Skilling snack: Windows Autopilot 101
Published Mar 02 2023 03:00 PM 16.5K Views

Don't you wish you could take a snack break while the job would just do itself? With Windows Autopilot you can! Brush up on how you can pre-configure new devices or reset and repurpose existing devices with this automated cloud service. 

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Windows Autopilot | How It Works & How to Set It Up

Set yourself up for success with Windows Autopilot. Start with enrollment options and a benefit analysis, followed by admin setup, settings, and tips for success.

(9 mins)

Intune + Azure AD + AADJ + Self-Enrolled + Apps + Policies + Profile + Hardware ID + Pre-Provisioning



Deploy new devices - Training

In this learning module, prepare for and register devices in Autopilot. Learn about different deployment scenarios, methods, and troubleshooting strategies. Complete this learning module for up to 1000 points!

(25 mins)

OEM + OOBE + Images + Cloud + Azure AD + Intune + Administrator + ZTI + Modern Deployment + CSV


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Step 1: Windows Autopilot registration overview (5 mins)

Before deploying a device using Windows Autopilot, register it with the deployment service. Learn about requirements and options to register and deregister devices using Microsoft Intune.

Step 2: Create device groups for Windows Autopilot (4 mins)

Instead of manually registering devices with Windows Autopilot, use Intune to create an Autopilot device group. Follow these step-by-step instructions to add devices and assign users to devices. Additionally, learn about using Autopilot in other portals and for existing devices.

Step 3: Configure Autopilot profiles (6 mins)

After creating a device group, apply a deployment profile to each device in the group. Deployment profiles determine the deployment mode and customize the OOBE for your end users. Follow these instructions to create and edit an Autopilot deployment profile. Then learn about alerts for unassigned devices and deployment reports.

Intune + Azure AD + Device Identification + Hardware Hash + OOBE + User-Driven + Self-Deploying + Policies + Language + MDM + OEM + ConfigMgr


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Windows Autopilot FAQ

Get answers to common questions about deploying Windows with Autopilot! Topics covered include Microsoft Partner center, manufacturing, CSV schema, hardware hash, motherboard replacement, SMBIOS, technical interface, end-user experience, MDM, features, and more.

(20 mins)

MPC + Tenant ID + OEM + CSP + Global Azure + CBR + MAC + UUID + OA + MDM


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Windows Autopilot: notes from the field

Join Microsoft's Customer Acceleration Team in this Technical Takeoff session to discuss key learnings from the most complex cases. Learn from detailed user case scenarios, avoid common mistakes, and save time with these troubleshooting steps.

(22 mins)

Pre-Provisioning + Language + Keyboard + Network + Intune + Azure AD + Device ESP + User ESP + Policies + Win32 Apps

And while it's not required, to get the most from this Skilling snack, we recommend that you familiarize yourself with Skilling snack: From on premises to the cloud and Skilling snack: Intro to Azure Active Directory.

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