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Enroll mobile devices using the Windows Intune Company Portal

Updated: May 5, 2014

Applies To: Windows Intune

Users will use the company portal to enroll their devices. The company portal is a self-service portal for company content. It can be downloaded on mobile devices from any of the device app stores. It gives users the ability to:

  • Enroll their device.

  • View and install available company apps.

  • Reset, remove, or rename device.

  • Contact IT.

Each platform has its own company portal app. The below table describes where to get the company portal apps for each platform.

 

Mobile Device Platform Name of app Location Installation Method

Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows RT

Company Portal

Windows Store

Direct User Installation

Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 8.1

Windows Intune Company Portal for Windows Phone

Microsoft Download Center Only: Windows Phone company portal app

IT Deployment

iOS

Windows Intune Company Portal

App Store

Direct User Installation

Android

Windows Intune Company Portal

Google Play

Direct User Installation

Enrollment establishes a relationship between the user, the device, and the Windows Intune service. Users enroll their own mobile devices. The following sections describe enrollment for enrolled devices.

 

Platform Enrollment information

Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 8.1

For Windows Phone 8: Click system settings > company apps, and sign in using your user ID.

For Windows Phone 8.1: Click system settings > Workplace, and sign in using your user ID.

Users must select Install company app or Hub to be able to get company apps. If users do not select this option, they cannot download the company portal. If the company portal is not installed during enrollment, or if users uninstall the company portal, users must retire and then re-enroll their mobile device. You can make the company portal file available by sending users a link in an email or for Windows Phone 8.1 you can push the app to devices.

If your Windows Intune account does not have a public domain and you are using a *.onmicrosoft.com account, you will need to type in the server address as “manage.microsoft.com” when you are prompted for it.

Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1

Users download the Windows Intune Company Portal app that is available in the Windows Store. The following steps describe the enrollment process.

  1. Go to Settings > PC Settings > Network > Workplace.

  2. Enter the User ID and click Turn on.

  3. Check the Allow apps and services from IT admin dialog box, and click Turn on.

If your account does not have a public domain and you are using a *.onmicrosoft.com account, you must  add the following registry information to enroll your Windows 8.1 computer:

  1. Create the MDM registry key if it is not already present [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\MDM]

  2. Under the MDM registry key create a new REG_SZ called DiscoveryService with the value data “manage.microsoft.com”

Windows RT

Click Start, and type “System Configuration”, and click the dialog box to open the Company Apps.

If your Windows Intune account does not have a public domain and you are using a *.onmicrosoft.com account, you will need to type in the server address as “manage.microsoft.com” when you are prompted for it.

iOS

You can enroll iOS devices by using the iOS company portal app, Windows Intune Company Portal that is available in the App store. The company portal app can be installed on iOS devices running iOS 6 or later.

On the iOS device, open the Windows Intune Company Portal and enter your credentials. When Prompted click Install in the Management Profile screen.

Android

You can enroll Android devices by using the Android company portal app, Windows Intune Company Portal that is available on Google Play. The company portal app can be installed on Android devices running Android 4 or later.On the Android device, Open the Windows Intune Company Portal and enter your credentials.

 
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