A mobileconfig file extension is related to one of the configuration files for Apple iOS devices.

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Software that open mobileconfig file

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MOBILECONFIG file extension - Apple iPhone mobile configuration profile

What is mobileconfig file? How to open mobileconfig files?

File type specification:

Mobile phones related file type icon Mobile phones related file type

Configuration file type icon Configuration file type

mobileconfig file icon: mobileconfig filetype icon

The mobileconfig file extension is associated with Apple iPhone or iPod Touch.

The mobileconfig files are used to customize various configurations and to switch them, whenever the user needs to or to provide access to certain services.

Configuration profiles are XML files that contain device security policies and restrictions, VPN configuration information, Wi-Fi settings, email and calendar accounts, and authentication credentials that permit iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad to work with certain enterprise systems. The mobileconfig files can also be encrypted and also digitally signed.

You can create or edit the mobileconfig files using the Apple iPhone Configuration Utility, which is available for both Windows and Mac OS X. The Configuration Utility saves the mobileconfig files, which is then sent to an email account attached to the users iPhone or iPod Touch. After that, the user can open the attachment in mail and is prompted to install it.

The mobileconfig format was discontinued with iOS version 8.

This mobileconfig file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

The default software associated to open mobileconfig file:

Apple Configurator icon

Apple, Inc. logoApple Configurator  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
Apple, Inc.

Apple Configurator allows users to quickly configure large numbers of devices with the settings, apps, and data specify for students, employees, or customers. It is able to configure iOS updates, lock screen and wallpaper, device name, installed apps, installed documents, configuration profiles (including passcode policy, restrictions, Wi-Fi, VPN, and other settings), mobile device management (MDM) solution enrollment etc.

Apple iOS icon

Apple, Inc. logoApple iOS  Apple iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch devices) software

Company or developer:
Apple, Inc.

Apple iOS is the latest version of iOS operating system for Apple mobile platform devices such as Apple iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. iOS is based on XNU hybrid kernel from Mac OS X (macOS).

iOS contains multi-touch interface (also known as SpringBoard GUI), and various default apps, such as Phone, Mail, Safari, Music, Videos, Messages, Photos, Camera, FaceTime, Maps, Weather, Notes, etc. Other apps are available in App Store.

Help how to open:

Use the iPhone Configuration Utility to open and edit the *.mobileconfig files or import them to your iPhone or iPad.

How to convert:

There is no way how to convert *.mobileconfig files to other formats.

Related links:

Over-the-air IPhone Setup Using a Signed .mobileconfig File

List of software applications associated to the .mobileconfig file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open mobileconfig file, edit mobileconfig file, convert mobileconfig file, view mobileconfig file, play mobileconfig file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting mobileconfig files.

Software that open mobileconfig file - Apple iPhone mobile configuration profile

Programs supporting the exension mobileconfig on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open mobileconfig file action.

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

Main software associated with mobileconfig file by default:
Apple Configurator small icon Apple Configurator
Other suggested software:
iPhone Configuration Utility for Mac OS X small icon iPhone Configuration Utility for Mac OS X

Apple iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch devices):

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