Upgrade HoloLens (1st gen) devices running Windows Holographic to Windows Holographic for Business

Microsoft Intune includes many settings to help manage and protect your devices. This article lists and describes the settings to upgrade HoloLens (1st gen) devices running Windows Holographic to Windows Holographic for Business.

This article applies to:

  • Microsoft HoloLens (1st gen) devices

Important

HoloLens (1st gen) devices can run Windows Holographic and Windows Holographic for Business. All HoloLens 2 devices use Windows Holographic for Business. You don't need to update the edition of any HoloLens 2 device, regardless of the device SKU.

As part of your mobile device management (MDM) solution, use these settings to upgrade your HoloLens (1st gen) Windows Holographic devices. For the Microsoft HoloLens (1st gen), you can purchase the Commercial Suite to get the required license for the upgrade. For more information, see Unlock Windows Holographic for Business features.

As an Intune administrator, you can create and assign these settings to your devices.

For more information on this feature, see Upgrade Windows 10/11 editions or enable S mode.

Before you begin

Create a Windows client edition upgrade and mode switch device configuration profile.

When you create a Windows client edition upgrade and mode switch device configuration profile, there are more settings than what's listed in this article. The settings in this article are supported on Windows Holographic for Business devices.

Edition upgrade

  • Edition to upgrade to: Select Windows 10 Holographic for Business.

  • License File: Browse to and select the XML license file that was provided to you.

    In Intune, enter the XML file name that includes the Holographic for Business license information.

Next steps

Assign the profile, and monitor its status.

You can also create edition upgrade profiles for Windows 10/11 devices.