2405 Microsoft Intune New Features May Update

Let’s discuss 2405 Microsoft Intune New Features May Update. Microsoft Intune 2405 launched various new features to enhance device management and security. It helps users to know the new updates on Microsoft Intune.

Microsoft is dedicated to providing innovative features to Intune users and the updates are getting every week. These updates allow users to stay up-to-date on their organization and maintain the security of each person in the organization.

Microsoft releases Intune updates monthly as service releases. Users may not receive this update at the initial stage, and it will take time to receive it. Some features may be available only after some weeks because its rollout is not complete.

This blog post will give you the complete 2405 Microsoft Intune New Features May Update details. There are three or more releases introduced by Microsoft every month. These updates really help users manage their devices.

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2405 Microsoft Intune New Features May Update - Fig.1
2405 Microsoft Intune New Features May Update – Fig.1

What are the New Features on May Update of Microsoft Intune 2405?

Microsoft is dedicated to bringing new functionalities and improvements to Microsoft Intune. The new features ease end users’ lives and also increase the administrator’s abilities. The following are the new features on the May Update of Microsoft Intune 2405.

1. New Settings Available in the macOS Settings Catalog
2. Android Device Enrollment to Reduce End-user Steps
3. End User Access to BitLocker Recovery Keys for Enrolled Windows Devices
4. New Version of Windows Hardware Attestation Report
5. Monitor Device Delete Actions
6. Optional Feature Updates
7. Updated Security Baseline for Microsoft Defender for Endpoint
8. Newly Available Protected Apps for Microsoft Intune
9. Intune and macOS Company Portal App Support Platform SSO (Public Preview)
10. Customize your Intune Admin Center Experience

2405 Microsoft Intune New Features May Update

With this new update, Microsoft Intune offers many features that enhance users’ experiences. Additional tools and new functionalities help administrators manage their organization easily.

The 2405 May updates provide various features, including simplifying device management workflows, bolstering security measures, and deploying policies.

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New Settings Available in the macOS Settings Catalog

Exciting News! New settings are available in the macOS settings Catalog. Settings Catalog contains all the settings you can configure in a device policy, and all in one place. Additional Settings are added on macOS Settings.

To view this setting, navigate to Devices > Configuration > Create > macOS for platform > Settings catalog for profile type in the Microsoft Intune admin center. The Settings Catalog allows you to easily find device policy settings.

New Settings in macOS Settings CatalogFeatures
Microsoft AutoUpdate (MAU)Microsoft Teams (work or school)
Microsoft Teams classic
Microsoft Defender > FeaturesUse Data Loss Prevention
Use System Extensions
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2405 Microsoft Intune New Features May Update – Fig.2

Android Device Enrollment to Reduce End-user Steps

Microsoft Intune introduces device staging for Android Enterprise devices to reduce end users’ enrollment time. This Android device enrollment allows users to stage an enrollment profile and complete all related enrollment steps for workers receiving devices.

When they receive devices, the frontline workers connect to Wi-Fi and sign in to their work accounts. A new device staging token is required to enable this feature.

Name of the devices on the enrollment profile
Corporate-owned fully managed devices
Corporate-owned devices with a work profile
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End User Access to BitLocker Recovery Keys for Enrolled Windows Devices

Exciting News! The end user can view the BitLocker Recovery Key for enrolled Windows devices on the Company Portal website. This helps reduce helpdesk calls if the end-user gets locked out of their corporate machines. By signing into the Company Portal website, End users can access the recovery key for an enrolled device.

Select the Show recovery key to access it from the Company Portal website. Admins can easily prevent end users within your organization from accessing BitLocker recovery keys by configuring the Entra ID toggle to Restrict non-admin users from recovering the BitLocker key(s) for their owned device.

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2405 Microsoft Intune New Features May Update – Fig.3

New Version of Windows Hardware Attestation Report

Microsoft released a new version of the Windows hardware attestation report. It shows the value of settings attested by Device Health Attestation and Microsoft Azure Attestation for Windows 10/11.

