File Extension Library

.MOBILECONFIG File Extension

  • Developer by: Apple
  • Category: System Files
  • Format: XML

What are .MOBILECONFIG files and how to open them?

Can't open .MOBILECONFIG file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .MOBILECONFIG file.

What is a .MOBILECONFIG file extension?

.MOBILECONFIG file extension is created by Apple. .MOBILECONFIG has been classified as System Files. The format of .MOBILECONFIG file is XML.

.MOBILECONFIG is Apple Mobile Configuration File

A MOBILECONFIG file is a configuration file created for devices running iOS, macOS, watchOS, or tvOS. It contains device setup information, such as password policies, access permissions, and proxy connection information, as well as VPN, email, and calendar settings. MOBILECONFIG files are commonly used for deploying and registering Apple device configurations within enterprise and school networks.

MOBILECONFIG files are typically hosted by a remote profile service, which communicates with the Apple device to configure and register it. When transmitted, MOBILECONFIG files can be digitally signed so that the information is sent securely.

Mobile configuration files can be used to manage and deploy settings to a large number of devices. They can be created by the iPhone Configuration Utility, which is available for both Mac and Windows platforms. However, iOS 8 Apple iPhone Configuration Utility is no longer available. You can open MOBILECONFIG files with Apple Configurator 2 for macOS.

List of all softwares that can open the Apple Mobile Configuration File
Apple Configurator 2

How to fix problems with .MOBILECONFIG files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .MOBILECONFIG files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .MOBILECONFIG file format
  2. You need to check the .MOBILECONFIG file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)