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Windows Autopilot
for device activation

If you configure
Windows Autopilot
, the device is automatically activated when the user completes out-of-the-box setup using only their
Entra ID
username and password.
  1. Log in to the
    Microsoft Entra ID
    management portal.
  2. In the section for
    device enrollment, create a
    Windows Autopilot
    deployment profile.
  3. Enter a name and description for the profile.
  4. Configure the out-of-box experience settings.
  5. Assign the profile to the appropriate user groups.
  6. Save the profile.
  7. Complete the following steps on each
    Windows 10
    device that you want to activate with
    Windows Autopilot
    1. Turn on the device to load the out-of-the-box setup and connect to a
    2. Press CTRL + SHIFT + F3 to restart and enter audit mode.
    3. Run
      Windows PowerShell
      as an administrator and run the following commands:
      Save-Script -Name Get-WindowsAutoPilotInfo -Path C:\Windows\Temp
      Install-Script -Name Get-WindowsAutoPilotInfo
      Get-WindowsAutoPilotInfo.ps1 -OutputFile C:\Windows\Temp\MyComputer.csv
    4. Collect the resulting .csv file from each device.
  8. In the
    Microsoft Entra ID
    management portal, in the section for
    device enrollment and
    Windows Autopilot
    devices, import the .csv file from each device.
  9. In the system preparation tool dialog, do the following:
    1. For the system cleanup action, select the option to enter system out-of-box experience (OOBE) and deselect generalize.
    2. In the shutdown options, select the option to reboot.