Step 5: Enroll a device

Applies to:

  • Windows 10
  • Windows 11

Employees and students who want remote access to work or school resources can enroll their devices into Microsoft Intune. Enrollment ensures that all devices trying to access data within your organization are secure and compliant with your policies and requirements. Upon enrollment, the device gets access to resources like work email, files, VPN, and Wi-Fi.


Use the information provided in this series of topics to try and evaluate Microsoft Intune. When you're ready, follow the complete process to set up Intune. For more information, see Set up Microsoft Intune.

In this task, you will:

  • Try out the device user experience by enrolling a device running Windows 10/11 into Microsoft Intune.
  • Try out the admin user experience by verifying the enrollment in the Microsoft Intune admin center.

If you don't have an Intune subscription, sign up for a free trial account.


To complete this evaluation step, you must:

Additionally, before you begin enrollment, confirm the version of Windows running on your device.

  1. Open the Settings app.

  2. Select System > About.

    Screenshot of your system settings

  3. Under Windows specifications, find Version.

  4. Confirm that the device version is:

Enroll device

  1. In the Settings app, select Accounts.

  2. Select Access work or school.

  3. Select Connect to add a work or school account.

    Select Access work school account

  4. Enter the username and password for your work account. If you followed the create a user and assign a license evaluation step, you can use the user account that you created.

  5. Wait for your device to finish registering. When you see the You're all set! screen, select Done. Your work account should now be visible under Accounts.

    Screenshot of newly added account

    If you followed the previous steps, but still can't access your work or school email account and files, see Troubleshoot Windows 10/11 device access.

Confirm device enrollment

  1. Sign in to the Microsoft Intune admin center as a Global Administrator.
  2. Select Devices > All devices to view the enrolled devices in Intune.
  3. Verify that you have an additional device enrolled within Intune.

Clean up resources

To unenroll the device, see Remove your Windows device from management.

Next steps

In this task, you learned how to enroll a device running Windows 10/11 into Intune. For more information about the device user experience, see these resources:

To continue to evaluate Microsoft Intune, go to the next step: