobile Control as managed, and then create an installation task for it. Because the app is already installed, it is not installed again, but its status changes from unmanaged to managed.