In this post, you will learn how to Hide Change Account Settings using Intune, aka Endpoint Manager. The Change Account Settings added in Start appearing in the user tile allow you to add multiple user accounts to your computer, or change the settings for your existing accounts.
If you don’t want to allow users to access the options, You can allow IT Admins to configure Start by hiding “Change account settings” from appearing in the user tile. A user account allows you to sign in to devices, By default, your computer already has one user account, which you were required to create when setting up Windows for the first time.
When you create the policy, it creates a device configuration profile. You can then assign or deploy this profile to devices in your organization. You can learn to create a policy with Intune Settings Catalog. Let’s see a list of Intune Settings Catalog Policies.
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Hide Change Account Settings Using Intune
Let’s follow the below steps to Hide Change Account Settings using Intune –
- Sign in to the https://endpoint.microsoft.com/
- Select Devices > Windows > Configuration profiles > Create profile
In Create Profile, Select Platform, Windows 10, and later and Profile, Select Profile Type as Settings catalog. Click on Create button.
On the Basics tab, enter a descriptive name, such as Hide Change Account Settings. Optionally, enter a Description for the policy, then select Next.
In Configuration settings, click Add settings.
On the Settings Picker windows, Select Start to see all the settings in this category. Select Hide Change Account Settings below. After adding your settings, click the cross mark at the right-hand corner to close the settings picker –
Note – In policy, use the search box to find specific settings. You can search by category or a keyword, such as
Hide Change Account Settings. It will display all the related settings available.
The setting is shown and configured with a default value, Set Hide Change Account Settings to Enabled and click Next. Enabling this policy hides “Change account settings” from appearing in the user tile in the start menu.
Under Assignments, In Included groups, select Add groups and then choose Select groups to include one or more groups. Select Next to continue.
In-Scope tags, you can assign a tag to filter the profile to specific IT groups. Add scope tags (if required) and click Next.
In Review + create, review your settings. When you select Create, your changes are saved, and the profile is assigned.
A notification will appear automatically in the top right-hand corner with a message. Here you can see, Policy “Hide Change Account Settings” created successfully. The policy is also shown in the Configuration profiles list.
Your groups will receive your profile settings when the devices check-in with the Intune service. Once the policy applies to the devices.
In the target device, Open Start, click on the user tile and verify that “Change account settings” is not available.
About Author -> Jitesh has over 5 years of working experience in the IT Industry. He writes and shares his experiences related to Microsoft device management technologies and IT Infrastructure management. His primary focus area is Windows 10 Deployment solution with Configuration Manager, Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT), and Microsoft Intune.