About temporary passwords in Apple School Manager
Apple School Manager creates temporary passwords, valid for 90 days, for accounts that are imported or created. These temporary passwords are for users of the accounts to sign in with their Managed Apple ID, at which point they must change their password. Apple School Manager never shows the password of an account after it has been changed from the temporary password.
For accounts assigned to administrator, manager, staff, or instructor roles, sign-in always requires that person’s Managed Apple ID password and a six-digit verification code.
For accounts assigned to the student role:
Students can sign in with their Managed Apple ID and password on devices listed in Apple School Manager.
Students can sign in with their Managed Apple ID and password and a six-digit verification code on devices not listed in Apple School Manager. This verification code for students expires after one year.
Learn how to send users verification codes.
Important: Apple devices whose information is uploaded to Apple School Manager handle authentication differently than devices that aren’t listed.