Apple Configurator 2

Developer: Apple

Current Version: 2.6.1

Last Updated: 2 months ago

Download Size: 65.6 MB - Download


Apple Configurator 2 makes it easy to deploy iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, and Apple TV devices in your school or business.

Use Apple Configurator 2 to quickly configure large numbers of devices connected to your Mac via USB with the settings, apps, and data you specify for your students, employees, or customers.

Rebuilt from the ground up, Apple Configurator 2 features a flexible, device-centric design that enables you to configure one or dozens of devices quickly and easily. Simply select a single device or many at once and perform an action. With Apple Configurator 2, you're able to update software, install apps and configuration profiles, rename and change wallpaper on devices, export device information and documents, and much more. You can also inspect any device to see details like serial number and hardware addresses, which apps and profiles are installed, and its console log.

Apple Configurator 2 integrates with the Device Enrollment Program to automate MDM enrollment as well as the Volume Purchase Program to seamlessly distribute apps from the App Store. The all-new Prepare assistant makes it easy to supervise and configure a cart of iPads for the classroom or quickly enroll a large number of devices in your MDM server for ongoing management. The built-in configuration profile editor supports creating and editing profiles with the latest iOS settings.

If you’re configuring devices in an environment where consistency is critical, Blueprints allow you to create a custom configuration for your devices that can be applied with one click. A Blueprint is a template device to which you add configuration profiles and apps and perform actions, just like you would to a connected physical device.

Fully automate Apple Configurator 2 and integrate its capabilities into your existing device management workflows using the included command-line tool, AppleScript scripting library, or Automator Actions. 

Support for iCloud Drive enables you to keep your configuration profiles and other settings consistent across multiple Configurator stations.


Release Notes:

• Various bug fixes and improvements including restoring the ability to install configuration profiles on 3rd generation Apple TV


Most Helpful Reviews

Version 2.5
Review by BradGolden

Works just fine - I see a lot of negative comments here … but I honestly believe that the reason is because people just don’t understand the program and its purpose. It is NOT like Configurator 1 … so if you’re expecting a fancier version of Configurator 1 then you’re going to be confused. The logic and workflow of Configurator 2 is not the same … so take a little time to wrap your head around it. If you have a strong sense of logic you will appreciate this program. I use it all the time without issue. We have six hundred iPads at this school district, and each one is supervised and managed initially with Apple Configurator 2 and then remotely with Meraki MDM. Also, I see negative comments that just don’t make sense … I think that some people don’t understand what it means to “supervise” a device. So, in other words, the average user probably will not understand how and why to use this … but if you work in an IT Department for a school or business and manage multiple devices then this program works just fine. And it’s free….

Found helpful by 20 out of 20 people
Version 2.2.1
Review by HGI Chief

Useless - Completely useless. Apple has taken an app that was an absolute pain to use in the first place and has somehow managed to make it even less intuitive in the update. Profiles that were imported no longer work, new profiles are getting errors stating they are “Invalid”, and every step is met with constant errors regarding connectivity and incompatibility. Considering that you can’t import previous configurations or create a new one without encountering these errors, I’m unsure how this app ever passed the QA phase.

Found helpful by 51 out of 67 people

More Reviews for Current Version

Version 2.6.1
Review by YoMaster

Doesn’t launch. Error “AirTrafficHost” is out of date. - Apparently someone didn’t test this application with the latest 10.13.3 update…. I am stuck on an error "The required framework “AirTrafficHost” is out of date. Please update iTunes.” that doesn’t seem to have any resolution. I checked and am running the latest iTunes, version 12.7.3. Disappointing because I use this app weekly.

Found helpful by 0 out of 0 people
Version 2.6.1
Review by Applebeesknees

Hot garbage - Like all apple team’s apps, this program barely works

Found helpful by 0 out of 0 people
Version 2.6.1
Review by Guyintampa

Needs improvement - I have to force quit this application about 75% time because it stops responding. Took me an hour just to reset my home screen because 75% of the time i had to keep force quitting because it quit responding, so i could finish. What is up with that?

Found helpful by 0 out of 0 people