How to Organize Endpoint Manager Portal Neat Clean for Intune Activities | Microsoft Intune

How to Organize Endpoint Manager Portal Neat Clean for Intune Activities? MEM portal is a one-stop-shop for all the services in the Microsoft cloud. When a user logins to a MEM portal for the first time, he/she can see all these services which are already selected as favorite services by default.

The selection of favorite services in the MEM portal for individual users is not based on the user’s profile or access rights of the user. This is not really good for new users in Intune portal. They will struggle to find out their role-related services.

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How to Organize Endpoint Manager Portal Neat Clean for Intune Activities

For example, you are an Intune admin and you have only access to Intune and Azure AD users and groups. But if you log into the MEM portal you will see all loads of services that make no sense to you at all. You will also find it really messy and I’m sure you will get lost in the portal until you find the search button or Intune services.

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How to Organize Endpoint Manager Portal Neat Clean for Intune Activities | Microsoft Intune
How to Organize Endpoint Manager Portal Neat Clean for Intune Activities | Microsoft Intune

Don’t worry there is a very friendly search option available in the Azure portal. If you are Intune admin then you can just click on more services and type “Intune” in the search menu. You can see 2 Intune services one is for Intune (MDM) and the second one is for Intune App Protection (MAM without enrollment).

How to Organize Endpoint Manager Portal Neat Clean for Intune Activities | Microsoft Intune
How to Organize Endpoint Manager Portal Neat Clean for Intune Activities | Microsoft Intune

To keep your Azure portal well organized, you need to spend only 2-3 minutes when you log in to the portal for the first time. What do we need to do to get neatly organized Azure portal? You log in to the Azure portal and click on the more services button, then remove the services which are not relevant to you.

For example, Intune admins don’t have anything to do with “Virtual Machines” hence you can remove Virtual machine service from your favorite menu. So this will help you to get rid of the Virtual machine shortcut from the left side menu of the MEM portal.

How to Organize Endpoint Manager Portal Neat Clean for Intune Activities | Microsoft Intune
How to Organize Endpoint Manager Portal Neat Clean for Intune Activities | Microsoft Intune

END Result:- Clean and Tidy Azure portal for Intune Admins. Remove all the services from the Azure portal except Azure Active Directory, Users and Groups, Intune, and Intune protection services.

How to Organize Endpoint Manager Portal Neat Clean for Intune Activities | Microsoft Intune
How to Organize Endpoint Manager Portal Neat Clean for Intune Activities | Microsoft Intune

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Anoop is Microsoft MVP! He is a Solution Architect in enterprise client management with more than 20 years of experience (calculation done in 2021) in IT. He is a blogger, Speaker, and Local User Group HTMD Community leader. His main focus is on Device Management technologies like SCCM 2012, Current Branch, and Intune. E writes about ConfigMgr, Windows 11, Windows 10, Azure AD, Microsoft Intune, Windows 365, AVD, etc…

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