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How to Update Enterprise Apps on iOS Devices using Hexnode MDM

Hexnode MDM allows to update Enterprise apps on iOS devices using any one of these methods:

Method 1: Replace the old IPA file with the new one in the Hexnode app inventory
Method 2: Push the new app version via install application action

Note:

Change the version of the new IPA file before updating the Enterprise apps.

Method 1: Replace the old IPA file with the new one in the Hexnode app inventory

If the Enterprise app to be updated was pushed to the device as a mandatory app via policy, the app gets updated on the device, provided the policy remains associated with the device.


Follow the steps mentioned below to update the apps pushed to the device as mandatory:

  1. Go to Apps and search for the enterprise app you want to update.
  2. Click on the app.
  3. On the app details box, click on the Settings dropdown (gear icon).
  4. Select Edit from the drop-down list.
  5. Click on the option Change beside the IPA file.
  6. Upload the new app version.
  7. Click Save.

Method 2: Push the new app version via install application action

To install the new app version on the device, first add the new version to your app inventory and then follow the steps mentioned below:


  1. Select the device from the Management page.
  2. Click on Manage and choose Install Application action.
  3. Select the new app version from the list and click Done.
Note:

Silent app installation is possible in case of Supervised iOS devices. Other devices may prompt the user to install an app.

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