Change history for Microsoft Managed Desktop documentation

This article lists new and updated feature releases, and service releases, with their corresponding Message center post numbers (if applicable).

Minor corrections such as typos, style, or formatting issues aren't listed.

December 2022

New or changed article Description
List all device profiles API New API to list all device profiles
Reassign device profiles API New API to reassign device profiles
Device profiles Added information about the Export admin CSV feature
Universal image Added tip to enable rapid testing and validation in Hyper-V environments using VHDX
Virtual device registration Added note to Azure Virtual Desktop section. Shared device mode is not supported
Reports Added Windows quality update reports

November 2022

New or changed article Description
Preview and test Windows 11 Added note to remove devices from the Windows 11 Pre-Release Test Devices group after upgrading to Windows 11
Privacy Updated Microsoft Managed Desktop data storage and staff location information
Kiosk device profile New device profile added to the Microsoft Managed Desktop service

October 2022

New or changed article Description
Azure Virtual Desktop workloads New feature added to the Microsoft Managed Desktop service

August 2022

New or changed article Description
Localize the user experience Updated the Install more language section
Autopilot into co-management New feature added to the Microsoft Managed Desktop service
Recover devices New section explaining how to recover your devices with Windows Recovery

July 2022

New or changed article Description
Device registration Added detailed auto-registration and manual registration diagrams and process information
Windows Autopilot registration in Microsoft Endpoint Manager Added instructions on how to manually register devices from the Microsoft Managed Desktop devices blade
Virtual device registration Added new section

June 2022

New or changed article Description
Prepare network Added new network URLs
Microsoft Managed Desktop API Added Microsoft Managed Desktop API section
Universal image Updated FAQ section
Microsoft Edge Microsoft Edge now uses the Stable Channel to deploy updates

May 2022

New or changed article Description
Universal image Updated the note in the Multi-model driver support section
Service changes and communication Added communication channel information
Universal image Added Universal image section to Device images, and multi-model driver support information.
Updates Updated the Deployment setting section

April 2022

New or changed article Description
Shared devices Added Register new devices in shared mode section
Teams Updated Microsoft Intune changes section

March 2022

New or changed article Description
Device images Added Windows 10 Pro section
Admin support Added severity note to the Edit case details section
Configurable settings reference Added additional proxy requirements
Localize the user experience Added note to the Install more languages section
Configurable settings reference Added note about legacy Edge

February 2022

New or changed article Description
Service metrics report Added the Service metric report
Microsoft Edge Updated article

October 2021

New or changed article Description
Device requirements Updated article
Register new devices yourself Updated article
Readiness assessment tools Updated article
Deploy apps to devices Updated article

September 2021

New or changed article Description
Work with reports Updated article
Register new devices yourself Updated article
Prerequisites for guest accounts Updated article
Fix issues found by the readiness assessment tool Updated article

August 2021

New or changed article Description
Work with reports Updated article
Device status report Updated article
Windows security updates report Updated article
Privacy and personal data Updated article
Microsoft Managed Desktop product lifecycle Updated article
Prepare certificates and network profiles for Microsoft Managed Desktop Updated article
Fix issues found by the readiness assessment tool Updated article

July 2021

New or changed article Description
Device images Updated article
Fix issues found by the readiness assessment tool Updated article
Microsoft Managed Desktop roles and responsibilities Updated article
Turn on user support features New article
Enable Enterprise State Roaming Updated article
Microsoft Managed Desktop and Windows 11 New article
Preview and test Windows 11 with Microsoft Managed Desktop New article
Steps for Partners to register devices Updated article
Register new devices yourself Updated article
Admin support for Microsoft Managed Desktop Updated article
First-run experience with Autopilot and the Enrollment Status Page Updated article
Microsoft Managed Desktop operations and monitoring Updated article
Get user support Updated article

June 2021

New or changed article Description
Work with reports Updated article
Overview Updated article
Admin support for Microsoft Managed Desktop Updated article
Fix issues found by the readiness assessment tool Updated article
Prerequisites for Microsoft Managed Desktop Updated article
Enable Enterprise State Roaming Updated article

May 2021

New or changed article Description
Set up Microsoft Managed Desktop devices Updated article
Device inventory report Updated article
Network configuration for Microsoft Managed Desktop Updated article
Diagnostic logs New article
Microsoft Managed Desktop technologies Updated article
Prerequisites for guest accounts Updated article
Work with reports Updated article

