Windows 10 device appears as Mobile Device when enrolled via Mobile Device Management


Here’s a quick tip for you on enrolling Windows computers in Microsoft Intune. When you enroll a Windows 10-based device using Mobile Device Management, remember that the device gets enrolled as a mobile device and does not appear as a “Computer” device type in Microsoft Intune as you might expect. Instead, the device appears under “Mobile Devices.” This is by design. To enroll a Windows 10 device and have it display as a computer in Microsoft Intune, the Microsoft Intune client software must be installed. For more details please see the following:

3144451A Windows 10 device is enrolled as “mobile” when you use Mobile Device Management (https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3144451)

J.C. Hornbeck, Solution Asset PM
Microsoft Enterprise Cloud Group


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