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How to install apps in Windows devices using Hexnode MDM

Hexnode MDM allow store apps to be easily deployed on your Windows devices. You can search for apps in Windows app store and easily install them on your Windows devices with Hexnode MDM.

Add store apps to your App inventory

First you must add the required apps to your App inventory.

  1. Go to Apps > Click on +Add Apps button > Select store apps from the drop-down list.
  2. Uncheck iOS, Android and MacOS apps > Type in the required app on the search box > Click on Search.
  3. A list of apps will appear. You can select a country to get the apps from the app store for a particular country.
  4. Click on Add to the right of the required app.

The selected apps will be added to your app inventory.


Distribute store apps to your devices

There are two ways to distribute the apps in your App inventory.

Install apps via Actions

Method – 1

  1. Go to Management > Select the devices > Click on the Manage button.
  2. From the drop-down list choose Install Application.
  3. Select the required apps from the list. You can also search the app store for apps > Click Done.


Method – 2

  1. Go to Management > Click on the required device. This will take you to the corresponding device summary page.
  2. Click on Actions > From the drop-down list choose Install Application.
  3. Select the required apps from the list. You can also search the app store for apps > Click Done.

Install apps via Policy

You can install apps on your devices using the Mandatory apps policy.

  1. Go to Policies > Create a New Policy and name it or continue with an existing one.
  2. Go to Windows Settings > Mandatory Apps > Configure.
  3. Click on +Add button. You can add either an app or an app group.
  4. Choose the required apps or app groups from the list > Click Done.
  5. Go to Policy Targets > Click on +Add Devices > Select the Target devices > OK.
  6. Save the Policy.


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