Remotely lock managed devices with Intune

Applies to: Intune in the Azure portal
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The Remote lock device locks the selected device. The device owner must use their passcode to unlock it. You can only remotely lock a device that has a PIN or password set.

Supported platforms

  • Windows - Not supported
  • Windows Phone - Supported on Windows Phone 8.1 and later
  • iOS - Supported
  • macOS - Not supported
  • Android - Supported

How to remote lock a device

  1. Sign into the Azure portal.
  2. Choose More Services > Monitoring + Management > Intune.
  3. On the Intune blade, choose Devices.
  4. On the Devices and groups blade, choose All devices.
  5. From the list of devices you manage, choose a device, and then choose the Remote lock device remote action.

Next steps

To see the status of the action you just took, on the Devices and groups blade, choose Device Actions.