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Easily share devices between multiple frontline workers using Power Apps Shared Device Mode

Here at the National Retail Federation 2023 conference, we are excited to share the immediate availability of Shared Device Mode (SDM) Public Preview for Power Apps on Android. Frontline workers will now be able to quickly, easily, and securely log in and out of their devices when handing off mobile devices or sharing kiosks. This single login will apply to Power Apps, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Teams, Managed Home Screen, Microsoft Edge, and Yammer. This feature is particularly useful for industries like Retail, Healthcare and Manufacturing where multiple users share devices, often within a shift with tight time constraints. When Power Apps users have finished with their shift or task, they can sign out once and they will be immediately signed out of all supported apps and the device will be ready for the next employee to use.  

Three mobile device screens showing "Sign In," then a user login screen, then a mobile phone home screen with multiple Microsoft applications.
Shared device mode allows users to log in or out of Power Apps and other Microsoft apps in a single step, maintaining efficiency and security when handing off devices or logging in and out of kiosks.


Today we are announcing the immediate availability in Public Preview of Shared Device Mode for Power Apps for Android, with availability beginning with the 3.23011.13 version.  IOS availability will be announced at a later date.

To access the new functionality, users must download the latest Power Apps app for Android, and administrators must enable the feature via Intune.

Microsoft’s Shared Device Mode allows users to sign in or out of the entire suite of Microsoft products in a single step, providing convenience and security for frontline workers who frequently hand off shared devices such as at shift changes or when sharing kiosks with frequent user changes.

Apps currently supporting Shared Device Mode: 

  • Power Apps 
  • Microsoft Outlook 
  • Microsoft Teams 
  • Managed Home Screen 
  • Microsoft Edge 
  • Yammer 

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