Trust manually installed certificate profiles in iOS and iPadOS

If you manually install a profile that contains a certificate payload in iOS and iPadOS, that certificate isn't automatically trusted for SSL. Find out how to manually trust an installed certificate profile.


This article is intended for system administrators for a school, business or other organisation.

You must manually turn on trust for SSL/TLS when you install a profile that is sent to you via email or downloaded from a website.

If you want to turn on SSL/TLS trust for that certificate, go to Settings > General > About > Certificate Trust Settings. Under "Enable full trust for root certificates", turn on trust for the certificate.

iPhone Certificate Trust Settings

Apple recommends deploying certificates via Apple Configurator or Mobile Device Management (MDM). Certificate payloads are automatically trusted for SSL when installed with Configurator, MDM or as part of an MDM enrolment profile.

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