Changes to Automatic Grouping for Corporate Pre-enrolled iOS Devices

Daniel Gerrity | Program Manager, Intune For the last few months, we have been migrating group management out of Intune and into Azure Active Directory. This change will bring us some exciting new features, but it also means we have to make some changes to existing features that use Intune groups, like the Corporate Device Enrollment…


Support Tip: Appx Changes in Intune on Azure

Cory Ferro | Intune PM We’re making a few changes in how appxs work in the new Intune on Azure experience. In this post, I’ll share more detail on what’s changing and then what you’ll want to do post-deployment to ensure your appxs are deployed on newly enrolled devices and new users as intended.  …


Support Tip: Intune Support for iOS 10.3

The iOS 10.3 release started rolling out on March 27, 2017 to iOS users. All existing Intune MDM and MAM scenarios are compatible with the latest version of Apple’s OS. We anticipate all existing Intune features currently available for managing iOS devices will continue to work as your users upgrade their devices and apps to…


New End user content available for Intune!

Barry Langer | Sr. Content Developer, Microsoft Intune If you’re an end user, running into a technical problem can seem like the end of the world. Having a helpdesk as a resource is relieving because it can help them get through the hardest parts of solving a problem. This is especially true for problems like…


Intune Migration Blockers for Grouping & Targeting

By Alvin Tsou | PM, Intune Migrations are underway for existing Intune standalone customers to move from Intune Grouping and Targeting to Azure AD grouping and targeting. We’ve written quite a bit of documentation that will help you think through the before and after grouping experience (read more here). The good news is that once…


Updating your Windows 10 Company Portal app

Priya Ravichandran | Sr. Program Manager, Intune Several months ago, we released a new version of the Company Portal specifically designed for Windows 10. Since then, we’ve had a few questions on the best way to deploy the app. In this post, we walk through the different ways you can deploy the Windows 10 Company…


Which CNAMEs to use for Auto-discovery during MDM Enrollment

We’ve had questions about the CNAME configuration required for Windows devices to automatically discover the MDM server for mobile device management (MDM). We’ve also had questions about the MDM server address users have to enter manually if prompted. This blog hopes to help you understand the requirements. Device Enrollment If you have iOS or Android…


Checking for updated app permissions for Android for Work apps

Author: Chris Baldwin, Senior Program Manager About Android for Work app permissions Android for Work requires that you “approve” applications in Google’s managed Play web console before syncing them to Intune and deploying them to your users. Because Android for Work allows you to silently and automatically push these apps to users’ devices, you must…


Support Tip: Encryption Issue with Some Android Devices such as Huawei Honor 8

The Intune team has received reports that some Android devices appear to be encrypted out of the box, even though the Company Portal app detects that the devices are not encrypted. Our investigation revealed that some Android device manufacturers are encrypting devices using methods outside of what is recommended by the Android Compatibility Definition document…


Meeting Apple’s New Requirements for Application Transport Security

Beginning in Spring 2017, Apple has announced that they will enforce specific requirements for Application Transport Security (ATS). ATS is used to enforce stricter security on all app communications over HTTPS. This has an impact on Intune customers using the iOS Company Portal app. To ensure you comply with these new requirements, make sure that…