Email profile settings for devices running Windows 10 - Intune

Use the email profile settings to configure the Mail app on your devices running Windows 10.

  • Email server: Enter the host name of your Exchange server.

  • Account name: Enter the display name for the email account. This name is shown to users on their devices.

  • Username attribute from AAD: This name is the attribute Intune gets from Azure Active Directory (AAD). Intune dynamically generates the username that's used by this profile. Your options:

    • User Principal Name: Gets the name, such as user1 or

    • Primary SMTP address: Gets the name in email address format, such as

    • sAM Account Name: Requires the domain, such as domain\user1.

      Also enter:

      • User domain name source: Choose AAD (Azure Active Directory) or Custom.

        When choosing to get the attributes from AAD, enter:

        • User domain name attribute from AAD: Choose to get the Full domain name or the NetBIOS name attribute of the user

        When choosing to use Custom attributes, enter:

        • Custom domain name to use: Enter a value that Intune uses for the domain name, such as or contoso
  • Email address attribute from AAD: Choose how the email address for the user is generated. Select User principal name ( or user1) to use the full principal name as the email address, or Primary SMTP address ( to use the primary SMTP address to sign in to Exchange.

Security settings

  • SSL: Use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) communication when sending emails, receiving emails, and communicating with the Exchange server.

Synchronization settings

  • Amount of email to synchronize: Choose the number of days of email that you want to synchronize. Or select Unlimited to synchronize all available email.
  • Sync schedule: Select the schedule for devices to synchronize data from the Exchange server You can also select As Messages arrive, which synchronizes data as soon as it arrives, or Manual, where the user of the device must initiate the synchronization.

Content sync settings

  • Content type to sync: Select the content types that you want to synchronize to devices from:
    • Contacts
    • Calendar
    • Tasks

Next steps

Configure email settings in Intune