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Add an
Apple
VPP account

  1. In the management console, on the menu bar, click
    Apps > iOS app licenses
    .
  2. Click
    Add an Apple VPP account
    .
  3. Type a name and the account holder information for the VPP account.
  4. In the
    VPP service token
    field, copy and paste the 64-bit code from the .vpp token file. This is the file that the VPP account holder downloaded from the VPP store.
  5. Click
    Next
    .
  6. Select the apps that you want to add to the app list. If an app has already been added to the app list, you cannot select it.
  7. If you want the apps to be updated automatically when an updated version is available on
    BlackBerry UEM
    , select
    Automatically update the app when a new version is available
    . This setting applies to all VPP apps for this VPP account.
  8. If you want the apps to be removed from devices when the apps are deleted from
    BlackBerry UEM
    , select
    Remove the app from the device when the device is removed from the system
    .
  9. To prevent apps on
    iOS
    devices from being backed up to the
    iCloud
    online service, select
    Disable iCloud backup for the app
    . This option applies only to apps with a disposition marked as required. You set the disposition of the app when you assign the app to a user or group.
  10. In the
    Default installation method
    drop-down list, perform one of the following actions:
    • Select
      Prompt once
      if you want users to receive one prompt to install the apps on their
      iOS
      devices. If users dismiss the prompt, they can install the apps later from the Work Apps list in the
      BlackBerry UEM Client
      app or the Work Apps icon on the device.
    • Select
      No prompt
      . Users are not notified. They can install the apps from the Work Apps list in the
      BlackBerry UEM Client
      app or the Work Apps icon on the device.
  11. Click
    Add
    .
  • You can click The Edit icon to edit the VPP account name, account holder information, service token, and the automatic update settings.
  • If you want to delete a
    Apple
    VPP account, you must remove apps that have associated licences from users before deleting it.