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…


New Multi-Factor Authentication options for Intune enrollment

Coming with the December 2016 update of the Intune service, we are enhancing the options to require MFA (Multi-Factor Authentication) enforcement during device enrollment. Prior to this change, the MFA requirement could be configured within the Intune Admin console and only applied to Windows devices. The configuration looked like this:   The new method will…


Support Tip: Workaround for Firefox to prefer JSON over XML

Are you using Mozilla Firefox to access the Intune Admin console and work on scenarios such as Android for Work or Volume Purchasing? If so, you may run into an issue due to recent change in Firefox to prefer XML over JSON. There’s a one-time workaround to change the default behavior of the browser; the…


Support Tip: New Experience Coming – Microsoft Intune Company Portal for Windows 10

The following post is authored by Priya Ravichandran, Sr. PM working on the Intune Company Portal for Windows. Intune will be releasing a new version of the Company Portal specifically for Windows 10 platforms. The new version will be a Universal application that supports all device platforms while maintaining all the functionality available in the current…


Removing Access Control from Mobile Device Management for Office 365

Author: Joel Stevens | Microsoft Support Escalation Engineer When you activate the Mobile Device Management (MDM) for Office 365 service, you are prompted to create a Device Management Security Policy. The mobile devices for users that you target with this policy will be quarantined, and the user will be sent an email asking them to…


Using the Microsoft Graph API to access data in Microsoft Intune

Although for most administrators the Microsoft Intune administration console will be the primary method of looking at information in Microsoft Intune, developers and IT pros that have a level of technical knowledge to understand REST API calls may use Microsoft Graph to query data from the service backend of Intune. Microsoft Graph exposes multiple API’s…


Support Tip: Intune Support for iOS 10

Updated September 14, 2016 The anticipated iOS 10 release starts rolling out on September 13, 2016 to iOS users. As previously stated, 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…


Support Tip: Enable modern authentication in order to use Intune’s Mobile Application Management (MAM) policies with Skype for Business Online

Friction-free use of apps and services that matter to you is important to us. So, we want to make you aware of a requirement for Skype for Business (SfB) Online to work with MAM policies. Requirement In order to use MAM policies with SfB Online, your SfB Online tenant must be enabled to support modern…


Support Tip : Android 6.x devices prompt users to ‘Beef Up Your Security’

If you have an Android 6.x device enrolled in Microsoft Intune and you try to add your Office 365 account on your device you may get a message stating you need to ‘beef up your security’. In order to be able to add your Office 365 account, you must first grant Outlook permission to your contacts. Providing…


KB: Devices continue to try to enroll in a cancelled Intune subscription

We recently published a new KB article regarding a scenario where devices still attempt to enroll in a Microsoft Intune subscription even though it has been cancelled. It’s not terribly common but we’ve seen it a few times now. The issue is that if you switch your MDM provider from Microsoft Intune to another company,…