Intune Win32 App Deployment Toast Notification | User Experience

Let’s check the available options for Intune Win32 App Deployment Toast Notification and how you can suppress showing user notifications per app assignment.

The user will see Windows notifications for the required and available app installations. After successful application installation, the Toast message is displayed to the user.

The ability to deploy a Win32 application from Intune is a much-used feature because it enables you to achieve many uses cases.

Patch My PC

Before you can add a Win32 app to Microsoft Intune, you must prepare the app using the Microsoft Win32 Content Prep Tool. You use the Microsoft Win32 Content Prep Tool to pre-process Windows classic (Win32) apps, Intune Win32 App Deployment Step By Step Guide. 

Additionally, the Company Portal app shows more app installation status messages to users. The following conditions apply to Win32 dependency features:

  • App failed to be installed. Dependencies defined by the admin were not met.
  • The app was installed successfully but required a restart.
  • The app is in the process of being installed but requires a restart to continue.

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Intune Win32 App Deployment Toast Notification

You can use the following steps to change Windows notifications for the app installation from the MEM Admin Portal.

  • Sign in to the Microsoft Endpoint Manager admin center https://endpoint.microsoft.com/
  • Select Apps > Windows. Select the existing Win32 application from the list to modify the notifications. 
Select Apps - Intune Win32 App Deployment Toast Notification
Select Apps – Intune Win32 App Deployment Toast Notification

Select the application and select Properties. Scroll down and click on Edit in the Assignments.

Note – App availability can be set based on the assignment type. Assignment type can be RequiredAvailable for enrolled devices, or Uninstall.

Click on Edit - Intune Win32 App Deployment Toast Notification
Click on Edit – Intune Win32 App Deployment Toast Notification

For example, the application Assignment type is Required to make this app required for all users or make this app required on all devices.

In the Edit assignment pane, the End user notifications show all toast notifications by default.

Edit Intune Win32 Application - Intune Win32 App Deployment Toast Notification
Edit Intune Win32 Application – Intune Win32 App Deployment Toast Notification

You can set End user notifications to Show all toast notificationsShow toast notifications for computer restarts, or Hide all toast notifications.

End User Notifications - Intune Win32 App Deployment Toast Notification
End User Notifications – Intune Win32 App Deployment Toast Notification

I have chosen to “Hide all toast notifications”. You can suppress showing user notifications per app assignment with the option Hide all toast notifications. Click OK to confirm.

Suppress Notifications for Win32 apps - Intune Win32 App Deployment Toast Notification
Suppress Notifications for Win32 apps – Intune Win32 App Deployment Toast Notification

Once you have selected End user notifications, it should appear. Select Review + save.

Review - Intune Win32 App Deployment Toast Notification
Review – Intune Win32 App Deployment Toast Notification

The next screen will appear with the Summary, Review the selection and click Save. A notification will appear automatically in the top right-hand corner with a message. Here you can see, Application “7-Zip 19.00” saved successfully.

Summary - Notifications for Win32 apps
Summary – Notifications for Win32 apps

End Users Experience – Win32 App Deployment Notifications

The user will not see Windows notifications for the required app installations based on the selection “Hide all toast notifications” we have made, You can change it based on business requirements.

The behavior for the “Show all toast notifications“, the user will be notified of the download progress, and After successful application installation, the Toast message is displayed to the user. In case of an error, A failed message will be prompted.

End Users Experience - Win32 App Notifications
End Users Experience – Win32 App Notifications

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About Author – Jitesh, Microsoft MVP, has over five 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.

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