This features permit to send important messages to employees. They need have a Windows 11 PC managed by Intune. It’s an interesting features for remote and hybrid work scenarios. The message is send to Azure AD users and the delivery status can be tracked.
Intune offers the possibility to create different type of message
- Taskbar messages : The message appear above the desktop taskbar. This type of message permit to deliver important notification (update deployment, application deployment, etc.)
- Notification area messages: A pop up appear and then disappear. It’s possible to configure the scheduling to reappear the message until the user don’t click on the included url .
- Get Started app messages: This message appear on the Get Started aoo. The user can see the message after their message is enrolled and then open the Get Started application. This type of message can be used for link benefits informations, training, etc.
Configure Microsoft Intune
From the Microsoft Intune portal, click on Tenant administration then on Organizational messages.
Click on Message tab.
If the feature is opened for the first time, check I confirm that my organization owns the appropriate license and I understand the Windows device requirements then click on Confirm.
Click on Create to create new message.
From the drop-down list, select the message type. I choose Notification area.
Select Message theme in the drop-down list then click on OK.
Type the message name and select if you want the logo file. The logo file must be in PNG format with a transparent background and to be 64 x 64 pixels. You can type a link for the message if you want.
Choose the language. You can select the dark theme if you want then click on Next.
Configure the scheduling and click on Next.
Configure the assignments and click on Next. Click on Create.
The message appear on the intune portal. You can track the progress of messages sent.