COSU Configuration and Enrollment using the QR code enrollment method

Updated 11/1/2018: This blog article has been moved to the new blogging platform: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Intune-Customer-Success/COSU-Configuration-and-Enrollment-using-the-QR-code-enrollment/ba-p/280184. Please continue the conversation over there.   Hi everyone, Matt Butcher here. I’m a Support Escalation Engineer on the Intune team and today I wanted to take a minute to go through the steps to configure and enroll COSU (corporate owned…


Android passwords may not be enforced when selecting “device default” password type.

Not all Android devices will be guaranteed to prompt for password creation if you have left the required password type as “device default”.  Also, if set inside a Device compliance policy, these devices may still show as compliant.  In the future, Intune will be removing this value to prevent the creation of policies that may…


Support Tip: Intune Support for Android P

Google just announced release of Android P, or Android 9 Pie. Our Intune App Protection Policy (APP and also known as mobile app management or MAM) team and our Android Mobile Device Management (MDM) team have been testing each preview and wanted to keep you posted on what we’ve been finding. So far, through our testing with…


Support Tip: Android VPN profiles require end user permission before installation

We thought it would be helpful to share with you some details about the flow for VPN profile installation on Android devices. Most clients like Cisco, SonicWall, Check Point, Citrix and F5 Networks have a setting that prevents external control by outside applications unless the end user explicitly enables it. This setting needs to be…


Deploy Intune App Protection Policies based on device management state

In many organizations it’s very common to allow end users to use both Intune MDM managed devices (Corporate owned devices for example) and unmanaged devices protected with only Intune App Protection Policies (BYO scenarios for example). As Intune App Protection Policies are targeted to a user’s identity, the protection settings for a user traditionally apply…


Updated workflow for ”Send diagnostic logs”/“Get Help” in Intune Company Portal apps for iOS and Android

We are excited to announce that beginning April, Company Portal users will be able to upload Intune-related logs directly to Microsoft with the tap of a button and view an incident ID that can be used to refer to the uploaded logs when contacting Microsoft Support. Intune-related logs will no longer be attached to emails…


Approving the Company Portal app for Android for Work device management

By Chris Baldwin| Principal PM If you are managing Android devices with a work profile (Android for Work), there is a specific, one-time task that IT admins need to perform in order to ensure that the Intune Company Portal app continues to receive automatic updates from the managed Google Play store. If this is not…


Managing Android for Work devices independently in the Intune console

Updated 12/15 to include new estimate for rollout of changes. We’ve heard your feedback and accordingly, Intune now supports managing enrollment of Android for Work (AFW) devices independently from the Android platform, with no change in the end user experience. In this blog post, we’ll show you what will change in the enrollment flow, after…


New Android Company Portal Workflow

Based on your feedback, we’ve modified when end users see the Mobile Device Management (MDM) enrollment button in the Android Company Portal app. The blog post shares the changes to the workflow including screen shots. If an end-user has enrolled an app that supports App Protection Policies (also known as MAM), the Company Portal app…


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…