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Windows 10 device management in Hexnode: An edition-wise feature comparison list

Microsoft offers various editions for Windows 10 operating system, specifically tailored to meet different business use cases. Some editions of Windows 10 are distributed on devices directly from a device manufacturer, while the other editions such as Enterprise and Education are made available only through volume licensing channels.

Here’s the complete list of Windows device management features in Hexnode MDM along with the Windows 10 editions they support.

Password

Home Pro Enterprise Education Mobile Mobile Enterprise

Restrictions

Allow Device Functionality

Restriction Home Pro Enterprise Education Mobile Mobile Enterprise
Camera
Copy and paste between apps
Cortana voice assistant
Use Cortana if device is locked
Use storage card
Telemetry
Location services
Edit device name
Change language
Voice recording
Users can enable/disable Workspace
Allow Auto Play

Allow App Settings

Restriction Home Pro Enterprise Education Mobile Mobile Enterprise
Sync Settings
Save as Microsoft Office files
Show notifications on Action Center
Access Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
Allow SignIn Options

Allow Network Settings

Restriction Home Pro Enterprise Education Mobile Mobile Enterprise
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Discover device over Bluetooth
Users can turn VPN on/off
Connect to VPN if on mobile network
Connect to VPN if roaming
Cellular data roaming

Allow Security and Privacy Settings

Restriction Home Pro Enterprise Education Mobile Mobile Enterprise
Show toast notification on lock screen

Account Settings

Restriction Home Pro Enterprise Education Mobile Mobile Enterprise
MMS
Sync MMS
RCS messaging
OneDrive file sync

Advanced Restrictions

Allow Device Functionality

Advanced Restriction Home Pro Enterprise Education Mobile Mobile Enterprise
Device encryption
NFC
USB connection
Users can reset the device
Screen capture
Users can change date and time
Users can change power and sleep settings
Allow Embedded Mode
Allow Region

Allow App Settings

Advanced Restriction Home Pro Enterprise Education Mobile Mobile Enterprise
Windows Store
Unlock developer options
Users can turn Safe Search on/off
Search can use user location
Users can add non-Microsoft accounts

Allow Network Settings

Advanced Restriction Home Pro Enterprise Education Mobile Mobile Enterprise
Internet Sharing
Connect to Wi-Fi Sense automatically
Connect to external Wi-Fi networks manually
Wi-Fi Direct
Users can turn Data Sense on/off

Allow Security and Privacy Settings

Advanced Restriction Home Pro Enterprise Education Mobile Mobile Enterprise
Manually install root certificate
Install provisioning package
Mandate signed certificate for provisioning package
Remove provisioning package
Receive advertisements over Bluetooth
Pair with other devices automatically
Users can download Windows beta updates

Customize Start Menu

Advanced Restriction Home Pro Enterprise Education Mobile Mobile Enterprise
Documents folder
Downloads folder
File Explorer
Home group
Music folder
Networks
Personal folder
Pictures folder
Settings
Videos folder

Network

Wi-Fi

Home Pro Enterprise Education Mobile Mobile Enterprise

Accounts

Email

Home Pro Enterprise Education Mobile Mobile Enterprise

Exchange ActiveSync

Home Pro Enterprise Education Mobile Mobile Enterprise

App Management

Mandatory Apps

Home Pro Enterprise Education Mobile Mobile Enterprise

Blacklist/Whitelist

Home Pro Enterprise Education Mobile Mobile Enterprise

Security

BitLocker

Home Pro (v1809+) Enterprise Education Mobile Mobile Enterprise

Windows Kiosk Lockdown

Single App

Home Pro (v1709+) Enterprise Education Mobile Mobile Enterprise

Multi App

Home Pro (v1709+) Enterprise Education Mobile Mobile Enterprise
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