UI updates for Intune end user apps

Learn what updates we've made to the UI for apps that your end users will see in this release of Microsoft Intune. This can help you with user communications and any updating custom documentation that you've created to support your deployment. It can also help you understand how to better troubleshoot any issues they're facing should they call helpdesk for support using the Company Portal.

Note

Please note that the images below are previews, and the announced product may differ from the presented versions.

What's coming

February 2017

New user experience for the Company Portal app for Android

Beginning in March, the Company Portal app for Android will follow material design guidelines to create a more modern look and feel. This improved user experience includes:

  • Colors: tab headers can be colored according to your custom color palette.

On the left, an image of the Company Portal app for Android before the update. On the right, an image of the Company Portal app for Android after the update. Both images show the Devices tab as the selected tab from the three available tabs of Apps, Devices, and Contact IT.

  • Interface: Featured Apps and All Apps buttons have been updated in the Apps tab. The Search button is now a floating action button.

On the left, an image of the Company Portal app for Android before the update. On the right, an image of the Company Portal app for Android after the update. Both images show the Apps tab as the selected tab from the three available tabs of Apps, Devices, and Contact IT.

  • Navigation: All Apps shows a tabbed view of Featured, All and Categories for easier navigation. Contact IT has been streamlined for improved readability.
The Company Portal app for Android displaying an updated version of the Contact IT tab. The tab shows available contact information for IT, including phone number, email address, IT website, and IT contact information.

January 2017

Modernizing the Company Portal website

Beginning in February, the Company Portal website will support apps that are targeted to users who do not have managed devices. The website will align with other Microsoft products and services by using a new contrasting color scheme, dynamic illustrations, and a "hamburger menu," Small image of the hamburger menu that is now added at the top left corner of the Company Portal website which will contain helpdesk contact details and information on existing managed devices. The landing page will be rearranged to emphasize apps that are available to users, with carousels for Featured and Recently Updated apps.

On the left, an image of the current version of the Company Portal website with its previous version of Apps, My Devices, and Featured and Categories views. On the right, an image of the updated version of the Company Portal website with a refreshed app carousel, list of Recently Published apps, and updated Categories view.

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