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Mobile device management capabilities in Microsoft Intune

Updated: May 18, 2015

Applies To: Microsoft Intune

Use this topic to learn about the mobile device management capabilities that Microsoft Intune offers.

 

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Configuration policies

Mobile device configuration policies let you manage many settings and features on mobile devices in your organization.

Use iOS configuration policies to manage device settings in Microsoft Intune

Use Android configuration policies to manage device settings in Microsoft Intune

Use Windows configuration Policies to manage device settings in Microsoft Intune

Use Windows Phone configuration policies to manage device settings in Microsoft Intune

Use Exchange ActiveSync policies to manage device settings in Microsoft Intune

Use mobile device security policies to manage device settings for Microsoft Intune

Custom policies

Use custom polices when configuration policies do not contain the setting you require. For iOS devices, you can import settings you exported from the Apple Configurator Tool. For other devices, you can use OMA-URI settings to configure settings and features on the device.

Use iOS custom policies to manage device settings with Microsoft Intune

Use Android custom policies to manage device settings with Microsoft Intune

Use Windows Phone custom policies to manage device settings with Microsoft Intune

Use Windows 10 custom policies to manage device settings with Microsoft Intune

Remote Wipe, Remote Lock, and Passcode Reset

Erase sensitive data when a device is lost or stolen. For example, you can remotely lock the device, restore it to factory settings, or wipe only corporate data.

Help protect your data with remote wipe, remote lock, or passcode reset using Microsoft Intune

Kiosk mode

Lets you lock down certain features of mobile devices such as screen capture and the power switch. Also lets you restrict devices to run a single app that you specify.

Use iOS configuration policies to manage device settings in Microsoft Intune

 

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App deployment and management

Provides a range of tools to help you manage mobile apps through their lifecycle, including app deployment from installation files and app stores, detailed monitoring of app status, and app removal.

Deploy apps to mobile devices in Microsoft Intune

Compliant and noncompliant apps

Lets you specify lists of compliant apps (that users are allowed to install) and noncompliant apps (which must not be installed by users).

Use iOS configuration policies to manage device settings in Microsoft Intune

Mobile application management

Configure restrictions for apps by using a mobile application management policy. This helps you to increase the security of your company data by restricting operations such as copy and paste, external backup of data and the transfer of data between apps.

Control apps using mobile application management policies with Microsoft Intune

Prepare iOS apps for mobile application management with the Microsoft Intune App Wrapping Tool

Prepare Android apps for mobile application management with the Microsoft Intune App Wrapping Tool

Managed apps for Microsoft Intune mobile application management policies

Managed browser

After you deploy the managed browser to your users, you can configure a managed browser policy to control the websites that they can visit. In addition, you can also apply mobile application management policies to the managed browser.

Manage Internet access using managed browser policies with Microsoft Intune

 

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Certificate profiles

Create and deploy trusted certificate profiles and Simple Certificate Enrollment Protocol (SCEP) certificates which can be used to help secure and authenticate Wi-Fi, VPN, and email profiles.

Enable access to company resources using certificate profiles with Microsoft Intune

Wi-Fi profiles

Deploy wireless network settings to your users. By deploying these settings, you minimize the end-user effort required to connect to the corporate network.

Help users connect to company networks using Wi-Fi profiles with Microsoft Intune

Email profiles

Create and deploy email settings to devices. This lets users access corporate email on their personal devices without any required setup on their part.

Enable access to corporate email using email profiles with Microsoft Intune

VPN profiles

Deploy VPN settings to users and devices in your organization. By deploying these settings, you minimize the end-user effort required to connect to resources on the company network.

Help users connect to their work using VPN profiles with Microsoft Intune

Conditional access policies

Manage access to Microsoft Exchange email and SharePoint Online from devices that are not managed by Intune.

Manage access to email and services with conditional access for Microsoft Intune

 

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Inventory and reporting

Find information about the devices you manage and the software they are using.

You can filter these reports in a number of ways, such as the device platform, and whether the device is compliant with corporate standards.

Manage reports in Microsoft Intune

See Also


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