Category Archives: Intune

Communication from the Microsoft Intune Team – Welcome to the new Intune on Azure Experience

One of the Intune tenants I managed received the following via email today, a huge step to encourage people to start using the new Intune on Azure experience. Of course the first thing I checked was whether the blades still said “Preview”, because I didn’t read the full text of the message, so I had to go back and check it again, where it explains “We will remove the “Preview” tag once we meet our engineering bar for the new Intune

Intune April 2017 Updates

Earlier today I posted about the new features for Intune in the Azure Portal, and below are the general updates for the month. There are updates across MyApps, Managed Browser, Company Portal and Windows 10 Bulk Enrollment amongst others.   New capabilities MyApps available for Managed Browser Microsoft MyApps now have better support within the Managed Browser. Managed Browser users who are not targeted for management will be brought directly to the MyApps service, where they can access their admin-provisioned

Updates to Microsoft Intune on Microsoft Azure – New Microsoft Mechanics Video

A new video has been added to the Microsoft Mechanics channel on YouTube for Updates to Microsoft Intune on Microsoft Azure. It includes demonstrations of Role Based Access Controls, tighter integration with Azure Active Directory Groups; reporting and automation capabilities leveraging the Microsoft Graph API and more.

Intune Preview Portal Updates For March 2017

This month the Intune preview in Azure gets additional capabilities, including iOS Lost Mode, Device Actions, custom app categories and LOB app assignment to unenrolled devices, along with new compliance reports. Support for iOS Lost Mode For iOS 9.3 and later devices, Intune added support for Lost Mode. You can now lock down a device to prevent all use and display a message and contact phone number of the device lock screen. The end user will not be able to

Updated MAM With And Without MDM App List March 2017 – Now With Microsoft Teams!

The new kid on the Office block is the new kid on the MAM without MDM block – Microsoft Teams. For the last three months or so iOS and Android have been neck and neck for the number of supported apps, but this month Android pulls ahead. Above – Pre-Microsoft Teams tally under Intune App Protection in Azure Portal. Above – No Intune App Protection yet for Microsoft Teams Above – What’s this? Something new for Android Above – Since

Intune Preview Portal Updates For February 2017

For those of you with recently created Intune tenants that have access to the Intune preview functionality within the Azure Portal, more capabilities have been added to test out. The one which I’ve had many people tell me was on their wish list is non-managed devices can access assigned apps, making it easier for MAM without device enrolment scenarios to become more user friendly for app location and installation use. Ability to restrict mobile device enrollment Intune is adding new enrollment

Intune Updates February 2017 – Part 2

The What’s New In Intune page over on docs.microsoft.com has just been updated, and the following updates were covered across new capabilities and notices. These include a new guided experience for Windows 10 Company Portal, group migration impact on iOS policies, the new MDM server enrolment address for Windows devices, the upcoming Android Company Portal app changes and the ability to associate multiple management tools with the Windows Store for Business instead of only one. New Capabilities New guided experience

Outlook for iOS Add-In Notification from Intune team

Another announcement from the Intune team about what’s required to make sure that the Outlook add-ins announced last week interact with Exchange and Mobile Application Management policies. Read on for the full details included in the email… Last week, the Outlook team announced add-ins for Outlook on iOS. This add-in feature set already exists in Outlook on Windows, web and Mac (in Office Insiders). Since add-ins are managed via Exchange, users will be able to copy and share data and

Intune Updates February 2017 – Part 1

We are still in early February, but a few updates have rolled out late last month and early this month, below you will find a summary of these, which include app updates, and portal updates. I’ve received notification that one of my Intune tenants is going to be migrated early so that I can test things out without having to keep spinning up new trial tenants. New Capabilities In-console reports for MAM without enrollment New app protection reports have been added for both enrolled

Intune Groups Migrating to Azure AD Groups Email Notification

For those of you not actively monitoring your tenant administrator email accounts, it’s worth reading the content of a message that was just sent out to advise of some changes that are coming through as part of the migration process.   Intune Groups Migrating to Azure AD Groups   Dear Tenant Administrator, Microsoft Intune is a Mobile device management, mobile application management, and PC management solution from Microsoft. Intune is the mobility solution in Enterprise Mobility & Security (EMS) or


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