.MOBILECONFIG File Extension

File Type:
Apple Mobile Configuration File

Having trouble opening .mobileconfig extension? Don't panic! This page explains what mobileconfig files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open mobileconfig files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a MOBILECONFIG file?

Mobileconfig file extension has Apple Mobile Configuration file type, developed by Apple, which is associated with the "system files" category.

iPads and iPhones use configuration files that have this extension attached to them. MOBILECONFIG files store gadget setup data including password policies, proxy connection information, access permissions, plus settings for the calendar, VPN, and email. These files are often used for registering device configurations in enterprise networks. During transmission, each MOBILECONFIG file is signed digitally in order to secure the information contained within. 

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

mobileconfig file icon
File Type:
Apple Mobile Configuration File
System Files

How to open MOBILECONFIG file?

Double click the mobileconfig file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .mobileconfig extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the mobileconfig extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the mobileconfig file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open MOBILECONFIG files

  • Windows Windows
    • Apple iPhone Configuration Utility Apple iPhone Configuration Utility
  • MacOS MacOS
    • Apple iPhone Configuration Utility Apple iPhone Configuration Utility

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the mobileconfig file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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