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…


Support Tip: Google Chrome Updates may stop ADFS login from being successful

Intune has received reports of Android end users who are seeing failures when signing into the Intune Android Company Portal app.  Affected users see this error after entering their username: This affects Android Company Portal end users who: Are authenticating to a system that uses ADFS Have updated the Chrome app on their device to…


ConfigMgr 2012 SP1/R2 RTM: Support for Hybrid Mobile Device Management Ending Soon

Applies to: Microsoft Intune, System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1, System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Support for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 and System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager RTM ended on July 12th, 2016. Subsequently, support for these releases connecting to the Microsoft Intune service via hybrid MDM (e.g. managing mobile devices…


The Intune Company Portal app for Android is available for download in China

Just a quick note to let you know that we are publishing the Microsoft Intune Company Portal app for Android for download in China. However, because the Google Play Store is currently not available in China, Android devices must obtain apps from the Chinese app marketplaces. The Intune Company Portal app for Android is available for…