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Cellular configuration (iOS device policy)

With the Cellular configuration you define cellular network settings for iPhones and iPads.


A Cellular configuration cannot be installed onto a device if an Access Point Name configuration is already installed.

Setting Description
Authentication The authentication method.
  • PAP
  • CHAP
APN The APN that the device quotes when it opens a GPRS connection with the carrier.

This must match an APN that the carrier accepts. Otherwise, the connection cannot be established.

User name for access point The user name for the access point.

iOS supports APN user names of up to 64 characters.

Password for access point The password for the access point.

iOS supports APN passwords of up to 64 characters.

Server The address and port of the proxy server.