April 2021

New or changed article Description
Device profiles New article
Steps for Partners to register devices Updated article
Register new devices yourself Updated article
Register existing devices yourself Updated article
Address device name dependency New article
Device names New article
Remove devices New article
Prerequisites for Microsoft Managed Desktop Updated article
Apps in Microsoft Managed Desktop Updated article
Validate new devices New article
Set up Microsoft Managed Desktop devices Updated article
Microsoft Managed Desktop product lifecycle Updated article
Microsoft Managed Desktop devices Updated article

March 2021

New or changed article Description
Admin support for Microsoft Managed Desktop Updated article
First-run experience with Autopilot and the Enrollment Status Page Updated article
Windows 10 location service New article
Device images New article
Microsoft Managed Desktop supported regions Updated article
Localize the user experience New article

February 2021

New or changed article Description
Access the admin portal Updated article
Microsoft Managed Desktop technologies Updated article
Device requirements Updated article
Fix issues found by the readiness assessment tool Updated article
Microsoft OneDrive New article
Compliance Updated
Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise Updated article
Readiness assessment tools Updated article

January 2021

New or changed article Description
Fix issues found by the readiness assessment tool Updated article
Adjust settings after enrollment Updated article
Work with reports Updated article
Install the Intune Company Portal on devices Updated article
Device requirements New article
Compliance Updated article
How updates are handled in Microsoft Managed Desktop Updated article
Access the admin portal Updated article

December 2020

New or changed article Description
What is Microsoft Managed Desktop? Updated article
Work with reports Updated article
Privacy and personal data Updated article
Compliance Updated article
Prerequisites Updated article
Network configuration Updated article

November 2020

New or changed article Description
Fix issues found by the readiness assessment tool Updated article
Readiness assessment tool New article
Fix issues found by the readiness assessment tool New article
Register new devices yourself Updated article
Steps for Partners to register devices Updated article
Prerequisites for guest accounts New article
Access the admin portal Updated article

October 2020

New or changed article Description
Prerequisites Updated article
Work with insights Updated article
Steps for Partners to register devices Updated article
Access the admin portal Updated article
Deploy apps to devices Updated article
Get user support Updated article

September 2020

New or changed article Description
Privacy and personal data New article
Prepare mapped drives for Microsoft Managed Desktop Updated article
Get user support Updated article
Configurable settings reference - Microsoft Managed Desktop Updated article
Deploy and track configurable settings - Microsoft Managed Desktop Updated article
Admin support for Microsoft Managed Desktop Updated article
Microsoft Teams New article
Access the admin portal New article
Prepare printing resources for Microsoft Managed Desktop Updated article
First-run experience with Autopilot and the Enrollment Status Page Updated article
Register new devices yourself Updated article
Prepare certificates and network profiles for Microsoft Managed Desktop Updated article
Prerequisites for Microsoft Managed Desktop Updated article
Work with insights Updated article

August 2020

New or changed article Description
Device inventory report New article
New Microsoft Edge app Updated article
Register new devices yourself Updated article
[Register existing devices yourself](get-started/manual-registration-existing-devices
.md) Updated article
Prerequisites for Microsoft Managed Desktop Updated article
Security operations in Microsoft Managed Desktop New article
Access the admin portal Updated article
Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise New article
Privacy and personal data New article

July 2020

New or changed article Description
Microsoft Managed Desktop app requirements Updated article
Compliance Updated article
Get started with app control Updated article
Work with app control Updated article
Prerequisites for Microsoft Managed Desktop Updated article
App control Updated article
Network configuration for Microsoft Managed Desktop Updated article
New Microsoft Edge app Updated article
Access the admin portal New article
App control New article
Install Microsoft Project or Microsoft Visio on Microsoft Managed Desktop devices Updated article

June 2020

New or changed article Description
New Microsoft Edge app New article
Device configuration Updated article

May 2020

New or changed article Description
Get user support Updated article
Steps for Partners to register devices Updated article
Microsoft Managed Desktop devices Updated article
Register new devices yourself Updated article

April 2020

New or changed article Description
Compliance New article
Microsoft Managed Desktop supported regions and languages Updated article

March 2020

New or changed article Description
Steps for Partners to register devices Updated article
Register new devices yourself Updated article
Prepare printing resources for Microsoft Managed Desktop New article

