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Configure security policy for mobile devices in Microsoft Intune

Updated: February 18, 2015

Applies To: Microsoft Intune

Use Microsoft Intune mobile device security policies to configure a wide range of settings that you can deploy to managed devices in your organization. These settings can be used to control the functionality and security of your devices.

You can create and deploy mobile device security policies for the following device types:

  • Windows RT 8.1 and enrolled Windows 8.1 devices

  • Windows RT

  • Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 8.1

  • iOS

  • Android and Samsung KNOX

noteNote
Some settings are not applicable to some devices. See Mobile device management policy settings for Microsoft Intune for a full list of settings you can configure.

  1. In the Microsoft Intune administration console, click Policy > Add Policy.

  2. Click Common Mobile Device Settings > Mobile Device Security Policy.

  3. Choose whether you want to create a policy that contains recommended settings, or whether you want to create a custom policy, and then click Create Policy.

    TipTip
    Click the information icon next to each setting to view the recommended value for the setting.

    For more information about how to create and deploy policies, see the Use policies to manage computers and mobile devices with Microsoft Intune topic.

  4. See the Policy settings for mobile devices section in this topic for information about the settings you can configure.

  5. When you are finished, click Save Policy.

The new policy displays in the Configuration Policies node of the Policy workspace.

  1. Deploy the mobile device security policy to one or more groups of users or devices in your organization.

For more information about how to deploy policies, see Use policies to manage computers and mobile devices with Microsoft Intune.

A status summary and alerts on the Overview page of the Policy workspace identify issues with the policy that require your attention. Additionally, a status summary appears in the Dashboard workspace.

ImportantImportant
It might take up to 24 hours for status information to appear in the Intune admin console.

For information about the settings you can deploy to mobile devices, see Mobile device management policy settings for Microsoft Intune.

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