Have you recently bought a used iPhone or iPad and discovered that it is controlled and you can't get access to the device? Or discovered on your MacBook about Jamf MDM profiles and you want to remove them? If this is the case, then you have landed at the right spot. This article will provide all the assistance that you may need for removing Jamf MDM profiles on your Apple devices.

Part 1. About Jamf MDM Profile on Apple Devices

Question 1What is Jamf MDM?

Jamf MDM is an Apple product that was created to provide convenience to companies in order to access their Apple products remotely. It works hand in hand with other Apple products such as Apple School Manager, Apple Business Manager, and the Volume Purchasing Program. Jamf MDM activation is mainly for the configuration of profiles or sharing of new policies.


Question 2What is Jamf MDM used for?

Jamf MDM is mainly used by IT managers especially in large-scale organizations. It is essentially used to deploy software updates or software basics such as Microsoft Office Suite across the network. It also helps in keeping a track of all the devices such as iPads and iPhones circulated in the organization.

Jamf MDM allows organizations to control and access the content of their employees. However, this kind of control sometimes brings inconvenience or even more serious problems to users.  

Question 3Who uses Jamf MDM?

Major customers of Jamf MDM are the software industry (26%), the higher education sector (15%), and education management (6%).

Top countries that are currently using Jamf MDM are the United Kingdom (78%) and the United States (8%). This distribution of usage amongst companies goes 46% large employees; having more than 1000 employees, 43% medium-sized, and 11% small employees; having less than 50 employees.

If you're having trouble and want to remove Jamf MDM profile, take a look at these 4 methods to help you out!

Part 2. 4 Methods to Remove Jamf MDM Profile

Remove Jamf MDM Profile on iPhone & iPad:

1) Method 1: Remove Jamf with 3 clicks - iMyFone LockWiper

First, if you are not familiar with Jamf MDM restriction and don't know any technical knowledge about removing Jamf MDM profile, maybe iMyFone LockWiper could help you to solve the problem. It is one of the best aids for you when you are facing troubles with your Apple device.

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Some main features of iMyFone LockWiper are listed below:

  • User-friendly for all users with only 3 clicks to remove Jamf MDM profile.
  • Get full access to your device after removing Jamf MDM profile on your iPad or iPhone.
  • No need for entering username and passcode.
  • No more monitoring on your device.
  • It can also unlock Apple ID, bypass screen time or restriction passcode and remove different kinds of passcode.  

Here's the step-by-step process on removing Jamf MDM using iMyFone LockWiper.

Watch Video Tutorial of How to Remove Jamf MDM

How to Bypass MDM on iPhone in 30 Seconds - No Username and Passcode
[Video Transcript]

Step 1: Launch iMyFone LockWiper
The first step is to launch iMyFone LockWiper on your PC and choose the Bypass MDM option.

bypass mdm

Step 2: Connect your device to your computer
Then connect your device iPhone or iPad to the computer using a USB cable.

connect device


Before starting the MDM bypassing process, make sure your device is on the MDM lock screen.

MDM Lock Screen

If you are locked out of the MDM screen, your next step is to directly select the “Start Bypass” option. To remove the Jamf MDM restriction on your device, you will need to reset your device. To reset your device, go to “Settings>General>Reset>Erase All Content and Settings.” Lastly, select “Start Bypass.

click start to bypass button

Step 3: Bypass MDM
You can see LockWiper in the process of removing the Jamf MDM restrictions.

bypassing mdm

Once this process is complete, the Jamf MDM restrictions will be bypassed successfully.

bypassed successfully

Note: If you reset your device after the bypass, the Jamf MDM restrictions will restore themselves. However, you can always use iMyFone LockWiper to remove Jamf MDM profile.

2) Method 2: Remove the device from Jamf School

This method entails unmanaging the device before it can be unenrolled, once the device is unmanaged, no management on the device can be done. To unenroll the device, follow these steps:

Step 1: Open Jamf School
The first step is to go onto Jamf School and select “devices” and then “devices- in the sidebar”.

unenroll_remove step 1

Step 2: Select your device
The second step is to select the device that you want to unenroll, click on the device.

Step 3: Unenroll Device
The third step is to select “unenroll” and then go on to select “unenroll device”.


Now the device will appear as unmanaged and can be deleted/removed. To remove the device, follow these steps:

3) Method 3: Unenroll the device from Jamf School

You can use this method if you want to remove Jamf MDM profile on your device permanently from the network, as this option cannot be reversed. It can only be applied to unmanaged devices; hence you need to unenroll the device first so that it becomes unmanaged.

Step 1: Open Jamf School

The first step is to go onto Jamf School and select “devices” and then “devices- in the sidebar”.

unenroll_remove step 1

Step 2: Select your device
Then select the device you want to remove.

Step 3: Remove Device
Finally, to remove the device, select “Move to trash” and then proceed with “Ok

If your device was enrolled using the DEP Program, you may use iActivate to unenroll it. Here is a step-by-step guide to help you achieve that:

Step 1: Go to Device.
Step 2: Select the Lifecycle icon.
Step 3: Select the Enrollment Status option.

DEP - Enrollment

Step 4: Select your iOS device that you wish to remove the DEP Profile for.

device selection DEP

Step 5: Click on Remove Profile.

Remove Jamf Profile from mac OS:

Method 4: Remove Jamf Profile from macOS via Command Line

In order to remove MDM profiles from mac, it is essential that you have admin access to the Mac. If you do not have admin access, it would not be possible for you to use this method. There are two basic ways to remove the Jamf MDM profiles from your mac; using the “system preferences” option or using the CLI tool “Profiles.”

Follow these steps to remove all unwanted profiles from your mac OS:

Step 1: Shut down/ Reboot/ Restart your computer.

Step 2: Go to System Preferences > Open Privacy and Security> Privacy>Complete Disk Access. Next, unlock with the lock button placed at the bottom. Finally, add terminal.

Step 3: Enter the following terminal commands:
Type: ‘sudo jamf -removeFramework’ into terminal, press enter.
Type: ‘sudo -i’ into terminal, press enter and enter your password, press enter.
Type: ‘cd /var/db/‘ into terminal, press enter.
Type: ‘mv ConfigurationProfiles ConfigurationProfilesOLD’ into terminal, press enter.
Type: ‘logout’ into terminal, press enter.

Step 4: Restart your computer.

remove jamf profile from mac


In summation, the easiest and quickest way to remove or bypass MDM restrictions is using the iMyFone LockWiper application. It requires only 3 clicks for users to do the Jamf MDM removing job, which makes it easy to use even for beginners without any technical knowledge.

If you are facing a more complex situation in which you have to remove your device from an organizational network or MDM profiles from your device, there are a number of methods to do such as unrolling and removing the device from Jamf school. Just follow the step by step procedures and you can remove the Jamf MDM profile with ease.