It now has a new reporting infrastructure and reports on new settings added to Microsoft Azure Attestation. You can navigate it from the admin center.

Windows health attestation report previously available onWindows health attestation report is Now available
Devices > MonitorReports > Device Compliance > Reports.
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  •  Windows health attestation report applies to Windows 10 and Windows 11
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2405 Microsoft Intune New Features May Update – Fig.4

Monitor Device Delete Actions

Microsoft Intune allows users to monitor and track device deletion actions in the Device Action report. When a device delete action has been triggered, users can determine who initiated it and the status of the action. The status of a device delete action is either completed, pending, or failed.

To help maintain compliance, ensure security, and streamline your audit processes. This device information is valuable. You can find the report in the Microsoft Intune admin center:

  •  Devices > Monitor > Device actions
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2405 Microsoft Intune New Features May Update – Fig.5

Optional Feature Updates

Exciting News! Microsoft Intune feature updates are now available to end users as Optional updates. Introducing Optional Feature updates allows end users to see the update in the Windows Update settings page like it’s shown for consumer devices.

  • End users can easily opt-in to try out the next Feature update and provide feedback.
  • Admins can change the setting on the policy, When it’s time to roll out the feature as a Required update
  • Optional Feature updates Apply to Windows 10 and Windows 11

Updated Security Baseline for Microsoft Defender for Endpoint

Microsoft Introduced a new security baseline version 24H1 for Microsoft Defender for Endpoint. This new version allows users to deploy a security baseline for Microsoft Defender for Endpoint.

  • With this new baseline, version 24H1 uses the unified settings platform seen in the Settings Catalog,
  • It featured an improved user interface and reporting experience, consistency and accuracy improvements with setting tattooing, and the new ability to support assignment filters for profiles.
  • Intune Security Baseline help users to maintain best-practice configurations for your Windows devices
  • You rapidly deploy configurations to your Windows devices that meet the security recommendations of Microsoft’s applicable security teams.
  • The default baseline represents the recommended configurations for each setting, which you can modify to meet your organization’s requirements.

Read more:- Access Settings Insight in Intune Security Baselines

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2405 Microsoft Intune New Features May Update – Fig.6

Newly Available Protected Apps for Microsoft Intune

Microsoft Intune now offers some new protected apps. Intune-protected apps are enabled with a rich set of mobile application protection policies. The newly protected apps include:

  • Fellow.app by Fellow Insights Inc
  • Unique Moments by Unique AG

Intune and macOS Company Portal App Support Platform SSO (Public Preview)

Microsoft Intune allows users to configure single sign-on (SSO) for apps and websites that support Microsoft Entra authentication, including Microsoft 365, by using Microsoft Intune and the Microsoft Enterprise SSO plug-in for Apple devices.

  • On macOS devices, Platform SSO is available in public preview.
  • Platform SSO expands the SSO app extension by allowing you to configure different authentication methods, simplify users’ sign-in processes, and reduce the number of passwords they need to remember.
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2405 Microsoft Intune New Features May Update – Fig.7

Customize your Intune Admin Center Experience

Microsoft allows users to customize their Intune admin centre experience by using collapsible navigation and favourites. The left menus in the Intune admin centre have been updated to support expanding and collapsing each subsection.

  • You can set admin center pages as favorites.
  • This portal capability will gradually roll out over the next week.
  • To explore this experience:
  • Settings > Appearance + startup views >
2405 Microsoft Intune New Features May Update - Fig.8 - Creds to MS
2405 Microsoft Intune New Features May Update – Fig.8 – Creds to MS

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Gopika S Nair is a computer enthusiast. She loves writing on Windows 11 and related technologies. She is here to share quick tips and tricks with Windows 11 or Windows 10 users. She is Post Graduate Diploma Holder in Computer Science.

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