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Is it possible to hide the settings app through MDM

Hi All


I am looking for a way to hide the settings app via MDM. Is this something that is possible.


I have added the Settings app to the Forbidden Apps list with the identifier however the app doesn't remove when the profile is installed.


Any ideas and assistance would be greatly appreciated!



  • Hi Nathan, 

    I checked that the settings application does not appear in the list of applications when we try to add it in the app group.  

    Can you please let me know how you have configured your SMC Admin portal to block/hide the settings application?

    Also, can you please test this out with any other application and check if it is working fine for you?