Adding Trusted Root Certificates to iOS14

Adding Trusted Root Certificates to iOS14 is slightly different to earlier versions so here is a quick guide on how to add a trusted root certificate for web filtering etc to Apples latest iOS.

Installing the Trusted Root Certificate

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Download the certificate you wish to install
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Click open with
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Select Save to files
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Select to save to My iPhone or My iPad
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Press the home button and go back to the main screen and open Settings
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Click Profile Downloaded
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Click on Install
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On the Warning screen click Install once again
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Click on Install
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Enter the device passcode if one is setup
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The profile will then be installed which may take a few seconds, once the profile shows as Verifies click Done
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Press the home button again and go back into settings
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Select General
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Select About
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Scroll down to the bottom and select Certificate Trust Settings
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Tick the button next to the profile you have just installed
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Click Continue on the Root Certificate warning

Setting your MAC to not be private/dynamic if you use a filtering system that uses MAC Authentication

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Click the home button and open settings
Click on Wi-Fi
Click the i next to your connected Wi-Fi profile
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Untick Private Address
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You will notice now that your MAC Address has changed back to the static MAC Address of the Phone which can be found under General and About

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