If you are reading this post, it means that your Mac is being affected by Profile MDM (Mobile Device Management). On the top right corner of your Mac screen, there will be a notification continuously notifying “Device Enrollment” which is very annoyed. You will always catch the “Device Enrollment” popup on the screen like the image below.
You have spent hours on Google to search for a solution to get rid of this problem on your Mac. However, all of them are only applied for older macOS versions and you can not do it on your mac running macOS Catalina. That’s because Apple has upgrade security in this update.
If you have an experienced Mac user, disabling this is not a difficult task. But if you are newbie to MacBook, fixing this issue can be complicated. Here is the instruction to turn off Device Enrollment on MacOS Catalina.
Steps to Remove Device Enrollment Popup in MacOS Catalina 10.15
Step 1: power your Mac off
Step 2: As soon as it boots up, press Command + R keys to enter recovery mode
Step 3: Click on Utility > Terminal
Step 4: Now, enter the following command:
Step 5: Type in Reboot to restart your Mac
Step 6: After your Mac boots up into the Home screen, and open Terminal again
Step 7: Copy the command below into Terminal and hit Enter
sudo mount -uw /
Step 8: Copy all the following commands and hit Enter one by one.
sudo mkdir /System/Library/LaunchAgentsDisabled; sudo mkdir /System/Library/LaunchDaemonsDisabled; sudo mv /System/Library/LaunchAgents/com.apple.ManagedClientAgent.agent.plist /System/Library/LaunchAgentsDisabled; sudo mv /System/Library/LaunchAgents/com.apple.ManagedClientAgent.enrollagent.plist /System/Library/LaunchAgentsDisabled; sudo mv /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.ManagedClient.cloudconfigurationd.plist /System/Library/LaunchDaemonsDisabled; sudo mv /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.ManagedClient.enroll.plist /System/Library/LaunchDaemonsDisabled; sudo mv /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.ManagedClient.plist /System/Library/LaunchDaemonsDisabled; sudo mv /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.ManagedClient.startup.plist /System/Library/LaunchDaemonsDisabled
Step 9: Now, reboot your Mac and Device Enrollment will no longer appear.
If you have any question, let’s know in the comment below.