In the early days of onboarding Windows 10 endpoints to Windows Defender ATP you had to define a custom device configuration policy via Intune, in order to enable and register your Windows Defender ATP agents at scale.
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With the December update of Microsoft Intune new policy templates became available which enables you to have more control of your managed mobile devices. One of the new policies is the Windows Phone Configuration Policy template. With the Windows Phone Configuration Policy template you’re able to allow or block apps on Windows Phone 8.1 devices. Policies created from this template can be deployed to both user and device groups and will only applied to devices which are managed by Microsoft Intune.
In this blog I’ll show you how to prevent apps being installed from the Windows Phone Store or disallow the use of already installed apps.
Windows Phone Configuration Policy
- In the Intune administration console, click Policy > Add Policy
- Select Windows Phone Configuration Policy (Windows Phone 8.1 and later) and click Create Policy