How to Configure WiFi Settings for Google Workspace Users on iOS Devices

Quick and easy-to-follow guide for Google Workspace administrators

You can force Wi-Fi to stay on for Google Workspace users on iOS devices or allow them to turn it off.

In addition, you can choose to allow users to connect to any Wi-Fi network or restrict their access to specific networks only.

Requirements to control which Wi-Fi networks can be accessed by iOS users

  • This setting requires Advanced iOS Mobile Management and an Apple Push Certificate, and it only applies to supervised devices.
  • It applies only to users with Google Workspace Enterprise Plus, G Suite Enterprise for Education, or Cloud Identity Premium licenses.

How to allow or disable updating Wi-Fi settings on iOS step-by-step with images

Step 1

How To Configure WiFi Settings For Google Workspace Users On iOS Devices - Step 1

In Google Admin at, click Devices > Mobile & endpoints > Settings > iOS settings in the menu on the left.

Step 2

How To Configure WiFi Settings For Google Workspace Users On iOS Devices - Step 2

Select Networks.

Step 3

How To Configure WiFi Settings For Google Workspace Users On iOS Devices - Step 3

Click Wifi.

Step 4

How To Configure WiFi Settings For Google Workspace Users On iOS Devices - Step 4

To force Wi-Fi on (even in Airplane Mode), check the Force Wi-Fi on box. 

To restrict access and only allow users to connect to specific Wi-Fi networks, check the Join only Wi-Fi networks installed by a Wi-Fi payload box and click SAVE.

Changes may take up to 24 hours to take effect on mobile devices.

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