Endpoint Services, Workspace ONE, Purchasing Apple VPP Apps

This article covers the purchase of Apple Volume Purchase Program (VPP) applications for deployment via Workspace ONE.

Systems

Workspace ONE Unified Endpoint Management (UEM)

Affected Customers

University of Illinois IT Pros leveraging Technology Services Endpoint Service Workspace ONE UEM

General Information

Workspace ONE allows campus units to purchase Apple App Store software for installation (and, optionally, subsequent management) on unit- and personally-owned iOS and macOS devices without violating state policy. Currently, Workspace ONE does not support Apple VPP apps on tvOS.

Actions

Create a Smart Group

If you don't already have one in place, you'll need to create a Smart Group for the EPS team to assign to your Volume Purchase Program (VPP) application purchase to govern which devices or users receive it.

Submit an Apple App Purchase request

Once a smart group has been created for the VPP application, submit a VPP purchase request, selecting Workspace ONE from the 'Service' dropdown and Apple App Purchase from the 'Request Type' dropdown, and provide the following information.


Contact the EPS team