February 2020

New or changed article Description
Security in Microsoft Managed Desktop Updated article
Work with insights Updated article
Windows security update insights New article
How updates are handled in Microsoft Managed Desktop Updated article
Microsoft Managed Desktop device services Updated article

January 2020

New or changed article Description
Get your users ready to use devices Updated article
Add and verify admin contacts in the Admin portal Updated article
Device configuration Updated article

December 2019

New or changed article Description
Admin support for Microsoft Managed Desktop Updated article
Microsoft Managed Desktop devices Updated article
Microsoft Managed Desktop archived devices Updated article

November 2019

New or changed article Description
Work with insights New article
Usage insights New article
Reliability insights New article
Microsoft Managed Desktop devices Updated article
Microsoft Managed Desktop main page Updated article
What is Microsoft Managed Desktop? Updated article
Get your users ready to use devices Updated article
Exceptions to the service plan Updated article

October 2019

New or changed article Description
Exceptions to the service plan New article
Get user support Updated article
Admin support for Microsoft Managed Desktop Updated article
Service changes and communication New article
Register new devices yourself Updated article
Register existing devices yourself Updated article
Microsoft Managed Desktop supported regions and languages Updated article

September 2019

New or changed article Description
Microsoft Managed Desktop technologies Updated article
Get user support Updated article
Microsoft Managed Desktop devices Updated article
Deploy and track configurable settings - Microsoft Managed Desktop Updated article
Admin support for Microsoft Managed Desktop Updated article
Prerequisites for Microsoft Managed Desktop Updated article
Set up Microsoft Managed Desktop devices New article
Register new devices yourself Updated article
Register existing devices yourself New article
How updates are handled in Microsoft Managed Desktop Updated article

August 2019

New or changed article Description
Working with Microsoft Consulting Services Updated article
Admin support for Microsoft Managed Desktop Updated article
Get user support Updated article
Prerequisites for Microsoft Managed Desktop Updated article
Microsoft Managed Desktop technologies Updated article

July 2019

New or changed article Description
Working with Microsoft Consulting Services Updated article
Microsoft Managed Desktop and ITIL New article
Device configuration Updated article

June 2019

New or changed article Description
Apps in Microsoft Managed Desktop Updated article
Working with Microsoft Consulting Services New article
Microsoft Managed Desktop roles and responsibilities Updated article
Microsoft Managed Desktop product lifecycle New article

May 2019

New or changed article Description
Microsoft Managed Desktop supported regions and languages Updated article
Microsoft Managed Desktop devices Updated article
Microsoft Managed Desktop archived devices New article
Prepare mapped drives for Microsoft Managed Desktop New article
Prepare certificates and network profiles for Microsoft Managed Desktop New article
Order Microsoft Managed Desktop devices Updated article
Get user support New article

April 2019

New or changed article Description
Install the Intune Company Portal on Microsoft Managed Desktop devices New article
Install Microsoft Project and Microsoft Visio on Microsoft Managed Desktop devices New article
Prepare on-premises resources access for Microsoft Managed Desktop New article
Register devices in Microsoft Managed Desktop New article
Register devices in Microsoft Managed Desktop for Partners New article
Deploy apps to Microsoft Managed Desktop devices Updated article

March 2019

New or changed article Description
Install the Intune Company Portal on Microsoft Managed Desktop devices New article
Install Microsoft Project and Microsoft Visio on Microsoft Managed Desktop devices New article

February 2019

New or changed article Description
Program devices Updated with support for certain Dell and HP devices.
Configurable settings overview New article
Configurable settings reference New article
Track and deploy configurable settings New article
Get started with devices New article

January 2019

New or changed article Description
Deploy apps for Microsoft Managed Desktop devices New article.
Manage apps for Microsoft Managed Desktop Updated with info on how to update or roll back to a previous version of line-of-business apps.

December 2018

New or changed article Description
Operations and monitoring for Microsoft Managed Desktop Added balance of responsibility table and updated other tables.
Admin support for Microsoft Managed Desktop Updated support types, severity explanations, and additional details.

November 2018

New or changed article Description
Support for Microsoft Managed Desktop and User support for Microsoft Managed Desktop Updated to include Australia.

October 30, 2018

Content reorganized: added section for Microsoft Managed Desktop service description.