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Gallery: Setting up Intune on Windows RT

How do you enrol a Windows RT tablet onto Microsoft's latest cloud-hosted management platform? Our walk-through shows how.
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Start line: the Control Panel

To set up Intune on a Windows RT device, you start with the System section of the Control Panel. Click the 'Company apps' link on the left to start the enrolment process.

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Enter your credentials

You'll need to enter your credentials to work with Intune. You can use details issued by your system administrators, or just log in with a domain or Office 365 account.

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Download management tools

Once your device is enrolled in Intune, you can download the management tools. Click the link to go to a web link to the Company Portal app in the Windows Store.

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Download the Company Portal

Download the Company Portal app from the Windows Store. This will give you access to support information and company apps from the Windows 8 Start screen.

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Launch the Company Portal

To access company apps you'll need to launch the Company Portal app. The first time you do this you'll be asked to log in.

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Company Portal

In the Company Portal you'll see links to recently published apps, details of company support resources; all of which can be configured in Intune.

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Device details

The Portal's Devices view lets you see details of the devices you have enrolled in Intune: your desktop PC, your tablet and your smartphones.

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Signing off

To remove a device from Intune, just go to the Company apps link in System and choose Disconnect from your company network. Your device will no longer have access to company apps, and any you've downloaded will stop working.

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