Intune makes life easy for the enterprise desktop admin. We can very quickly deploy apps via the Microsoft store. Here’s a quick guide to show you how.

Deploy a Microsoft store app

In the Azure portal locate Intune, select Mobile apps.

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Choose Apps and then click Add.

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From the Add type drop down we need to select Windows from the Store app section.

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Next, select Configure.

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Now we need to add in app details, enter in the Name, Description, Publisher as you wish, this is mandatory information. Note that we need to an Appstore URL.

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Open up Store on your Windows 10 device and search for the app you require. Click the next to the app and choose Share.

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Click the Copy link icon to copy the URL for

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Paste the URL into a web browser, this will convert the URL from the store into one you can use with the Intune app.

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Copy the URL from the browser into the Appstore URL field. Complete the app configuration as required. Click OK to complete.

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Click Add.

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Next, we need to create a group to deploy the app to. At the root of the Intune blades, choose Groups.

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Click New group.

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For Group type choose Security, enter a Group name and, for this example, I have chosen Membership type Assigned. Click the Members link to continue.

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Choose the Members for the group and click Select.

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Click Create to complete the creation of the group.

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We need to assign the app to our group. Head back to Microsoft Intune>Mobile apps>Apps. Select your app and choose the Assignments link.

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Select Add group.

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Now choose Available for enrolled devices from the Assignment type drop down and then click Included Groups.

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Click Select groups to include.

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Choose the relevant group and click Select. Click OK twice.

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Save the assignment.

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When your device next sync you will be able to install the application you have deployed.

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