Pre-requisites For Protecting Data On Devices With Microsoft 365 Business


This article will cover what pre-requisites need to be completed before you start protecting data with Microsoft 365 Business.


  • Microsoft 365 User

The Process

  • Windows devices must be running Windows 7 Pro, Windows 8 Pro, or Windows 8.1 Pro. See How to Upgrade to Required Version of Windows 10 Pro
  • Remove devices from mobile management solutions (Mobile Iron, AirWatch, etc.). You will enrol all the people in your organisation to Microsoft 365 Business mobile management
  • Apple iOS 8.0 or later. Google Android 4.0 and later