How to Change Primary User |Windows 10 | Intune

Let’s see how can you change Windows 10 Primary user (Change Primary User for Windows devices) from the Intune portal. First of all enrolled users as showed in the below picture is not always the primary users.

NOTE! – Also, Intune primary user change shall help you to change the OWNER of the device in Azure AD.

Enrolled User

You can check the enrolled user from Intune Portal – Devices | All devices node.

Enrolled User for Windows 10 Intune Managed device
Enrolled User for Windows 10 Intune Managed device – Change Primary User

Primary User

You can check the primary user of a device from the Device overview page within the Intune portal.

Primary User of a Windows 10 Intune managed Device
Primary User of a Windows 10 Intune managed Device

Change Primary User | Intune

You can now change the primary user of Windows 10 Intune managed devices. Let’s follow the steps mentioned below to complete the primary user change.

NOTE! – The change of primary user is NOT allowed for SCCM and Intune co-managed devices.

  • Intune portal – https://devicemanagement.microsoft.com/
  • Navigate through Devices – All Devices
  • Click any of the Device (NOT co-managed one)
  • Click on the PROPERTIES tab
  • On the Right Side, there are two options
    • Change primary user
    • Remove Primary User
  • Click on Change Primary User button
Intune  Change Primary User button
Intune Change Primary User button
  • Search for the NEW primary user from the SEARCH menu
  • Select a Primary User
  • Click on Select button
NEW primary user from the SEARCH menu
NEW primary user from the SEARCH menu
  • Click on SAVE button to complete the Primary User change activity
SAVE button to complete the Primary User change
SAVE button to complete the Primary User change

Results

So the primary user change is completed to a new primary user in Intune.

Completed - Change the primary user in Intune
Completed – Change the primary user in Intune
  • The primary user change in the Intune portal will automatically change the OWNER of the device in Azure AD as well.
Change the OWNER of the device in Azure AD
Change the OWNER of the device in Azure AD | Intune

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