The Impero iOS client is an Apple approved mobile application available from the App Store.

Once installed and enrolled it provides students with the freedom to explore the internet while empowering teachers to monitor, guide and assist. 

System Requirements

The minimum system requirements for the client are:

  • iOS version 11+ 
  • 100MB Free Space 

Installation - Single Device

1. Open the App Store on your device and search for “Impero Backdrop” or click here.

2. Select the “Impero Backdrop” app and click on the "Get" button or the "Cloud" download button.

3. The client will be downloaded and installed automatically. Once complete, press “Open”.

4. The school registration process then starts and is displayed on the screen.

5. Enter the school ID for the school you wish to enroll the device with and press Log In.

6. The device will now be enrolled in the school and display the user login screen. 

7. The app icon “Impero” will be placed on the device after installation. 

Installation - Multiple Devices (MDM Deployment)

1. Using an MDM’s application deployment system, search for “Impero Backdrop” under iOS apps and add it to the configuration assigned to the devices you would like to install the client on. 

2. Create a managed config for the Impero application, which is a set of key values in the form of a property list. There are two keys that the app will look for. 

school: registration-code

home: homepage-url

the registration-code and homepage-url should be replaced with the school ID and the website you would like to be the default homepage for the Impero app web browser, e.g.:

school: ABC123 


3. Deploy the MDM configuration that includes the client app and the mass enrolment file. 

4. The client app will be installed when devices next check in with the MDM. 

5. On first launch the app will automatically enroll in the school and display the user login screen. The app icon “Impero” will be placed on the device after installation.