How to install the Tipline app using Securly MDM?

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The Tipline app lets your students, staff and teachers report any incidents of bullying or wrongdoing on your campus anonymously. These tips are shared with our risk assessment team who analyze it for criticality and inform you about it. This is a 24/7 service and ensures reporter anonymity at all times. 

The Tipline app can be installed and pushed out to all your devices easily via MDM. The two key steps are:

  1. Purchase the free Securly Tipline app in Apple School Manager
  2. Distribute the Securly Tipline app through your MDM

Purchase Tipline through ASM

    1. Log in to Apple School Manager and go to Apps and Books.
    2. Search for the application Securly Tipline. 01_Tipline_App.png
    3. ‘Purchase’ the application
      1. Select the Location to assign the application
      2. Fill in Quantity

Distribute the Tipline App through your MDM

The following instructions are for Securly MDM.  For other MDMs, follow the appropriate steps to install the app to all student devices.

  1. Log in to the Securly Device Console and go to ‘Location’ and select the school location that has the device groups where you want to install the app.                                                                                   03_Location.png
  2. Select Apps > go to iOS Location Apps tab.
  3. Click the Add button, verify the correct VPP account is selected, then find Search for the app Tipline and add it to the location apps list.04_Tipline.png
  4. Put a check in the box next to the app  > click the assign button 05_Assign.png
  5. Select the Device Groups you would like to install the app to > click the Assign button 06_Select_device_Groups.png
  6. Now the app is assigned to the devices in the device groups and will begin to install on those devices. 

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    To assign the app to devices in more than one location, repeat the process for each location, or use the same process from the Apps menu under the Organization menu instead.

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