Jamf Parent Setup Instructions

How to get started with the Parent app.

Instructions for non iPhone users are further down the page.
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1. Download the JAMF Parent app from the App Store.

2. On your STUDENT's iPad, open the Student App

3. Open the App on your personal device and choose Scan QR Code

4. Find the QR code

When you open the app on the Student's iPad, if a QR code does not automatically appear, then click on the settings wheel and Authorise Parent.

5. Point YOUR personal device's camera at the QR Code on your STUDENT's iPad

NOTE: This QR Code only works for ONE JAMF Parent app scan. To add the STUDENT device to another JAMF Parent app, close the QR code on the STUDENT device and follow step 4 again for a new QR Code to be generated.

6. Tap the Confirm Button

7. Device will appear with the students name in the app

8. To add additional student devices, press the + sign button and repeat steps 1-6.

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1. Visit the website

Jamf Parent App in a browser





You can save this link as an icon on your home screen.



  1. Launch “Chrome” app.
  2. Open the website or web page you want to pin to your home screen.
  3. Tap the menu icon (3 dots in upper right-hand corner) and tap Add to homescreen.
  4. You'll be able to enter a name for the shortcut and then Chrome will add it to your home screen.

2. Login Details

When your child's iPad was setup in school you will have received an email with login details. If you need these details again, please contact Mrs Stephenson. bev.stephenson@wellfieldmiddleschool.org.uk

3. List of iPads displayed

You should see a list of iPads belonging to your Key Stage 2 children. (Key Stage 3 children do not currently use this system).

If they are not listed, please contact Mrs Stephenson

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NOTE: Restrictions will not be allowed through the JAMF Parent app during school hours, 8:00am - 3:00pm on Monday - Friday.

Restrict Device Functionality

Allows you to hide certain Apple apps from the student device.


1. Tap Restrict Device Functionality.

2. Toggle the ON/OFF switch next to the app you would like to turn OFF.

3. To allow the app back, toggle the ON/OFF switch back to ON.


NOTE: Some apps have already been restricted to OFF at the school level.

Enable App Lock

Allows you to set a time for app restrictions. While your student's device is in App Lock, they will only be able to use the apps you allow during a specified time.


NOTE: If you only allow ONE app, that app will launch on your student's device and they cannot exit the app until the App Lock time ends.


1. Tap Enable App Lock.

2. Set the timer and tap the apps you want your student to have access to (a check mark will appear next to the apps you select).

3. To turn off the App Lock before time ends, tap Disable App Lock in JAMF Parent.

Further information

Further information can be found here.

Getting Started with Jamf Parent

Teaching Parents Jamf Parent