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Mobile Device Management

Enhanced protection, convenient configuration, and self-service tools for mobile devices

Mobile device management (MDM) addresses the unique needs of a mobile devices. It provides you with real management capabilities, including convenient configuration, self-service tools, and enhanced protection. It also keeps you up to date with best practices. These features are organized into a collection of settings called configuration profiles.

Installing these profiles on your mobile device enables you to connect securely to internal networks without needing to configure the settings on your own.


  • Simplified configuration: MDM can automatically configure a bundle of settings including Stanford email, calendar, and contacts, a passcode or password, VPN access, and more.
  • Valuable self-service: You can go to MyDevices to remotely erase Stanford-only data or all the data from your device if it's lost or stolen.
  • Enhanced privacy and protection: MDM provides secure access on your mobile device to Moderate and High Risk Data. It helps you set "best practices" privacy controls on your device.

Designed for

Current Stanford faculty, staff, and students


  • iOS devices: iOS 13 or later
  • Android devices: Android OS 10 or later

Data security

iOS and Android Profiles may be used to store and transmit Low, Moderate, and High Risk Data.


Free of charge

Get started

Note: To manage your device, go to the MyDevices app. MDM is not available for Windows Mobile or Blackberry devices at this time.

Android device

Follow these instructions to enroll an Android device in MDM.

iOS devices

Follow these instructions to enroll an iOS device in Jamf.

Get help

For assistance, please submit a Help ticket.

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See also

Last modified August 30, 2023