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Add internal Windows apps

To add an internal Windows app for use by Windows devices:

To add a public app from the Microsoft Store for use by Windows devices:

  1. Go to the Application page, then click Add. The Select Application Type dialog opens.
  2. For Platform select Windows, and for Type & Source select Internal and Knox Manage Portal. Then, click OK. The console takes you to Add Application page.
  3. Add and configure the app:
    • Select UWP or MSI according to the app's installer technology.
    • Application File — Click to open a file dialog, then select the app installer from your file system.
    • Name — Enter a name for the app as it will appear on the device.
    • Application ID
      • UWP — KM detects the version from the installer.
      • MSI — Enter an ID for the app.
    • Version
      • UWP — KM detects the version from the installer.
      • MSI — Enter a version number for the app.
    • Category — Choose a category to organize the app under. If necessary, you can click Manage Category and create a new category.
    • Code Signing Certificate (UWP) — Select a signing certificate for the app. For details about how to add a certificate, see External certificates
    • Restart Device After App Installation (MSI) — Choose whether to make the device restart after the app is installed.
    • Silent App Installation (MSI) — Choose whether to make the app install in the background.
    • Supported Processor Architecture (MSI) — Select the CPU architecture of the app. KM does not automatically detect the code compatibility of MSI installers.
    • Unassign Option — Select to uninstall the app from the device when it is unassigned from the deployment profile.
    • Description (optional) — Enter a description for the app.
    • Icon — Add an icon for the app. Click the frame to open a file dialog, then select an image from your file system. The icon can be a JPG or PNG file and must not exceed 5MB in size.
    • Screenshot (optional) — Add up to four preview images of the app for device users. Click a frame to open a file dialog, then select an image from your file system. Each screenshot can be a JPG or PNG file and must not exceed 5MB in size.
  4. Save the app, and choose whether to assign it right away:
    • Click Save & Assign to save the app and assign it. The console takes you to the Assign Application page. For more details, see Assign Windows applications.
    • Click Save to save the app and return to the app list.
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