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Deploy the Microsoft Store App via Intune from the Microsoft Store for Business

Problem

Hey folks, just a quick one. I recently ran into the situation that I had to deploy the Microsoft Store app to Windows 10 devices from which it was previously removed during OSD. The devices are modern managed via Intune so I thought it would be easy to deploy it as Microsoft Store for Business app but unfortunately, I couldn’t find the app in the store.

Solution

I googled around a bit and was able to find the name (microsoft-store) and the ID (9wzdncrfjbmp) of the app in the store, so I just browsed to an app in the store and replaced the name and the id in the URL:

https://businessstore.microsoft.com/en-us/store/details/microsoft-store/9wzdncrfjbmp

There was the Microsoft Store app in the business store, and I could add it to the private store of the company (Online or Offline). I choose offline to avoid any potential problems by installing a store app from the store without having the store installed. I went back to Intune and after a sync from the Business Store the app appeared, and I was able to deploy it successfully to the devices.

Windows 10 20H2 nice to know for me and IT Pros and Enterprise admins (curated link list)

Latest Update: January 13, 2020

Windows 10 20H2 is again a small fall release with a long support cycle of 30 months. It shares a lot with the spring release (NTK 2004) so check out my list for this release, too.
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General

Topic Link Source
What’s new for IT Pros New and Updated Features of interest for IT Pros Microsoft
What’s new What’s new in Windows 10, version 2004 Microsoft
Release Status Known issues and notifications Microsoft
Removed features Features and functionality removed in Windows 10 Microsoft
Connection Endpoints Manage connection endpoints for Windows 10 Enterprise, version 20H2 Microsoft

Group Policies

Topic Link Source
WMI Filter Select Version,ProductType from Win32_OperatingSystem WHERE Version LIKE "10.0.19042%" and ProductType = "1" Sascha Stumpler
ADMX ADMX files for 20H2 Microsoft
Baseline (DRAFT) Security Baseline (DRAFT) for Windows 10 20H2 Microsoft
Baseline (FINAL) Security Baseline (FINAL) for Windows 10 20H2 Microsoft
Baseline Download Security Compliance Toolkit Microsoft

Autopilot, OSD, MEMCM, Intune and MDT

Topic Link Source
MDM What’s new in mobile device enrollment and management Microsoft
MDM-CSP Policy CSP – LocalUsersAndGroups Microsoft
LCU+SSU Combined Servicing Stack and Cumulative Updates Microsoft
Renamed BUILTIN Accounts Windows 10 2004/20H2 and renamed Administrator accounts are recreated Michael Niehaus

Misc

Topic Link Source
Important Issues Knowledgebase: Important Issues for Windows 10, version 20H2 build 19042 DirTeam, Sander Berkouwer
MMC error After updating to Windows 10, version 20H2, you might receive an error when accessing the sign-in options or users MMC snap-in Microsoft