Application Deployment with AirWatch and iOS Device Prompts

This article was created for the AirWatch v7.2 release. Updates and changes to AirWatch functionality may have happened since that time.

View the behavior for iOS 6 and iOS 7 devices when you deploy new and updated iOS applications to devices using the AirWatch Admin Console.

Title Descriptions

  • Supervised Device – This option describes an iOS device mode, supervised (yes) or unsupervised (no), usually set using Apple Configurator.
  • App Type – This option designates the type of application as internal or public.
    • Internal applications are designed specifically for organizations to meet business needs and are usually not available through an application store.
    • Public applications are usually available through an application store and are not specially developed for any one organization.
    • App Status – This option designates if the application AirWatch deploys to devices is new or is an updated version of an application already in AirWatch.

 iOS

 Version

 Supervised  Device?

 App  Type

 App
 Status

 Device Prompt

iOS 6

Yes

Internal

New

Prompt: The server . . .  is about to install the App. Your iTunes account will not be charged for this app.

iOS 6

Yes

Public

New

Prompt to Install:  <ds….com>  is about to install and manage the app <AppName> from the App Store. Your iTunes account will not be charged for this app.

 

Prompts for an  Apple ID.

iOS 6

No

Internal

New

Prompt: The server . . .  is about to install the App. Your iTunes account will not be charged for this app.

iOS 6

No

Public

New

Prompt to Install: <ds….com>  is about to install and manage the app <AppName> from the App Store. Your iTunes account will not be charged for this app.

 

Prompts for an  Apple ID.

iOS 6

Yes

Internal

Updated

Prompt: The server . . .  is about to install the App. Your iTunes account will not be charged for this app.

iOS 6

Yes

Public

Updated

Not tested.

iOS 6

No

Internal

Updated

Prompt: The server . . .  is about to install the App. Your iTunes account will not be charged for this app.

iOS 6

No

Public

Updated

Not tested.

iOS 7

Yes

Internal

New

Silent Install: Starts installation when first unlocked.

iOS 7

Yes

Public

New

Prompt: Enter Apple ID and then silently installed.

iOS 7

No

Internal

New

Prompt to Install: OG is about to install and manage the app. Your iTunes account will not be charged for this app.

iOS 7

No

Public

New

Prompt to Install: <ds….com>  is about to install and manage the app <AppName> from the App Store. Your iTunes account will not be charged for this app.

 

Prompts for an  Apple ID.

iOS 7

Yes

Internal

Updated

Silent Install: Starts installation on first unlocked.

iOS 7

Yes

Public

Updated

Not tested.

iOS 7

No

Internal

Updated

Silent Install: Starts installation on first unlocked.

iOS 7

No

Public

Updated

May prompt for Apple ID pwd.

 

Silently re-install the application when pushed from the AirWatch Admin Console.

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