Setting Up a Device to Require a Passcode


Ensure the Prevent Changes to Passcode restriction is disabled. If the restriction is enabled, the device will fail to allow a passcode to be set. After a passcode is set on a device, you can re-enable the restriction.

  1. Log in to Jamf Now.
  2. Click Blueprints and select a Blueprint.
  3. Click on Security.
  4. Select the Require Passcode checkbox. The following options are also available:
    • Require Complex PasscodeComplex passcodes cannot contain repeated characters, or increasing or decreasing characters (such as 123 or ABC).
    • Require AlphanumericRequires the passcode to contain letters and not just numbers.
  5. After selecting passcode options, click Save Changes.
For more information, see Passcode Settings.