Apple Business Manager release notes

Learn about the updates and changes we're making to Apple Business Manager. Updates are cumulative, so when you launch Apple Business Manager, it has all the latest features. You can see all the features included with each release below.

October 2019

Support for Federated Authentication with Microsoft Azure Active Directory. Learn more

September 2019

  • User Account Lookup allows users to search for the contact information of other users and groups in your Apple Business Manager organization. Requires iOS 13iPad OS 13, or macOS 10.15Learn more
  • You can choose who users can share with using Pages, Numbers, and Keynote documents, Notes, Reminders, and other files in iCloud Drive. Learn more

June 2019

Apple Business Manager can now be used on iPad.

February 2019

  • The MDM Servers section is now located in the Settings tab.
  • You can now configure Default Device Assignment in Settings > Device Management Settings and in Settings > MDM Servers.

September 2018

tvOS apps are now available in Apps and Books.

May 2018

Apple Business Manager is a place that lets IT administrators manage people, Apple devices, and content. Along with improved device and role management, it includes Apps and Books — the new location–based license transfer system.

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