How to Remove Microsoft Intune from iPhone (Step by Step)

  1. Published on Mar 2, 2022
  2. Updated on Mar 16, 2022
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Mobile Device Management (MDM) is a convenient way for companies, schools, and various institutions to monitor devices that are used for various business activities.

One such MDM solution is Microsoft Intune. This service gives administrators and IT departments unequaled access to the devices employees or students use daily.

But if you leave that company or school and find that your device is still connected to MDM program, you may be unable to fully use the device.

You can request the IT department to remove the profile from the device, particularly if you were on the BYOD program.

But you may find that you need to find your own solutions if you have no way of communicating with the department.

Here we will show you all the options you have when attempting to remove Microsoft Intune from your iPhone.

Let’s start with what Microsoft Intune is and how it works.

What is Microsoft Intune?

Microsoft Intune is an MDM solution that can allow an IT department to control and manage each iOS device that the employees on the company use.

It is part of the Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS) a platform that can be used to manage mobile devices and the apps installed on them.

Intune is particularly useful because it can seamlessly integrate with several other components of the EMS platform including the Azure Active Directory and Azure Information Protection. It can monitor on-premises email and Office 365.

Microsoft Intune

Remove Microsoft Intune from iPhone without Password

One of the best ways to remove Intune MDM Configuration profile on your iOS device is to use a program like Unlockit.

This tool is designed to remove these profiles from the device easily and quickly, allowing you to access your device and bypass any restrictions that the MDM profile may have imposed on the device.

The following are the benefits of choosing Unlockit over other solutions:

  • It will remove MDM configuration from any iOS device
  • All MDM restrictions will be lifted
  • You can bypass the MDM login screen when activating the device
  • The MDM/DEP profile will no longer be in the device’s settings
  • You will be able to use all features and settings on your device once the profile has been removed

Here’s how you can use Unlockit to remove Microsoft Intune MDM configuration on your iPhone:

Step 1: Go to the pricing page to purchase a bypass order.

Step 2: Download the Unlockit app on your computer. You can download it by clicking the following button.

Step 3: Make sure that your device is turned on and then connect it to the computer. Tap "Trust this Computer" if necessary to allow the program to detect the device.

connect your device to your computer

Step 4: Run Unlockit on your computer and you should see the various options. Choose choose “Bypass MDM Lock” from the main screen.

 Unlockit iPhone Screen Unlocker

Step 5: Click “Start” and wait for the device to restart. When it does, you can reconnect it to Wi-Fi and continue activating it.

start to bypass the MDM lock

MDM lock bypassed

If iTunes is unable to detect the device or it says that it is “Supervised by another computer,” try the following:

Step 1: Open iTunes and then restore the device in DFU mode. You need to have a valid SIM card installed on the device during the restore and activation process.

Step 2: Use iTunes to activate the device and choose “Set Up as New iPhone” when you see the “Welcome to your new iPhone Message.”

Step 3: Once the restore process is complete, click on the “Start” button.

Step 4: Connect the device to a Wi-Fi network and complete the activation process.

Remove Microsoft Intune from the Company Portal

If you can sign in to the company portal, you can easily remove the device from the Intune MDM profile in a few simple steps. Here’s how to do it:

Step 1: Sign in to the Intune Company Portal app and choose “Devices.”

Step 2: Choose the device that you would like to remove from the list of devices that appear. If there is only one device it will be automatically selected.

Step 3: Tap on the three dots next to “Rename” and choose “Remove Device.” Tap “Remove” again to confirm and the device will be removed from the profile.

Remove Microsoft Intune from the Company Portal

Remove Data Collected by Intune Company Portal

If you want to remove any data that may have been collected by the Company portal app, you can do by resetting the device. To do that, go to Settings > General > Reset > Erase All Content and Settings.

The information logs such as how long the app was open or if it crashed, is automatically erased when you remove a device from the Company Portal.

Final Words

The process you use to remove Intune MDM configuration from your iPhone depends on whether or not you have access to the admin account used to monitor the device.

You most probably won’t which is why Unlockit is probably your best option in this case since you can use it without needing a password.

Sovan Mandal

A tech enthusiast to the core, I make it a point to keep myself updated on the latest developments from the world of technology. Android and iPhone trouble-shooting is another aspect that interests me a lot, as do a few of the more recent developments such as self-driving automobiles, AI, and such.
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