On-Demand Apps, Documents, and Profiles FAQ

This document assumes you know how to distribute apps to groups.

What happens when an app, document, or profile is set to on-demand?

When installation is set to on-demand, there are two things that will happen:

  • Apps purchased in Apple School Manager will only use up a license when the app is installed by the user

  • Apps, documents, and profiles will be available to download from the Jamf School app

How do I set an app, document or profile to on-demand?

There are multiple ways to set apps, documents and profiles to on-demand.

  • When configuring the scope for a single device on an app, document, or profile:

  • When configuring the scope for all devices on an app, document, or profile:

  • In Organization settings:


Where can I access my on-demand apps, documents, and profiles?

Before accessing your on-demand apps, documents, and profiles, confirm that they are ready to be downloaded on the device. To do this, check that the app to be installed on-demand has the status 'assign only, not installed' on the scoped devices.

Once you have confirmed this status, you'll be able to download the on-demand app, document, or profile from the Jamf School iOS App on the device.


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