MC485794 – The Devices > Policies page in the Microsoft 365 admin center is retiring (archived)

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check before: 2022-12-29


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Admin impact, Retirement



The Devices > Policies page in the Microsoft 365 admin center ( is retiring. To view and edit your device policies, you can use one of these options instead:
Microsoft 365 Defender (
Microsoft Intune (
[When this will happen:]
This change is rolling out to all Microsoft 365 for business customers mid-January as part of our standard release channel.
Although the Devices > Policies page in the Microsoft 365 admin center is retiring, your existing device protection policies are not affected. Your organization’s devices will continue to be protected by the policies you already have in place. You can manage your device security policies in either the Microsoft 365 Defender portal or by using Intune.
To learn more, see:
View and edit device protection policies
Choose where to manage security policies and devices
You are receiving this message because our reporting indicates one or more users in your organization are using Microsoft 365 Business Premium or Microsoft Defender for Business.

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