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Deploying Android Apps with Windows Intune

Using Windows Intune standalone?  You can quickly deploy apps using the following process!  This example utilizes an Android emulator being managed through Intune.  For more information on how to set that up for testing, see: Setting up Windows Intune to Manage Android

Upload Android APK App

To begin, be sure to obtain a safe APK that you can deploy (e.g. don’t download an infected app!)

Click button to Add Software

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Select the Android app installer type

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Enter the desired app properties

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Specify the Android OS version that the app can be installed upon

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Finish the wizard

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Deploy App to Device Group

Click button to Manage Deployment

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Select the target group (this example just uses a static membership with my Intune user account)

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Ensure the approval is set to be Available

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Install App on Android Device

On your Android device (an emulator in this example), go to https://m.manage.microsoft.com and sign in

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Select the app category

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Select the app

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Click “Get app”

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When the app has been download, click the “drop arrow” that appears in the upper-left corner

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Select the app

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Select to Install (lower-right)

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And voila…you’re app is installed!!

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Hello and thanks for reading my blog (http://t3chn1ck.wordpress.com)! My hope is that information I post is useful to others! If you found that a solution did help you, or if you have questions, feel free to drop a comment on the post. I primarily blog on my IT experiences with ConfigMgr and desktop engineering. I am a 10 year, seasoned professional with ConfigMgr and systems management. I co-facilitate and present for the local user group in Denver, am an active blogger on topics for ConfigMgr and systems management techniques, involved in forums for Microsoft and MyITForum, and have been a speaker for events such as BDNA's SCCM Guru Webcast Series (March 2012), the Microsoft Management Summit (April 2013), and BDNA's Microsoft Master Webcast Series (Jan. 2014).

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