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Create an activation profile for 
Windows 10

Before users can activate a 
Windows 10
 device, an activation profile that allows 
Windows 10
 activations must be assigned to their accounts. You can create or modify an activation profile to allow 
Windows 10
 activations. For more information about using and assigning profiles in 
, see Using profiles, variables, and email templates.
  1. On the menu bar, click 
    Policies and Profiles
  2. Click 
    Policy > Activation
  3. Click  .
  4. Type a name and description for the profile.
  5. In the 
    Number of devices that a user can activate
     field, specify the maximum number of devices the user can activate. 
  6. In the 
    Device ownership
     drop-down list, select the default setting for device ownership. Perform one of the following actions:
    • If some users activate personal devices and some users activate work devices, select 
      Not specified
    • If users typically activate work devices, select 
    • If users typically activate personal devices, select 
  7. Optionally, select an organization notice in the 
    Assign organization notice
     drop-down list. If you assign an organization notice, users activating 
    Windows 10
     devices must accept the notice to complete the activation process.
  8. In the 
    Device types that users can activate
     section, select the device types as required (for example, 
    ). Device types that you don't select are not included in the activation profile and users can't activate those devices.
  9. On the 
     tab, do the following:
    • In the 
      Allowed device form factor
       section, select 
       if you want to allow Windows 10 smartphones to be activated, and select 
      Tablet or computer
       to allow Windows 10 tablets and computers to be activated.
    • In the 
      Device model restrictions
       drop-down list, select whether to allow or restrict specified devices or to have no restrictions. Click 
       to select the devices you want to restrict or allow and click 
    • In the 
      Allowed version
       drop-down list, select the minimum allowed version.
  10. Click 
If necessary, rank profiles.