App usage report

This report helps you understand how applications are being used across your Microsoft Managed Desktop devices. It can also act as a reference to help you assess any effect on your users when application issues are discovered.

The information in this report includes:

Column name Description
Application name Applications with any amount of reported usage will appear in this list.
Foreground usage Time spent interacting with the foreground application shown in hours.
Average weekday usage Average usage per device excluding weekends.
Device count The number of reporting devices contributing to usage per application.
% of reporting devices The percentage of total reporting devices that have used this application.


For devices to report data, they must be set to the Optional diagnostic data level. Learn more about how Microsoft Managed Desktop uses Windows diagnostic data.\