How to configure automatic Outlook Contacts Sync to Native Contacts App for iOS and Android devices using Microsoft Intune / Microsoft Endpoint Manager (MEM)

When you have a requirement where users are using their personal mobile devices to access the corporate emails and other Microsoft office apps. You want to make sure the data in these apps is secure and also prevent data leak. Application Protection Policies (APP) Policies can be applied to the users which protects your apps and data. App Protection Policies provides the option to Allow the contacts to be synced with the native apps. The setting is called “Sync policy managed app data with native apps“. By default this setting is set to “Allow”. Along with this setting, you will require an App configuration policy to save the contacts. Save …

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How to Uninstall different versions of WinZip software installed on Windows 10 system using Microsoft Intune

Requirement: I got the requirement from one of our client to uninstall WinZip software from all users PCs. There were different versions of WinZip installed on the systems. I have targeted WinZip 24.0.14033 and WinZip 24.0.13650 and i will show you how to uninstall these two versions by creating MS Intune Windows App (Win32) App Package. I will also show you how you can uninstall WinZip versions other than the one’s given above. Let’s start —> Check the WinZip software version on target machine on which you want to remove the software and try to find the WinZip MSI file matching this version number. If you are unable to find …

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Deploy and manage custom favorites to Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 devices using Microsoft Intune

First step is to create favorites in below format. You can customize it as per your requirement to include Intranet Pages or Internal Web Portal URL. Below favorites text format will be used when you will create a Policy to configure Favorites for Microsoft Edge. Please make sure URL and name is in quotes. You can simply copy below text and modify as per your need. Change the toplevel_name value to change the Root Level Folder Name which contains all the favorites. Once you have created favorites in a text file in above format. We will now proceed on configuring it / Pushing it to users workstations. Login on Microsoft …

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Configure team site libraries to sync automatically using Microsoft Intune / Endpoint Manager

You can manually sync a Sharepoint teams site library to your windows 10 system by accessing the Sharepoint teams site library and clicking the Sync button. However, If there is a default internal library which you want all users to use and sync it to their systems. Its easier to configure a policy to automatically sync it on users systems rather than each user access the library via web browser and clicking on sync button. OneDrive Files On-Demand Must be enabled. Applies only for users on computers running Windows 10 (1709) Fall Creators Update or later. Do not enable this setting for the same library to more than 1,000 devices. …

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How to uninstall expressvpn application from Windows 10 systems using Microsoft Intune

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Some of the apps are pre-installed with Windows 10 and not required by the end user. Therefore, these applications need to be removed. expressvpn 7.12.1.4 is one of the application. The below steps can be followed to uninstall any version of expressvpn installed on windows 10 systems. expressvpn app is not available from Microsoft store for business, therefore it cannot be synced from Microsoft Store for Business portal to Endpoint manager and target for un-installation. We need to create a Win32 app package to uninstall this app. Below process of uninstallation can be followed for applications other than expressvpn as well, just check the silent install / uninstall switches for …

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Deploying MSI Application on Windows 10 workstations using Microsoft Intune

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There are numerous ways to deploy an app on Windows 10 workstation. I will be deploying an application using MSI Installer provided by the vendor. Download the application MSI Installer file from the Vendor web site and follow below process to deploy it on the target computers. I will be using Line of Business apps Deployment method of Microsoft Intune for this deployment. Line-of-business (LOB) apps and Microsoft Store for Business apps are the app types supported on Windows 10 devices. The file extensions for Windows apps include .msi, .appx, and .appxbundle. 1. Login to Microsoft Endpoint Manager admin center (https://endpoint.microsoft.com). 2. Go to Apps -> All Apps -> click …

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Renew Apple MDM Push Certificate for Microsoft Intune Apple Enrollment

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When you configure Apple enrollment on Microsoft Endpoint Manger (https://endpoint.microsoft.com), you must have configured Apple MDM Push certificate which is a prerequisites for configuration of Apple enrollment for Microsoft Intune. The certificate expiry is normally 365 days and when its near its expiry date you get notified 30 days and then 10 days before. If you do not renew the certificate and it gets expired then a new certificate will need to be generated and installed which will require all the apple devices to get re-enrolled. Therefore, its easier to just renew the certificate before expiry date. I will suggest to note down the certificate expiry date and add a …

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