Before We Start:
This article will go over how to install application on Windows computers. This process is used to manage approved software which can be downloaded without the need for IT Administrator permission.
- Must be on a company owned computer
- Computer must be fully onboarded to the secure IT model including Okta registration.
Step 1: Navigate to https://portal.manage.microsoft.com/ and login with your company email and password .
Step 2: Once logged in you will notice a banner stating you have no apps yet. From here click the 3 bars at the top left of the screen,
Step 3: Then select Devices from the dropdown menu.
Step 4: On the Devices page you will see your computers name in a blue box and a grey border below, select the grey border that says “Tap here to tell us which device you’re using or add a new device”.
Step 5: On the popup page under “Your managed Windows devices” Select your device and click Add.
Step 6: Once added select the 3 bars again, then select the Apps page.
Step 7: From here you can navigate through available applications. We want to select Company Portal to make software downloads even easier in the future.
Step 8: On the next page click “View in Store”, then click Open Microsoft Store on the popup.
Step 9: This opens the Microsoft Store. Click download in the top left. Once the download is complete click Launch
Step 10: This opens the Company Portal application. From here you can browse and download all approved software. To download, simply click on an application and click Install. Once completed the application will be available on your computer.
Note: After the application and “Company Portal” Store have been downloaded and launched the first time, you can search for the application in the computer start menu on the bottom left of your taskbar. Simply type in the application name to access it, or type “Company Portal” to find and download additional applications that are available. Once the application is found you can right click it and click “Pin to Taskbar”.