Upgrade from Apple Deployment Programs before December 1, 2019

Upgrade now to Apple School Manager or Apple Business Manager to continue using the Device Enrollment Program and Volume Purchase Program. You will no longer be able to access the Device Enrollment Program from deploy.apple.com starting December 1, 2019. The Volume Purchase Program will no longer be available starting May 1, 2020.

Upgrade to Apple School Manager

If your education organization currently uses Apple Deployment Programs like the Device Enrollment Program or Volume Purchase Program, you can upgrade to Apple School Manager

Apple School Manager is a service that lets you buy content, configure automatic device enrollment in your mobile device management (MDM) solution, and create accounts for your students and staff. Apple School Manager is accessible on the web and is designed for technology managers, IT administrators, staff, and instructors.

To upgrade to Apple School Manager,1 sign in to deploy.apple.com or school.apple.com using your Apple Deployment Programs Agent account, then follow the onscreen instructions.

Upgrade to Apple Business Manager

If your business organization currently uses the Device Enrollment Program, you can upgrade to Apple Business Manager. If your organization only uses the Volume Purchase Program (VPP),2 you can enroll in Apple Business Manager and then invite existing VPP Purchasers to your new Apple Business Manager account.

Apple Business Manager lets you buy content and configure automatic device enrollment in your mobile device management (MDM) solution. Apple Business Manager is accessible on the web, and is designed for technology managers and IT administrators.

To upgrade to Apple Business Manager,1 sign in to deploy.apple.com or business.apple.com using your Apple Deployment Programs Agent account, then follow the instructions. 

Learn more

1. To upgrade to Apple School Manager or Apple Business Manager, you need a Mac with Safari version 8 or later, or a PC with Microsoft Edge version 25.10 or later.

2. After December 1, 2019, legacy deploy.apple.com users will no longer be able to create VPP accounts, but existing accounts can still be invited to Apple Business Manager organizations.

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