Category - Intune

How to start with Shared iPads for Business with Microsoft Endpoint Manager (Intune) and Apple Business Manager

I get the following question regularly; “can we configure our Apple iPads as Shared device. Where you as a user, can login and logoff without seeing each other’s data?”. Most of the time it’s about medical personal that works in shifts and don’t have a personal device. But you can also think of maintenance and field agents or flight crew members for example. In this case you want to let the...

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How to configure automatic Contact Syncing from Microsoft Outlook to the native Contacts App including Contact Fields filtering on iOS and Android BYOD devices with Microsoft Endpoint Manager

After companies apply Mobile Application Management (MAM) / App Protection Policies to their employees’ mobile devices, and forced them to use the Managed Outlook app instead of the native mail application, one of the most frequently asked questions are “how can I see who’s calling me?” and “where are my contacts? I don’t see them in my native contacts app”. This has everything to do with...

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Call to Action : Add the new Microsoft Office (Hub) app for iOS and Android to your current Microsoft Endpoint Manager / Microsoft Intune App Protection Policies

In the last few weeks I have had contact with a few companies that use Microsoft Endpoint Manager / Microsoft Intune for managing their mobile devices. In most cases they do this for a longer time and they also use Mobile Application Management (App protection policies) for securing the company data, for example, on BYOD (Bring Your Own Devices / Private owned devices). And this is a good thing...

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Quicker assign multiple resources within Microsoft Intune with Policy Sets

With the October 14, 2019 Microsoft Intune update, management of Microsoft Intune has become a little easier. And with “little easier” I mean that it is now possible to assign multiple resources like applications and policies at once. With Policy Sets you can assign applications, application protection policies (MAM), configuration-, compliance- and type restriction policies, AutoPilot profiles...

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How to enroll an Apple device with iOS 13 “User Enrollment” mode in Microsoft Intune

With the release of iOS 13 there were a few major changes, not only did the iPad’s got their own iPadOS, also with the Mobile Device Management (MDM) enrollment modes there are major changes. The Device Enrollment Program (DEP) is renamed to “Automated Device Enrollment” and all devices enrolled with “Automated Device Enrollment” are now automatically set in supervised mode. There is also a new...

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How to control iOS app uninstall behavior at device unenrollment with Microsoft Intune

Previously, during a device unenrollment, all applications were removed that where pushed/installed via  Microsoft Intune by default. This is not always handy, for example take the Microsoft Office applications. You can add multiple accounts within these applications and if you are using Microsoft Outlook for your work mail and also for your private mail. You want Microsoft Outlook to stay...

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How to send custom notifications to an iOS device with Microsoft Intune

With the Microsoft Intune, August 5, 2019 update it is now possible to send custom push notifications to end users. This can be useful if you want to send a custom message to a selected group of people, for example for planned maintenance, or to everyone, for example, in the case of emergencies. In this blog I will show you how to send a custom notification to an iOS devise and how it looks like...

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How to deploy Win32 applications with Microsoft Intune – VLOG#2

In this vlog I will show you step-by-step on how to “wrap” a Win32 / Legacy application (.exe files) so you can deploy it with Microsoft Intune.PrerequisitesThere are some requirements for publishing Win32 applications to a client. Be aware that you must meet the following criteria;– Windows 10 – build 1607 or higher (Education, Pro and Enterprise)– The Windows 10 client...

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How to deploy Win32 applications with Microsoft Intune

One of the most frequently asked questions from customers is whether it is possible to publish Win32 applications with Microsoft Intune. The answer is Yes. It is possible to deploy Windows 10 Store Apps, MSI files and even .EXE files. Although .EXE files cannot be published directly. You need to “wrap” the .EXE file (and other required source files if applicable) to an .INTUNEWIN file. In this...

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About Robin Hobo

Robin Hobo

I work as a Senior Solution Architect with focus on the Modern Workspace. I am specialized in Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD), Windows 365 and Microsoft EM+S (including Microsoft Endpoint Manager - Microsoft Intune).

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