Enrol in Apple School Manager
Enrol your organisation in Apple School Manager by creating an initial account and entering some information about your organisation.
Enrol your organisation
If you are not already on the website, go to https://school.apple.com/.
Click Enrol now.
Enter and review the following organisation information:
your country or region
your organisation’s legal name
address information, town/city and postcode
Important: This domain is used to pre-populate Managed Apple IDs. However, if your organisation’s website URL is different from your organisation’s registered domain name, you can change it to your organisation’s registered domain name before you create and assign Managed Apple IDs to other users of Apple School Manager. Do not use a domain name you created, because doing so can cause all created Managed Apple IDs to fail.
organisation type (primary/secondary school or higher education)
time zone and language
Enter and review your information:
first and last name of the individual enrolling on behalf of the organisation
Note: This must be a legal, human name. First and last names such as “IT Coordinator” or “Apple Deployment” will be returned to you to correct the information.
a work email address that is not associated with an App Store or iCloud account, and has not been used as an Apple ID for any other Apple service or website
For more information, see Initial administrator account email address requirements.
Enter and review the verification contact information.
Examples include your head teacher, principal or finance director. Apple contacts your verification contact to confirm your enrolment.
work email address
Click Continue, review the information carefully, then click Submit.
Check your email for a message from Apple School Manager with the subject line “Your enrolment is in review”.
During the review process, your verification contact is contacted by phone and asked to confirm information about you and your organisation before your enrolment is approved. Make sure that any filters allow mail from all apple.com domains. Return any missed phone calls quickly so the enrolment process can proceed smoothly.
Confirm enrolment and grant administrator access
After Apple speaks with your verification contact and confirms your information, that contact receives a mail message from Apple School Manager with the subject line “Thank you for verifying your organisation”. The contact can then complete the following task.
Open the mail message from Apple School Manager with the subject line “Thank you for verifying your organisation”.
Review the message and do one of the following:
Click the “Confirm [name of person]” button to let that person be an administrator of Apple School Manager.
This is the name of the person who initially enrolled in Apple School Manager.
If you do not want this person to be an administrator, click the “choose someone else” link, enter another person’s information, then click Submit.
Your verification contact must also tick the box indicating that you approve this person to accept responsibility for signing the Apple School Manager terms and conditions on behalf of your organisation.
After this task is complete, the person who was selected to be the administrator receives a mail message from Apple School Manager with the subject line “Enrolment complete”.
Complete the enrolment process
After your verification contact approves you, you will receive a mail message letting you know that your enrolment has been approved. You can then create your own Managed Apple ID and accept all the terms and conditions.
Open the mail message from Apple School Manager with the subject line “Enrolment complete”.
Click the “Get Started” button in the message to open Safari or your default browser. To view a list of supported browsers, see Programme requirements.
Enter an email address for you to use as your Managed Apple ID.
Important: This can be your work email address if you have not used it as an Apple ID before with an App Store or iCloud account, nor with any other Apple services or websites. This email address becomes your Managed Apple ID.
Enter a secure password, then confirm it.
Confirm your name, then enter your date of birth.
Enter your SMS-enabled mobile phone number, then select how you would like to obtain secondary verification.
Note: You will be required to verify both your email address and your phone number.
Click the link in the mail message you received to verify your email address.
Enter the SMS verification code you received on your phone, then click Verify.
Accept the terms and conditions. You must accept all terms and conditions in order to proceed.
You should immediately create at least one additional administrator account. See Add administrators.