Personal Device Enrollment

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Step 1 - IT Pro Coordination

Your IT Professional at your Unit must have provisioned your unit to utilize the MDM Service

Your IT Professional at your Unit must have added your name into the user list in Active Directory.

If there is any question of this please see your IT Professional and direct them to for further reference

For purposes of this instruction we will use an iOS device The steps for Android, or Windows devices is virtually the same with different looks regarding the store look and feel


Step 2 - App Store

  • Ensure your device is connected to the Wi-Fi network
  • Go to the App store of the device which you want to enroll

app  Search The App Store Search

Step 3: Open the Agent

  • Open the newly downloaded and installed AirWatch application


  • Type in your University of Illinois email address
  • Click on Continue button 


Step 4: Credentials

  • Type in your Active Directory Username <netid>
  • Type in your Active Directory Password (University email password)
  • Press Continue


Step 5: Select Device Ownership

You are presented with the option to select the device Ownership. The definition of the options are: 

  • Corporate Owned (Dedicated) devices are the devices which are classified as University of Illinois Property and are used for University only functions. 
  • Corporate Shared devices are devices which are classified as University of Illinois Property but are given out on loan and can be used for personal functionality.
  • Employee Owned devices are devices which are owned by a member of the University of Illinois and has an Active Directory Account which will be utilized for provisioning of the device in the system. 

Make your selection

Press Continue


Step 6: - Install the Profile


  • You will be prompted to install the AirWatch Profile 
  • Click Install
  • Enter your Passcode
  • Click Install


Step 7: Consent

  • You will be prompted to accept the Consent 
  • Click Next


Step 8: Warning

  • You will be prompted with an statement informing you of the ability of the AirWatch system. We have turned off many of the features which this statement refers to: 
  • You will be prompted after Selecting Install to trust the profiles source.
  • Select Trust


Step 9: Done

  • Select Done
  • Your device will now show a successfully enrolled message


Other Information: 

  • You will be prompted to allow AirWatch to access your location even when you are not using the app. 
  • This is for the service to determine the device location for your own use if you want to utilize the self service portal:
  • You will now have access to the App Catalog, this will be how new applications which are distributed to your device via AirWatch will show up.