What can Intune do for my company?

Microsoft Intune is a cloud-based enterprise mobility management (EMM) service that helps enable your workforce to be productive while keeping your corporate data protected.

High-level architectural diagram for Microsoft Intune

We understand that getting started with managing mobile devices can be difficult, since there are many different decisions that you'll need to make on behalf of your company. The following quickstarts help you get started with Intune, and complete some common tasks, in a minimal amount of time.


You can follow the intended order of the Getting Started quickstarts using the table of contents on the left side of the page.

  • Try Intune for free - Create a free subscription to try Intune in a test environment.
  • Create a user - Add a user to Intune to allow them to access company resources on mobile devices.
  • Create a group - Organize users into groups to make it easier to manage the policies and apps that they can access.
  • Create a policy - Create a device compliance policy for a Windows 10 device and assign a group to the policy.
  • Set up auto enrollment - Set up Microsoft Intune to automatically enroll devices when specific users sign in to Windows 10 devices.
  • Create and assign a custom role - Create and assign a custom role with specific permissions for a security operations department.
  • Create an email device profile for iOS - Create an email device profile for iOS devices.


Before you start, you must have an Intune admin and tenant account activated. Create a free subscription to try Intune for free in a test environment. Current subscribers can also complete these activities in your live tenant. These getting started articles assume that you're working on test devices.

You also need to make sure that you are the global admin for your organization to complete all of the Get Started tasks.

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