Microsoft Store for Business Automatically Create Windows Application using Intune | Volume Purchased Apps

Windows Store for Business

Let’s see how to Sync Microsoft Store for Business (MSfB) with Intune. Also, we will see how to create automatically Create Windows Application using Intune Microsoft Store for Business.

Prerequisites

RBACGlobal AdministratorBilling Administrator
Sign up for Microsoft Store for Business and Education 
Modify company profile settings 
Purchase apps
Distribute apps
Purchase subscription-based software
RBAC for WSfB – More details here

Microsoft Store for Business

Windows Store for Business Automatically Create Windows Application using Intune
Store for Business Automatically Create Windows Application using Intune
  • Make sure you understand that the following apps are automatically added to Windows Store for Business (private store). You don’t have to add the following apps.
    • Sway
    • OneNote
    • PowerPoint
    • Excel Mobile
    • Word Mobile
Windows Store for Business Automatically Create Windows Application using Intune
Windows Store for Business Automatically Create Windows Application using Intune
  • Search for any application for example “Line”
  • Click on Get the App to add an application to WSfB

NOTE – Adding a new application into a private store (I tested only Free apps) will take effect immediately. Adding an application to the private store (WSfB) used to take 24 hours when I started using this. Now it’s improved a lot.

Windows Store Sync with Microsoft Intune
Windows Store Sync with Microsoft Intune
  • Click on Manage – > Settings -> Distribute
Manage - > Settings -> Distribute - Sync WSfB with Intune
Manage – > Settings -> Distribute – Sync WSfB with Intune
  • Click on Management Tool – Microsoft Intune Activate
Microsoft Intune Management Tool - Windows Store for Business - Management Tool - Microsoft Intune - Activate
Microsoft Intune Management Tool – Windows Store for Business – Management Tool – Microsoft Intune Activate
  • Make Sure you have Activated:
    • Microsoft Intune
    • Microsoft Intune Enrollment
Microsoft Intune & Microsoft Intune Enrollment WSfB sync with Intune
Microsoft Intune & Microsoft Intune Enrollment WSfB sync with Intune

Intune Configuration

  • Login to endpoint.microsoft.com (with Intune Admin)
  • Click Tenant Administration -> Connections & Tokens -> Microsoft Store for Business.
  • Click on the ENABLE flip button to Enable Microsoft Store for Business sync lets you access volume-purchased apps with Intune.
  • Already completed the following step – First, you’ll need to sign up and associate your Microsoft Store for Business account with Intune.
  • Selected ENGLISH as Language– Choose the language in which apps from the Microsoft Store for Business will be displayed in the Intune console.
  • Click on SAVE button to continue.

NOTE! – Based on my experience the Appropriate language Store application shall get installed on Windows 10 client devices even though we selected English. If you see that is not the case. Please comment below.

Microsoft Store for Business sync lets you access volume-purchased apps with Intune.
Microsoft Store for Business sync lets you access volume-purchased apps with Intune.
  • Click on Sync button to start the Sync between Intune and Microsoft Store for Business.
Sync between Intune and Windows Store for Business
Sync between Intune and Windows Store for Business

Results after Sync between Intune and WSfB

  • Once synced all Windows store for business app
Results after Sync between Intune and WSfB
Results after Sync between Intune and WSfB

Recording

Day 10 Episode of Intune Free Training. https://howtomanagedevices.com/intune/1992/free-intune-training-from-htmd/

Free Intune Training Day 10

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