Category Archives: Microsoft 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.

What’s New In The Microsoft Intune Preview In Azure Portal For April 2017

Over the last few weeks I’ve been talking to quite a few people who have started using the Intune preview in the Azure Portal for more of their day to day management tasks, and it’s always interesting to hear the things that most people are excited about. For a while the typical response was “No more Silverlight”, but over time this has changed as people are seeing more functionality light up, as well as new functionality that is being rolled

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

Intune Updates March 2017

Another month, another round of updates for Intune, including an updated Company Portal app for Android, non-managed devices accessing assigned apps and an app signing script for Windows 10 Company Portal. Full details below from docs. New Capabilities New user experience for the Company Portal app for Android The Company Portal app for Android will be updating its user interface for a more modern look and feel, and better user experience. The notable updates are: Colors: Company Portal tab headers are

Update to Intune App Protection – Microsoft Teams On iOS Now Available

Just a minor update to the March 2017 Intune App Protection list for standalone MAM support – Microsoft Teams for iOS was added, as seen below in the screenshot.  

Blockers For Migrating Intune Tenants

Over the last few weeks I’ve had a few ad-hoc conversations around the requirements for making sure the transition to the new AAD groups and portal goes smoothly, and a post on the topic has just appeared over on the Intune Support blog. In the post they mention six things to clean up to ensure a faster, smoother transition. While the removal of the Silverlight requirement is a big improvement from a browser compatibility perspective, the consolidation of management portals

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


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