Let’s learn how to share Application from Intune Company Portal. Microsoft Intune Company Portal allows you, as an employee or student in your organization, to securely access those resources and install, uninstall apps, and view, edit, add and remove your enrolled devices.
This helps to avoid a lot of overheads with required applications. Users can see all the available applications in the company portal. You can use the share button to give a user a direct link to an application in the company portal.
Application deployments are deployed to devices managed through Intune and available for users in the company portal based on installation behavior or requirement rules.
Six (6) default tabs are available in the company portal, which is listed down. It provides many branding options for Applications to provide a better user experience. However, you can customize the Intune company portal branding to provide end-user one-stop application access.
- App categories
- Downloads & updates
- Help & support
Applications are represented with an icon that provides information with icons users can quickly adapt to, making it more comfortable to use from the company portal, let’s look at the easy steps To Configure the Company Portal Icon Of An Application.
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How to Share Application from Intune Company Portal
Let’s check the steps to share the application from Intune Company Portal –
- Launch Company Portal on the windows device that you manage.
- Select the Apps tab to find applications you deploy to you or this computer.
- The Apps tab shows the lists of applications that are available for users. Select applications which you want to share. For Example: I’m selecting Office from the list
To share a link to a specific app, after you select the app, click the three dots and choose Share icon in the upper right corner.
- A window “Share link” will appear. Click the Copy link in the window to use this link to share this application with users, Or you can also choose the available option to Share link with the app or email contact.
- Once you have copied the string, you can paste it elsewhere, such as in an email, or message. For example, The link generated for Office is – companyportal:ApplicationId=09235a7e-9d33-4212-a054-93e48b46e015
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The end-user needs to paste the link either to the browser’s address bar or directly to Run Windows (Windows Key + R shortcut) and Press Enter.
Open the browser in your system and paste the link generated for the selected application to the address bar below. You don’t need to type the entire string -.
You will see a popup “A website wants to open Company Portal” Click on Open Company Portal.
It launches the Company Portal and shows the application directly inside Company Portal Windows. When the user clicks the link, it launches the Company Portal and shows the application instantly.
Note – The hyperlink works only when the application is available for other users. If the application becomes unavailable, the hyperlink opens a window with an application unavailable message.
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 is Windows 10 Deployment solution with Configuration Manager, Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT), and Microsoft Intune.