Turn off Basic Mobility and Security

To effectively turn off Basic Mobility and Security, you remove groups of people (defined by security groups) from the device management policies, or remove the policies themselves.

  • Remove groups of users by removing user security groups from the device policies you've created.

  • Disable Basic Mobility and Security for everyone by removing all Basic Mobility and Security device policies.

These options will remove Basic Mobility and Security enforcement for devices in your organization. Unfortunately, you can't simply "unprovision" Basic Mobility and Security after you've set it up.

Important: Be aware of the impact on users' devices when you remove user security groups from policies or remove the policies themselves. For example, email profiles and cached emails may be removed, depending on the device. See: What happens when you delete a policy or remove a user from the policy?

Remove user security groups from Basic Mobility and Security device policies

  1. In your browser type: https://protection.office.com/devicev2.

  2. Select a device policy, and click Edit policy.

  3. On the Deployment page, click - Remove.

    Under Groups, select a security group.

  4. Click Remove.

  5. Click Save.

Remove Basic Mobility and Security device policies

  1. In your browser type: https://protection.office.com/devicev2.

  2. Select a device policy, and then click Delete policy.

  3. In the Warning dialog, click Yes.

Note: If your organizations devices are still in a blocked state then see the following article for additional steps on how to unblock them - https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Intune-Customer-Success/Removing-Access-Control-from-Mobile-Device-Management-for-Office/ba-p/279934

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