Skip to content
Last update: 2022-03-21

What are the key steps?

To start using Sophos Mobile:

  1. Log in to Sophos Mobile Admin as a super administrator.
  2. Start the First steps wizard to perform initial configuration of the Sophos Mobile server.


    The First steps wizard includes an option to request a trial license.

  3. Check your licenses.

  4. Create a new customer for managing your devices.
  5. Switch to the new customer.
  6. Create an administrator for the new customer and log in to Sophos Mobile Admin as that administrator.
  7. Configure personal settings, password policies for administrator accounts, technical support contact details, and Sophos Mobile Self Service Portal settings.
  8. Upload an Apple Push Notification service certificate to manage iPhones, iPads, and Macs.
  9. Create compliance policies.
  10. Create device groups.
  11. Configure devices.
  12. Update Sophos Mobile Self Service Portal settings and add a test user.
  13. If you use internal user management: Add users either by creating them or by uploading your user list.
  14. If you use external user management: Configure the connection to your LDAP directory.
  15. Test device enrollment in Sophos Mobile Self Service Portal.
Back to top